Probably every practicing lawyer considers himself or herself an ethical person. However, using “ethical” to define the standard by which to govern one’s conduct suggests that lawyers can navigate conflict-of-interest and other ethics issues on intuition alone. But not all of the ethics rules are intuitive. In situations that involve one or more rules, the right course of action can be unclear.
When ethical questions arise, individual attorneys and law firms call on Skip Smith for informed interpretation of complex legal-ethics laws. With the help of his sophisticated knowledge of the law in this field, lawyers can work proactively to avoid costly bar complaints, malpractice suits, and other actions.