Although, if you have a really dumb client (definite possibility for the type of lawyer work you can get without a JD), they might think you're some sort of legal savant.
Friend: Tell me 'bout that lawyer you hired to get your son out of jail.
Client: He's a freakin' genius! This dude aced the bar exam without even going to law school! My cousin skipped 5th grade and I thought HE was smart!