Balancing Professionalism and Client Advocacy in Litigation

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September 15, 2008

Briggs and Morgan shareholders Elizabeth M. Brama and Max C. Heerman author “A Rough and Tumble World: Balancing Client Advocacy and Professionalism in Fractious Litigation” in the September 2008 issue of The Hennepin Lawyer, membership publication of the Hennepin County Bar Association, Volume 77, Issue 8, page 4.

Written directly from the litigator’s perspective, this article addresses potential conflicts between the Minnesota Professionalism Aspirations and the duty to zealously advocate for clients during the day-to-day course of litigation. In particular, “A Rough and Tumble World” addresses potential conflicts that may arise regarding scheduling, discovery, and negotiations.

To read the full article, click here. Used with permission.