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Page: The Defenders
The defender who asserts a client's innocence
-- even in these days of high-profile and heinous crimes -- should
not be viewed as standing in the way of justice, but as one of
the players in the best search for justice we have been able
by Kent A. Gernander
Making a Bad Situation Worse
The worst mistake for an attorney to make is
to ignore the phone call or letter from the Lawyers Professional
Responsibility Board or from a district ethics committee investigator.
by Edward J. Cleary
Lawyer at Large: Electronic
Contracting & Record-Keeping
You may have missed it last summer, but under
a new federal law, one individual in Florida acquired a new home
-- everything from note to mortgage -- without touching a single
piece of paper. Find out what the future may hold for these new
by Jennifer C. Debrow and H. Allen Blair
Essay: A View of Family Attorney
Little worthwhile service is provided by lawyers
who simply spew out their client's positions, especially when
they do so in the same emotional tone as the client would use,
says one family law attorney who argues for a more reasoned approach.
by Ellen Dresselhuis
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