Using an Employment Attorney
Working with an attorney can be confusing and overwhelming. If you have not worked with an attorney before, you might not know what to expect. Even finding a good attorney is difficult - how do you know if you found a good one? Where do you even start? Once you find an attorney and hire her, you still have some work to do. You will have to provide her with all the relevant documents and be available for interviews, meetings, and consultations. This section has all the information you need when working with an employment law attorney.
- Hiring an Employment Lawyer
This article has basic information about when you might need an employment lawyer, what you should look for when interviewing attorneys, and a brief overview of attorney fee structures.
- Find an Employees' Rights Attorney in Your Area
Click here to search through FindLaw’s directory of quality-assured employment attorneys in your area. This comprehensive directory can be searched by city, metropolitan area, county, and state.
- Attorney Intake Form: Facing Discrimination & Harassment At Work
Your attorney will need to gather information about your case in order to evaluate its legal merits. This sample intake form, available in PDF and Word formats, will help you prepare the necessary information for that first consultation.
- Types of Legal Fees
Over time, attorneys have gotten more and more creative with their fee structures. Read through this list of fee structures so that you can understand how your attorney is going to charge you.
- Types of Legal Costs
In addition to legal fees, attorneys will often pass some basic costs on to you. This article lists the type of costs attorneys frequently pass on to their clients.
- Reducing Your Costs and Expenses
Not everyone understands their legal bill, but they do understand that legal bills tend to be too high. Here is list of sensible, easy things to do that might help manage the bottom line.