A Client’s Rights & Responsibilities
Building A Good Relationship With Your Lawyer
Before you enter into an agreement with a lawyer to represent your interests-whether in court or a private matter-it’s best to understand what kind of relationship you can expect.
In Alaska, lawyers are bound by rules of conduct and ethics as members of the Bar. At the same time, you, as the client, have responsibilities in the relationship.
Here’s a brief summary of your rights and responsibilities to guide you in choosing and working with your lawyer.