The Realities and Myths of Practicing Law
Posted in Lawyers on August 15, 2017
Ever wondered what lawyers actually do when they're practicing law? Let's separate fact from fiction and, as all lawyers try to do, get to the truth.
Despite our representation on a myriad of TV shows, the life of a lawyer isn’t quite as glamorous as one would hope. While it may be true that many of the world’s leading lawyers live a life of pampered luxury, this isn’t always the case for the average run-of-the-mill Santa Ana personal injury attorney. That being said, our duty to clients – to secure, in our case, a fair and equitable settlement – is as certain as any TV show, however in vain, can hope to accurately represent.
Lawyers Practicing Law
So, in today’s blog, we explore exactly that - what lawyers actually do when practicing law.
We explore the services they provide, how they provide them, as well as dispelling the many misrepresentations that abound in the eyes of much of the public.
It’s worth mentioning, though, that not all lawyers are the same. Just as with medicine and other professions, there are many fields of expertise.
Many of these fields have very different approaches and means of settlement and/or securing justice. What we can do, though, is sketch out the broad contours of what lawyers actually do – and, with that in mind, let’s begin with asking ourselves why legal action can take so long to take effect.