Mr. D'Emilio is a general practitioner and has practiced law in the areas of personal injury, real estate, commercial and business transactions, wills, trusts and probate and family law for over 27 years. He is a participating attorney in the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Legal Services Network. He is a volunteer in the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Military Assistance Network. He is a charter member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.
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:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: