James Kleinbaum Attorney At Law P.C. is a country settled practice with large city character. It is a statewide practice nestled within the Hudson Valley focusing in Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Rensselaer, and Albany counties. The office serves the needs of a variety of clientele in the areas of real estate, collection law, traffic infractions including speeding tickets and DWI/DWAI, and civil litigation.
Consider the following:
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?
Here are a few to get you started:
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