Family Advocate, Vol. 34, No. 4: The Difficult Client: Electronic Edition (Spring 2012)
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Family Advocate, Vol. 34, No. 4: The Difficult Client: Electronic Edition (Spring 2012)

Family Advocate, Vol. 34, No. 4: The Difficult Client: Electronic Edition (Spring 2012)
Product Code: 51311003404PDF
Publication Date: April 2012
ISBN: 0163-710X
Page Count: 52
Sponsoring Entities: Section of Family Law
Topics: Family Law
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About This Issue

This issue of Family Advocate addresses the problems faced by a lawyer who is (by choice or by chance) representing a difficult client without falling back on the discussions of how to avoid such clients or withdraw from their cases.

Articles include:

  • Your First Defense in Dealing with Difficult Clients: The ethical rules and a detailed engagement letter -- Marcia L. Proctor

  • Heading Off Problems with Good Clients and Salvaging Bad Ones -- Janet McCullar Vavra

  • The Client with a Personality Disorder: Identifying and understanding behaviors -- Robert E. Erard

  • Understanding and Managing Difficult Clients: What law school didn't teach -- Kathleen McNamara

  • The Angry Client: Keeping your staff and yourself safe -- Dana L. Cogan

  • The Rich & Famous: How to maintain your balance when working with a heavyweight == Gaetano Ferro

  • Oh, What a Tangled Web They Weave: When clients practice to deceive -- Norman Pattis

  • The Impact of a Parent's Personality Disorder: On the family law attorney, staff, evaluators, and other professionals -- Edward C. Budd

For complete listing of articles, see the Table of Contents linked below.

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