Make appointment with two or three nursing home abuse lawyers in the list whom you think are able to appear for your case. Talk to them to find out their experience, communication skill and dedication to the job. Make sure that the person has a good knowledge about the nursing home abuse law of the particular state in which the abuse has happened. If you are satisfied with the qualifications and experience, you can ask for referrals. You can contact with these people and find out about the efficiency of the particular attorney in handling the abuse case. If you find the attorney the perfect person for your legal need you can make a contract with him to appear for the abuse case. Talk about the fees and the mode of payment of fees. It is better to select attorneys with experience and take moderate fees. Some of the attorneys will take the fee only after completing the case. You will have to provide the necessary details regarding the case. This will help the attorney to prove abuse by the caretakers in the nursing home very easily.