No... I'm not the client
Defense counsel and I walk up to the Taney County Courthouse in Missouri. There is a red sign in the middle of the entrance door that says no cell phones or other electronic devices allowed in building.
Jack is in a suit and is carrying a legal sized briefcase. I am in a dress and cardigan with my purse and laptop in a bag. It is 90 degrees at 8:30 a.m.
We are greeted by three security personnel who are operating a scanner and metal detector.
The first woman looks at me with a slight frown. Then looks to Jack and says: is she your cl…
I interrupt. I’m an attorney.
Oh she says. Then allows me to place my electronics on the conveyor belt.
Jack has been licensed to practice law for 4 years. I’m going on 33.