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Ethical Presence TM is a method that merges the ethical consciousness, critical thinking and organization, and communication and personal presence skills that every professional needs to be effective, a positive influence, and personally successful. 

Welcome to Richard Thomas JD, LLC., Ethical Presence TM Consulting


Richard Thomas applies his Ethical Presence TM method to

consulting, teaching, coaching, speaking about,  writing about,  developing,  strengthening, enhancing and promoting: 

humanity, empathy, professionalism, creativity, communication, public speaking, critical thinking, inter-personal connecting, case-making and storytelling, career and personal discovery and advocacy, applied ethics, leadership, and other human and professional concerns and skills. 

Richard Thomas'  life and career has been lived and worked at the intersection of ethical presence, reason,  improvisation and creativity.

Our Services

Our Servuces

Unique solutions tailored to you.


Improvisation to make your anxiety work for you.

Teaching as a Professional

Teaching is a skill that every professional needs and does in their own particular way.


Public speaking as influence.

Career Discovery & Advocacy

We're all the authors of our own careers and lives.


It isn't enough to understand rules of conduct; you need the life skills to comply.

Storytelling & Case-making

We tell stories to connect; we make cases to advocate for ideas.

Communication & Connecting

Connecting with others with empathy and authenticity.

Richard's class far exceeded my expectations. Richard has a wealth of experience to draw from and approaches the material from a unique perspective."


Owner, Law Office of Elizabeth McGuan

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