5 Surefire Ways To Lose A Client

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 8:19 PM EDT) -- While losing a high-stakes case might sour a lawyer's relationship with a client, plenty of other missteps can prove far more deadly, attorneys tell Law360.

Clients are likely to seek new counsel if they feel their current counsel doesn't respect their relationship, whether it's through overstuffing a legal bill, falling off the radar for days at a time or not doing homework on client business, attorneys say.

"At the end of the day, every client wants to think your work for them is the most important matter you have," John Zavitsanos of Texas-based litigation firm Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi & Mensing...

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