For more than 30 years, attorney William S. Winfrey II has provided personalized legal counsel to clients in Princeton, West Virginia. His close attention to his cases allows him to catch small but vitally important details that other attorneys may miss.
As a criminal defense lawyer, his ability to defend clients accused of crimes is built on a foundation of experience that he acquired while working as a prosecutor.
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:
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