In PracticeJ. Randolph Evans and Shari L. Klevens, Daily Report
Screen clients first; avoid problems later
Clients who bring legal malpractice claims or don't pay fees are worse than no clients at all; the challenge is to identify them
Problem clients never get better with time. Instead, over the course of a representation, problem clients often go from being challenging relationships to legal malpractice claims in progress. As a result, screening clients has become an increasingly important part of legal malpractice claim prevention.