Daniel L. Slaten was born on January 15, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2010. He received his B.A. from the University of Alabama in 1999 and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2010. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association. He concentrates his practice in automobile litigation, pest control and bed bug litigation, product liability litigation, and general litigation.
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: