011 – 7 Tips to Help You Work More Effectively with Your Lawyer
The attorney-client relationship is an important one because your legal matter is important to you. It likely involves life-impacting issues and your working relationship with your lawyer will certainly impact how you feel about the case and how your lawyer feels when he/she is working for you. With that said, here are 7 tips for working more effectively with your lawyer.
- Be an informed client
- Be open.
- Don’t be afraid to call.
- Timely respond to their calls/requests for information.
- Ask what your lawyer expects of you.
- Do not lie or mislead your lawyer.
- Inform your lawyer of other advice you are receiving.
Those are my 7 tips for working more effectively with your lawyer. What tips do you have? What do you think is important in building the attorney-client relationship? Let’s continue the conversation below or on the 6 Minute Legal Facebook Page.