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20 Questions for a Lawyer

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• What is your education?
• What year did you begin practicing law?
• What experience do you have with cases such as mine?
• How many cases like mine have you handled before?
• What percentage of your practice is in my area of law?
• How many trials have you handled? (If your matter may require a trial.)
• How do you use computers and technology?
• How do you use e-mail?
• Have you any experience with the opposing lawyer in this case?
• Have you ever been the subject of an ethics or disciplinary complaint?
• Has anyone ever sued you for malpractice?
• Have you ever gone to arbitration or court over your fees?
• How long is my case likely to last?


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