Why choose our law firm?
As times have changed, no attorney can possibly keep up with all areas and complexities of the law, and that is why our team is comprised of the top legal minds, each with their own area of practice. Our firm is also unique in that while we all specialize in various aspects of the law, we
offer counsel on nearly any facet of the law.
How will I know which attorney in the group is best for me?
Our team will determine which attorney can best represent you in handling your case. It may not be possible, or advantageous, to have one attorney handle all of your legal matters. One lawyer will be responsible for the overall progress of the case, but from time to time, another attorney
may perform certain duties within the case itself. This is another sign to you that we are doing our best to handle your case as professionally and efficiently as possible.
How will I be kept informed of my case?
We understand the importance of communication and transparency between attorney and client. Sometimes, legal matters have a way of stretching out over long periods of time. To a client, it may often seem like times have gone by without activity, however, in fact, much behind-the-scenes work is being completed so that on the day your matter is ready, nothing will be overlooked. We will strive to keep you informed when anything important happens and respond to your questions in a reasonable time. In addition, we will inform you when your presence is required, either in our office or in court.
What do you get for your attorney’s fee?
Simply stated, you will receive superior legal service through careful consideration, confident counsel and unprecedented knowledge our legal team that is both efficient and effective.
What do I do when I have a question?
We are interested in your questions. For the most efficient and quickest response you can contact any of our legal team, as they have a working knowledge of all aspects of your case. Above all, you are free to leave a message so we know your concern in advance. We try to be in touch with our clients.
What will the legal service cost?
We will inform you about service cost at your first visit. We encourage a frank, open discussion about our fees with each client at the time of the first interview.
We accept various fee arrangements.
On an hourly fee basis, fees are based on an hourly rate for services rendered. A detailed bill will be given to you showing all the work that was done concerning your case. This explanation may come monthly or at the end of your case.
On a flat fee basis, your legal fee is a stated sum upon services. No accounting will be made.
On a contingency fee basis, your legal fees will be based on the amount of recovery we get for
you; no recovery, no fee. Nevertheless, not all cases qualify for the contingency basis.
Other potential fees:
A pre-payment will often be required in order to begin the work. Bills will be sent to you periodically showing your charges and payments.
Certain cases may have a minimum fee. This means that no hourly accounting will be made
unless excess time is expended.
We try to keep legal fees as reasonable as possible. The amount of services required, however, is not fully within our control. We discuss with our client options for services and the benefits of services. Sometimes, however, services are directly related to an opposing party’s
action or inaction. Please feel free to discuss fees with us.
What about litigation costs?
In addition to legal fees, there can be various expenses that must be paid For example, payments must be made to obtain necessary reports or copies of necessary documents, to obtain licenses or permits from governmental authorities, to file suits in courts of law, etc.
At the start of your legal matter, we will try to estimate for you the amount of possible additional litigation costs which may be incurred on your behalf. We will discuss with you whether or when you will be required to reimburse us for these expenditures which are made on your behalf.
What about special office hours?
All office visits are by appointment only. We encourage each of our clients to schedule meetings with us.