Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Attorneys in Motion?

    Attorneys in Motion is an on-call company which provides special appearance attorneys to law firms when they are unable to appear at their scheduled court hearings.

  • Does Attorneys in Motion offer direct attorney representation?

    No, Attorneys in Motion does not offer its services to the public. Our services are only available to law firms and/or attorneys of record.

  • Is Attorneys in Motion a law firm?

    No, we are not a law firm. We are a special appearance attorney service firm staffed by paralegals, legal secretaries, and others with years of experience in law firm and court appearance scheduling.

  • How is Attorneys in Motion different from other special appearance companies?

    Aside from our quality service, we provide an extremely user friendly, easy to navigate website that grants you account access at any time, any place and on any device.

    One of our most useful assets is the appearance data storage feature that we have built into our secure server. For up to one year from the appearance date you will have access to all appearance information including communications between your law firm and appearance attorneys, document uploads, appearance results and any other full case details. After the one year storage time frame, all information is completely wiped and not retrievable by any other party.

  • How do I sign up with Attorneys in Motion?

    In order to sign up as either a Law Firm client or as a special appearance attorney, you can return to the home page and click on the “according” tab located in the center of the home page.

  • What about client confidentiality?

    Attorneys in Motion understands how critical it is to ensure all client information is completely confidential. For that reason we have ensured that we use the strongest security measures available.

  • What if I no longer wish to continue my services with Attorneys in Motion?

    In the event that you no longer wish to make appearances with our company, please send an email to info@attorneysinmotioninc.com, indicating that you would like your account disabled.

  • In order to sign up do I have to provide my credit card information?

    Yes. All appearance assignments must be paid for prior to the appearance time. This helps us to ensure that we are always able to provide reliable and consistent appearance attorneys to our clients. Once an appearance attorney accepts your hearing request, your credit card on file will be charged. If an appearance attorney accepts your assignment and your credit card information is not accurate then we cannot fulfill your request, and your appearance will not be covered. Therefore, it is crucial that you keep your credit card information current to ensure coverage of your appearance.

  • Once my account is set up how do I submit a request for an appearance assignment?

    Once you have signed up for an account, you can log in to your account by entering your username and password. After signing in you will automatically be taken to the “Schedule an Appearance” page. Once there, you can enter your case information and our team will begin processing your request.

  • How do I know if my appearance has been covered?

    As soon as appearance attorney has accepted your appearance assignment, you will receive an email notifying you that your appearance has been covered. Additionally, you can log into your account and click on the “Manage Appearance” tab – once you are on that page, you can view any appearance attorney information.

  • Can I request a specific Attorneys in Motion appearance attorney?

    Yes, you can request a specific attorney appear at your hearing. Please keep in mind that the requested attorney may not be available for your hearing. In that event, a different attorney from our qualified pool of appearance attorneys will appear in that attorney’s place.

  • What if I need to contact the appearance attorney?

    Communication is an integral aspect of attaining successful results. In order to avoid any miscommunications, Attorneys in Motion has implemented a unique and easy to use messaging system that allows you to communicate directly with your assigned appearance attorney and track your messages. If you need to contact your appearance attorney in an urgent situation then you may request the appearance attorney’s contact information by sending a message to us through your account.

  • How and when can I view my appearance results?

    Appearance attorneys are required to submit all results on the same day as the hearing, by midnight in the time zone where the appearance is located. Once the appearance attorney submits the results you will receive an email providing you with the results. Additionally, you can log into your account and click on the “View Results” tab in order to view the full result details and download any accompanying documents.

  • What if I need to cancel an appearance?

    In order to cancel an appearance, you will need to log into your account and go to the “Manage Appearance” page, where you can cancel the appearance.

  • How do I become an appearance attorney and begin accepting assignments?

    In order to join our team of appearance attorneys you must first sign up and submit your resume. Once your resume is approved you will receive an email granting you with account access. After that you will begin receiving email notifications with available appearances for the locations and areas of law that you have selected to appear for. You can also log onto your account and view a list of any available cases in your area.

  • When and how will I be paid for appearance that I covered?

    Payroll is processed every other Friday and is usually delivered the following Thursday or Friday, depending on USPS delivery times. In order update your mailing address you can log into your account and update any information under the “Manage Account” tab.

  • How do I contact the law firm or attorney of record?

    Communication is an integral aspect of attaining successful results. In order to avoid any miscommunications, Attorneys in Motion has implemented a unique messaging system that allows you to communicate directly with the law firm and track your messages. If you need to contact the law firm in an urgent situation then you may request the law firm’s contact information by sending a message directly to our team through your account.

  • How do I submit my appearance results?

    In order to submit your appearance results, simply log onto your account and click the “Submit Results” tab. Once you have navigated to the according page you will be able to provide complete appearance details for your appearance report and upload any necessary documents.

  • How long do I have to submit results?

    All appearance results are required to be submitted the same day as the hearing, by midnight same time zone as the appearance is located.

  • If I accepted an appearance assignment and cannot attend that hearing, what should I do?

    If you cannot attend the hearing you agreed to cover then you must log onto your account and cancel the appearance. All cancellations must be made prior to 24 business hours of the appearance. Any cancellations made within 24 business hours of the appearance are subject to the cancellation terms in your contract. Additionally, you will be subject to the terms set forth in your contract.

  • What if I miss an appearance and failed to notify Attorneys in Motion?

    In the event that you miss an appearance you are liable for any harm caused to the case. Details are listed in your appearance attorney contract.

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