My practice was established in 1980 as a general practice of law.
I give good personal service through quality representation, thorough review and preparation.
In 2007, I handled a wrongful death, psychiatric and hospital medical malpractice and misconduct suit, which resulted in a $1,848,000 settlement.
Another of my cases involved a pedestrian struck by a car while crossing the street in a cross walk, resulting in a $300,000 settlement in 1988.
70 Washington Street
Salem MA 01970
Yes, for about one hour if the matter is ongoing.
Both, it depends on the case. If the matter is something where I can reasonably predict the time involved, I will use a fixed fee. The fee varies with the service provided.
$ 330 - $340
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
I enjoy the physical and intellectual challenge of court and trial work.
I am in favor of clients educating themselves on the law and doing as much work as possible on their own cases in order to save money, given the circumstances.
I am always glad to review documents prepared by my clients and I try to retain as much of my clients' wording and writing as possible in the circumstances.
I am willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves as long as it is done ethically. I have often written complaints on the behalf of my clients who represent themselves.
I worked for one year for Albert B. Cook. While in law school, I clerked for the New Hampshire Supreme Court for one semester and served as an intern prosecutor for one semester with the New Hampshire Hillsborough County District Attorney's office.
My prior volunteer work includes working as a social worker in the New Hampshire Probation Department.
I have a personable style and I work well with people. I am tenacious and will take the necessary time and do the necessary work to try to achieve a good result for my clients. I am straightforward and tell my clients an accurate view of their case. I am thorough in my work. I am a reasonable and fair person.Personal interests:
Snow skiing, sailing, hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, reading, writing fiction and philosophy, studying history.
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