If the law is the same no matter what, how can one be a better lawyer over another?

Asked over 2 years ago - New Orleans, LA

Ok, the law codes are the same, but how does one lawyer say, this lawyer is the BEST, or is better than I? Just asking I got refereed to another lawyer.....

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  1. Scott G Wolfe JR

    Contributor Level 12


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Unfortunately, the law is not black and white, and unfortunately, it's not that simple. Plus, just like any service provider, some are just plain better than others.

    Think of doctors. Medicane is the same everywhere, but some doctors are better than others.

    Think of math teachers. Math is math, but some are just better than others at what they do. Some work harder. Some care more. Etc.

    Good luck.

  2. Bryan Grant Jeansonne

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . Mr. Wolfe is correct. Also, the law is a people business and sometimes a lawyer may be very good, but you may not like him/her. Sometimes is not just about the legal skills, but whose personality, style and strategies you like better.

    Legal disclaimer: The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create, an ongoing duty to respond to... more

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