There are more than one million licensed lawyers in the United States. As a result, choosing the right attorney can be an uphill task. However, by using the tips in this video, customers can save time and ease the process.
Identifying a list of lawyers is critical when looking for an attorney. Ask for recommendations from business associates, neighbors, and friends. State bar federations can help customers find lawyers who practice in their preferred area.
Online resources are excellent sources. Customers can take advantage of the consumer review section to check the attorney’s past interactions with other people. After compiling the list, customers should embark on an assessment. Many lawyers provide free introductory consultations that customers can take advantage of.
To get the best from a lawyer, a customer should have a list of questions and take notes during the consultation. The notes help them narrow down the lawyers on their list. Important things to find out during the consultation include:
• The lawyer’s area of specialization
• Their communication skills
• Whether they work alone or collaborate with a legal team
• Potential costs