TEN QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK BEFORE HIRING AN EMPLOYMENT LAWYER
Hiring a lawyer to represent you can be a overwhelming. We try to take the stress out of it by giving you enough information to make a good decision. Below are some questions you should ask when hiring an employment attorney.
1. Why should I hire a Board Certified Labor and Employment by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Attorney?
A Board Certified Labor and Employment by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Attorney is required to have more in-depth knowledge and experience in labor and employment law, rather than a general lawyer. In addition, one must pass a rigorous written exams to receive this certification and must take continuing legal education in the specific area of labor and employment law.
2. How much of your practice is devoted to employment law?
Jeffrey A. Goldberg focuses exclusively on employment law. That’s what he does every day! When you hire The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Goldberg, you get an employment law expert.
3. What is an AV-Rated Lawyer?
An AV-Rating by Martindale-Hubbell is an exclusive rating given only to the top one percent [1%] of all attorneys in the United States. When a lawyer achieves this distinction, it means he or she has been voted by his or her peers–other lawyers as reaching the highest level of professionalism and integrity in his or her field. Jeffrey A. Goldberg is one of San Antonio’s few AV-Rated Employment Attorneys.
4. Do you have the experience to handle my case?
For close to 30 years, Jeffrey A. Goldberg has been handling employment law cases. He has represented Executives and Employees in large and small companies alike. You name it and he has probably handled it. He has the experience and reputation to fight for his clients.
5. Do you typically represent Employees or Businesses?
Jeffrey A. Goldberg dedicates his practice to Employees and Executives.
6. Will I get to meet with the attorney handling my case?
Yes. When clients work with The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Goldberg, they get Jeffrey A. Goldberg. We pride ourselves in timely responding to our clients questions and our staff dedicates itself to you, the client. At some large law firms, you may rarely get to actually speak to the attorney handling your case. You deserve to speak directly to the attorney handling your case and you do at the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Goldberg.
7. Can you negotiate a Severance Agreement?
Yes. Jeffrey A. Goldberg reviews and assesses your legal issues with you to determine if the severance is “fair,” and whether there are opportunities to get paid what you may deserve.
8. Do you handle cases against large corporations?
Yes. Jeffrey A. Goldberg has handled, and litigated, against the biggest companies with the biggest law firms—and won for his clients.
9. How much do you charge?
Fees depend on the type of case and Jeffrey A. Goldberg will be happy to discuss a fee arrangement that is fair and responsible. Contingency fee representation is available, depending on the case, which allows the client to pay legal fees only if there is recovery.
10. What is your success rate with clients?
Jeffrey A. Goldberg fights for the best results possible. Measuring a lawyer’s success is not what the lawyer says about their success, but what the client’s say. Take a look at Jeffrey A. Goldberg’s client testimonials and comments, as well as the attorney’s ratings and awards, and you will see how successful he is.