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A Treatise on Attorneys and Counsellors at Law: Comprising the Rules and Legal Principles Applicable to the Vocation of the Lawyer, and Those Governin

Weeks, Edward P. (Author)
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Publication Date: 29 April 2018
Excerpt from A Treatise on Attorneys and Counsellors at Law: Comprising the Rules and Legal Principles Applicable to the Vocation of the Lawyer, and Those Governing the Relation of Attorney and Client

Except incidentally, the rules and legal principles gov erning attorneys and counsellors at law in their vocation and in their professional relations with their clients, have hitherto met with but little attention from law-writers. I believe there is not now in general use any work especially devoted to the subject, and no one has, so far as I am aware, either professed or attempted to take an exhaustive view of this branch of the law. Yet a table of some five thousand cases, cited in this volume, and nearly all of which are in some way directly applicable to attorneys and counsellors at law, should seem to indicate that questions in regard to the subject-matter have commanded the attention and called for the adjudication of courts with considerable frequency; and that lawyers have been in the past, and 'doubtless will be in the future, by no means exempt from litigation wherein they figure not as attorneys alone, but as parties litigant, by reason of their profession. It has occurred to the writer that an exclusive treatise, attempting to present the law governing the attorney as an officer of the court and as the representative of his client, would be of convenience to the profession, and perhaps in some degree lessen its labors, and assist its members in arriving more readily at a just ascertainment of their own rights and lia bilities, in their relations to court and client.

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ISBN-10: 0265425263

ISBN-13: 9780265425268

Publisher: Forgotten Books       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Hardcover: 938 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 22.91 x 15.19 x 4.93 CM

Shipping Weight: 1.39 Kg

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