The Elder, Watkins & Friedman difference focuses around several cornerstone values. These values sum up the small town ideals most formative for the attorneys of Elder, Watkins & Friedman.
- Careful listening
At Elder, Watkins & Friedman, listening to clients is priority one. Each case is different, as are each client’s needs.
- Prompt service
The attorneys and staff at Elder, Watkins & Friedman understand that clients want their needs to be addressed in a timely fashion. They are prompt in returning phone calls and emails and completing tasks for their clients. Elder, Watkins & Friedman is attentive to every step of their client’s journey.
- Real relationships
Elder, Watkins & Friedman believes that establishing authentic relationships with clients is essential to providing the best possible legal services. A comprehensive knowledge of the individual allows the attorneys of Elder, Watkins & Friedman to construct a tailored approach to every case. This “whole person” approach is key to firm’s people-focused standard of practice.
- Creative strategies
Avoiding a one-size-fits-all style of practice, Elder, Watkins & Friedman excels at thinking outside of the box to solve their clients’ problems and meet their needs. The attorneys believe that good lawyering is much like preventative medicine; it requires skilled planning to anticipate a client’s future needs and meet them accordingly.
- Community commitment
Created and operated by Southside Virginia natives, Elder, Watkins & Friedman offers an unmatched level of local understanding. Intimately acquainted with the people, politics and problems of Southside Virginia, the attorneys of Elder, Watkins & Friedman have long-standing relationships with other local attorneys, clerks and government officials. This first-hand contact and awareness gives Elder, Watkins & Friedman its most defining value: continued commitment to and investment in the community.