Discovery: The Vital Next Step

Cases can often be won or lost during discovery. When a dispute arises and a party hires an attorney, they will spend time, together, going over the facts, providing relevant documents, and giving the attorney enough information so that the attorney can provide advice as to the strengths and weaknesses of his client’s case, and the alternatives.

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In-House Counsel Too Costly? Have You Considered Using Virtual Counsel?

How can small and mid-sized businesses secure high-caliber legal advice? Large companies often have a general counsel on staff who is paid a salary and receives benefits to provide legal advice to the company. The general counsel may perform some legal services themselves and may also retain outside counsel, whom they will supervise, to provide other services as needed.

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Lawyers & Clients: Build a Blooming Relationship

When a client first seeks an attorney for advice in deciding whether to pursue a claim or settle one brought by another, the relationship that is established at the outset and decisions made early on can have a significant impact on the ultimate outcome of the matter. It is the client who has knowledge of the facts and best understands his needs and interests; it is the attorney who has knowledge of the law, which is essential to helping the client achieve the best results.

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