Hire the Right Lawyer

You’ll likely want a lawyer with a track record of success in cases like yours. Ideally, they have tried cases, and not just negotiated settlements. That convinces defendants (the other side) that they might lose the case.


You need someone who will respect your needs and care about the outcome. To get that lawyer, it helps to be an attractive client - organized and clear. 


Most people have never worked with a lawyer before. We work with them all the time. We’ll help you know what you need in a solid attorney relationship and find options that work for you.


Here are some questions you should be asking:

  • What professionals have I been comfortable working with?

  • What things am I worried about discussing with a lawyer?

  • Is my lawyer respectful and caring?

  • How does my lawyer treat their staff?

  • Will I feel more comfortable speaking in person?

  • How quickly should I expect my lawyer to call me back?

  • Has my lawyer tried any cases in court?

  • Has my lawyer tried cases like mine?

  • What was the outcome of those cases?

  • What is my lawyer’s settlement track record?

  • What is my lawyer’s reputation with other lawyers?

In the NextPhase Community we discuss how to answer these questions. There’s no one answer for everyone – but there is an answer for you. Become a Member for free. Benefit more as an Advanced Member.

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Our Discussion Groups focus on questions like these. And you can ask your own. We’ll participate and so will other members. Members can access the General Discussion Group at no charge.

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Our Mental Health Program is the first of its kind offered in the United States. In one-on-one sessions, and in groups, gain a better understanding of your accident, your injuries, and the impact on your life and family. We’re here to help and to get you the help you need.

Our Financial & Settlement Design Program provides Members with information and education to prepare for choices before, during, and after settlement. From simple budgeting to detailed financial and settlement planning on complex cases, we’ll share our knowledge and experience. We offer this Program to Advanced Members at no charge, and to Members for a flat fee.

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Video Consultation

Our Mentorship Program connects our Members with previous settlement recipients who have survived and thrived.  Our mentors are here to give back and help others!

Our Online Tutorials cover a variety of subjects and we’re always recording more. They’ll prepare you to manage your case, your choices, and your new life. We also offer group meetings online to explore and answer questions on a range of subjects. 

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IT Consulting

Our Advisory Team offers one-on-one consulting. We’ve been advising injured plaintiffs for decades. We’ll have an informed answer to just about every question. If there’s a solution, we’ll find it. We offer this Program to Advanced Members at no charge, and to Members for a flat fee or by the hour.