Attorney-Client Relationship

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

End of 2016 Missive: Most Important Attorney Personality Trait and How to Choose an Attorney

As 2016 comes to an end, it's time to assess our personal and professional lives once again.  Since this is a professional website, a professional assessment is in order.  Looking back on 38 years of practice, one of the most important attorney personality traits is being absolutely candid with prospective and existing clients as you give them advice.  Never tell a prospective client what they want to hear for the sole purpose of making them paying clients as you will regret it later when they realize you were not truthful with them.

As difficult as it may be, your job is to guide people through whatever legal predicament they find themselves in, and convince them to follow your advice.

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