When you are looking for a law firm to help you with your long-term security, it is important to find one that is right for you.
When it comes to matters of the law, people tend to focus on the big cases involving high dollar amounts or societal issues. While these are certainly fascinating, it is important not to forget about the day-to-day legal problems that affect ordinary people. In fact, these smaller issues can have long-term implications for the security of your family and your community. Knowing how and when to hire a local lawyer is an important part of being a smart consumer. Let’s take a look at how having legal representation in your own backyard can benefit you.
Local law firms vs. large national law firms
Lawyers at a local firm that is focused on serving the needs of the people in their own communities can give your legal issues the personal attention and time that they deserve. Lawyers at large firms may have so much on their plate that they are unable to provide individualized attention to your case. Your legal issue is important to you and your family, and you should not be just another case or a number to your lawyer.
Local lawyers know who to work with to solve your problems
Local lawyers are more likely to be familiar with the local agencies, governments, and courts that may have a role in determining the result in your case. They have connections with the people that work in these systems and are likely to know who to contact to resolve problems that may arise. Large firms that are not in your local community don’t have similar connections.
Local lawyers know the local community
Local law firms are more likely to be in touch with their communities and understand the needs of their clients. They know about other resources from local organizations that may benefit you and your family in the communities in which you and they live, work, and play.
When it comes down to it, you need legal representation who will get to know you and your family’s needs and spend the time to address those needs, while keeping you informed every step along the way. Local law firms have the connections in the legal and local community to efficiently achieve your goals.
Roose & Ressler is a team of Social Security Disability lawyers with more than 40 years of experience handling disability claims in Northern Ohio. We have offices located throughout northern Ohio in Wooster/Mansfield, Greater Toledo and Lorain/Elyria. We are passionate about helping you appeal or win your claim. In addition to offering a free initial consultation, we are caring lawyers committed to understanding the frustrations and delays people experience with Social Security Disability claims in Ohio.