Mr. Scruggs joined SBW Law in 2012 having previously served as Assistant County Attorney for Carroll County Maryland and as Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Thomas F. Stansfield of the Circuit Court of Maryland for Carroll County. Mr. Scruggs practice is devoted to the representation of law enforcement and correctional officers accused of misconduct throughout the state of Maryland.
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: