How to Find an Attorney in Florida
After an accident in which you have been injured, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible. An experienced attorney will know how to handle your case properly and protect your rights. You want to locate the attorney best equipped to handle your case, and you don’t want to delay. But you may
Florida Bar WebsiteThe first thing you want to do is log on to the Florida Bar Website at www.floridabar.org and click on the “Find a Lawyer” tab. A web page will appear giving you spaces to fill in for the last and first name of the attorney. Once you hit “Search,” the attorney’s profile page will appear, listing address, Bar number and even areas of legal practice. If the person is not listed, make sure you are spelling the name correctly. Once you find an attorney you would like to work with, it’s a good idea to check to see if the attorney has a discipline history — meaning the person has received a professional discipline for violating the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar. You can find out this information by going to the attorney’s profile page on The Florida Bar website.
RecommendationsThe best recommendations often come from people who hired a lawyer to successfully resolve a problem similar to yours. Ask your friends, co-workers, and employers if they know any lawyers who have experience with the type of problem you have. If you know any lawyers who practice in other areas of law, ask them if they have any recommendations for lawyers in the area that you need help with.