To treat you with respect and courtesy.
To handle your legal matter competently and diligently, in accordance with the highest standards of the profession.
To exercise independent professional judgment on your behalf.
To charge a reasonable fee and to explain, in advance, how that fee will be computed and billed.
To return phone calls promptly.
To keep you informed and provide you with copies of important documents.
To respect your decisions on the objectives to be pursued in your case, as permitted by law and the rules of professional conduct, including whether or not to settle your case.
To work with other participants in the legal system and to make our legal system more accessible and responsive.
To preserve client confidences learned during the lawyer-client relationship.
To exhibit the highest degree of ethical conduct in accordance with the Code of Professional Responsibility/Model Rules of Professional Conduct.