Choose your lawyers wisely! Here are some questions you should always ask:
your lawyers consider the courtroom their second home?
Have they had numerous trials in both state and federal
courts? Have they
conducted hundreds of depositions and argued hundreds of
your lawyers argued appeals in a variety of state and federal
appellate courts, including the Illinois Fifth District and
the federal Seventh and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals?
● Have your lawyers successfully sued some of the
largest corporations in America?
Have they been involved in some of the nation’s
largest mass torts and class actions?
your lawyers achieved millions of dollars in settlements for
their clients in personal injury cases?
Do your lawyers have a policy of never, ever working
for an insurance company?
● Do your lawyers publish articles for other
lawyers in publications like the Illinois Bar Journal?
Do your lawyers publish articles to help consumers
understand the law in publications like the Chicago Tribune
and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch?
● Did your lawyers graduate magna cum laude from
their law schools,
achieving the highest class grades in subjects such as
evidence, contracts, and property?
● Are your lawyers members of AAJ—the American
Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of
● Do your
lawyers have the experience to frequently
litigate against some of the country's largest defense firms?
If this is type of lawyer you are looking
for, we're the lawyers for you.
There’s something else we want you to know.
At Schaeffer & Lamere, we have the experience that
matters, but we also pride ourselves on our “small town”
feel. If we take your
case, we'll work on it personally. You’ll
meet us face to face. You’re
more than just a number to us.
Follow this link to learn more about
Evan Schaeffer, Andrea
Lamere, their notable settlements
or their published court opinions. You
can also read about press
coverage of the firm. Then call us about any legal matter at (618) 467-8200
or toll free at (888) 783-9679. We never charge for an
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