Updated and expanded coverage of attorney-client relationships

September 2, 2015

Attorney communicationThis month’s Business Counselor Update includes updated and expanded coverage of attorney-client relationships.  The library now includes three chapters on the subject beginning with Collecting Information on Prospective Clients (Ch. 1) and then continuing with chapters focusing on Establishing Attorney-Client Relationships (Ch. 2) and Building and Managing Client Relationships (Ch. 3).  Each chapter has an extensive library of forms and checklists and detailed commentary and practical aspects of setting up and maintaining mutually satisfying relationships with your clients.  Key topics include collecting and analyzing information regarding prospective clients, structuring attorney-client fee arrangements and drafting effective and clear engagement letters and conflict of interest waivers, and strategies and practices for building client trust and maintaining continuous and clear communications with clients.