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I got a person out of jail, negotiated with prosecution and got all charges dismissed. The case is closed. Guess what was the first thing my client said when we left the court room? Not "thank you for your job, counsel". He said that he is not going to pay me the remainder of my fees, because there will be no more court hearings.
Very disappointing.

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alexeim
Jun. 1st, 2012 03:20 am (UTC)
sue the client for breach of contract ;)
logofilka
Jun. 1st, 2012 01:42 pm (UTC)
Too much trouble, too bad for my karma.
saccovanzetti
Jun. 1st, 2012 04:09 am (UTC)
Tell him you won't be able to defend him again should he find himself in jail again if he doesn't pay.
pro_sha
Jun. 1st, 2012 05:01 am (UTC)
S&ka. Drugogo slova u menya ne nashlos'. :(
pupkina
Jun. 1st, 2012 01:38 pm (UTC)
нет границ человеческой щедрости.
non_saint
Jun. 3rd, 2012 11:01 am (UTC)
А нет у адвокатов общей базы клиентов-неплательщиков?
logofilka
Jun. 5th, 2012 02:54 am (UTC)
I don't think so. This is an issue with an immigration law - most clients need a lawyer only once.
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