Bruce Flynn, a partner in the firm's Personal Planning practice, focuses on estate planning, wealth transfer and estate administration. He has significant experience in fiduciary services, estate and trust administration, trust and estate resolution, philanthropy consultation and planning, corporate fiduciary counseling, and succession planning for business owners. His clients include individuals, family offices and owners of closely held businesses.
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: