Rhyan Breen joined the law firm of Farris & Farris, PA in August of 2010. He is a graduate of Methodist University and the North Carolina Central University School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Rhyan worked at Farris & Farris, PA as a clerk and later gained experience practicing law with Farris and Farris under the North Carolina State Bar's Third Year Practice Rule.
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: