Myths of Hiring an Attorney
- You have to set an appointment, dress up and be stuffy… or even worse wait in a cold lobby. Absolutely not! You can work with me without ever setting a face to face meeting. My client’s come from all over the United States. I communicate with my clients via email, video chat, screen sharing, phone calls and upon request, in person meetings. (Yes, you can wear yoga pants and mismatched socks.)
- You have to be prepared to pay high upfront fees. While legal services are an expense, I offer flat rate pricing on many of the services that businesses need when they are first starting out. I help small businesses and start-ups prioritize what services are the most important to have. I’ll even give you a hint here: most of the time a Trademark filing is a priority. At the end of the day, just ask. You can send an email and describe what you think you need and I am happy to provide you a quote. Simple as that.
- You need a comprehensive understanding of the law. I hear from too many people that they were ‘waiting to get a better understanding of the law before’ coming to me. All I can think is, “WHY?” I wouldn’t go to the doctor and be afraid that I wouldn’t receive a diagnosis and healing if I didn’t know enough about my condition. While I haven’t saved anyone from a heart attack (not literally, maybe a few figuratively), the way of thinking about it is the same. You do not need to be an expert on the law to reach out to me. In fact, just being honest and sharing your situation accurately and in detail is all that a potential client needs to do.