Should you find yourself faced with the reality of a court case, there are a few things to note — one thing is the obvious notion that you need an attorney, and a good one at that. Additionally, it’s a good idea to prepare for the case at hand, and gather anything you might need. But when it comes to your attorney, it’s more complicated than picking out of a hat. There are a few things you should look for within an attorney — we’ve listed a few below.
Depending on the type of case you’re going to be involved in, it’s important to have an attorney who is well-versed in the practice area in which your case surrounds. Whether they’re part of a larger firm or private practice, it’s important to find someone who has been around the block in terms of the type of case you’ll be in. This is mainly because practices and proceedings can be tricky, and those who are familiar with them, often handle them better.
Your run of the mill lawyer won’t care much about the person, and only focus on the case as if it were a 9-5 job. If this lawsuit or case is something you care about, shouldn’t your attorney’s feel the same way? An attorney who takes interest in the outcome and your best interests is someone you should consider. It becomes much more than a matter of winning or losing, and should be about helping the client because they genuinely care about the outcome.
You’ll also need to make sure your attorney is confident about their skills and winning you the case. This is a key component especially for your own sake — you don’t want your representation to be stuttering and not sure that they can produce the outcome you deserve.
If the time comes when you need an attorney, make sure you’re considering the team at Gaines LLP for the job. We have a number of attorneys who specialize in a number of practices, and are at the ready to help you achieve the necessary outcome.
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. For appellate cases, we have a number of attorneys that specialize in the specific fields you may be looking for.