Law Corporation - About
Most lawyers love to talk, but problem solving begins with listening.
Listening means letting go of preconceptions, exploring assumptions,
and probing details. A lawyer that does not listen well is likely to
miss nuance, jump to wrong conclusions, misunderstand the client’s
long-term objectives, and provide little net value. Does your lawyer
We listen so that we may understand, so that we can find solutions.
Trying to solve a problem one does not understand is like driving in
a foreign city without directions. You might reach your destination by
accident, but you may also drive in circles for a long time. In a legal
context, where the stakes are high, lawyers without roadmaps drive in
circles at their clients’ expense.
Does your lawyer know how to get where you need to go? Find out before
the journey begins. Here is a tip. Ask detailed questions. Listen carefully
to the answers. Are the answers in plain English? Does the explanation
make sense? If you have any doubt, chances are the lawyer does not fully
understand the legal problem, and you may be in for a long ride.
We take time at the beginning to understand the problem. That means
knowing the law as well as the facts, examining issues from competing
perspectives, and developing a roadmap to get us where our clients need
Litigation is a tool for resolving disputes, but it is not the only
tool. Sometimes a business problem warrants a business resolution. The
resolution may involve trading goods or services, assigning rights, or
finding value in other ways.
Since problems come in different shapes and sizes, solutions can be
as varied. We look at problems from all angles to find creative resolutions.