Paul Devine Quoted in "Basic Principles Make Exceptional Attorneys," New York Law Journal October 14, 2014
“A lawyer is never effective unless he/she is prepared for the obvious and the expected,” said Paul S. Devine, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s General Liability Practice Group. “I am always impressed with lawyers who are prepared no matter their skill level. And I can say unequivocally that the prepared lawyer is almost always successful.”
Paul contributed to a New York Law Journal article exploring the attributes of good attorneys. The three most cited attributes of exceptional attorneys were: preparedness, perseverance, and integrity. Most attorneys cited “preparedness” as the most important, identifying that as the hallmark that distinguishes the best attorneys and most influences one’s career.
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- “Basic Principles Make Exceptional Attorneys,” New York Law Journal, October 14, 2014