When it comes to getting legal representation, clients have the right to choose the lawyer they want to represent them.
This is an important right that becomes even bigger when potential clients have the option of hiring someone who can do work as a mobile attorney (remote work).
A client doesn’t have to settle for the attorney who’s easiest to reach by bus or car.
You can connect with a quality attorney farther away via a phone or internet connection.
The Law Office of Chuck Geerhart can bring 30 years of exceptional legal experience to California clients, in person and remotely.
How to Choose a Remote Attorney
Clients can easily decide if they have the right mobile lawyer with an online consultation.
Preparing for the Consultation
Clients should bring all relevant paperwork and notes about their legal issues to a consultation.
With an online consultation, clients can email paperwork to the attorney beforehand or share the documents through online meeting programs such as Zoom or Google Meet.
If a client doesn’t have access to the internet, they can still choose a remote attorney. Clients without internet access just have to plan ahead to make remote representation work.
An attorney can conduct a consultation and represent their client remotely over the phone.
If a client needs to participate in a consultation or meeting by phone, they can send copies of their relevant papers through regular mail.
The clients need to be sure to mail their paperwork well before their meeting date, so the attorney has it before their conversation.
Whichever method a client uses to send their paperwork, the paperwork should be well-organized and labeled so they and the attorney can easily follow along as they discuss the legal issues.
Making Decisions Based on the Consultation
One of the most important parts of an attorney-client relationship is effective communication.
If a client finds that they can easily communicate with an attorney during an online or remote consultation, remote representation might be a good choice for them.
Clients should also pay attention to how well they can work with remote technology during their consultation.
Once a client hires a remote attorney, they can handle the relationship almost entirely over the phone and the internet. They can attend attorney-client meetings over the phone or through video conference.
They can also check in with documents and questions by email and voicemail. In many cases, a client and an attorney can make a remote appearance for a deposition or trial.
Once again, it’s important that the client be as organized as possible with their questions and documents, and updates. This can help the client get the most out of remote representation.
The Law Office of Chuck Geerhart Can Give Clients Personal Attention and Exceptional Legal Results in Any Medium
Legal cases are deeply personal, and a legal claimant’s representation should be too.
At the Law Office of Chuck Geerhart, we work very closely with our clients to help them get the specific legal outcomes they need.
Remote or face-to-face, we give our clients the personal attention they and their cases deserve.
Chuck Geerhart also understands how the other side thinks, and he has over 30 years of experience.
If a client needs a mobile work injury lawyer or remote personal injury attorney in the San Francisco area, our firm is present and ready to help.