Donald Trump Is the Client from Hell

President Donald Trump arrives to speak about the presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 5, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)
How the president’s post-election legal tactics are working against him and his lawyers.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E very lawyer has horror stories about terrible clients, especially those you have to represent in court cases. There are clients who lie to you and make you take the fall when you have to change their story in court; clients who have unreasonable expectations of success; clients who tell you to do something and then get mad once you’ve done it; clients who won’t stop running their mouths when you tell them to let the lawyers do the talking; clients who constantly change lawyers when they get advice or outcomes they don’t want to hear; and — of course —

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