What is an internet attorney?
An internet attorney is an attorney who focuses their legal practice on internet law related matters. Your typical internet attorney will in addition to their internet focus will have a pretty good handle on business and regulatory law, especially as they relate to the internet aspects of those two fields.
Factors to consider when selecting an internet attorney.
First off, you will want to find an internet attorney who primarily focuses on internet law and preferably one who has done so for quite some time. Internet attorneys who have been in the field for a while have knowledge of how the law has developed and in addressing your internet law needs can rely on their background knowledge to complete your internet legal work while factoring in how the relevant internet law has developed or is continuing to develop.
You will also have to figure out what kind of internet attorney you will need. Generally internet attorneys fall into one of two camps, transactional internet attorneys and internet attorney litigators. If your internet law issue is that you are being sued by or need to sue someone over an internet law matter, then you will or course need to go ahead and hire an internet attorney from the litigation camp to represent you in court. If you need documents drafted, a legal review of your website, or other non-court type legal help, chances are you need to hire a transactional internet attorney. Therefore one key step in selecting an internet attorney is determining what kind of internet attorney you need and then proceed accordingly.
You will also want to make sure you are selecting an internet attorney you and your business can build a long-term relationship with. That is to say, you could bargain hunt for the cheapest attorney at any given time to handle each of your internet law issues as they come up or you could build a relationship with one internet lawyer over time. It is of course usually better to build a relationship with one internet lawyer over time and benefit from both a beneficial business relationship and from that lawyers increased ability to handle your internet law needs. After all, over time your internet attorney will have gotten to know your business and how it works and will as a result be able to better represent or work on behalf of your business.
Need an internet attorney to help with your internet transactional law needs?
Internet lawyer Mike Young has been working in the field of internet transactional law and providing business with guidance on internet law matters since the mid-nineties. For help with your internet law and business protection needs contact Attorney Young and set up a telephone legal strategy session today.