Re: Tired of giving out technical advice for free (lawyer thread)

Subject: Re: Tired of giving out technical advice for free (lawyer thread)
From: "Kim Schaefer" <kimberly -dot- schaefer -at- contemptech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:18:36 -0500

Au contraire on the attorney not paying for mistakes...
In a previous life, I waited (along with my attorney, who was being paid for
her time) for the opposing attorney to show up at court. When he apologized
to HIS client for the 2 hour delay, I
told him that he should be apologizing to ME: I missed work, had to pay my
attorney to sit there, AND had to pay for child care. The attorney wrote out
a check to my attorney for her time.

A small victory.

Tech writing tie-in: All of this time was well-documented.

Kim Schaefer


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