When people have a legal issue arise that they need a lawyer’s help on they are frequently at a loss on how to find a good lawyer to handle it. For a number of years the New York State Bar Association has provided people referrals over the phone to lawyers who are qualified in their legal issue and is in good standing. The Bar has now taken this referral service online in an effort to make it easier than ever to find a good lawyer.
The new online portal provides an easy and confidential way to get a lawyer referral. A person just needs to enter their contact information as well as what the issue is that they’re facing. One of the Bar’s staff members will match this person and their circumstances to a lawyer in their area that has experience in that type of issue. The referrals are free and provided under no obligation. If the individual decides to set up a consultation with the lawyer they were referred to they only need to pay $35 for the first 30 minutes.
The Lawyer Referral and Information Service has proven to be a great resource for both individuals who need legal help as well as the lawyers who take part in it. One lawyer, Elena Jaffe Tastensen, has said that this referral system has helped her grow her practice and attract new clients. She said she’s been using the service for a decade with good results.
Jeremy Goldstein is another lawyer who works in the Greater New York City area. He attended the New York University School of Law and graduated with his legal degree in 1999. His first position in the legal field took place at the law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP where he was an Associate. Jeremy Goldstein quickly proved he had a very keen legal mind and joined the illustrious law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He stayed at this law firm for 14 years eventually making Partner. In June 2014 he left this firm in order to open his own offices, Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates, LLC.
Jeremy Goldstein is a notable expert in executive compensation. His opinion is often sought by CEO’s, management teams, and compensation committees. This is particularly the case in thorny issues such as when one company merges or is acquired by another company which can have a profound impact on existing executive contracts.
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