The 12 Core Values
The Sawaya Law Firm is built on a set of core values. We live by these 12 values, which have shaped our success and the success of our clients. Our reputation depends upon it. Our clients can see the difference these values make in our practice, and they can see the results.
To look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. To believe, desire or trust. The feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. A person or thing in which expectations are centered. To feel that something desired may happen.
“Hope can be an anchor in turbulent times.”
Ready to be of help or use to someone. To be helpful or useful. To supply with aid, information or other incidental services. The organized system of apparatus, appliances, employees, etc., for supplying some accommodation required by the public. The duty or work of public servants.
“Our mission is to serve the injured, and we let nothing interfere with that.”
A particular burden of obligation upon one who is responsible. An instance of being responsible. Reliability or dependability. The state or fact of being responsible.
“The legal process properly demands that all must be responsible, including insurance companies.”
Confidence or trust in a person or thing, belief in anything, as a code of ethics, standards of merit, the obligation of loyalty or fidelity to a person, promise, engagement.
“Faith keeps us tuned to a higher power.”
Honesty, fairness or integrity in one’s beliefs and actions. High respect, as for worth, merit or rank. A source of credit or distinction. To show a courteous regard for.
“Honor keeps our name and our reputation clean.”
The obligation or responsibility imposed on a person in whom confidence or authority is placed. Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence. To permit to remain or go somewhere or to do something without fear of consequences.
“Trust means they can count on us as both their advocate and their friend.”
The power to exercise choice and make decisions without constraint from within or without; autonomy; self-determination. The power to determine action without restraint. The state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint.
“Our dedication to clients is for freedom and hope for them all!”
Truthfulness, sincerity or frankness. Freedom from deceit or fraud. The quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness.
“Honesty pays off. Those we work with know we will defend what we represent.”
Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. The state of being whole, entire, or undiminished. A sound, unimpaired or perfect condition.
“Insurance companies know our integrity gives us strength.”
The quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness or moral rightness. Rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim or title; justness of ground or reason. The administering of deserved punishment or reward. The maintenance or administration of what is just by law, as by judicial or other proceedings.
“Justice with fairness guides our battles, if need be.”
The true or actual state of a matter. Conformity with fact or reality; verity. A verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle or the like. Actuality or actual existence.
“What is not true disintegrates.”
A group of people who are generally not blood-related, but who share common attitudes, interests or goals and frequently live together. A social unit consisting of one or more adults together with the children they care for. All those people considered as descendants of a common progenitor. A basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not.
“Our clients are like family here.”