Bobbie L. Sarff Johnson practices in the area of family law and has extensive experience representing clients in proceedings involving dissolution of marriage, custody, spousal maintenance, property division and paternity. She graduated from Hamline Law School in St. Paul, Minnesota in December 1986 and was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in April 1987. She belongs to the Minnesota and Aitkin –Crow Wing County Bar Associations.
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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