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Top 10 ways to choose the right attorney for your case.

Town Law Publishing Jan. 3, 2023

Picking the right attorney is crucial to the success of your case. Often times, individuals in need of hiring a lawyer have never had one before so choosing one can be a daunting and overwhelming process. Here is a list of 10 ways to choose the right attorney for YOU!

  1. Experience and expertise in the relevant area of law. It's important to choose an attorney who has a track record of successfully handling cases similar to yours.

  2. Availability and accessibility. You want an attorney who will be responsive to your needs and accessible when you need to communicate with them.

  3. Reputation and references. Look for an attorney with a good reputation in the legal community and ask for references from former clients.

  4. Comfort level and compatibility. It's important to choose an attorney who you feel comfortable working with and who understands your needs and goals.

  5. Fees and billing practices. Consider the attorney's fees and billing practices, including whether they offer a free initial consultation and whether they charge by the hour or offer a flat fee.

  6. Location. Choose an attorney who is conveniently located, especially if you will need to meet with them in person.

  7. Communication style. Look for an attorney who is a good communicator and who will keep you informed about the progress of your case.

  8. Availability of resources. Consider whether the attorney has the necessary resources, such as a support staff and access to expert witnesses, to effectively handle your case.

  9. Negotiation skills. Look for an attorney who is a skilled negotiator and who has a track record of obtaining favorable settlements or verdicts for their clients.

  10. Comfort with trial. If your case may go to trial, consider choosing an attorney who has trial experience and is comfortable in the courtroom.

If you or a loved one are in need of legal representation, contact The Town Law today for a free consultation.