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(p. 199) The Role of the Attorney in a Private Practice 

(p. 199) The Role of the Attorney in a Private Practice
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(p. 199) The Role of the Attorney in a Private Practice
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A. Steven Frankel

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190272166.003.0017
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date: 23 November 2017

This chapter addresses the broad variety of legal professionals that private practitioners may need to consult. Topics include pre-practice concerns for unlicensed individuals and the issues that arise when one builds, maintains, and enhances a private practice. Attorneys can be of critical importance in the areas of marketing, establishing a fee structure and payment practices, adding colleagues, and responding to difficult and/or threatening clients. Other situations in which attorneys can play a vital role include responding to licensing board complaints, malpractice lawsuits, and criminal complaints, as well as interactions with insurance companies and planning for practice transition and termination. Suggestions are provided for how to locate good attorneys, how to work with attorneys, and how to stop working with them when necessary.

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