Craig Ingram, admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 1972, is also a Certified Public Accountant. His areas of practice include real estate, title examinations, commercial and residential closings, estate and gift planning and taxation, probate, trust and foreclosure law, and business organization. He is an agent for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.
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: