As seen in the 2020 winter edition of the newsletter from The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism at The Florida Bar, Gunster attorney Ben Fechter authored an article on developing a reputation for professionalism. He offers three steps and key takeaways for lawyers which include:
- Get out there – start small by volunteering your time to one or two of the many local bar association committees.
- Model professionalism – leave a positive impression by fulfilling your obligation to act with trustworthiness, fairness and integrity.
- Prioritize personal connections – take advantage of the legal professionals in your community by prioritizing genuine relationships over stacks of business cards.
Fechter is an associate in Gunster’s business litigation practice. He focuses his practice on various business torts and breach of contract disputes at the federal, state, and local levels.
Read the full article on page 7: Three steps we can all take towards developing a reputation for professionalism