There are many different ways that somebody could try to obtain counsel that fit for each particular purpose. There are certain websites that can be accessed for people to research attorneys for each field. There are Lawyers.com, AVVO, as well as individual websites. All of these sites provide biographical information about the attorneys involving their areas of practice.
Some of the sites, such as Google+, also provide reviews that can be beneficial to individuals looking for attorneys and who have never retained counsel before. Also, word of mouth from family or friends that have either have used attorneys in the past or know of someone that can recommend an attorney can also provide valuable information to someone who’s looking for an attorney.