The firms motto is "We handle the problems you thought you would never have," Medeiros & Associates mission is to ease clients fears of the legal system. What, to the average working citizen, may be an overwhelming problem, Mr. Medeiros says, when presented to his experienced legal staff, the situations many times are resolved with a telephone call. Greatly influenced by his upbringing as the first generation offspring of immigrant Portuguese parents, Massachusetts born, Donald M. Medeiros, has established his Victorville law firm, Medeiros & Associates, to be a guiding hand for the average citizen through the maze that sometimes is the American legal system. Donald Medeiros has based his legal philosophy on the precept that communication, mediation and education of the client can resolve the majority of legal concerns before commencing litigation. Mr. Medeiros is licensed both as a counselor at law and an attorney at law, His definition of a "counselor" is one who advises, informs and educates a client about the legal consequences of a problem, whereas a "attorney" is the person legally authorized to represent the client in court.