Practice of the law itself is not enough. Knowledge of the law (as much as one has) is not enough. Good sense is not enough either. What makes a lawyer a good lawyer, an outstanding professional, is a combination of all the above in addition to an endless passion for his (or her) work and mutual trust with the clients – nothing less will be enough to make a lawyer a good professional. We lawyers should never judge our clients, we must
The story below, from an author unknown is indeed a very strong message but I want to point out the other side of the fence. While you might have seen it before, it is worth reading again. Nails in the fence There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The
It’s a fact, we are in a very special time. Nothing is clear, the economy is in shambles and we all have some problems. What about the contract we have just signed? What about a new lease we must sign? What about any sort of future legal commitment? How should I act?
Proverbs 18:21: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Your words can either speak life, or your words can speak death. Our tongues can build others up, or they can tear them down Is Threatening Someone a Crime? Threats In some situations, speech can even constitute a crime, such as in the case of criminal threats