May 18, 2018

How to Find a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Being charged with a crime can lead to serious consequences. One may have to face jail time and wind up with a criminal record which can affect his/her job prospects. A criminal arrest requires the immediate assistance of a qualified criminal defense attorney to secure the best possible outcome. However, finding a good lawyer can sometimes be challenging. Here are some tips:

Ask for a referral: You may be able to find a lawyer through a friend or family member who has already worked with one or who is familiar with a lawyer’s practice.

Go through the phone book: This is a very traditional way of finding a lawyer. There are many phone book listings specifically designed for criminal lawyers.

Search in online service: Online services are quickly becoming the preferred method of finding a lawyer. This service allows for a thorough search of an attorney’s background, website and e-mail into the lawyer’s practice.

Search in professional organizations: Professional Lawyer listing websites offer referral services or online directories, which can be used to find a lawyer in your specific area.

Courtroom observation: You may decide to sit through some public sessions where criminal cases are being argued. You can observe the performance of lawyers and if you find a particular lawyer impressive, you may contact the lawyer about the possibility of representing you.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, The Rubas Law Offices can help. Attorney Michael J Rubas, criminal defense lawyer is experienced in handling criminal cases. He will handle your case efficiently and effectively. To speak to our criminal defense lawyer, call (732) 223-3300 in Manasquan and 201-448-9866 in Jersey City. You can also email: