David M. Irvine was born in Buena Vista, Va. He focuses his practice on professional malpractice, personal injury, defamation, and commercial litigation. David has litigated in courts throughout Virginia and tried multiple cases to verdict. David received his B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science and Religion from Wake Forest University in 2004, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2007.
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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