Most lawyers advertise, and as in all of
Many times, it depends on the type of case. Some lawyers specialize in traffic tickets, DUI cases
All lawyers are not created equal. Some lawyers have years of experience and some have relatively none. Some criminal law attorneys have a background as a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer or other special skills, in addition to the minimum qualifications for being eligible to practice law. Would you want a “ticket lawyer” handling a serious felony charge like trafficking in drugs, DUI homicide or some charge carrying a minimum mandatory sentence in State prison?
You need to go beyond the lawyer’s ad and actually Google the lawyer. If you are dealing with a firm, how long have they been in business? How many cases have the lawyers handled? What type of cases
If you get charged with a sex
The bottom line is, do not choose a lawyer based solely on advertising.
If you want the best, do your homework. Some lawyers specialize in advertising and simply refer cases to other lawyers for a living. They seldom if ever show up in Court. If you are looking for the “real thing”, spend a few hours on the Internet researching their qualifications and experience. Do not shop for the cheapest lawyer when your freedom is at stake. Do not opt for the public defender if you can afford your own lawyer. Do not fall for the trap of probation if a good lawyer could have won your case. Would you want to buy the cheapest parachute? Do you want the cheapest life raft? Chances are, a mistake in