How to hire a lawyer

How to hire a lawyer

If you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident, an 18-wheeler accident, or other type of accident due to the negligence of a third party, you should seek legal advice to help you through the process. However, most people don't know where to start. Following is an excerpt from a Forbes.com article on the topic:

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/financialfinesse/2011/10/05/how-to-find-a-good-lawyer-when-you-really-need-one/

How To Find A Good Lawyer When You Really Need One

"First, make sure the attorneys actually offer the service you're looking for. Second, check your State Bar's website to see if any disciplinary actions have been placed against them. You can then ask them some questions:

Who exactly will I be working with? You don't want to find an attorney you really like only to discover that you're handed off to a junior associate who you don't like so much.

What are your credentials? Every lawyer admitted to the bar in your state is technically qualified to practice law but they may have also obtained a specialization, a credential like the AEP designation (Accredited Estate Planner), or an LLM (Master of Laws) in an area like tax law.

How much experience do you have working with clients like me in similar situations? You don't necessarily want your son's friend's DUI lawyer drafting his first trust for you.

How would you be paid? If you're paying a fixed fee or an hourly rate, you'll want some idea of what this would cost you and whether it's worth it.

Do you have any questions for me? A good attorney will be focused on your situation and needs rather than theirs.

Finally, you'll want to work with someone you like and trust, so don't discount the importance of personality and personal chemistry."

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At the Leon Law Firm, in most cases you will be working personally with Attorney Carlos Leon, who has been practicing law in Texas for 20 years. Over the last 10 years Mr. Leon's practice has focused on and represented victims of personal injuries. He has handled hundreds of cases and most likely he and his associates have experience in the type of case for which you need help.

At The León Law Firm in Sugarland Texas, we have 20 years of experience in handling personal injury cases such as auto accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, explosions, burns, loss of limbs, deaths, medical malpractice and more. Over the years, we have tried and settled hundreds of cases on behalf of personal injury victims. Our clients have been awarded millions of dollars collectively. If you or a loved one has been the victim of such accident, call us immediately for a complimentary case evaluation. If we agree to represent you in your case, you will not pay a dime unless we win a settlement on your behalf. Call us today, at 281-980-4529. We look forward to protecting the rights of you and your family.

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