STL Attorneys - St Louis Attorneys, Lawyers - Law Firms
Some St Louis lawyers concentrate their practice in divorce while others specialize in real estate. When looking for lawyers, you should choose one that has expertise in your needs. For example, if you are looking for someone to defend you in court, you should hire a defense attorney or an attorney at law. If you are looking for someone to help with family matters such as custody, a divorce lawyer will be more suited to your needs. Try finding all of the lawyers (or a short list of them) in your area that caters specifically to your needs.
Costs & Value: The cost and the value of a STL attorney can be represented by the price that he or she charges as well as the services he or she offers for that price. Look closely at any contracts, take the retainer into consideration and ask about any additional charges. Some lawyers charge a simple per hour charge while others add on additional rates for added services. You should also be aware that some lawyers will charge more for different cases and some will refuse to perform certain services (I.E. many lawyers in St Louis do not handle custody cases). You should determine the cost of the lawyer and you should attempt to get a final quote or estimated price for the entire case. You can also consider finding a lawyer who will allow you to pay your fees off in payments rather than all at once. Another consideration is the value of the lawyer. A younger lawyer is more likely to be cheaper and easier to afford but will have less experience in winning cases than an older lawyer. It is your choice which way (or if you want a middle ground) that you want to go.
Visit the Bar Association of St. Louis site to find more STL Attorneys