If you have just been arrested for drinking and driving in Maryland, then hiring a DUI Attorney is the first thing you need to do. But, with so many options, how do you go about hiring a DUI Attorney? What factors should you consider when hiring a DUI Attorney in Maryland?
Here, are the main factors you should consider when setting up a free consultation with a DUI Attorney in Maryland:
Professional expertise and experience
You need a DUI Attorney that litigates cases. Anyone attorney can plead you guilty, but you want a lawyer that knows how to defend a drunk driving case in Maryland.
Our office is a member of the National College for DUI Defense. Additionally, Maryland DUI Attorney Ross W. Albers was selected in 2016 by Maryland Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Criminal Defense: DUI.
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DUI attorneys often have to handle confidential and stressful situations. It is important that you select a lawyer who you trust. Is your case and its outcome important to the attorney, or does it feel like you are just another case for their firm?
During a free consultation, a DUI Lawyer should be asking you questions about your case, not selling you on how they are “the best DUI Lawyer in Maryland.”
If you can’t build a personal rapport with a DUI Lawyer during your free consultation, then move on to another attorney. Location
Depending on where your DUI arrest took place, choosing a local attorney may be the best option. However, most DUI Lawyers practice throughout Maryland, and can still help you even if their office isn’t in the county where you were arrested.
Our office is located in Carroll County, Maryland. While Maryland DUI Lawyer Ross W. Albers is a local Carroll County DUI Attorney, our office routinely handles cases throughout Maryland. Price
It is always important to get a price estimate from a lawyer before deciding whether or not to use them. When you are ready to make a decision, hiring a DUI attorney that confidently sets their fee is important.
DUI Attorney prices range from a couple hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. But, what does it say about a lawyer who charges the lowest price just to get your case? Are they really going to take your case trial? Probably not. Additionally, beware of lawyers that charge a substantial fee, but pass your case to an associate, or “senior” associate. If you are paying a large fee for the face of the firm, then shouldn’t you be represented by that person?
Our office offers payments plans, and can accept credit/debit cards through our MyCase online management system! The Law Office of Ross W. Albers is a DUI litigation firm. Meaning, we take cases to trial.
Hiring a DUI Attorney? Schedule a free Maryland DUI Lawyer consultation
Maryland DUI Attorney Ross W. Albers offers a free consultation to explain and review your Maryland DUI arrest. During your free consultation, the Law Office of Ross W. Albers will review the facts, charges, MVA consequences and possible criminal penalties of your Maryland DUI case.
The Law Office of Ross W. Albers is a member of the National College for DUI Defense. Maryland DWI Lawyer Ross W. Albers was selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Criminal Defense: DUI.
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