Thursday, October 9, 2008

How to find a criminal defense lawyer online?

Searching for a criminal defense lawyer online is no joke. Here are few steps that you can take to ensure you find an informative and experienced criminal defense attorney.

For this example, we are going to assume that you are in San Jose California. Now, go to and search for San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney and hit enter. Now Google will show you top 10 results. For this example, let's pick the #2 result which should be for

Now once you are on the site, look around, go to the FAQ section, see if it answers the questions you may have about criminal law.

Let's look at their attorney profiles so we can better understand their experience. Head over to profile of attorney Daniel Jensen. After reading the profile, we learned that Mr. Jensen is recognized as one of the most efficient litigators in the Santa Clara County. He has also been awarded five times by San Jose Magazine as one of the Silicon Valley's best lawyers in Criminal Law.

So, there you have it. I just showed you how to find a possible candidate but how can you be sure that you would like this attorney to take your case. For this, we are going to look into their ratings. has a very informative rating system called Peer Review Rating. Just go to and search for a lawyer's name and it will show you a badge on the left side if the lawyer has a peer review rating or not. Hope this little tutorial helped.

1 comment:

Marc said...

Indeed, searching for an expert criminal defense lawyer can be daunting. But the payoffs of getting an expert to handle your case are priceless :)