New York, NY asked in Consumer Law for New York

Q: What's the best way to find an attorney who has already sued the same defendant in the past in Federal Court?

I would like to find attorneys who already had cases involving the same company I have a case against...

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Anthony J. Pietrafesa
Anthony J. Pietrafesa
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Albany , NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: PACER, the federal government case file, can give you that info at teh rate of 8 cents a page. You would do a search of cases involving the defendant in your district, then go to each one to see who the attorney was.

HOwever, if it is a bank, junk debt buyer or collection/agency/firm, I'd look to the National Association of COnsumer Advocates, a legal group of plaintiff's attorneys, to see if a qualified member is on your area.

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