We have all been there. You find yourself seeking legal help for a ticket,
buying or selling real estate, a worker’s compensation claim, updating your will,
or simply a fender bender at the local market. Selecting an attorney can
make or break your case, so do your homework.
One of the most important aspects to look at is experience. You want a reputable
law firm that has handled many cases in the area of law you are seeking. For example,
you should use an attorney experienced in estate planning to draft a will, a criminal
lawyer to defend you in a trial, and a real estate lawyer to draft landlord/tenant
contracts. Make sure the attorney you hire has dealt with cases similar to yours.
Another facet to consider is price. Now, this can be tricky. The saying, “you get
what you pay for”, holds true here. For instance, a novice who charges $100 an hour may
end up costing more than an expert who charges $225 an hour if the more expensive lawyer
has much greater expertise and experience and provides better and more efficient service.
Although we all want to save money, the cheapest lawyer is not necessarily the best, especially
if your problem is complicated or specialized.
Lastly, you want to hire an honest and dependable attorney. Most law firms offer a free
consultation. Use this time to ask any questions you might have and get a general feel for
the office. Eye contact, responsiveness, and a compassionate demeanour are all good
indicators of your attorney’s character. Ask about how often you will be updated on your
When you accept the assistance of Loraine & Associates LLC you’ll be getting more than an attorney. You’ll also be getting the dedication of a staff that cares enormously about your personal welfare. With our professionalism hard at work, you’ll have the advantages of a competent, uncompromising teamwork at your service, one that’s capable of providing the aggressive, personal attention that your case is looking for.