Who’s the best lawyer in DC?
If you are trying to figure out “Who’s the best lawyer in DC?” there are many different things you can do to help you to determine the answer to this question.
According to the American Bar Association and Census data, 1 in 12 District of Columbia residents are lawyers. This is a high ratio compared to the rest of the nation. This also means that while some of the best lawyers are available to residents of DC and its surrounding communities there are a lot more lawyers who are only good, average or in some cases, just plain bad.
What kind of lawyer do you need?
There are many different areas of law. While some laws are similar in different states, each state has its own unique set for different areas of law. As well, there are Federal laws that apply in the same way to all 50 states. Some small towns have laws that differ from state and county laws.
This is one of the reasons that it is important that you find a lawyer who is licensed to practice in DC or in the state where your need for a lawyer arose, and one who’s best qualified to practice the kind of law that your case falls under. A good place to start finding out about the best lawyer for your situation, and who’s conveniently located near your work or home in DC or its surrounding areas, is by calling a law firm that offers a free case evaluation with no obligations. If the law firm you initially contact does not have lawyers who are qualified to help people in your situation, they may be able to direct you to a law firm that does.
The following are a few common areas of law people seek the help of lawyers for:
- Personal injury
- Real estate
- Family (divorces, adoptions, child custody, etc.)
- Wrongful death
- Workers compensation
- Medical malpractice
- Faulty and dangerous products
How do you research for who’s the best lawyer in DC?
There are many different ways to research who’s who of the best lawyer in DC for your particular situation. Lawyers are rated by professional and non-profit organziations, by their peers, and by past and present clients. It is a good idea to get an overview of what the above parties think about the lawyer or lawyers you are thinking about retaining.
While you should be careful not to believe everything Google and other search engines tell you, a good place to learn information about lawyers and law firms is through using them to find information about a potential lawyer.
Cohen & Cohen is a law firm specializing in personal injury cases in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. A member of our dedicated legal team is available to give you a free case evaluation. If we do not have a lawyer who is particularly well-suited to your needs, we would like to try to help you to find one who is.
For help with finding who’s the best lawyer in DC for you and your situation, contact Cohen & Cohen, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.