There are two values of practicing law that I have come to appreciate most: overcoming legal challenges and helping people. Over the course of my career in criminal law, I have... more
There are two values of practicing law that I have come to appreciate most: overcoming legal challenges and helping people. Over the course of my career in criminal law, I have effectively defended clients against violations of their constitutional rights, wrongful charges, and unjust punishments--in cases ranging from murder to OUI. I have also counseled and advocated for clients in contentiou... view profile
If you have issues with someone and want to sue, you will need a litigation lawyer. Litigation lawyers handle the litigation process and understand all of the ins and outs of the courtroom. A litigation lawyer can also help you decide whether your case is appropriate for a lawsuit, or if it might be better handled through the mediation or arbitration process. The litigation lawyer will research the facts that caused the dispute, and analyze them to identify the appropriate law and how it applies. After this preliminary review, the litigation lawyer gives you an analysis of your rights and an estimate of your ability to be successful in court. The litigation lawyer will know the information you need to present in court as well as the process, procedures, and deadlines you must meet to keep your lawsuit on track.