In matters involving investment fraud, or claims against stockbrokers for fraud, customers should consider hiring an investment fraud lawyer. It is important that you consult with qualified securities or investment fraud lawyer to determine which deadlines may apply to your particular claims. The determination for the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions that should not be based solely on advertisements or self proclaimed expertise in the area of investment fraud.
While no certification as a specialist or certification in any field of practice has been granted or approved by any state or the American Bar Association particularly in the areas of investment fraud, or securities fraud litigation, a attorneys inexperienced in this field is that they often don't know the law or how to handle cases involving investment fraud.
This is very common in recent years as with the advent of the Internet, many attorneys advertise investment fraud law. In many cases, investors with bonafide claims have not fared well due to a poor choice of lawyers.
All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. The limitation or concentration in any area of practice by any lawyer including the areas of investment fraud or stockbroker fraud does not however mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in that particular field of law, nor does it mean that the lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.
While the quality of legal services to be performed by us is greater than the quality of legal services to be performed by other lawyers, Before hiring an investment fraud lawyer, potential clients ought to investigate that lawyer.
In addition, any potential client ought to contact the local bar association where that lawyer is licensed to practice law and determine if the lawyer is in good standing, or if there have ever been any lawsuits or complaints against that lawyer for malpractice of the violation of the rules of professional conduct.