A member of the Pennsylvania Bar since 2000 and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania since 2003, Greg has litigated a wide array of legal matters. He is also a certified Mediator. Mr. Francis has handled over a hundred Protection From Abuse matters (PFA’s), custody matters, divorce and support matters. He has also argued before many appellate courts including the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Mr. Francis also has extensive political experience. Mr. Francis served as campaign manager to former U.S. Congressman Jim Gerlach. He later continued on as the Congressman's District Representative/Press Assistant. He concentrates his legal practice on Criminal, Family and Appellate Law.
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:
It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can: