Information for New Clients
How to Prepare
Preparing for your meeting with a lawyer will allow your issues to be explored more meaningfully, and will reduce your legal expenses. It may be helpful to prepare and bring a chronology of events as well as all key documents related to the matters. We also recommend contacting the lawyer in advance to discuss which documents may be helpful to determine the issues in your case.
Remember that the information that you provide a lawyer is privileged, meaning that it cannot be disclosed to anyone unless you consent.
What to Bring
Before agreeing to represent any client, we ensure that your interests are not in conflict with our existing clients. Please be prepared to provide the names of any opposing parties in your matter.
We are also required to verify the identity of our clients, and ask that you bring at least one piece of government issued identification containing a photograph.
Fees and Expenses
Your lawyer will discuss an arrangement for fees and expenses at your meeting, You will have an opportunity to discuss and consider our fees before deciding to retain our firm as your representation.