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    Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    I am a lawyer by profession. Recently I am fighting a case against one of my close family friend. I know that he is a culprit and if I fight the case strongly,he is sure to lose and get a jail of at least 3-4 years. As he is a close family friend,will it be justiciable if I lose the case and thereby save the friendship

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?
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    Hi,

    Being a lawyer,your main aim should be to take care that "Justice Prevails" in all the cases.
    Once you wear that lawyer's black suit,then you are only a lawyer.
    All your relations become secondary things.
    I will suggest you to execute your duties with faithfulness.
    It will obviously hurt you since the convict is a close member,but then your duty comes first and takes the top most position.
    So I will suggest you to not to think about these things and you must perform your duty.

    Bye!


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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    Hi buddy

    I think you should either fight for justice and fight the case strongly to the best of your abilities or better not take the case at all and thus turn it down if you want to save your friendship. But if you take the case then you should not lose it by not putting any effort. Thus choose between taking or not taking up the case. If you have already taken the case then if possible turn it down if you want to save your friendship. But if you strongly believe that your family friend being guilty should be punished, then give your all to the case and get him the punishment he desrves.

    Now it depends on you whether you want to choose professionalism or friendship and dont let anyone force you to take the decision against your will. Thus you should listen to your heart and this important decision of your life and career. I hope you are getting my point friend. Good luck and Thanks

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    Hi...............,

    You must know one thing
    " leaving a criminal is similar to increasing a crime in country "

    * If you will leave him he will comense crime on other basis.
    * He will cheat others and thus he will be a culprit.
    * So what you want that in country crime should be increased.
    * I think you must think about society not just about your personal matter.
    * Thus you must give justice to society and work as per Law and order.

    Thanks

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    hello friend.Absolutely you are In very big trouble.One side is your close family's and other side is professional life.You are at which stage that is similar of KURUCHETRA In MAHABHARAT where PANDAV SON ARJUN was faced it.The rules of a life say that a doctor,advocate, teachers, judge are required to do first duty after the relationship.You should fight your case definitely and should not fear the loss of relations.As in your views he is criminal so in future he will do again such mistakes again so punishment is right things for him.thanksgiving

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    Hi friend

    I think you should certainly give imporatnce to your friendship over your profession and thus help the family friend of yours.If he gets a jail of 3-4 years thus would ruin his life and thus you will always feel guilty about it. So in order to save him you should lose the case and thus help him to get out of this situation. But before that you have a chat with him. Tell him that as he is your family friend, thus this time you are going to save him from the legal punishment by losing the case. But he should promise you that he will not indulge himself in such a thing again ever ijn his life and then only you will save from the punishment which he truly deserves.

    I am sure your friend will feel ashamed of himself and thus will never repeat such a thing again in his life. But you should also see to it that no innocent person gets punished in this case as that is your responsibility as a lawyer and aslso as a human being. If you can save your friend's life from getting ruined then you should go for it and I am sure he will be greatful to you forever.

    Good luck

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    Hello ,
    Its understood that you are in a deep dilemma regarding what to do what the case .
    You being a lawyer , if you have taken up a case should fight the case to win it , otherwise you should not take up the case .

    Its your duty to defend the innocent and bring justice to him while if you are convinced that your freind has done something which is not acceptable i think you should stand for your principles and perform your duties .


    • You should be strong about this as it will hamper your relations but its your clarity of mind what you want to do .

    • He will always be greatful to you but you dint become a lawyer to give favours to your close members .
    • You should set examples for the youth where country and justice comes first in line .

    Professionalism and freindship both are equally important but its your choice which is heavier this time . You may save your freind this time , but you may not be able to save him everytime when he does a bigger crime which has no escape .
    Do what is required .
    All the best !

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    hay there,,,,,
    i think you should give importance to both friendship and professionalism....
    i know you cant give importance to both simultaneously but you being lawyer you should focus on your profession during the work time and your friend has done something which is not good then you should stand with your profsesion.

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    Re: Which one should be given more importance Friendship or Professionalism?

    hello friends..

    @ both aspect have the importance for Friendship and professionalism

    @ better to give more importance on the professionalism rather than the Friendship


    all the best


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