Your First Meeting With Your Attorney

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Going to meet an attorney for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience; here are a few things to keep in mind as you approach your initial meeting:

  • Your attorney is a person, just like you.
  • Your attorney is there to help you.
  • Attorney-Client Privilege means that your attorney must keep the information you share confidential (unless you give them permission to share).

There are also a few things you can do to prepare for the initial meeting that will make you feel more confident and will help you stay organized and focused:

  • Be early to the attorney's office so you have a few minutes to gather your thoughts before the meeting begins.
  • Be open and honest with your attorney from the first meeting, this will establish a strong relationship and will allow your attorney to proceed effectively.
  • Gather all notes, documents and pertinent information that the attorney will need and bring them to the meeting.
  • Bring a list of any questions or concerns you have and address those with your attorney.

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