Getting The Right Attorney For Your Accident Case
Looking For A Lawyer? You Need This FREE eBook!!
30+ pages of information that will help you to find and evaluate the right attorney for your case...without falling victim to lawyer advertising and marketing schemes.
The Smart Consumer's Guide To Hiring A Great Lawyer™ is full of thoughtful steps and practical tips that will help you during your search for the right attorney including:
- The 11 evaluation criteria that you should use when selecting an attorney.
- The truth about lawyer finder websites and directories.
- What you need to know about yellow page and television advertising.
- A lawyer scorecard/evaluation form that you can use when interviewing attorneys.
- Chapter One - Why I Wrote The Book
- Chapter Two - Legal Matchmaking: The Truth About Attorney Finder Websites & Online Directories
- Chapter Three - Unethical Lawyer Advertising Practices
- Chapter Four - Attorney Evaluation Criteria: Characteristics of a Great Lawyer
- Chapter Five - Choosing Your Lawyer: The Personal Injury Attorney/Firm Evaluation Form
Read this book to learn in detail the evaluation criteria that you should use when choosing a lawyer. Get detailed information that will help you evaluate prospective attorneys.
Lawyer Evaluation Criteria
Get a copy of the book to learn about the qualities of a great lawyer in the chapter entitled "Attorney Evaluation Criteria: Characteristics of a Great Lawyer." Here is a brief description of those qualities:
- The number of years the attorney has been practicing law.
- The attorney specializes in the area of law that pertains to your case.
- The lawyer has good trial experience - actually takes cases to trial--not just going to court for hearings.
- The attorney has a good track record and wins at trial.
- The lawyer has a good understanding of or experience with injury cases that are similar to yours.
- The attorney has been recognized with awards and distinctions.
- Quality of the lawyer’s website content is high and is very informative.
- The attorney is the author of instructional books, articles, videos, etc.
- The lawyer is often called to speak to professional legal organizations and law schools.
- The law office offers real client case studies.
- The firm or lawyer has excellent client references or testimonials.
- The attorney is knowledgeable and confident.
- The lawyer understands that your case is unique and listens to your needs.
- The law office staff (receptionist, legal assistants, and paralegals) is courteous and responsive.
Get the lawyer evaluation form / scorecard that is featured in the book. Keep score as you interview potential lawyers. Use this evaluation form / scorecard to help you ask the right questions during your "free consultation" and check off their "score". Then compare the two or three attorneys that you interview.
NOTICE of DISCLAIMER:
This book is not intended to offer legal advice. This book is for informational purposes only. If you have specific questions about your accident case, you should speak to a qualified attorney in Washington State. The author, Christopher Michael Davis, is a licensed practicing attorney in good standing in the state of Washington. The Washington State Bar Association does not recognize or confer "Certifications" or "Board Certifications" for attorneys who may specialize in any one or more particular practice areas.