Michael R. Daymude
Virtual Lawyer“Representation Made Easy”

I make the following promises to you, my client. I promise to:

  1. Treat you with respect and courtesy;
  2. Be honest in all communications with you using words you understand;
  3. Use my best efforts on your behalf;
  4. Handle your matter timely, competently, and diligently — meeting all deadlines;
  5. Be accessible and responsive — I will return phone calls and respond to email and other correspondence promptly, usually within a few hours;
  6. Keep you informed about significant developments, forward copies of all important documents and email, and respond to your requests;
  7. Promptly convey all amounts, terms, and conditions of any settlement offer;
  8. Maintain your confidences and assert the attorney-client privilege on your behalf whenever necessary to protect them;
  9. Exercise my independent professional judgment — always in your best interests;
  10. Charge only an agreed fee pursuant to the terms of our agreement;
  11. Render detailed true statements of account, including an accounting of any funds held in trust, usually monthly and at your specific request;
  12. Respect your decisions and objectives with respect to your matter, as permitted by law and the State Bar Act;
  13. Personally provide all professional services — I will not delegate my responsibility to associates or paralegals unless we have agreed otherwise;
  14. Comply with the State Bar Act, including the Rules of Professional Conduct, during and after my representation.

“Just the facts, ma’am.” — Sergeant Joe Friday, “Dragnet”

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