Osborne Butler Lawyers is based in the beautiful city of Cairns, and have been assisting clients across the whole of Far North Queensland for over 20 years.

We attend Atherton Magistrates Court, Mareeba Magistrates Court and Innisfail Magistrates Court at least once each month and we regularly attend other regional courts at Mossman and Cooktown.

What makes a good lawyer?

There are several qualities that make a good lawyer. Here are some key attributes:

  1. Excellent communication skills: A good lawyer should be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. They should be able to present their arguments clearly, persuasively and with confidence.
  2. Analytical skills: A good lawyer should be able to analyze complex legal issues and provide solutions based on legal precedent, statutes, and regulations.
  3. Attention to detail: A good lawyer should pay attention to detail, as even small mistakes can have significant consequences.
  4. Time management: A good lawyer should be able to manage their time effectively, as legal cases often involve tight deadlines and multiple tasks.
  5. Emotional intelligence: A good lawyer should have empathy and emotional intelligence to understand the needs of their clients and to be able to communicate with them effectively.
  6. Knowledge of the law: A good lawyer should have a strong understanding of the law and stay up to date with changes in legislation and case law.
  7. Professionalism: A good lawyer should act with professionalism at all times, including in their interactions with clients, colleagues, and the court.

Overall, a good lawyer should be passionate about their work, committed to providing the best possible service to their clients, and willing to go the extra mile to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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17b Spence Street, Cairns City Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia

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