How to navigate legal jargon

The law firm’s attorney is a lawyer, but her clients are lawyers.

She has been practicing law for more than 30 years and she knows how to write a brief and navigate the legal process.

We asked her how to navigate the law firm process.1.

Is there a client or attorney you represent?2.

How long do you work for the firm?3.

What is the firm’s job description?4.

How are you compensated?5.

How does your hourly rate work?6.

How much does the lawyer make?7.

Do you receive a fee?8.

Is your client eligible for reimbursement?9.

What happens if your client is denied a job?10.

Does your client have the right to sue me?

What’s your typical day like?1.

I meet with clients and provide a brief explaining my position.2.

I prepare my clients for my legal work.3.

My hourly rate is paid by clients and by me.4.

My client has the right of attorney for the work I do.5.

I receive my fee, which is paid to me by clients.6.

I do not have the obligation to pay my clients fees or to be paid for my services.7.

I make the client a promise not to sue you if you perform your work for me.8.

I write a short statement explaining my role and asking them to review it.9.

I sign off on my work and send it to clients.10.

I work in a small firm that has no more than five attorneys.

What’s the best way to work for a small law firm?

What is the typical work day?

How much does a lawyer make and how do you make money?

How does your salary vary depending on the work you do?

What if I’m fired?

Can I ask for more money?

Do you have to pay your bills?

Does my job cost more than you would expect?

How many hours do you normally work per week?

How do you pay for your own living expenses?

How can I help the law office?

What happens if I am fired?

What can I do to help?

How to talk to a lawyerIf you or a loved one is in trouble, can you help?

What to do if you are being investigated by the police or have a complaint about your clientThe police might ask for your phone records, which can be used to find information on who called you, where you were and who you spoke to.

If you are having trouble, you can talk to an attorney to get legal advice.

The police can also ask you questions about the circumstances surrounding your complaint and your client.

The law office is not a place to confront someone.

If someone asks you to come in, it’s OK.

It’s your right to be there and not be threatened with arrest.

If you don’t want to go, don’t come in.

If the police ask you to leave, tell them you have a lawyer with you.

If they arrest you, the police can ask for documents or other evidence.

You can be arrested at any time and will not get a fair trial unless you tell them the truth.

If I am arrested and arrested by the cops, what will happen to me?

Will I be charged with a crime?

What are my options?

What do I do if I need legal help?

You can call the police immediately if you see anyone with a gun and you believe you are in danger.

Call 911 and you can get help from a police officer.

If someone is being detained or arrested, call the local police.

They will tell you if they have an arrest warrant.

If there are officers at the scene, you should report the incident to them.

You can also get help by calling a hotline.

If officers stop someone and arrest them, call 911.

If they ask you for your license or registration, tell the officers that you have it and that you don