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  • Google/Web search directly to attorney's web site

    4 16.00%
  • Online lawyer referral site (findlaw, avo, etc)

    5 20.00%
  • Referral by friend

    11 44.00%
  • Attorney was someone you knew

    9 36.00%
  • Other

    4 16.00%
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Thread: Poll: finding a lawyer

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    Poll: finding a lawyer

    If you or your SO or someone else you know ever hired a criminal defense attorney, how did you find the attorney?

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    I haven't needed a criminal defense attorney. However, if I did, I would get a referral from my best friend. She is a paralegal for two attorneys here in town. She gave me a great referral when we had to go against people over our tree hits property issue.
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    Never had to but if I had to find a lawyer I'd come to you to ask you who you recommend and how to go about finding one.
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    Haven't needed one but if I did I would just ask you to steer me in the right direction. if we are being honest. Lol. I come to you for all my legal questions.
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    Not needed, but referral from friends, followed by online research.
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    I'd ask my father-in-law. He's a well known and respected criminal defense attorney and has a lot of connections. Likely he wouldn't be able to represent me or whatever because he lives somewhere else but he'd point us in the right direction.
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    I recently had to get one for a huge ticket I got but I heard about him through my co worker and since I referred someone else it was pro bono.

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    Let's be honest; Okinawa is not Japan.

    Most of my clients at my last firm (I still did criminal/traffic on the side) were referred by co-workers or other attorneys. I think I had one who found me on the internet.
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    I have never needed one but I would use whoever my BIL uses. So I chose referral from a friend.
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    My sister is a lawyer so I can usually ask her. My father is as well so if I really needed to I could ask him for advice or a referral.
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