Joseph's practice and experience has been primarily focused on real estate and business law. After working as a social worker for 6 years, Joseph also has unique expertise in the areas of commercial dispute resolution and negotiation
Joseph holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Social Work as well as bachelors degrees in both Common and Civil Law from McGill University.
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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