Law and business trained executive with direct experience in negotiating and mediating and structuring complex private and public business arrangements involving multiple jurisdictions, levels of government and private entities. Internationally known as an expert in the waterfront development field. Also, accomplishments in a broad range of multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional public/private areas, including creation, management and disposition of revenue producing and public purpose ventures involving negotiations, business development, marketing, physical development, operations, financial, legal and intergovernmental activities. Significant experience as well in trust and estate planning, administration, and as a fiduciary.
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: