Joseph W. McDermott has been a senior associate with Frisoli Associates, P.C. since 1981. Mr. McDermott graduated with an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Suffolk University in 1977 and went on to earn his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1981. Over the course of his career Mr. McDermott has represented numerous lenders in various types of commercial litigation, foreclosures, bankruptcies, collection, family law and divorce, language and repossession matters. He has also conducted thousands of residential and commercial real estate transactions representing both buyers and sellers. He has represented home and business owners in condominium conversions and in matters before local Zoning Boards of Appeals.Read less
J.D.Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1977
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?