Volume 34, No. 4--Spring 2012

The Difficult Client

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This issue of Family Advocate addresses the problems faced by a lawyer who is (by choice or by chance) representing a difficult client without falling back on the discussions of how to avoid such clients or withdraw from their cases.

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Editorial Policy

Family Advocate, published by the American Bar Association Section of Family Law, offers practical, practice-oriented articles for family lawyers, their clients, and other professionals involved in divorce, child custody, adoption, and other family-related issues. The articles in Family Advocate do not express the official policy of the ABA or the Section of Family Law. They represent the views of thoughtful members of the bench and bar who are interested in effective advocacy and the American family.



Chair's Column
Join Us in Miami Beach, Boulder, and Chicago
by Randall M. Kessler

From the Editor
Difficult Clients Come with the Turf
by Kathleen A. Hogan

Practice Pointers
It's a Dog's Life
by Willard H. DaSilva

Hot Tips
Securing Your Office
by Marshal S. Willick

Books in Brief
New Section Books Spotlight Forensic Accounting, Adoption, & the Military Divorce
by Carl Gilmore

Tools of the Trade

Using Technology to Manage Difficult Clients
by Lee S. Rosen

Section Highlights
Candidates Named for FLS 2012-13 Bar Year

2011-2012 Leadership