Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Venkat served as a law clerk for the Honorable William G. Young in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In 2016, she completed her master’s degree in law (LL.M.), specializing in Intellectual Property, from Boston University School of Law. Ms. Venkat is admitted to the bar of the State of New York and is also licensed to practice law in India, where she worked as an attorney on civil and commercial disputes from 2014-2015.
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: