Mr. Breen has extensive litigation and trial experience aggressively handling and winning a broad range of cases. He has dedicated his trial practice to serving a wide variety of clients and handles cases involving damages to people and businesses, including catastrophic accidents and injuries; class actions; defective products and drugs; medical and other professional malpractice; insurance company bad faith; officer/director, shareholder and corporate liability; contract, commercial and employment disputes; real estate and real property disputes, including easement, boundary and adverse possession issues; technology related disputes including trade secrets and covenants not to compete; construction litigation; transportation and trucking litigation; toxic tort and environmental suits; media law and defamation; and litigation involving governmental entities. He served as an attorney for an appellate court and now handles appeals in private practice. Mr. Breen is also a licensed mediator.
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?
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