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By Professor Nancy Rapoport

Dear Readers:

It’s that time of year again, when normal people think about vacations and we think about fiscal years ending. Here is my wish list for 2016 as we head toward the holiday season:

10.
 
Clients who understand that they have to tell their lawyers everything, even the embarrassing things.

9.
Lawyers who understand that they have to listen to what their clients are not saying as much as they listen to what they are saying.

8.
Opposing counsel who don’t assume that we’re lying, or dumb (or both . . .

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