It is important for you to have the right lawyer to protect your rights and to make sure your are more than just a pawn in the system. Jim has successfully defended Federal criminal cases ranging from drug conspiracies to complex wire/mail fraud and money laundering cases. In Kansas State Courts, Jim has defended homicide cases, "Jessica's Law" cases and other serious sex offenses and a wide variety of felonies, including drug cases. Jim believes a combination of vigorous pre-trial motion practice, established negotiation skills and strong courtroom advocacy is the most efficient method to protect the rights of the accused and to achieve a successful result.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?