By D. Elizabeth Cox, Cox & Koons LLP
Recently, Andrew Bloch wrote an article for the Family Law Section page entitled “Civility in a Reality TV Era.” I know we all have our good days, and our “less patient” days, but this article's message warrants repeating. Our profession is criticized left and right and, arguably, there are questions being posed as to whether the practice of law is truly even a profession any more or not. In this age of attack from the outside, it is so important that we do what we can do, from the inside, to preserve the integrity of what we do, and to preserve the sanity of those we do it with. Maintaining civility in an uncivil world can go so far in protecting your reputation with other practitioners and the judiciary which, in turn, ensures a long and healthy practice for you. Take a minute to look over this article; it will be a minute well spent!
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