5 Problem Clients That Drive Attys Crazy

By Jeremy Heallen (May 29, 2014, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Turning down business can be tough given the financial realities of a lean legal services market, but attorneys who have been through the experience of taking on a bad case say some clients just aren't worth it.

Litigation is enough of a challenge without the added complication of client conflict, which often can and should be avoided at the outset by just saying no to those who exhibit certain troublesome symptoms, several veteran trial lawyers say.

"The cases you had initial doubts about taking, those doubts are almost always vindicated," said Rusty Hardin of Rusty Hardin & Associates LLP. "Bad cases...

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