Friday, August 19, 2016

5 Things to Look For Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

The law is often a terrifying thing. No one is thrilled that they need to hire a lawyer. However, accidents happen and mistakes are made, and being prepared beforehand is the best possible way to reduce your anxiety in a time of crisis.

Finding the right lawyer to represent you, whether it be for DUI charges, assault, or a speeding ticket violation, is of the utmost importance. This individual is going to be the one responsible for your future, and therefore you want to make sure to choose wisely.
We have taken the time to answer five common questions.

1. What is your consultation process?
We offer a free consultation process. We are available via telephone, email, and livechat, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additionally, we can talk with you in whatever language you prefer. We have staff members fluent in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.

2. Do you have testimonials available? How do I know your reputation?
Our fundamental source of new clients is client referrals. We take pride in our results. We have a five star rating on Google Plus and Facebook. We have a level ten rating on AVVO.
 Many of our clients write statements about their experience with our firm and we urge you to read them. This information is the best way to get a sense of our work, commitment to our clients, and results.

3. What is your experience?                                 
You want a lawyer with experience in your PARTICULAR kind of case. Our litigation team lives, works, and studies, in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. We are local lawyers with National recognition for our trial advocacy. Mr. Portner, our managing partner, has been recognized by the multi-million dollar advocacy forum for his success in the courtroom. He is also a distinguished Top One Hundred National Trial Lawyer.

4. How will they expect to bill you?
We are very open and forthcoming about our billing process. In terms of our criminal defense fee, we traditionally bill a flat fee. This depends on the charge, location, and amount of preparation necessary.

5. How will you communicate with us?

We are always available. You can reach out to us on Facebook, email, or phone. We take pride in our responsiveness and communication. We have an experienced litigation team that will keep you updated on every step of your case and what we are doing for you. 

If you have been charged with a crime in Maryland, call us today for a free consultation at (301) 854-9000.

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