The Law Office of Richard Weaver has been practicing criminal law in Collin County, Texas and surrounding counties since 1977. In 1988, he became board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. During that time, the vast majority of his practice has been dedicated to protecting the rights of the "citizen accused." In today's times, it takes an experienced criminal trial attorney to protect those rights guaranteed to us by our constitution.
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:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: