Most often people only start looking for lawyers when disaster has already struck, stress levels are highest, and they are in neither the emotional state nor the right frame of mind to choose a lawyer that will be the best fit for them and their legal needs. When people are panicked they make rash choices, or foolishly follow the advice of well-meaning family or friends who have no business giving this kind of advice.
But the client pool is also made up of people who are sophisticated, smart, and who plan ahead. It is said in business that a relationship with an attorney is like a marriage: it takes time to develop. If you are hoping for these kinds of clients, here are a list of qualities you might want to cultivate because these are the first five qualities savvy clients looks for in a lawyer.