Grant Cottrell & Miller-Meyers

Solutions Oriented Legal Counsel Committed to Helping Clients Reach Their Goals


An Attorney-Client relationship is very important.

Trust is important because clients need to know that their attorney not only has their best interests at heart, but also that their attorney will not reveal the information that that they’re sharing in confidence. This is really important because a client needs to be able to speak with the attorney about every aspect of his or her case. If a client doesn’t trust his or her attorney, it’s going to make preparation of a successful defense a lot more difficult.

The first step in building a strong attorney-client relationship is good communication.

Trust between a attorney and a client is incredibly important. For one thing, open communication from the client ensures that the attorney can get the clearest picture of what happened in the case and therefore what defenses to build. Additionally, if a client is not going to trust his or her attorney, it’s going to affect the attorney’s ability to effectively represent him or her in the case.