Posts tagged lawfirm
DOES A LAWYER'S GENDER REALLY MATTER?

When potential clients canvas lawyers to retain them for their legal matters, certain questions are foreseeable and some others may catch you off guard. Common queries such as:

  • Do you specialize in criminal, family, etc. Law?

  • What are your legal fees and do you offer contingency agreements?

  • How many years have you been practicing?

  • What is your ratio of wins and losses?

can easily turn a five-minute conversation into a full out billable consultation.

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IF I'M PAYING, YOU'RE PAYING: CHARGING CONSULTATION FEES

Meeting with a therapist to discuss your deep-rooted trust issues: $200.00 per session.

Dental consultation to discuss pre and post operative procedure: $100.00

Sit with your accountant to prepare your taxes for filing: $150.00

Engage in repartee with your realtor before looking at houses: $300.00

Obtain a vehicle assessment in anticipation of your seasonal maintenance: $80.00

Parking your vehicle to complete a 15 minute errand in the city: $20.00

 For everything else, there is Master Card, right?

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