Edward T. Lynch, Jr. is a 1967 graduate of Georgetown University. He holds both a Master in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut. He is admitted to practice in the Courts of Connecticut, several U.S. District Courts, several Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Claims Court, the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He resides in New Britain and has served as its Corporation Counsel. He was previously an Associate Professor of Law at Central Connecticut State University and he is an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. He held the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard in the position of Staff Judge Advocate.
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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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