After graduating from St. Albans High School in 1994, Tom attended both Marshall University and West Virginia University . He received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Marshall University in 1998 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from West Virginia University in 2001.
Tom is currently licensed to actively practice in the following Courts:
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:
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