Honest Lawyer Sites

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers."
- William Shakespeare, Henry VI Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2, circa 1590


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Honest Lawyer Sites

Honesty About Lawyers

Where can an Honest Lawyer get a decent meal?

Good Jokes at the Expense of Honest Lawers

No Honest Lawyers Here - Lawyer Haters

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Honest Lawyer Sites

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Portland, Oregon

 

Schwabe.com

Schwabe at Lawyers.com
A service of Martindale-Hubbell

 

Lawyers.com

Jeff at Schwabe.com
Real Estate Law

 

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Honesty About Lawyers

Greedy Associates.com
How much is enough?
  Greedy

How to Evaluate Your Lawyer @ About.com

While all lawyers have met minimum standards through rigorous training, and it is difficult to evaluate expertise per se, certain practices will demonstrate your lawyer's professionalism in obvious ways.

Here's How:

1.Your lawyer should return your telephone calls promptly, usually within one business day.
2. Your lawyer should provide you with regular updates on the status of your case.
3. Your lawyer should make reasonable efforts to bring your legal matter toward a conclusion.
4. You should feel that your lawyer is completely loyal to you.
5. You should feel that your lawyer is willing and able to be honest about your case, including with bad news or even criticism of your wishes.
6. Your attorney should be willing to refer you to someone else, if necessary for further expertise.
7. You should feel confident in the your attorney's ability to keep confidences where appropriate.
8. Your lawyer should provide you with notice and/or copies of documentation relating to actions in your case.
9.
Your lawyer should be up front about matters billed, which should only be for services rendered per your agreement.
10. You should feel that your lawyer isn't pushing litigation for its own sake, or for the sake of attorney fees.
11. You should feel confidence in your lawyer's staff.
12. Deadlines should be met with some room to spare.
13. Your attorney should be prepared and timely when it comes to meetings or appearances on your behalf.

Tips:

1. Act promptly if you are displeased.
2. Firing or replacing your lawyer is costly in itself. Be sure it is necessary before doing it. Sometimes you need court permission.
3. In cases of serious misconduct, complain to your state bar association.

 

 

     

Where can an Honest Lawyer get a decent meal?

The Honest Lawyer Country Pub and Inn
Monaco, Nelson, New Zealand

 

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 The Honest Lawyer Restaurant
Windsor, Ontario, Canada

 

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Honest Lawyer Pub List

 

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Good Jokes at the Expense of Honest Lawyers

Lawyer Bashing at Cars.com

 

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How to Hire an Honest Lawyer . . . and Other Oxymorons is attorney Mel Martin's definitive and hilarious guide for when you do have to hire a lawyer. Here you will discover:

  • How to choose an attorney by his appearance (Get the rumpled one)
  • What paralegal really do (get donuts and move furniture)
  • Why you never spit on the legal secretary's ficus (she's tougher than you)
  • Easy steps to make your attorney drop you before you have to pay
  How To...

Picture of an Honest Lawyer

A man sat down at a bar, looked into his shirt pocket, and ordered a double scotch.

A few minutes later, the man again peeked into his pocket and ordered another double. This routine was followed for some time, until after looking into his pocket, he told the bartender that he's had enough.

The bartender said, "I've got to ask you – what's with the pocket business?" The man replied, "I have my lawyer's picture in there. When he starts to look honest, I've had enough."

Comforting Call

One day the phone rang in the law office of Dewey, Cheatham and Howe.

"Dewey, Cheatham & Howe, may I help you?" The caller asked, "I want to speak with Mr. Dewey." "We regret to inform you sir that Mr. Dewey died just yesterday." "Oh, is that right? Good-bye."

Every day for the next two weeks the same man called back, and the same exchange occurred. Finally, the receptionist said, "Sir, I told you that Mr. Dewey died. Why do you keep calling?" The man replied, "I just like to hear it."

  Loony Lawyer Jokes: Vol. 3

An Honest Lawyer

An investment counselor went out on her own. She was shrewd and diligent, so business kept coming in, and pretty soon she realized she needed an in-house counsel. So she began interviewing young lawyers.

"As I'm sure you can understand," she started off with one of the first applicants, "in a business like this, our personal integrity must be beyond question."

She leaned forward. "Mr. Peterson, are you an honest lawyer?"

"Honest?" replied the job prospect. "Let me tell you something about honest. Why, I'm so honest that my father lent me $15,000 for my education and I paid back every penny the minute I tried my very first case."

"Impressive ... and what sort of case was that?"

The lawyer squirmed in his seat and admitted, "He sued me for the money."

  rnvilla.com

A Baffled Lawyer

A lawyer and an engineer were fishing in the Caribbean. The lawyer said, "I am here because my house burned down and everything I owned was burned. The insurance company paid for everything."

"That is quite a coincidence," said the engineer, "I am here because my house and all my belongings were destroyed by a flood, and my insurance company also paid for everything."

The lawyer looked somewhat confused and asked, "how do you start a flood?"

   

An Honest Lawyer

A very wealthy man, old and desperately ill, summoned to his bedside his three closest advisors: his doctor, his priest and his lawyer.

"I know," the old man sighed, "they say you can't take it with you. But who knows? Suppose they're mistaken. Suppose the Egyptians were right. I'd like to have something with me, just in case."

His three advisors looked at each other in silent wonderment.

"So," continued the old man, "I am giving each of you an envelope containing $100,000.00 in cash. I would be deeply grateful if at my funeral, you would put the envelope in my coffin, so that if it turns out that cash is useful, I'll have a nest egg for eternity."

They each solemnly agree to carry out his last wishes.

Sure enough, after just a few weeks, the old man passed away. At his funeral, each of his three advisors were seen slipping their envelopes into the coffin.

After the burial, as the three were walking away together, the doctor, becoming quite emotional, turned to the other two and said, "Friends, I have a confession to make. As you know, at the hospital we are desperate because of the cutbacks in funding. Our CAT SCAN machine broke down and we haven't been able to get a new one. So I took $20,000 of our friend's money for a new CAT SCAN and put the rest in the coffin as our friend requested."

At this, the priest, a tear in his eye, said, "I, too, have a confession to make. As you know, our small church is simply overwhelmed by the problem of the homeless. The needs keep increasing and we have nowhere too turn. So I took $50,000 from the envelope for our homeless fund and put the rest in the coffin as our friend asked."

Fixing his sternest gaze on the doctor and the priest, the lawyer, shaking his head in disgust, said, "I am astonished and deeply disappointed that you would treat so casually our solemn promises to our dear old friend and benefactor."

The lawyer, pointing an accusing finger at the doctor and the priest, said, "I want you both to know that I placed in his coffin my personal check for the full $100,000!"

   

An Ethical Dilemma

A lawyer charged a man $500 for given legal services. The client paid him in cash with five crisp new $100 bills. After the client left, the lawyer was smelling the money when he discovered that two bills had stuck together -- he'd been overpaid by $100!

This posed an ethical dilemma for the lawyer: Was he obligated to share the extra $100 with his partner?

  Honest lawyer ?

Honest Epitaph

A woman and her little girl were visitng the grave of the little girl's grandmother. On their way through the cemetary back to the car, the little girl asked, "Mommy, do they ever bury two people in the same grave?"

"Of course not, dear." replied the mother, "Why would you think that?" "The tombstone back there said 'Here lies a lawyer and an honest man.'"

Honest, but Useless

These two guys, George and Harry, set out in a hot air balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean. After 37 hours in the air, George says "Harry, we better lose some altitude so we can see where we are". Harry lets out some of the hot air in the balloon, and the balloon descends to below the cloud cover. George says, "I still can't tell where we are, lets ask that guy on the ground". So Harry yells down to the man "Hey, could you tell us where we are?". And the man on the ground yells back "You're in a balloon, 100 feet up in the air". George turns to Harry and says "That man must be a lawyer". And Harry says "How can you tell?". George says "Because the advice he gave us is 100% accurate, and totally useless".

But wait, there's more...

The lawyer hears George's comment and yells back "You must be a business man." George replies, "How did you know that?" The lawyer yells "You got yourself into this mess, you have no idea where you are or how you got there, and now it's my fault."

  Gotta Love them Lawyer Jokes!
     

No Honest Lawyers Here - Lawyer Haters

How To Take Charge and Get Better Results
From Your Lawyer for a Lot Less Money

A lawyer is in business to make money.
Somebody
has to pay for the Mercedes...

  Dancing with Lawyers

The Anti-Lawyer Political Party
Golden, Colorado

  Peoples-Rights.com

Wake Up and Smell the Lawyers

  Smell 'em
     

Honest Lawyers? No Comment

PotLawyer.com

If you've been charged with a marijuana crime ... you need immediate relief
to lessen your worries and to take charge of your situation.

(or maybe you have the munchies and just need some brownies?)

  Pot Lawyer

The Jailhouse Lawyer

  Jailhouse Lawyer

Self-Representation

  No Lawyer
 

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