My accident happened far away from the office of the lawyer I want to hire. Would it be better if I hire someone who is local? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Lawyers are licensed to practice throughout the state.  Getting the best lawyer to handle your case is more important than their location.  Our firm handles cases all over southeast, even as far south as Florida.  Don’t shortchange yourself by hiring someone just because their office is near your home.  Make sure to get the most experienced lawyer to advocate on your behalf.