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4 Reasons to Hire a Local Attorney

Reasons to hire a local attorney - Missouri Lawyer


Although accidents are, by definition, unintentional acts, they happen all the time and someone has to pay for the costs associated with an injury. That’s why you need an experienced attorney in your corner who will aggressively fight to make sure you don’t have to foot the bill for an accident. However, not just any attorney will do. You’ll need local representation that can provide you with the time and personal attention necessary to get you the compensation you deserve.

Here are some of the top reasons why hiring a local attorney is the right choice for you.

Local Attorneys are More Focused on You

With a local attorney close by, you’ll get their full attention. Your case will be a top priority and all their energy will be directed at getting you as much money as you deserve for you injuries. That’s a quality level of care, communication, and attentiveness that you won’t receive from outside representation.

Local Attorneys are More Qualified for Local Cases

Local attorneys have home-court advantage when it comes to representing cases in their district. They are already familiar with the opposing lawyers, local judges’ personalities, and the rhythm of the courtroom. Local attorneys also patronize and have the support of other local businesses and establishments — keeping money invested in your community.

Local Attorneys are Just as Qualified for Big Cases

When it comes to legal representation, bigger isn’t always better. Local attorneys have the same qualifications to handle larger cases as those from larger firms. The only difference is you will get more one-on-one time with your local attorney and at a reduced fee than from an out-of-town carpetbagger in an empty satellite office.

Hiring a Local Attorney Reduces Expenses

Not only will the hourly or fixed legal retainer for a local attorney be far less than that of a larger firm, but you’ll also reduce or eliminate charges for court appearance driving time, meals, and hotel stays that big city lawyers love to bill you for.

Why You Should Go Local

As your local personal injury attorney at Lanzotti & Rau, we are your neighbor. Because of that, will not charge you any fees unless you win your case! When you win, we win, and so does our community. Support your neighbor by going local. Call today for your free initial consultation at 573-335-9300.