You can start with friends and families. Ask everyone about an attorney and make a list of all the options you receive. Those who have been to this path before will be your best guide. Make sure all the suggested lawyers are divorce lawyers, if not, shortlist them as you do not need them. You can also ask these lawyers for referrals.
You should also visit your state bars associations and seek their help,
You should make a list of all your problems that you want to sort out along with your divorce decree and list down your preferences for a lawyer. You should ask yourself what type of lawyer you need, male or female, flat fee or hourly fee and aged or a young one.
There are some lawyers who offer initial consultations free of cost, you must pay them a visit and discuss your case with them. This will give you a good idea about the lawyer’s fee and their way of work.
While visiting your shortlisted lawyers, you should ask them about how many cases they handled in the past and discuss your other concerns with them.
Finalise the lawyer which suits you best and discuss every detail of your case with him/her.