Bruce A. Thomas has over 20 years of experience and has handled over 50 jury trials and hundreds of hearings before District Justices and Judges. He has also handled over one thousand divorce, custody and support matters. Mr. Thomas has represented clients at magistrate level; Court of Common Pleas; Superior Court; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
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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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