Tim Murphy discusses the bad reputation of the legal profession 

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June 14, 2011

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June 2011

Profession's reputation a lost cause, lawyers told
June 13, 2011 – Law Times
Michael McKiernan

Tim Murphy, a partner in the Toronto office, discussed the bad reputation of the legal profession at the Law Society of Upper Canada's sixth annual Solo and Small Firm Conference and Expo in early June. Tim believes that trying to end lawyer jokes is an unattainable goal. However, he states that improving service to clients is.

"To the degree that any of our negative reputation comes from the quality of our service or its accessibility, we need to be unerring in fixing those problems. Those are the things that we can do something about and those are the things we ought to do something about."

Please click here to read the article Profession's reputation a lost cause, lawyers told on the Law Times website.

Tim's comments were also picked up by The Globe and Mail in an article titled Lawyers a ‘necessary evil'.
Profession's reputation a lost cause, lawyers told
June 13, 2011 – Law Times
Michael McKiernan

Tim Murphy, a partner in the Toronto office, discussed the bad reputation of the legal profession at the Law Society of Upper Canada's sixth annual Solo and Small Firm Conference and Expo in early June. Tim believes that trying to end lawyer jokes is an unattainable goal. However, he states that improving service to clients is.

"To the degree that any of our negative reputation comes from the quality of our service or its accessibility, we need to be unerring in fixing those problems. Those are the things that we can do something about and those are the things we ought to do something about."

Please click here to read the article Profession's reputation a lost cause, lawyers told on the Law Times website.

Tim's comments were also picked up by The Globe and Mail in an article titled Lawyers a ‘necessary evil'.