Mr. Wallace is an Evansville native, graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, and Valparaiso University School of Law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, a registered Domestic Mediator, member of the Christian Legal Society, Evansville Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association and Kentucky Bar Association. Mr. Wallace volunteers his time serving children in different capacities, has served on national boards including currently serving on Board of the Family Formation Charitable Trust. He is the recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash, a Partnership Award from Habitat for Humanity, Distinguished Hoosier Award, and Angel in Adoption presented by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute.
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: