Jose H. Garcia is a Shareholder/Attorney at Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, P.A. His primary fields of practice are Community Association Law and Commercial and Real Estate Transactions/Litigation. Mr. Garcia received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, from St. Thomas University in Miami, FL (2007). He received his Juris Doctorate from Florida International University College of Law in Miami, FL (2011).
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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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