What to Look for in a Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer

It’s advised that you seek legal counsel, despite how minimal your personal injury appears to be. The legal system can be complicated, but having an injury lawyer who comprehends it is going to make life easier for you. Keep life simple and check out some info we’ve compiled on locating the right attorney for your personal injury compensation.

When representing you in a court of law a good attorney should use all of their knowledge, education and experience to best defend you to a jury. If they’re unsure about whether or not they could handle your legal case, they’re likely to send you to one of their more qualified colleagues. If this happens, it’s in your very best interest to go with another law practice.


When meeting with your legal representative, it is advisable to write down everything you talk about regarding your case, since it’s hard to retain all of the information you are taking in on a hectic day. Often a legal representative will encourage you to take notes during your meetings. They’ll also carefully store all documentation regarding your case to be easily referenced at a later date. These documents and all of your notes should be kept in folders for your personal records.

You might discover that the legal fees for a criminal defense attorney could add up quickly and become extensive. Affordably priced injury lawyers or those who offer discounts are available, however. When you have a close neighbor or an acquaintance that happens to be a legal representative, they might offer you free legal advice. Make inquiries about legal representatives who’re willing to take on pro bono work.

When looking for a new attorney, it’s extremely important to interview them first. Make eye contact, especially when he or she’s communicating with you. When your injury lawyer maintains direct eye contact when speaking with you, it ensures that he or she has focused their attention on you completely, which is a sign that they will focus their full effort and ability on helping you succeed. Only hire a legal consultant that has their complete focus on helping you.

Insist on finding out when you could expect a call from your legal attorney if his office says they’ll get back to you. A failure to communicate effectively can put your legal status in limbo. It’s unwise to contact your legal attorney too often with any questions you might have, as this takes away precious time that he otherwise would devote to your case. Efficient communication is key to getting a favorable legal outcome.

For a free consultation with a qualified Wisconsin personal injury attorney, contact the experts at Welcenbach Law.  We have over 60 years of experience getting compensation for individuals who have suffered from a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence.  Make the right choice, hire Welcenbach Law.

Author Bio

Robert J. Welcenbach Robert Welcenbach is an Owner and Partner at Welcenbach Injury Law, a family-owned personal injury law firm in Milwaukee, WI. With more than 24 years of experience practicing law, he seeks justice for clients in a wide range of legal areas, including car accidents, class actions, dog bites, nursing home abuse, and other personal injury matters.

Robert received his Juris Doctor from the Marquette University Law School and is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He has received numerous accolades for his work, including being nominated and selected as a Milwaukee Personal Injury and Class Action Super Lawyer every year since 2008.

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