In need of a lawyer to represent you for a particular legal issue?
Below are a list of common questions you should ask before hiring a lawyer.
- What is your experience in this field?
- Have you handled matters like mine?
- What are the possible outcomes of my case?
- What are my alternatives in resolving the matter?
- Approximately how long will it take to resolve?
- Do you recommend mediation?
- What are your rates and how often will you bill me?
- How will you keep me informed of progress?
- What kind of approach will you take to resolve the matter – aggressive and unyielding, or will you be more inclined to reach a reasonable settlement?
- Who else in the office will be working on my case?