To treat all clients with respect and courtesy.
To exercise independent, professional judgment on the client's behalf.
To charge a reasonable fee and to explain in advance how that fee will be computed and billed.
To promptly return telephone calls and emails.
To keep the client informed and provide the client with copies of important papers.
To respect the client's decisions on the objectives to be pursued in the case, as permitted by law and the rules of professional conduct, including whether or not to settle the case.
To work with other participants in the legal system to make the legal system more accessible and responsive.
To preserve client confidences learned during our lawyer-client relationship.
To provide regular client counseling, contact, and periodic review of cases at no charge.