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Crumbum Payback Time or If You Give a Client a Compassionate Hearing They Will Probably Hire your Firm

Using the right side of your brain, craft a story about what has happened to your client from her point of view. Then tell the story back to her this way to check that you understood what she told you. … Continue reading

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How to Develop that Law Side Manner or the Tale of the Crumbum

By the time Mr/Mrs. XX gets into my office s/he is angry, frazzled and scared. S/he is also worried about what the whole thing will cost, how much trouble the lawyer is going to create and will probably have talked … Continue reading

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Law Side Manner

I was recently listening to Louis Black rant about mortgages being tough to read. He is right. When I refinanced my house I had to use a ruler to follow the fine print. Then I had to constantly refer back … Continue reading

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Can I send another lawyer legal papers by email and/or fax?

That depends. As long as there is agreement among the lawyers, it should be no problem. But in litigation, games arrive immediately.  In some courts, Maryland for example, you can fax documents to the other side, but you must also … Continue reading

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