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Old 07-29-2017, 01:02 PM
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Default Why your lawyer didn't contact you

If I were in New York, I'd be raising [heck] about the obstacles the system puts in place of lawyers interviewing clients.


From a lawyer:
First, I have to call the New York City Department of Correction a day in advance. There are multiple numbers, and although the department publishes some of them, they’re usually handed from attorney to attorney like passwords to a speakeasy.
Sometimes, no one answers. I call one number and let it ring on speaker, while I’m putting case notes into my computer. I lose track of the number of rings. I hang up and call the second number. This time I count. Twenty. Forty. I dig in my heels this time. I will not hang up.

It got worse from there.
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Old 07-29-2017, 01:58 PM
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They also offer video visits. Not sure how that works and time to arrange. But yeah, it is screwy
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