Law Office of Jimmy Cha
License Type: Attorney (CA)
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
All attorneys must complete a certain amount of continuing legal education courses. I usually attend one or two DUI seminars a year, depending on how much DUI laws have changed, along with drug seminars, and any other seminars that I believe I need to educate myself on.
- What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Make sure the attorney you are talking to is easy to get a hold of. Talk to them, see if it seems like they are trying to rush you and just take your money. Remember, if you cannot trust your attorney, no matter what he does for you, you'll never be satisfied. Ask what the attorney's legal background is and make sure he/she exclusively practices criminal defense.
- What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Often times, clients see us in court in front of a judge for a short period of time and think that is all we do. What clients do not see is the other 90%. In our offices, we actually read police reports, look up case law, dissect and evaluate the case, write motions, and come up with a strategy on how to handle a particular case so we will be prepared when we walk into court.