Beauregard William Patterson, an Associate in the firm, has a general law practice and is a member of the Litigation practice group. As a clinical law student with the UW Neighborhood Law Clinic, Beauregard spent a year representing clients in all stages of civil litigation, including a five-day jury trial for claims of civil theft-by-contractor.
Beauregard is admitted to the Wisconsin Bar.
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: