Tag Archives: Attorney-Client Relationship

Retainer Games

Chris McDonough Esq. Foley Griffin LLP As a regular part of my practice, I draft retainers for law firms. I usually ask the client what they want to achieve with the retainer and begin drafting from there. Required information includes … Continue reading

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Set Ethical Limits on Public Speaking as a Marketing Tool

Chris McDonough Esq. Special Counsel to Foley Griffin LLP Recently I received an inquiry from an attorney who was scheduled to appear on a radio talk show to discuss matters within his practice area. He asked me if it was … Continue reading

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The Interactive Website Dilemma

Most lawyers have websites. Most lawyers create those websites to solicit business for their firms. In my opinion, not having a website is a grave mistake for almost every lawyer. Even when clients are referred to you, I would bet … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Adversarial/Difficult Client [1]

By: Chris McDonough & Omid Zareh  Recently, we gave a lecture regarding dealing with the adversarial client. At the conclusion of the lecture, a number of participants came up to share some rather amusing client experiences. Difficulties with clients seemed … Continue reading

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