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Do Attorneys Work Together?


At law firms like Searcy Denney, collaboration between attorneys is valued to the extent that it is beneficial for the client. If you are facing a legal issue, contact the Florida personal injury lawyers at Searcy Denney for your free consultation.

Collaboration Between Attorneys at the Same Firm

True collaboration at a law firm requires lawyers to combine their perspectives, knowledge, and experience to apply an integrated solution specifically tailored to a client’s unique needs, resulting in an outcome that is more than the sum of the participating individuals’ knowledge. Collaboration occurs when lawyers integrate their experience to deliver high-quality outcomes on complex issues.

In other words, a law firm generally consists of partners and associates who have not only a general knowledge of the law but also have experience in a particular area of the law. Quite often, a client issue requires lawyers experienced in these different areas of law to combine their knowledge and provide the client with an optimal solution to their legal problem.

So, for example, if a client has been injured in an accident, Attorney A, who is experienced with personal injuries, may take the lead on the case. Attorney A may then consult with Attorney B, who is experienced with calculating damages, and Attorney C, who is experienced in tax law. Therefore, the client has the benefit of a wide range of knowledge and is offered a multi-dimensional strategy.

Working with Attorneys for the Opposing Party

Clients are often puzzled when they see their attorney being friendly and cooperative with opposing counsel. They may wonder why they are being friendly and cooperative with “the enemy?”

Contrary to what these clients may think, it is usually to their benefit when lawyers on both sides are civil and professional with one another. Settlements, which are quite often the best solution for a given client, can be more easily reached between the parties when they get along. After all, a settlement requires an agreement between both sides. 

Even if the client issue moves towards a trial, cooperation between all parties will save each side expensive time. For example, the process known as discovery, which is essentially the exchange of information, can become expensive very quickly if the parties involved do not cooperate. The bottom line is that it benefits all parties when the pre-litigation and actual litigation processes are conducted efficiently and professionally.

Contact the Florida Personal Injury Lawyers for Help with Your Legal Issue

Collaboration and cooperation are essential aspects of a legal dispute that can lead to a positive outcome for clients. The Florida personal injury lawyers at Searcy Denney understand this and will conduct your legal process professionally and efficiently.

If you have suffered a personal injury that is not your fault, contact the Florida personal injury lawyers at Searcy Denney. We offer a free consultation and work on a contingency fee basis. If you need our help, contact us online today.

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