Matthew R. Schutz, Esq.
I provide efficient personalized service to my clients towards the end of favorable results. Communication oriented, experienced, and willing to fight when needed for you.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I like to talk with clients and a feel for both the client and the problem. Depending on your needs, I can work in person on on the web.
I speak in language that most people can understand. When I venture into lawyerese, I encourage people to stop me and ask questions. If you don’t understand what I am saying I am wasting both of our time.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
30+ years experience in the legal field. I have an undergraduate degree from Rutgers and my law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.
Continuing legal education in a variety of areas.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.
Depending on circumstance, I can quote fees on an hourly, fixed or contingent basis. Part of it depends on the nature of the service you need.
There is never a one fee fits all approach.
How did you get started in this business?
i have had an interest in being an attorney since I was a child. I was the rebel. All my father’s family were physicians. 😊 On a serious note, I am attracted to analysis and problem solving.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I am easy to work with. I can get along with most people. My clients have run the gamit of personality types.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
My granddaughters’ third and sixth birthday parties. They are such a joy.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?
Always talk to your prospective lawyer, get a feel for how hard or easy he is to work with? Is he knowlegable in resolving your problem? Can he explain things to you?
What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?
The facts one circumstances that led up to the issue we are going to work on and what is your goal.
Once we know that, we can tailor a solution to fit your needs.