Ensuring Effective Client Communication

Reviewed and approved by Kathryn Wayne-Spindler

In the realm of family law, effective client communication is paramount. As a seasoned attorney, facilitating client understanding and cooperation is essential. Recognizing the potential barriers, especially in emotionally charged family cases, is crucial to fostering an effective attorney-client relationship.

At Spindler and Associates, we prioritize making our clients feel heard, understood, and integral to the legal process. Miscommunications often stem from clients withholding information. Such behavior is often driven by ego, past traumas, or unawareness of the nuances in their personal relationships. Our client-centered communication approach aims to unravel complexities by validating experiences and aiding rationalization, transforming clients into active participants in their legal case.

Communication Style

Understanding a client’s communication style is critical to navigating legal complexities successfully. We delve into the details for case building and the client’s unique communication preferences.

Clients may sometimes feel their stories are too intricate to share, leading to difficulties. In such instances, our intervention ensures validation of their feelings, promoting an environment where every client’s narrative is acknowledged. Clients need assurance that their perspective matters.

Our Beliefs

Spindler and Associates believes in empowering clients to understand their communication styles. By delving into the reasons that led them to seek legal assistance, we enhance the attorney-client relationship and contribute to personal growth in their broader relationships.

Our commitment to client-centered communication extends beyond legal proceedings. Explore the insightful article “Validation + Rationalization = Client-Centered Communication” by Gregory Gilston on for a deeper understanding on this topic.

The attorneys at Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates are experienced attorneys who change with the times to meet the needs of their clients. Contact the Milford, Michigan law office of Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates at 248-676-1000 for assistance.  Or contact our new location in Alexander City, Alabama at 800-809-9414. The attorneys of Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates practice law throughout Southeastern Michigan primarily including Oakland, Wayne, Washtenaw, Genesee and Livingston counties. In Alabama Kathryn practices in primarily Lee, Tallapoosa, Lee, Macon, Chambers, Coosa and Elmore Counties. We now offer legal services from a new Alexander City, Alabama office.