Acquire an Honest Attorney [NOOK Book]

Acquire an Honest Attorney

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Overview

Introduction

Chapter 1 – Why a Lawyer?

Why Does My Business Need a Lawyer?

They Know the Drill

They Are Professionals

They Take Care of the Paper Work

They Keep Good Records

They Can Help You Avoid Trouble

They Can Help You Hire Others

They Are Available for Consultation

They’re Up On Financial Matters, Too

Chapter 2 – What Type of Lawyer Do I Need?

Business Lawyers

Business Litigators

Transactional Lawyers

Go For A Firm

Environmental Lawyers

Intellectual Property Lawyers

Labor and Employment Lawyers

The Types of Services You May Need

Chapter 3 – Where To Look For An Attorney

Go To Those You Know

Hit The Web

Contact Your State Bar Association

Legal Assistance Services

Good Old-Fashioned Print Directories

Chapter 4 – What To Look For In An Attorney

Are You Comfortable?

Are Your Opinions Respected?

Do They Know What You Need?

Are They Flexible?

Have You Looked Around Enough?

Do You Know What They Will Be Doing?

Are They Open With Information?

Do They Get Back To You Quickly?

Are Their Fees Reasonable?

Chapter 5 – Interviewing Potential Attorneys

Questions To Ask When You Meet

Do You Have Any References?

How Long Have You Been Practicing?

What Are Your Areas of Specialization?

Do You Have Specific Experience Related To What I Need?

Have You Ever Found Yourself Subject to Disciplinary Action?

How Long Will This Case Take?

What Sorts of Fees Will I Incur?

How Often Will I Be Billed?

Will I Be Charged For Phone Calls?

How Often Will You Keep In Touch?

Avoiding Bad Lawyers






Chapter 6 – Developing A Working Relationship

Be An Effective Communicator

Be Courteous

Be Prompt

Be Specific.

Evaluating The Work You’re Buying

Their Willingness To Talk To You

Presentation of Work Completed

Request Copies of All Paperwork

Their Ability to Follow Through

How They Notify You of The Timeline

How They Notify You of Your Options

How They Bill You 22

What To Do When It Doesn’t Work Out

Chapter 7 – It’s Time To See A Specialist

When Do I Need A Specialist For My Business?

Why Are Specialists Beneficial?

They Understand Your Situation

They Have Focus

They Have Knowledge

Chapter 8 – Doing Your Own Footwork

Benefits of Getting Involved

One-On-One Legal Training

Gain A Better Understanding of Your Business

Save Money

How You Can Become Involved

Write Your Own Contracts

Research Your Legal Decisions

Maintain Control

When To Back Off

Chapter 9 – Saving Money On An Attorney

Determining Attorney’s Fees

Types of Attorney Fees

The Hourly Rate

The Flat Fee

The Contingency Fee

Referrals

How Can I Save Money?

Don’t Be Afraid To Negotiate

Find An Expert

Take On Some of the Work

Hire Them As A Coach

Be Completely Honest

Make Use of Your Time

Keep In Contact

Pay Close Attention To Your Bill

Chapter 10 – Information Resources

What Are Attorney Information Resources?

Why Should I Use These Resources?

Where Do I Find Attorney Resources?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012805485
  • Publisher: qasim idrees
  • Publication date: 6/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 421 KB

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