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Posted on: Dec 6, 2018

It’s probably happened to all of us: upon receiving a holiday gift from a client, it crosses our minds – is this ethical? On the other end of the question is, is it ethical to give a gift to a client?

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

The holiday season can be a very tricky time in the workplace. All those holiday parties, gift exchanges, feeding frenzies  and  other holiday celebrations can get in the way of normal work activities, resulting in a significant loss of productivity. They can also make your colleagues who don't observe the same holidays or celebrate them differently uncomfortable.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2018

Not only do lawyers serve as representatives of their clients,  they  serve as officers of the legal system and public citizens having special responsibility for the quality of justice. To fulfill these overarching and overlapping roles, lawyers must make civility their professional standard and ideal. 

Posted on: Aug 16, 2018

Professionalism, as it relates to lawyers, means being a competent, effective, respectful advocate for your client and the justice system.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018

These are words that should be synonymous with “Advocate” but in a world of high stakes, strong opinions, and a general, societal decline in basic manners, how can attorneys fight the good fight while living up to these ideals – especially if the other side doesn’t? We set out to find examples of lawyers who model the way while providing excellent representation.

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