Michael C. Heyden, Esquire is an attorney with more than 20 years of practice handling personal injury cases.
He has been named in "Who's Who in American Law", has been a nationally published legal author, and taught law at the college level.
He is admitted to the highest court in the country - the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Federal Court in Delaware and the State Courts in Delaware and Pennsylvania.
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: