Sometimes in your life you may come to need a legal professional, for various reasons; like receiving poor construction work or starting own tech business and need an attorney. Generally speaking, a type of lawyer exists for every need in every facet of life; this makes it difficult to determine who is the right person. Some tips to finding a good lawyer are mentioned below.
What should be the starting point? Consulting from family members and friends about the service they have received; you might be lucky and someone you know has been in a similar situation at some point in time.
Another place to consult is the state's bar association in case you are in a situation where you need a specific type of service. The state's bar association will be able to provide you with a list of referral services in your area specialized in the type of law that you need (I.e. Austin Divorce Lawyer).
In addition to the above comes the interview. When interviewing the lawyer you should keep in mind that you are hiring this person to represent you and that you will be paying them to do a good job. It is like hiring the best employee you can find for your business.