I am a native of Baldwin County, Alabama. I have been married for 25
years to my husband, Edward "Theo" Theodoro, who is retired from the
United States Navy. My father is the retired Sheriff Jimmy Johnson of Baldwin County, Alabama. My mother, Patsy Johnson, is currently a practicing attorney with our firm in Baldwin County, Alabama.
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: