Hiring a lawyer is a lot like hiring a doctor. You know you want a good one, but unless you’re one yourself it can be kind of difficult to evaluate what you’re getting.
There are three categories to consider:
(1) Is the lawyer qualified to represent you?
(2) Does the lawyer have the experience to get a successful outcome in your case?
(3) Can you get along with them?
Find out where the lawyer went to law school. Did they go to a good school? How well did they do in school? Did they receive any academic honors? Read more…