Bill engages in the general practice of law, with particular emphasis on defense litigation. He is admitted to practice in the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Bill served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho until June 1, 1962, when he associated with Mr. Racine and Mr. Huntley in Pocatello, Idaho, and ultimately formed the partnership of Racine, Huntley & Olson on January 1, 1963.
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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