How to Talk to a Lawyer

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018   2:30 p.m. –3:30 p.m.

This class covers the knowledge and tools to make communicating and working with a lawyer easier and more effective. How you communicate with your lawyer affects not only the cost, but the effectiveness, of your lawyer. Learn how to use your time wisely and get what you need -- and can afford.

Class covers:

  • Identifying your legal problem
  • What does a lawyer look for in a client
  • Telling your story to a lawyer effectively
  • The importance of gathering your facts and documents
  • How legal billing works
  • Things clients do that increase costs
  • Deciding what legal work isn't worth the cost

Taught by a lawyer with significant family law experience.

Presented by:

Kathleen O'Connor (, Law Offices of Kathleen O'Connor

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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