If you are looking for an attorney, there are many resources available to help you do this. Depending on what you already know about your situation and the kind of legal help you need, what is the best way for you to look for an attorney is likely different to what is the best way for another person to do this.
The following are resources and methods that people before you have used to successfully find excellent attorneys that were particularly well suited to their legal needs.
The internet and search engines are likely to be an integral part of your search for a good attorney in your area. You will likely use it from the very beginning of your search to help you determine what kind of attorney is best for your needs and who they are in your area; to doing research on potential attorneys that may include reviews from previous clients, rating by clients, peer and other professional groups; to their educational backgrounds; to their track records of success; and other information that is important to you.
Many state and local bar associations provide online services to locate license, and administrative and disciplinary actions, information. Many of them can help over the telephone as well.
There are other resources out there that may be helpful to you. These include but are not limited to libraries, legal aid groups, online directories, phone books, professional journals and magazines.