Me: Sorry. That’s not my area of expertise. Would you like the names of some colleagues who may be able to help?
Caller: No, I don’t need names. I need you to work this out for me.
Me: [Brother-in-law] may not realize that I don’t handle such matters. The best I can do is try to help you find representation.
Caller: Ohhhhhhhhh, I get it. You don’t call in favors for strangers, is that it?
Me: No, that’s not it at all. Good luck!