Choosing Your Lawyer: An Insider's Practical Guide to Making a Really Good Choice
John Allison (Author)
DescriptionThis invaluable guidebook is written for people who are thinking about hiring a lawyer to represent them in a personal legal matter or to represent their business. The book contains useful checklists and clear descriptions of the practical steps you can take to find lawyers with the legal skills and personal qualities that will serve you well. You will learn how to research lawyers online, identify lawyers to avoid, and interview lawyers before deciding which lawyer to hire. The author is an experienced lawyer who built a successful private law practice representing individuals, small businesses and large companies and then, as the senior litigation manager for a Fortune 100 company, selected and managed lawyers all over the country.
Coach for Lawyers, LLC
September 24, 2013
5.5 X 0.13 X 8.5 inches | 0.18 pounds
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About the Author
John Allison has practiced law for 43 years. He built a successful private law practice as a trial lawyer and litigation attorney representing individuals, small businesses, non-profits and large companies. His law practice grew based on repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients. He chaired a committee of the American Bar Association and was a Judge Pro Tem. He also served in management roles at two different law firms. After being in private practice for 24 years, John was hired by a Fortune 100 company as its senior in-house litigation manager. He wrote the guidelines and criteria the company used to hire and evaluate lawyers in private practice. He personally hired and led teams of lawyers representing the company in mass tort, class action and other complex litigation. As Assistant General Counsel, John served on the Office of General Counsel Management Committee and had overall responsibility for the litigation managed by the Office of General Counsel worldwide. He also was legal counsel for the company's Medical Department and Environmental Remediation Program, and advised senior executive management on effective strategies for handling a number of challenging issues.