I was born and raised in Central New York and started out as a high school teacher of French, English and Art. I attended Syracuse University College of Law and was admitted to... more
I was born and raised in Central New York and started out as a high school teacher of French, English and Art. I attended Syracuse University College of Law and was admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts in 1992, and the District of Columbia in 1993. I am also admitted to the Federal Bar in each of these jurisdictions. I was admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court in 1997.... 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.