Your lawyer is your advocate, your friend, you counselor, your voice, your support system and your advisor so it seems obvious that you ought to tell your lawyer the truth. It seems obvious that you shouldn’t mislead your lawyer or withhold critical or important information. Yet, this happens too frequently. When you lie to your lawyer, you’re lying to yourself.
In this episode, I explore what happens when clients lie to their lawyers, how dangerous it is, how they undermine the lawyer’s ability to defend the client and how it is akin to tying our hands behind our back and tying our shoelaces together in a fight.
Take a listen.