We frequently hear from small business owners wrestling with sticky legal problems. And while we are always happy to talk with them about their issues, we will often advise that it would be prudent to get an attorney involved. For one, you can avoid major problems by seeking out competent counsel to assist you in writing out contracts, negotiating with difficult parties, or in navigating complex regulatory regimes. And while the NFIB Legal Center can often provide some general guidance, you will need to work with an attorney—licensed in your state—if you need concrete legal advice.
Here are ten-pointers on finding a good attorney.