5 Signs of a Good Lawyer

With so many lawyers and firms in the world today, how do you know if you’ve chosen the right one? Here are 5 signs of a trustworthy lawyer. 1. Cautiously Optimistic Most cases aren’t slam-dunks, and it is important that your lawyer doesn’t make promises regarding the outcome of your case and should not be overconfident no matter how seasoned he or she is. A great lawyer knows there are many factors to be considered and that no legal proceedings...
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What to expect during my first legal consultation

When a problem arises, it can be quite nerve-wracking when it comes to searching for a lawyer. In addition to wanting to know what our legal options are for dealing with the problem at hand, other questions arise How do I find the right attorney? How long will this take? How much will this cost? How should I prepare for a legal consultation? After almost two decades of practicing law in Washington State and consulting many clients and potential clients...
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Back to School: Should your college student have a Power of Attorney?

As colleges and universities begin classes in the fall, students are leaving home and headed for campus. Sometimes that campus is right down the street, and sometimes is on the other side of the country or the other side of the world. What many students and their parents seldom think about is the value of having a “power of attorney” for their student in place when they head off to school. One of the reasons that this is often overlooked...
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