5 Rude Lawyer Behaviors To Avoid

Law360, New York (June 23, 2016, 3:04 PM EDT) -- Attorneys aren’t often known for their people skills. Add a little bit of ego and a laser focus on winning a case to the mix, and it can be surprisingly easy for an attorney to inadvertently insult colleagues, staff or even the client footing the bill.

Brushing up on etiquette skills now can save attorneys from costly disagreements down the road, experts say. Whether in a meeting with a client or burning the midnight oil with staff, attorneys need to mind their p's and q's in every interaction in order to keep in their colleagues’ good graces.

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