Marc Christianson is an accomplished litigator, with particular expertise in the areas of personal injury and insurance defense. He is a Civil Trial Specialist and a Minnesota Super Lawyer. He serves as Director of North Star Mutual Insurance Company and has held leadership positions with Southwest State University Foundation and First Lutheran Church Foundation. He is licensed to practice in both Minnesota and South Dakota.
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: