Long & Gilliam is an association of Iowa lawyers and sole practitioners Scott Long and James Gilliam. Together, they have over fifty years of legal experience representing individuals, as well as public and private companies, in business and commercial litigation disputes and in employment and labor matters. Scott and James have both been listed in Best Lawyers in America - Scott for commercial litigation and James for labor and employment law. They have also both achieved an AV peer rating by Martindale Hubbell - reflecting the highest level of professional excellence and integrity. Scott and James have each tried numerous cases to successful conclusion in state and federal courts and have also successfully represented clients in arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.They have both also successfully represented clients in state and federal appellate courts.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?