Tips for Hiring and Dealing with a Business Lawyer

Written by Business magazine. Posted in Judge faith s. hochberg, Judge thomas e. scott, Mediation

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If you own or manage a small business, you may be in the market for a good business lawyer or law firm. The problem is that this can be a tricky process to find then, hire them and then get the most from your relationship with them. When you are concerned about issues around corporate compliance, intellectual property law or employment discrimination law, the first step is to find the right professional to help guide you.

When you are talking to different lawyers and law firms, here are some things you should ask them:

  • How much experience do you have? Like medical professionals, lawyers specialize. Even under he umbrella of “business law,” there are a lot of sub-specialties. You need to find a lawyer with at least some experience in the area that concerns you. If