Of Lawyers and Risk

more+
less-

Someone said, "Business, by definition, is taking a risk. Law, by definition, is staying away from risk." The jokes about lawyers who hedge their bets and are reluctant to commit are plentiful - as in the story of the client who hoped to hire a one-armed lawyer because he did not want a legal advisor whose recommendations always seemed to end with, "But, on the other hand . . . ."Anticipating alternatives is the nature of legal counsel - but those who pursue "The Business of Law®" must be anything but risk adverse.

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Ed Poll, LawBiz | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

LawBiz on:

JD Supra Readers' Choice 2016 Awards
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×