Our firm, the Law Offices of Shelley L. Stangler, P.C., helps only individuals, never insurance companies, large corporate interests or other powerful organizations. The firm was formed in 1999, after Ms. Stangler completed a successful, 10-year tenure as managing attorney and chief litigator for Jacoby and Meyers's personal injury practice in New Jersey. She also worked for seven years as a trial attorney for the Corporation Counsel City of New York, Tort Division. Read less
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?