The disposition deposition

Brushfield, Rachel
June 2005
Lawyer;6/13/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p55
Trade Publication
The article discusses the problem of employee conflicts in law firms and how lawyers can tackle problematic behaviours. According to the author, the "picking holes" style of lawyers is a great asset when applied to case work, but if you are personally on the receiving end of what can be very extreme, dogmatic, argumentative and even self-righteous behaviour, this fighting mentality can be downright difficult to deal with. In order to deal with such difficult persons in the workplace, it is important to remember that often they are experiencing emotions that they do not know how to deal with and hence one can become the unwilling recipient.


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