5 Tips To Avoid A Fashion Faux Pas In Court

Law360, New York (April 10, 2015, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Attorneys typically focus on carefully crafting briefs and preparing oral arguments to achieve the best result in court, but a poor choice in attire could hamper those efforts. 

Certainly, the idea isn’t to turn law offices and courts into runways during Fashion Week. It's about considering how you want to project yourself to clients, judges and colleagues, according to Susan Scafidi, founder and academic director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School.

“Lawyers represent clients not only by words, but by actions, including sartorial gestures,” Scafidi said.

Here, experts share five fashion tips to ensure an attorney’s image doesn't derail...

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