lawyer-client relation


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Noun1.lawyer-client relation - the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the clientlawyer-client relation - the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
client - a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
fiduciary relation - the legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter
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The idea that the lawyer-client relation is a complex and interdependent one is not new.
Charles Fried, The Lawyer as Friend: The Moral Foundations of the Lawyer-Client Relation, 85 YALE L.
This one could stretch lawyer-client relations to a point beyond even Carter Ruck's experience.