Working With Lawyers

Before you buy a TV, you check Consumer Reports.

Before you hire a company, you check with the Better Business Bureau.

So before you hire a attorney, check the topics listed on this page.

Begin with:

For information about particular legal problems such as Personal Injury, Wills and Trusts, or Your Rights as an Employee just click on the links on the right side of this page.

If you decide you need an lawyer, you may want to consider whether you need a specialist.  The Bar certifies specialists in eight practice areas.  These lawyers go through a rigorous process to achieve this status and can help you with more difficult legal problems.

Hiring a lawyer can be expensive, so you will want to know what happens to the money you deposit with your attorney.  View the Attorney Trust Accounts page for more information.