Aviation & Maritime Interview Questions

  • Do you have experience in aviation/maritime law?
    • How long have you done it and how many cases have you handled?
    • Are you a specialist?
    • Are you certified as a specialist?
    • Have you published anything in this specialty or taught or lectured in it?
  • Do you have experience with cases similar to mine?
    • How many?
    • How many in the last two years?
  • What law (federal or state) would apply in my case?
    • Do you have experience with cases involving this law?
    • If relevant, do you have experience working with Jones Act injuries?
  • Have you ever represented a shipping company , airline, or aviation manufacturer, and if so, what percentage of your practice involves that work?
  • What percentage of your practice involves representing people injured in aviation/maritime accidents?
  • What percentage of your aviation/maritime cases settle and what percentage go to trial?
    • What percentage of trials in these cases have you won?
    • What was your highest verdict?
  • Have you handled any landmark cases in the aviation/maritime field?
  • Who should we name as defendants in this case?
  • What legal theory should we use in this case?
  • How should evidence of the accident be preserved?