As a legal practitioner (lawyer / lawyer) for almost twenty years, it doesn’t cross my mind if there are tips on choosing an advocate / lawyer. This is of course at least because in my mind, that advocate profession is an honorable profession (officium nobile). As a respectable profession, surely there should be no tips for choosing and using the services of a lawyer / advocate. But for some reason, I thought there were tips for choosing an advocate, an unusual thought in an advocate / lawyer. This is of course, because a lawyer is certainly the focus of the client’s legal issues.
Interrupted during the free time and let go of the mind and attention of the case / legal problem that is being handled, the question of choosing an advocate continues to interfere with my mind, even though it feels awkward too and makes no sense if an advocate thinks of such tips. It may be different as the case with a mechanic giving tips for choosing a good workshop, or tips on shopping at the Mall and other such.
The question of how to choose an advocate / lawyer continues to be a brainchild and I imagine … Read More
Then it was also stated
When the community chooses an Advocate, he should first check whether this Advocate is a member of an official Advocate professional organization recognized by the Law. Professional organizations recognized by the Advocate Law
The importance of the community asks about the membership of a professional organization for an Advocate to be chosen, this is useful for:
1. If there is a code-ethical violation between the Advocate and the client, then the public can complain of the violation through the Professional Organization Honorary Board.
2. Protect the interests of the community as consumers of advocate service users based on the Consumer Protection Act.
Another important thing that must be realized by the public in choosing and using Advocate services, namely the community must have high trust that the Advocates chosen are able to provide legal services according to their needs as clients. The trust given by clients to advocates must be so good, so that advocates can be identified as part of the body of the client itself, because of this belief Advocates are also called the honorable [officium nobile] in carrying out and / or providing legal services to the public or clients. Because this … Read More