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Is the "s" in "Esquire" Becoming a Dollar Sign?

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Classification:Billable Hours
Date Published:12/01/1986
Title:Is the "s" in "Esquire" Becoming a Dollar Sign?
Source:N.Y. State Bar Journal/Leonard S Janofsky

Past President of the American Bar Association, Janofsky poses questions about the obligation of attorneys to provide services. He speaks of public image and how attorneys attribute that problem to a lack of understanding of what we do. When lawyers treat the system of justice as a game designed to fatten their pocketbooks, the whole system is debased.


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