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NOTES ON THE LAW: THE ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

The practice of law begins with a client. How should a lawyer decide whether to agree to represent someone? Many lawyers, inexperienced or otherwise, are tempted to take “whatever comes through the door”. To succumb to that temptation is a mistake. Questions that should be asked before […]

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NOTES ON THE LAW: CONFIDENTIALITY

The rule of confidentiality is essential to our legal system. It protects an individual’s right to consult with an attorney at law and to know that their attorney will keep the substance of those communications confidential. Confidentiality rules begin with the attorney/client privilege set forth in the […]

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