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How to Find a reliable Criminal Defence Lawyer in Vancouver

Posted on June 28, 2012

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To make sure you are represented fairly in court it is important to find a reliable defence lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Availability, skills, experience and price are all important things to consider. Your lawyer can help you understand the charges, possible defences and resources at your disposal and any other important court related information.

Hire a Criminal Defence Lawyer you are comfortable with

Having a good relationship and being able to communicate properly with your lawyer can make a substantial difference in how well your case is presented to the judge. It can be particularly hard to hire a lawyer if it is your first charge and you are feeling confused or upset. Most good lawyers will offer free consultations so that you can begin to build a rapport, and determine if you feel comfortable with them representing you. In the case of our law firm, you can listen to the services we offer during one of these consultations without any hidden charges and there is also no obligation after that meeting so the choice to continue is yours.

Hire a Criminal Defence Lawyer who suits your requirements

Hiring a lawyer just because they have been recommended by a friend or previous client may not be the best decision. Each person has different requirements for their particular case and it is important to personally select a lawyer that can cater to your needs. We have a range of specialties including driving the Stanley Cup Riots, assault, fraud and drug charges as well as many more types of criminal offences.

Find out the Criminal Defence Lawyer’s previous experience

An experienced lawyer will have information that another attorney may lack and a true passion for criminal defence. They have knowledge of the court system and will usually come to your trial fully prepared. If a lawyer is particularly interested or respected in their field, they may also belong to organizations within the legal community so it is a good idea to check their previous experience. Mitch Foster is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and formerly served as chair in the Vancouver Criminal Subsection. He has also lectured at various associations and universities.

Mitch Foster Law works for you!

Being charged with a criminal offence can be a stressful situation, so it is integral you choose the best lawyer possible. A good lawyer should understand your concerns and also work to protect your rights. Mitch Foster can meet with you in a confidential environment and answer any questions you have about the case. There is no obligation to retain their services after the first meeting, so why not meet with their experienced team and see what they can do for you?