How to Find a Good Lawyer
Finding a good attorney may be the most important step you can take towards winning a legal case.
Finding a good lawyer doesn't have to be a hard task. You will need to take your time with the search. Focus your efforts on finding a lawyer that has dealt with your specific legal issue in the past and that you get along with personally. Taking the time to find the right lawyer will be worth it, as they are more likely to help you win your case.
There are many ways to find a reliable lawyer. One of the best is a recommendation from a trusted friend, relative, or business associate. Be aware, however, that each legal case is different and that a lawyer who is right for someone else may not suit you or your legal problem.
Other good sources could be, teachers, employers, co-workers, ministers, relatives, neighbors or anyone you trust whose lawyer(s) have done a good job.
Many websites, offer a way to connect with local lawyers based on your location and the type of legal case you have. You answer a few questions about your case and your contact information, then the right type of lawyers will contact you directly.
Moreover, many local and voluntary bar associations in your area offer referrals. You should also consult your local telephone directory.
Additionally, lawyers know the skill and reputation of other lawyers. Attorneys may be able to provide information about a fellow lawyer that you may not find in a book or online, such as information about a lawyer’s ethics, competence level, demeanor, practice habits, and reputation. Ask other lawyers for referrals in areas in which they do not practice.