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" Advising Upon the Merits of a Client's Cause. A lawyer should endeavor to obtain full knowledge of his client's cause before advising thereon, and he is bound to give a candid opinion of the merits and probable result of pending or contemplated litigation.... "
International law. Conflict of laws. Spanish-American laws. Legal ethics ... - Page 261
by Albert Hutchinson Putney - 1908
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New Outlook, Volume 90

1908
...but by due process of law ;" the right of the client to receive from the lawyer whose advice he asks a candid opinion of the merits and probable result of pending or contemplated litigation ; the impropriety, in fixing fees, of charging a client in excess of the value of the service because of...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volume 40

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1915
...prohahle result of pending or contemplated litigation. The miscarriages to which justice is suhject, hy reason of surprises and disappointments in evidence...Courts, even though only occasional, admonish lawyers to heware of hold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment may depend upon...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 28

Law - 1908
...miscarriages to which justice is subject, and the uncertainty of predicting results, admonish attorneys to beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment depends upon the assurance, and the case is. not plain. 36. Promptness and Punctuality. — Prompt...
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Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Decisions of the Interstate Commerce ...

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
...practitioner should endeavor to obtain full knowledge of his client's cause before advising thereon, and he is bound to give a candid opinion of the merits...probable result of pending or contemplated litigation. He should beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where employment may depend...
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Transactions, Volume 6

Maryland State Bar Association - 1901
...miscarriages to which justice is subject, and the uncertainty of predicting results, admonish attorneys to beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment depends upon the assurance, and the •case is not plain. 33. Prompt preparation for trial, punctuality...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 12

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1910
...and he is bound to give a candid opinion of the merits and probable result of pending or complicated litigation. The miscarriages to which justice is subject,...confident assurances to clients, especially where tl^e employment may depend upon such assurance. Whenever the controversy will admit of fair adjustment,...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 17

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1915
...8. A lawyer should endeavor to obtain full knowledge of his client's cause before advising thereon, and he is bound to give a candid opinion of the merits and probable result of pending or complicated litigation. The miscarriages to which justice is subject, by reason of surprises and disappointments...
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American Law School Review, Volume 1

Law - 1911
...miscarriages to which justice iť subject, and the uncertainty of predicting results, admonish attorneys to beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment depends upon the assurance and the case is not plain. 32. Prompt preparation for trial, punctuality...
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Report of the West Virginia Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the ...

West Virginia Bar Association - Bar associations - 1904
...miscarriage to which justice is subject and the uncertainty of predicting results admonish attorneys to beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment depends upon the assurance, and the case is not plain. 32. Prompt preparation for trial, punctuality...
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Code of Ethics Adopted by Mississippi State Bar Association at Its Second ...

Mississippi State Bar Association - 1907 - 13 pages
...miscarriages to which justice is subject, and the uncertainty of predicting results^ admonish attorneys to beware of bold and confident assurances to clients, especially where the employment depends upon the assurance, and the case is not plain. 33. Prompt preparation for trial, punctuality...
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