Finding a Lawyer
If you’re planning to hire a lawyer, there will be no shortage of prospects out there. Statistics show that for every 200 Americans, there is at least one lawyer to take care of them. But definitely, the issue is not as much about the quantity but rather the quality of prospects you have.
So first things first, how exactly can you find a reputable lawyer?
Inarguably, the best route to a good lawyer is word-of-mouth – ask your relatives, friends and business associates for referrals. These people will not have any selfish motives for pointing you to an attorney or firm that they have worked with and were satisfied with in the past. If you know a lawyer personally, don’t consider him unless he has the legal expertise that you need. Otherwise, it can be risky for the outcome of your case.
Local Bar Associations
Another good resource you can check is your local bar association. As well, majority of county and city bar associations as well as the American Bar Association offer referral services that can useful in your search.
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