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What Should I Look for in a Lawyer?

Having trouble finding the lawyer for you? We explain what you should look for in a time of legal need.

What should I look for in a lawyer?

Someone with experience

When you are hiring a lawyer, the first thing you want to do is make sure you find a person who has experience in the area that you are trying to pursue a claim in or file a lawsuit in. Different lawyers specialize in different things and you don’t want somebody who specializes in divorce or something completely unrelated to handling your auto accident and vice versa. So it’s important to get somebody with experience in the field that you are pursuing.

Someone you’re comfortable with

You also want to make sure that you find somebody that you’re comfortable with because when you hire a lawyer, it’s not usually just for a day — it’s a relationship that can last a decent period of time depending on how long your claim takes.

Someone you can trust

Especially in the area of personal injury, it’s important to find somebody you can trust and who listens because the lawyer will sit down with you and talk to you about your life, your situation, and how your injuries are affecting you.

The qualities of a good personal injury lawyer

You want to make sure you can find somebody you trust, somebody who you feel comfortable with, and somebody who you can talk to. These are just some of the qualities a good personal injury lawyer should have in order to get you fair compensation for your injuries. 

Last modified on December 11, 2016. Published by Friedman, Domiano & Smith Co., L.P.A.

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