“I don’t know.” How often do you hear an attorney utter those words? When you see attorneys on TV and in movies, you rarely hear it. Yet, the reality is, knowing what we know, and knowing what we don’t know, is one of the most important parts of advising our client. Without knowing […]
As we often state, our core values are Trust and Integrity. What we are saying to ourselves,
each other, our clients, our opponents and the world at large is: “You can trust my integrity.”
But what does that mean? Lawyers are addressed with the surname “Esq.” which stands for Esquire, from the Latin for
Knight. A couple of weeks ago, during a discussion, someone thought about the knight’s head
chess piece that is our logo.
What a Trial Lawyer Knows About Trials
Posted by Thomas D. White in Litigation
Often when I sit down with a new client to discuss how they feel they need to sue someone or someone has sued them, we first have to work through the shock of why they are in a lawyer’s office. We need to know where lawyer’s offices and doctor’s offices are but somehow we hope we will never need them.
For more than 5 years we have been building the cultural touchstones of our business. For most of that time, those touchstones came from the ownership down to our team. But something changed in 2017. At first, it was a comment here and there, then it grew into discussions, and, as I found out last week at our 4th quarter meeting, our cultural touchstones are a now firmly held beliefs about who we are and how we act as a team and business.