Hiring an Attorney

Hiring an Attorney: Small Business Edition

I wrote a post a while back that focused on how to interview a prospective attorney.  I admit, when I drafted the article I had individual clients in mind, not business clients.  I recently came across this article from the New York Times.  It has a lot of the same...

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Replay: How to Interview a Prospective Attorney

I published this post on How to Interview a Prospective Attorney less than a month ago.  This evening, I am presenting at a parenting through divorce class and using it as a handout.  Since I’ve had quite a few new readers to My General Counselor in the past few days, I thought...

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How to Interview a Prospective Attorney

When you hire an attorney, you should hire the right attorney.  Depending on the reason you need legal services, your attorney may be someone you talk with and interact with on almost a daily basis.  Not only do you want great legal services, you need someone you work well with.  Do...

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How Do I Search for an Attorney?

You’re probably surprised to learn that even as an attorney I often search for other attorneys to refer people to; most often in situations where a potential client’s legal issue is out of the physical or practical areas in which I practice.  Instead of turning them away, I try to find them...

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