Selecting a lawyer can sometimes be difficult work — especially if this is your first time. While the goal for every attorney is to bring success to their clients, there are also a number of intangibles that can be given to them in order to make the process that much easier. In terms of what you need for an attorney, there are a few things to look out for when making your selection — things that all attorneys should have. Take a look below and see what you should be looking for in your potential representation.
Of course, experience is something huge to look for in terms of your lawyer and what they can provide for you in your next case. No matter what the situation is, there are necessary things that make up the character of your lawyer, and positive past experience is one of them. Make sure you ask about their past cases, and how they apply their skills to yours now.
Another thing your lawyer should be is personal with you. This isn’t just another case for them, and should be treated as an personal case as well. Of course at the end of the day, they do have a job to do, but it’s also a good idea to get to know your client and get a feel for the case, as well as their take on the matter — for everyone to benefit.
Taking on a case that can sometimes contain sensitive information is oftentimes a tad difficult, especially in terms of confidentiality. In these cases, it’s critical that your attorney know when to be transparent with you (ideally all of the time) and also respect any confidentiality issues that may arise. These are rare, but necessary things to reiterate before picking your attorney.
If the time comes and you’re looking for a qualified representative with all of these traits, the team at GNPCV can help you with your search. Our team of attorneys cover a number of practices and would love to help you in any way we can.
Founded in 2000, Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP brings together a group of highly qualified attorneys focused on serving the legal needs of individuals, businesses and municipalities throughout New York, Connecticut and the surrounding areas.
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