I have been an attorney, in good standing, for 30 years. The practice of law has been very rewarding for me. I have had the privilege of helping thousands of clients resolve their legal issues. Many clients continue to have contact with me after their legal matters are resolved. I take pride in having clients compliment me on a job well done. Throughout the years, I have been involved in legal, community, fraternal and charitable organizations.
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: