Stephen W. Payne has become an Associate of the Firm. Mr. Payne is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and has a concentration in Domestic Relations, Civil Litigation, and Insurance Litigation.
He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Utah State Bar and is admitted to the United States District Court, District of Utah.
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: