Kevin S. Kaufman – West Virginia Car Accident Attorney

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 04-29-2011

Kevin S. Kaufman is a 1977 graduate of Bridgeport High School, where he received a National Merit Scholarship, a Consolidated Natural Gas Company full scholarship, and a West Virginia Achievement scholarship.

Mr. Kaufman completed his education at West Virginia University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, an MBA, and his law degree.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Kaufman accepted a position with Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation. Shortly thereafter, he was selected to work within the law department of the newly formed production branch, known as Columbia Natural Resources.

In 1987, Mr. Kaufman left the Columbia system to form the Charleston law firm, Pierson & Kaufman. Mr. Kaufman remained a partner in that firm and in the successor firm of Pierson, Kaufman & Stowers, until 1992.

In 1992, Mr. Kaufman, an experienced West Virginia auto accident attorney, returned home to North Central West Virginia and established The Law Offices of Kevin S. Kaufman, which ultimately became Kaufman & McPherson, PLLC.



Richard J. (Rick) Gregorek – Washington Attorney & Counselor at Law

Filed Under (Populaws, Washington) by Editor on 04-25-2011

Seattle Attorney Rick GregorekRichard J. (Rick) Gregorek is a Kirkland-based attorney who represents clients in Bellevue, Seattle and throughout the state of Washington. His primary practice areas include: Estate planning, wealth planning, real estate, elder law, business law, family law and tax matters. Mr. Gregorek is featured weekly on live broadcast as the host of the Northwest Legal Compass AM 1150 KKNW Alternative Talk Radio every Friday at 12pm. He is also a frequent lecturer and speaker on legal topics for professional groups as well as the public.

The Seattle lawyer is licensed in the following jurisdictions: Washington State Bar Association (WSBA), Oregon State Bar Association (OSB) and the American State Bar Association (ABA). He also holds an insurance license for long term care and NASD Series 6, 63 and 65 securities licensing.

“I enjoy assisting my clients to achieve their goals and realize their dreams. As a lawyer I have to deal with an array of difficult, sad and troubling issues that impact people’s lives emotionally and financially. I strive to be understanding and compassionate in all matters.” – Attorney Richard J. Gregorek

Education:

  • Seattle University School of Law (formerly the University of Puget Sound School of Law) – Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Executive Management Claremont Graduate University, the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School Management – Master of the Arts (M.A.)
  • Whittier College – Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • California State University, Fullerton – Bachelor of the Arts, Operations Management (B.A.)

The Seattle attorneys of Gregorek & Associates PLLC are located at 3450 Carillon Point, Kirklank, WA 98033-7317.


What makes a good accident lawyer

Filed Under (Oregon, Populaws) by Editor on 04-07-2011

You have had an accident – maybe a truck accident or maybe a dog bite – and you are hurt and nervous. It wasn’t your wrongdoing, but you are paying the price, both economically and mentally. How are you going to pay your medical costs? Most likely you are out of work and nervous about how you are planning to sustain your family. The bills continue to accumulate whether you can work or not. You need to choose someone who can help you handle the legal system. Obviously you need a good Oregon personal injury attorney to help you get the reimbursement you warrant.

It is vital that you locate a  with whom you feel secure, one who you feel you can have confidence in. It is not sufficient just to follow someone else’s recommendation, regardless of how good the attorney’s standing may be. You will need an lawyer who can put you at ease if you’re going to be able to communicate your desires and problems.

The second step is to ensure that the law firm you are considering is effective enough to handle your case. Though all lawyers have to pass the Bar Exam, they are not all equally skilled.

Ask your prospective lawyer about the schedule for your scenario. See if he or she are ready to go to court with your case. The last thing the insurance company wants is an pricey court case. An lawyer who is aggressively pursuing your interests will be more likely to achieve a fair settlement from the insurance company.

Be vigorous in observing your lawsuit and your attorney’s actions. Don’t be scared to ask questions if you are not sure exactly what is happening. Your Oregon personal injury attorney has a responsibility to explain