In February 2007, Penny and her husband moved to Darlington, South Carolina...
In February 2007, Penny and her husband moved to Darlington, South Carolina...Penny Hays Cauley obtained her J.D. from Cumberland School Of Law (Samford University) in Birmingham, Alabama in 1994 and was admitted to practice law in Alabama in 1994. After clerking for The Honorable William Robertson, Presiding Judge of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Penny entered private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. In February 2006, the firm of Hays Cauley, P.C. was opened in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
In February 2007, Penny and her husband moved to Darlington, South Carolina, where she became licensed to practice law in October, 2007.
Penny Cauley is admitted to practice law in South Carolina, Alabama and before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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: