Compassionate lawyer providing outstanding legal services

With more than 50 years of experience, James R. Potter has made a significant contribution to the Illinois legal community. Additionally, he believes in giving back to the Springfield community, contributing both time and money. In 1970, Mr. Potter, along with Mr. Londrigan, founded Londrigan Potter Randle to serve the individuals, families and businesses of central Illinois.

Dedicated to giving back to his community and beyond

Mr. Potter gives back to the people in central Illinois and the worldwide community, drawing from the same well of compassion he has for each of his clients. He is dedicated to helping people and businesses solve problems and overcome legal obstacles. While he practices in many different areas, the common denominator is his dedication to achieving each client’s goals.

Contact a compassionate Springfield, IL attorney

James R. Potter, P.C. is a multidiscipline law firm serving individuals, families and businesses throughout central Illinois. From our Springfield office, we offer free initial consultations to discuss your situation and learn how we can help. Contact us today at 217-806-0323 or visit us online to schedule your appointment.

Practice areas

  • Corporate law
  • Finance
  • General litigation
  • Banking law
  • Business enterprises
  • Business planning
  • Real estate
  • Commercial transactions

    • Commercial real estate
    • Corporate banking law
    • Divorce
    • Property division
    • Private finance
    • Insurance bad faith
    • Mortgage banking law

    Bar admissions

    • Illinois, 1966
    • Iowa, 1966
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court


    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®


    • J.D., University of Iowa, 1966
    • MBA, University of Chicago, 1979
    • B.A., Knox College, 1963

    Professional associations

    • Illinois Bar Association
    • Iowa Bar Association
    • Sangamon County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

    Community involvement

    • Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Board of Trustees
    • YMCA, Springfield, Illinois, Trustee
    • Prairie State Bank & Trust, Board of Directors
    • The American Civil Liberties Union, Springfield Chapter, Past President
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region, Founding Director and Board of Directors