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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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