Self-Representation: When It Works and When It Doesn’t [LGE 049]


On Today’s episode, we will discuss representing yourself, and how it can be the only feasible option for some lawyers. Our host Megan does not think self-representation is such a terrible idea. Tune in today and hear why it can be a good idea to represent yourself.

 

Show Highlights:

  • Everyone’s experience representing themselves is different
  • The balance between personal life and work
  • Why it is not always such a terrible idea to represent yourself
  • Things you still need to do when you are representing yourself
  • Your own case needs to be treated with the importance that it deserves
  • If you get to a point when you are defending yourself and you feel you are out of your area, always call in help and get what you need
  • You learn a lot about yourself, strengths and weaknesses
  • Attorney discipline and the criteria that is important to represent yourself
  • Attorney’s capabilities and how they help you or not
  • You need to be rational, responsible and realistic when evaluating the entire case
  • When you cannot represent yourself 

 

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