Here are some important questions to ask before agreeing to hire any lawyer:
- Is the lawyer a generalist, or do they specialize?
- Has the lawyer handled cases like yours before?
- What different outcomes can the lawyer predict for your case?
- What’s the estimate for total fees and expenses?
- Will the lawyer inform you of the case’s progress?
- What style can you expect from the lawyer?
- Will others be assisting in the case?
- Is the lawyer covered by malpractice insurance?