I have been practicing in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury and workers' compensation since I started practicing law in 1995. In that time, I have tried at least two cases per year on average to conclusion. In addition to trial work, I also handle matters involving arbitration hearings.
Ron has two children and enjoys playing tennis still- he served as the captain of his tennis team at UNC - Wilmington.
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: