We hear this question a lot from our potential clients because most of them have never had the need to hire a lawyer, let alone a criminal defense attorney.
Frankly, a comprehensive list of questions to ask a lawyer that you are considering engaging could be pages and pages long because every situation is different. While not comprehensive, the following questions will give you a good start:
Any attorney worth engaging:
(a) will be happy to answer these questions for you; and
(b) shouldn’t have any difficulty answering them.
“Jay provided impeccable attention to my case. He knew the law, communicated it to me precisely, heard my concerns, answered my questions, alleviated my fear, and negotiated a fair, streamlined settlement. He was always friendly and upbeat, and in the end I could breathe a sigh of relief and feel satisfied that the very best had been done for me.”