Mr. Aggarwal graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where he earned his A.B., cum laude, in Political Science and International Studies as well as his Juris Doctorate. As a law student, Mr. Aggarwal co-authored a memorandum to the Office of the Prosecutor for the United Nations-established Special Court for Sierra Leone on the certified question of whether the Court could constitutionally issue an extraterritorial subpoena to a non-resident witness to testify before the Court.
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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?
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