We at Raybin and Weissman congratulate Ashley F. Galmish on her recognition as one of three President Appointed Young Lawyers. The newly elected 2016-2017 president of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (formerly Tennessee Association for … [Read more...] about Ashley F. Galmish Honored as President Appointed Young Lawyers
"In the context of judicial proceedings, an attorney's First Amendment rights are not without limits. Although litigants and lawyers do not check their First Amendment rights at the courthouse door, those rights are often subordinated to other … [Read more...] about Meet the Press: Dealing with the Media in High Profile Cases
First, lets get to know each other I am frequently asked if I ever turn down cases. The short answer is yes, even if it is a case I believe has financial value. The reason I do so is that I need to make sure we are a good fit for each other … [Read more...] about Do You Ever Turn Down Cases?
One of the primary benefits in hiring an attorney is being freed up to focus on getting better. You want, and should be able, to turn the legal mess over to the professional. That being said, unfortunately, sometimes it doesn't work that … [Read more...] about Is My Attorney Doing A Good Job?
A good attorney will do the following: A good attorney will make an instant connection with you. Establish channels of communication that will make you comfortable. They will make you feel confident. In establishing that relationship … [Read more...] about What Is The First Thing An Attorney Should Do?
Credentials Are Earned Through Experience You have heard that "experience is the best teacher." That is true- there is no substitute for experience. After twenty five years of trying cases, I cannot imagine encountering a scenario I have not … [Read more...] about Are Credentials Important?
When deciding whether to retain an attorney, one of the most important pieces of information you need is what is this going to cost me. Unlike most attorneys who bill by the hour, personal injury attorneys charge contingent fees. This … [Read more...] about How Do Attorneys Get Paid?
A Good Attorney Is... above all else, your champion. What do I mean by this? When you retain me, you are hiring more than someone who knows the law. I think it goes without saying that you expect any lawyer you hire to be knowledgeable. I … [Read more...] about What Does A Good Attorney Do?
This is by far the most common question I am asked by my clients. While this is a simple question, it does not have a simple answer. There are a host of factors that have to be considered to answer the question. In general terms, when … [Read more...] about Do I Have A Good Case?
In selecting an attorney, you should be primarily concerned with whether they have the ability and skill to properly represent you in your case. When meeting an attorney for the first time, you should ask them about their past experience with … [Read more...] about What Questions Should I Ask My Attorney?