The decision you make with regard to the lawyer who will represent you can make or break your chances of success in the courtroom.
Articulating arguments, properly reviewing evidence, and working a case through the criminal justice system is a headache for even the most experienced criminal defense lawyers.
Having the right lawyer means having legal counsel that has experience and training that’s geared towards the litigation matter that’s on the table.
Specialized Case Specific Training
Although some attorneys cover a myriad of different types of cases, you want a lawyer who has legal study in area that’s relevant to you and your situation. Prioritizing in this area will serve you as you’ll weed out lawyers that shouldn’t be considered for your case. Asked question like the following;
- What types of cases does the law firm prefer?
- Does the lead attorney have any specialized training?
- Is my lawyer Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in any specific areas of law?
Questions like these will get you on the right track to finding the best lawyer for your case and avoiding common mistakes of the everyday person who enters the retail legal market. Another step you can take to rid yourself of possibly hiring inexperienced counsel is to talk with multiple lawyers prior to paying a retainer fee. It may also help to consult with a lawyer referral service to save time.