Attorney Nicholas Pahuta is originally from Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. He graduated from Lehigh University in 2009, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English and History.
Nicholas is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. At Pitt Law, Nicholas worked as a teaching assistant for both the school's legal writing and Masters in the study of Law (MSL) programs.
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: