We’ve all been there: Driving along the highway, feeling pretty comfortable until a semi-truck approaches in the other lane. There’s a moment of feeling unsettled, maybe even afraid.
Because we all know — if that truck were to crash, it would do some serious damage.
It is human nature to trust our institutions and the people who work within them.
In sending your child to school, you expect he or she will be taught by skilled teachers. Car gets broken into? You assume police will try to find the culprit. And when you go to the hospital, you trust that the physicians and lab technicians will do their best to keep you healthy.
Society runs on trust.
What separates a good lawyer from a great lawyer? There is, of course, no single answer. But for the purposes of this post, we want to talk about one skill in particular: the ability to think ahead. Included is an article we wrote for the Summer, 2017 edition of the ILTLA Trial Journal that demonstrates how a forward-thinking approach can pay big dividends in a courtroom.
One of our goals at Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. is to make sure our clients understand how the legal process works. You wouldn’t hire an auto mechanic without first asking how he or she planned to fix your car. The same should be true with your lawyer.