I learned early on in my litigation career that talking to me was the least favorite part of some clients’ day. I say this only somewhat tongue in cheek: even when clients like me just fine, many clients (especially corporate clients) are not interested in spending their time and resources on litigation. In other words, the key goal for many clients is the expeditious and efficient resolution of a dispute.
Thus, to truly bring value to your clients, you need to develop skills that will enable you to quickly move a matter toward a resolution. This article offers 10 tried-and-true strategies for moving a matter toward a speedy resolution.