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Avoiding the misstep of miscommunication

Thursday, October 29, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Simon Hally

Electronic technology has provided new ways for lawyers to communicate with each other, with their clients, with judges and with any other audiences they need to address. Tools such as e-mail, text messaging and social media have been added to the more traditional methods of exchanging information: letters, faxes, phone calls and face-to-face interactions. But every form of communication, if not conducted well, has the potential to create misunderstandings whose effects can be far-reaching and harmful.

Communication is about transferring information and knowledge, but it is...