Attorney Sidebar: Advocacy

John T. (Jack) Ballantine

If you think that your being aggressive in an attack dog mode is going to help your client, you’re dead wrong. Another change is a tendency to over-lawyer a case. I can remember [Squire] Ogden saying our clients don’t want the luxury of having too many lawyers involved.

~ John T. (Jack) Ballantine
Kentucky Lawyers Speak, page 39.