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The building blocks of a successful career

Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Geoff Kirbyson

It takes years to build up but it can be lost in a matter of moments. Credibility is perhaps the most crucial element in a lawyer’s repertoire as it’s the cornerstone for building up a client base, starting up a new firm, raising hourly rates and how others interact with them in a courtroom.

Experts agree the starting point for building up your credibility should be conducting yourself in a professional manner when representing clients and dealing with officers of the court.

This includes being reasonable...