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Four steps to choosing an attorney

August 1, 2017


Choosing an attorney to represent you in any legal matter can be an especially daunting task. Should you rely on advertising you might have seen in the local media or is there a better way to ensure that the attorney you choose is right for you and your particular legal matter? To make the best choice, many factors should be considered.

Initially, you will want to conduct some research. Here, the internet and local bar associations can be particularly useful resources. You should seek an attorney who specializes in the area of law that surrounds your particular legal matter. If you are looking to establish an estate plan, you should choose an estate planning specialist. If you are divorcing your spouse, you should choose a family law specialist. Often times, experts in their field are asked to publish articles in various publications, to speak at various forums or to teach at educational institutions or seminars.

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by: Gina M. Barry

August 2017

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