TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 11, 2018
The ABA Journal recently profiled the significant risk undertaken by attorneys who practice family law. A series of studies have shown that family lawyers face a disproportionate number of threats and violence compared to other lawyers. Many of the threats are quite disturbing in nature, and in extreme cases, attorneys have been murdered. Even paralegals at family law firms have been targeted. The article offers advice on how to protect yourself against violent clients.