Copeland, Molinary & Bieger, P.C. conducts a diverse practice which is divided between general representation and litigation in all state and federal courts. The firm has established practice in bankruptcy, personal injury, worker's compensation, domestic relations and criminal defense. The firm serves a geographical area of eight counties in Southwest Virginia and upper East Tennessee.
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?
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