What Questions Are Important To Ask A Prospective Attorney?

Some of the things you may want to ask the lawyer when you talk over the phone or meet include:
How much experience do you have with legal issues similar to mine?
How recently have you handled a case like mine?
How was it resolved? (Went to trial, settled out of court, etc.)
What was the result? (Did you win the case? Did you lose?)
What type of fee do you charge?
Will you or an assistant do most of the work on my case?
Do you regularly communicate with your clients?

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