TITLE

The Relationship

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Maryland Bar Journal;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the relationship between attorneys and clients with a focus on the Maryland court case Attorney Grievance Commission v. Akpan. Topics include the duty to inform a client, providing legal advice, and disagreement between lawyers and clients about services. It is suggested that lawyers should regularize meeting with clients.
ACCESSION #
70149381

 

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