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Ethical Ways to Deal with Toxic Clients

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*Specialty Credits and Legal Ethics

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January 27, 2012


Consumer Attorneys of California




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Some clients threaten to sue us or complain to the State Bar if we don't waive our fees. Others make unreasonable demands, get abusive, or perhaps refuse to sign settlement papers. Whatever the behavior, such clients present difficult ethics issues, either as we continue to represent them or as we withdraw from the case. Jerry and Mary discuss how to deal with a variety of clients gone bad.

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Jerome Fishkin
Fishkin & Slatter LLP

Jerome Fishkin began his general practice in 1971 and has appeared in nearly every courthouse in the greater San Francisco... Read More

Mary Shea Hagebols
Shea Law Offices , APC

Mary Shea Hagebols is the a sole proprietor of Shea Law Offices in Oakland, CA. She has over twenty-seven years of... Read More

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