Lawyers are a hated bunch. However, sometimes it is not deserved.
Lawyers are hired to represent clients. Sometimes those clients have done or do things the lawyer did not advise. As a lawyer you represent your client zealously.
Sometimes you even represent clients you don’t agree with, but you still represent your clients.
A lawyer taking a position for litigation is not a personal endorsement for that position. To suggest otherwise is improper.
Sometimes we are just a sheep in wolf’s clothing…
Matthew Thompson is a family law attorney in Mississippi and encourages clients, lawyers and voters to be informed.