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.
“Looking out for the little guy” — you’ve probably heard the phrase before, and maybe the first time you heard it, it sounded a bit cliched. But when you become the little guy, all of a sudden that phrase takes on new meaning. You want to know there are people out there who care about you and believe in leveling the playing field.
Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. will be awarded the prestigious Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) convention on Friday, June 5, 2015. The convention will be held at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois.