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As a tax attorney, James M. Sears brings his knowledge and skills to all areas of his practice. Attorney Sears ensures all of his clients are informed and receive thorough expert legal services, which is why Attorney James M. Sears...
What Mr. Sears loves most about the practice of law is both the written and oral advocacy....
I began representing children accused of breaking the law in order to ensure that they had a voice and were heard. Whatever the outcome in court, when children are given a voice and are heard, they begin to trust and feel respected and empowered. It is important to remember that "delinquents" are children, with undeveloped brains, and they and their families need to be shepherded through the court...
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