Lawyers have an ethical obligation to their clients to provide advice in the client’s best interests. This is codified, in part, in Rule 2.1 of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct. [...]
In every case, a lot is riding on credibility. It’s the main way that a jury evaluates testimony of witnesses and parties. And credibility, like reputation, takes a long time to build, but [...]
Protecting your client relationships from being damaged by other lawyers is important. In many cases, it is good for the client to have more than one lawyer involved. The benefits of co-counsel [...]
Most people never have more than one personal injury case. So, they don’t really know what is acceptable behavior for a law firm. Or, what a lawyer is supposed to do for them in the [...]
Every lawyer has more than one story about a potential client who contacted them, desperate for them to take their case, and it was just … a terrible case. Sometimes the potential clients [...]
Something that comes up from time to time, in personal injury matters especially, is the requirement to provide ante litem notice to the state prior to filing suit. The Georgia Tort Claims Act [...]
Close the deal today and don't leave decisions on the table—especially when dealing with less experienced opposing counsel or pro se litigants.
When I was in law [...]
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Chandler represents clients in attorney discipline, professional malpractice and personal injury matters.
Atlanta, GA - February 20, 2015 -- [...]