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    This posting addresses if a law firm is like other firms.

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    The ultimate question is, is law a business the same as any other, or because of the high degree of trust and confidence which is necessary is it a profession with different rules? If a profession, wouldn't the protection of the potential clients properly be the first concern, rather than the rights of the attorney?

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    The law is a business the same as any other, and as such, is held to the minimum standards of ethical and professional conduct within the business society. Due to the nature of the profession, those practicing law must adhere to the standard guidelines of professional business, but also must use an extraordinary level of judgment when dealing with clients, due to the nature of the profession. When taking this into ...

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    The solution provides a detailed discussion addressing if a law firm is like other businesses, or if other factors are considered because it is a law firm.