Local counsel is obtained from many sources; resume, referral from other attorneys or law firms, state bar, networking functions, and the internet.

We conduct a phone interview with each local counsel, i.e. appearance attorney, by conducting a thorough screening, including specific areas of legal expertise.

We verify that the attorney is active with the respective state bar or agency and in good standing.

If approved, the local counsel (LC) Appearance Attorney is sent our New Atty Kit that includes:

  • LC Guidelines (Policy & Procedure)
  • LC Seminar Reference Material
  • LC Independent Contractor Agreement
  • LC Online Tutorial