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Why Should I Hire a Local Attorney?

When it comes to hiring an attorney, there are numerous things to consider. One of them is whether or not to hire a local attorney or find one through advertising. Hiring a local attorney is almost always better if you can find a good attorney in your area. Here are a few reasons why:

  • It’s much more convenient to meet with them in person.
  • They are familiar with local court personnel and know the ropes of the local courts.
  • They often know doctors and medical staff in the area that they routinely work with who can provide the proper medical care.
  • They are sometimes familiar with local police and investigators involved in accident investigations.
  • They have general background information about your area that can help them build a stronger case for you.

Although there are some circumstances where you may need an attorney outside of your area, working with a local lawyer offers many advantages to the client.

Anthony Surber is a Tampa-based attorney. You can read more about his areas of practice here.

Contact our office for a consultation.

For great service, call:

Tel: 813.908.6800
Fax: 813.908.6830

Law Office of Anthony W. Surber, P.A.
5326 Van Dyke Road
Lutz, Florida 33558

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