What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
We family attorneys bill on an "hourly" basis and we ask for up front "retainers". Basically we ask for money to hold so we can guarantee payment in the future and we charge for our time spent on cases.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Yes, lawyers are required to complete 15 hours of continuing education per year and I always exceed that amount every year.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
By trying several areas of law and choosing the one I liked the most.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Divorce and Child Custody issues.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Prevailing in a divorce by receiving trial judgment wherein client keeps many assets that were in contention.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Make sure you shop around for a family lawyer and choose someone who is affordable, confident, and organized.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Divorce law is rewarding and challenging.