The decision to hire an immigration attorney is a personal one, and you want to make sure that you hire the right one for you. Here are some things to look for when deciding who to hire:
The most important thing to look for in an immigration attorney is experience, especially with the type of matter you are seeking help with. Check out the attorney’s website or talk to the attorney to get more information about the types of matters they handle the most and see how long they’ve been practicing.
You want to make sure that the attorney you hire has been successful in their practice. The best way to determine this is to look at testimonials from past clients. Were past clients happy with the service they received or did they have complaints? Ask to see references from the attorney and check out review sites.
If you have a complex immigration issue, then you want to make sure you hire an attorney who is willing to try new things to help you get the result you seek. A good immigration attorney should think outside the box and be willing to try different approaches when dealing with your matter.
Don’t blindly choose an immigration lawyer based on what they charge. There are sub-par immigration attorneys out there who charge reduced prices but won’t give you the service you deserve. They may be handling too many cases in order to make up for their lower prices. You want an attorney who can give your matter personal attention.
Some immigration attorneys also practice in other areas such as personal injury, family, and criminal law. When you find an attorney with a practice focused solely on immigration law, then you know you’re getting someone with the necessary knowledge and experience to get the job done. An attorney who only practices in one area is more likely to be up to date on changes in the law and better able to focus on your case.
At Serving Immigrants, our attorneys have the qualities you’re looking for in a successful immigration attorney. Schedule a strategy session, and we will let you know what we can do for you. Contact us online or call us at (305) 907-6151 to schedule a strategy session.