Okay, sometimes you can't help it. Unfortunately, with some people it is just a bad habit. From a lawyer marketing standpoint - in the case of this bad behavior - it is dumb marketing. Oh yeah, did I also say it is rude.
Whether you are perennially late to a client meeting, or court, or a deposition, a negotiation, or a bar luncheon, etc., you are sending the wrong message, which likely includes:
Those points were raised by Otto Sorts (who apparently is an anonymous friend of Merrilyn Tarlton) in posts on both Attorney at Work and HeyYouKidsGetOffMyLaw. He reminds us that bad habits can be overcome. Accordingly, if you are interested in gaining new clients and matters, you just may want to impress your clients, referral sources and prospects by showing them respect by being on time.
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