I was born and raised in West Hartford, CT. After graduating from Conard High School,... more
I was born and raised in West Hartford, CT. After graduating from Conard High School, I attended Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida on a soccer scholarship. At Flagler, I majored in Sport Management and double minored in Business and Pre-Law. Before attending California Western School of Law in San Diego, California, I was the Assistant General Manager of the Connecticut Wolves Profes... view profile
Attorney Cates is a former United States Marine. There he served as an M60 operator... more
Attorney Cates is a former United States Marine. There he served as an M60 operator in the 5th Marine Regiment and managed the substance abuse program for the Regiment. Attorney Cates attended the University Of Connecticut School Of Law. He is a graduate of San Diego State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies. Attorney Cates has tought as an adjunct in t... view profile
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.