Posts Tagged "Love Your Lawyer"

Lawyers Behaving Badly: which leads to our favorite lawyer joke

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It’s Friday, the end of the month and we have a holiday next week: no one wants to read an analysis of yet another serious legal issue, so time for another post in the Love Your Lawyer (Yes, Really!) category here on the Legal Updates blog. These are meant to be a not-so-serious look at lawyers in general and the relationship between lawyers and their clients in particular. Already, for today’s topic, we can hear the more cynical of our readers commenting on the title: wait, lawyers behaving badly is simply redundant. Which calls to mind one of our favorite lawyer jokes: You know what the problem with lawyers is?       Just 98% of them give all the rest a bad name! Well, let’s just say there are a lot of us lawyers out there that like to think we are in the 2%...

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Tips for a Productive (and Painless) Meeting With Your Lawyer

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It’s late Friday afternoon and after a long busy week you’re wrapping up business and looking forward to the weekend. But wait, here’s the calendar for next week and right there it says you have a meeting with your company’s lawyer next Monday to tackle that such-and-such issue. Hmm, did the prospect of an upcoming meeting with your lawyer just evaporate that warm Friday afternoon feeling? Was that big sigh because you’re worried that the one-hour meeting will stretch into two, you’ll walk away more confused than when you walked in and ultimately the meeting will just not be a productive use of your valuable time? As part of our Friday afternoon blog campaign to Love Your Lawyer (well, just like your lawyer), we have some tips for clients to help that meeting...

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Do You Hesitate To Call Your Lawyer?

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There is a new category here on the Legal Updates Blog: Love Your Lawyer. Yes, really! The posts on this topic are meant to be a not-quite-so-serious look at the relationship between lawyers and their clients – with some useful tidbits of insight thrown in on how that relationship can be a positive and useful one. We’ll post these on Fridays, when no one wants to read an analysis of yet another serious legal issue anyway. Here’s our first topic: Do You Hesitate to Call Your Lawyer? Of course you do! It almost certainly costs you money every time your lawyer takes your call and no one in business looks forward to expenses. But let’s say you’re in business, you have a legal issue, you’re savvy enough to know you need some professional advice, you understand such...

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