Our Leadership Team

We have a real passion for helping professionals, like you, solve legal problems with confidence and success. Our team brings together decades of legal experience delivering solutions to litigation and compliance professionals.  Our strength is truly in our people, who team with our customer to create the future every day. Meet a small number of the many leaders of LegalResearch.com.

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Kevin Ritchey

CEO
Kevin Ritchey is the CEO of Legal Research Center, Inc., and oversees the business and its divisions, including LegalResearch.com, Miller/Davis, VersusLaw and Click Industries. He is most recognized as a visionary and innovator of information, software & services businesses both in the Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and the Business Law & Litigation sectors.

Kevin’s professional experience spans over twenty-five years in the legal & regulatory market, building and acquiring growth businesses from start-up to market leadership on a global basis. Specifically, his GRC experience encompasses Board Governance, SEC Compliance, and regulatory compliance in highly-regulated industries such as Financial Services, Energy/Environmental, Insurance, and Healthcare. In Legal, his experience includes global M&A, Securities and Corporate Finance Law, as well as Complex Litigation.

Kevin holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and has completed global leadership programs at the Tuck School of Management, Dartmouth and at The Center for Creative Leadership. He is a Technical Patent author, an IMMY and Telly Award winner, and recipient of both a ThomsonReuters President’s Award and a Special Achievement Award. In addition to his work with the Legal Research Center, Kevin serves as a strategic advisor, investor and Board member for several businesses and non-profits. In his spare time, he enjoys working with volunteers on Environment & Sustainability causes.

Jim Seidl

James Seidl

President
Jim Seidl is President and co-founder of Legal Research Center, Inc. His primary responsibilities include customer, business, product, and service development. He is also responsible for business planning, strategic partnerships, and Governance, Risk & Compliance thought leadership for LRC.

Jim serves as relationship manager to National Association of REALTORS® and BlueCross BlueShield Association. He has managed strategic alliances and preferred supplier relationships with the Association of Corporate Counsel; Thomson West/Reuters; American Association of Justice; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Integrity Interactive; Commercial Law Affiliates; Risk Enterprise Management; Heller Financial; FMC Technologies; Decision Strategies International; Ely Lilly; and LexisNexis, among others.

He has served as State Chair of the Council on Litigation Management, and on the boards of many legal and charitable organizations, including Open Legal Standards Initiative; Law & Politics Media; Templeton & Associates; Novus Law; Managing Litigation as a Business; and Priyanka Foundation.

A graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, Jim has produced many articles and publications on best practices in legal research management, strategic partnering, and legal process outsourcing. Jim is passionate about the care of abandoned and abused animals, and co-founded Friends of Flicka Foundation.