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"If you can't laugh at lawyers, who can you laugh at?" (Mel S. Martin, J.D.)

``Don't dare hire an attorney before you read this valuable book. It covers numerous aspects, including ways of testing a lawyer, and is able to combine humor with sensible guidelines." (Sid Ascher, The Current, December 27, 1996)

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From the Glossary:

Lawyer: A professional person who couldn't get into medical school.

Tort: A wrong that consists of a breach of duty rather than a breach of contract; also a  French pastry.

Retainer: Something worn by the attorney's kids to keep their teeth straight.

Stay: When a judge wants to suspend action, he orders a stay; a command given to pets and teenagers to accelerate action.

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Table of Contents

              INTRODUCTION

  1. PRO SE CAN YOU SEE (The "Wanna-be Attorney")
  2. WHERE TO START (The "Prospective Attorney")
  3. THE TEST (The "Test")
  4. OBSERVATIONS TO BE MADE AT THE FIRST INTERVIEW, OR DOES THE ATTORNEY LOOK GOOD IN HIS BRIEFS? (The "First Impression")
  5. FINDING AN HONEST ATTORNEY (The "Honest Lawyer")
  6. DO I NEED A SPECIALIST OR A COMPETENT ATTORNEY? (The "Certified Attorney")
  7. EVERY ATTORNEY IS A WINNER AND EVERY ATTORNEY IS A LOSER (The "Winningest Attorney")
  8. YES, BUT WILL YOU WIN? (The "Guarantee")
  9. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? (The "Quick Question")
  10. HOW MUCH WILL THIS COST? OR, THE FIFTH MORTGAGE (The "Cheap Lawyer")
  11. WILL HE KEEP YOU INFORMED? (The "Full-Disclosure Lawyer")
  12. DOES HE HAVE AN OPINION ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, ABORTION AND GUN CONTROL? DO YOU CARE? (The "Opinionated Lawyer")
  13. WHAT SCHOOL DID HE ATTEND, AND WHY DIDN'T HE GO TO HARVARD? (The "Educated Lawyer")
  14. WILL HE ACCEPT NEW CLIENTS? OR, YES, I CAN PAY!
  15. DOES HE LIKE BEING AN ATTORNEY? OR, WHAT DOES HE WANT TO BE WHEN HE GROWS UP? (The "Satisfied Lawyer")
  16. IF YOU CAN'T GET ALONG WITH HIS SECRETARY, DO NOT HIRE HIM (The "Legal Secretary")
  17. NOW THAT YOU HAVE AN ATTORNEY, THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH IT (The "Attorney/Client Relationship)
  18. TOGETHER FOR BETTER OR WORSE; OR UNTIL DEBT DO YOU PART (The "Big DI')
  19. PROFILE OF AN HONEST AND GOOD ATTORNEY ("Trust Me")

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