Assessing Potential Lawyers

Review the site of a lawyer

You may be able to remove an attorney or two from your list by doing this. Some of the things that should be reviewed include:

Professionalism. Most of the lawyers do not design and manage their own sites and may not even write the content of the site directly. However, one of the hallmarks of a good lawyer is the income, and lawyers who earn big will usually have more professional websites, so they don’t look tacky.

Information about lawyers or law firms. Most attorney or law firm websites will have an “about us” page or section. Read the information provided on the site to find out the qualifications of the attorney. Of course all lawyers are licensed by the state, but not all lawyers attend the same school, have the same degrees, or have the same backgrounds. Read about each lawyer and find out what kind of person the lawyer is. Information about which part of the law you like. What information is provided about the parts of the law that lawyers practice? Is he someone who is an expert in his field?

Check reviews from the internet.

See what current and former clients have to say about the attorneys left on your list. While some bad judgment must be accepted, many bad judgment from former clients complaining about the same is probably something to be considered.

Talk to friends and family.

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