For this week’s “Ask a Self-Defense Attorney” video, former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney Tom Grieve discusses what questions you should be asking in your search for an attorney. There are many options when it comes to representation in your self-defense case. Knowing the right questions to ask may be the key to making sure you have the best during the difficult and sometimes lengthy aftermath of a self-defense shooting.

What Should I Ask an Attorney I Am Thinking About Hiring for My Self-Defense Case?

In this week’s video, Tom provides you with the top three questions that you need to ask when considering a criminal defense attorney for a case involving the use of your gun in self-defense.

These questions range from “What is your experience in this area?” to specifics about your case. There are many questions that you should ask a criminal defense attorney before allowing him or her to represent you. This video will reveal the top three.

If you are a USCCA Member, use our USCCA Attorney Network to ease your anxiety about finding the right attorney. You have the freedom to choose your own criminal defense attorney. Or you can use our nationwide network of pro-Second-Amendment attorneys with experience in self-defense cases. You also have access to the USCCA Critical Response Team, which should be your first call after 911. They will be there for you in the aftermath of any self-defense incident.

About Tom Grieve, Grieve Law

Attorney Tom Grieve is one of the most respected criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin. A highly awarded former prosecutor, he started Grieve Law, LLC, which is one of the top criminal defense firms in the state. He developed a nuanced knowledge of Wisconsin firearms law. Tom has also received his certification as a firearms instructor and participates as a speaker and panelist with the USCCA for live broadcasts, national expos and training videos. He has even served as a speaker and analyst on numerous TV and radio stations as well as college and law school campuses.


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