This written assessment is deliberation of legal advice for the client, James, based on his dispute with his neighbour Lisa; this shall be achieved by means of critical analysis and full reference of pertinent authority to complement the scope of case facts.
Helen Stonewall is a married 32-year-old African American female. Helen was brought into see me because she had to be removed from the middle of the street by the police where she was dancing in the middle of the city street half naked at 2am without having any sense of danger. Just before that she removed from a bar where she was dancing on the table and ignoring the bartenders request to get down. Helen had consumed only two drinks before these acts were committed her medical evaluation concludes that there was no excessive use of drugs. She said, “that she was high on life”.
- Conclude the call properly. Nancy misses the opportunity to ask if the client had any other questions before concluding the call. It's important that we do this in order to help promote a one call
“With liberty and justice for all.” Now this all too familiar clause is often forgotten like the toils of soldiers on the battlefield, repeated ad nauseum throughout the echoing literature left by our founding fathers and throughout the annals of history. America has been shown to persevere through the greatest of trials truly reflecting the American patriot’s desire to not only uphold freedom, equality, justice and humanity, but also to remember the faint yearning whispers of the oppressed crying out “Let freedom ring!” According to Michmerhuizen the Attorney-Client Privilege means “The concepts of lawyer confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege both concern information that the lawyer must keep private and are protective of the
Advocacy is defined as any action that speaks in favor of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends or pleads on behalf of others. Originally, advocates were referred to as “ombudsmen”, which means an official appointed to investigate individuals’ complaints against maladministration. In the 1970s rape crisis centers were the first to empower their clients. These pioneers in advocacy were victims and knew first hand what the injured victims were going through. Advocacy is described as being ‘at heart of social work’. It’s a key function of social work practice in terms of helping service users become independent from service providers and in the process of developing the skills to advocate for themselves. The notion of advocacy as a mechanism is to promote social justice is an element of other advocacy definitions from various sources. Social justice reflects the activism of advocacy and has been explained as an idea that mobilizes people to act in order to bring about change.
Paralegals need skills such as the ability to communicate, draft error-free documents, and manage their time well but are also required to take up case assessment tasks like client and witness interviews, gathering facts, carrying out research, and getting documents in place.
Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (Henrico CASA) harnesses the power of more than 100 volunteers who are supervised by only three paid staff. The volunteers contribute a value of nearly $300,000 back to our community through contributing a yearly average of 15,000 hours of their time. The volunteer advocates provide thorough investigations of each child’s situation and follow-up reports to the Court for as many as 400 abused and neglected children each year. The program’s focused and intense training program empowers these everyday citizens to play a powerful role in abused and neglected children’s lives. Each child’s voice is brought to the Court as the advocates investigate the child’s circumstance and then makes
( 7:00) She the conversation by offering empathy regarding the client's concerns and began to dig deep about speaking with the DA.
Advocate, “a person who argues for or supports a cause or policy”(Merriam-Webster's, 2016). Having a voice, an advocate in your plan of care is essential to a holistic approach to care. But so often we run into situations where a client who is too ill or injured to speak on their behalf or lacks any advance directives, what kind of risk do these clients face. These clients are at a risk for an increased rate of mortality. Are Clients without advocates receiving a different quality of care than those who have one. Yes, dying clients without advocates are receiving different quality of care due to delays in transportation and the lack of an advocate.
She does a good job explaining the payoff request process, how we obtain the figures and what was determined regarding a refund of the HOI check back to the client because the previous lender's payment was accepted first.
Clear gump and concise- (4:04-5:12) At this time, Traci seemed either distracted or unconfident about the information she provided to the client. There was a lot of word fillers ( Uhh) (Umms) used that wouldn't make a clear and confident delivery. Moving forward consider using a quick hold to gather all the info needed and set clear, confident expectations to the client.
Strong Intro- In Noel's Strong Intro, she dos do not address the client by name. We address the client by name to personalize our calls and begin to build rapport.
Paralegals and Legal Assistants do various tasks to support a lawyer or attorney including organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting numerous types of documentation in preparation for legal action to take place. Legal actions that take place are court hearings, trials, and corporate meetings.