Top 9 Things To Look For When Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer

                                          Infographic created by The Leventhal Firm

But when you’re going to hire a criminal defense lawyer, you shouldn’t just hire the first one that comes along your way. Ask the following questions before you make a decision:

  1. Do they have a license to practice in your state?
  2. Have they had any experience defending other criminal cases?
  3. What kind of personal and professional background do they have?
  4. Does the attorney make you feel safe and secure about opening up to them?
  5. What does your instinct tell you about trusting the attorney?
  6. Are they fees reasonable and can you afford it?
  7. What are their previous clients saying about them?
  8. Does the attorney specialize in criminal law?
  9. Does the attorney seem passionate about your case?

Need more help in hiring a criminal defense lawyer? Make sure you read the infographic on Top 9 Things to Look For When Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer.