To treat you with respect and courtesy.
To handle your legal matter competently and diligently in accordance with the highest standard of the profession.
To exercise independent professional judgment on your behalf.
To charge a reasonable fee and to explain in advance how the fee will be computed and billed.
To return telephone calls promptly.
To keep you informed and provide you with copies of important papers.
To respect your decisions on the objectives to be pursued in your case, as permitted by law and the rules of professional conduct, including whether or not to settle your case.
To work with other participants in the legal system to make our legal system more accessible and responsive.
To preserve the client confidences learned during our lawyer-client relationship.
To exhibit the highest degree of ethical conduct in accordance with the Code of Professional Responsibility/Model Rules of Professional Conduct.