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Managing “wasted time” – Dealing with non-lawyer adversaries

Few experiences in a lawyer’s work are as infuriating as having your time wasted by a lay adversary. But it is easy to allow frustration to steer you off the path to a desired outcome, or to a good result in litigation. The sooner you realize the futility of convincing someone incapable of understanding why you are right, the faster you will reach the best result for your client. In my April Canadian Lawyer column, you will find that interacting with non-lawyers still requires you to think strategically. ~   ~   ~ Peu d’expériences dans le travail d’un avocat sont aussi exaspérants…