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BEWARE! I went to him to help me with a volatile divorce/custody case between my girlfriend and her ex. He took my money and did nothing that he promised. During the period of his "services" he did not accept phone calls nor return phone calls for nearly three months as urgent emails and phone calls asking for response were ignored. His primary means of communication was almost exclusively through text messages. To my experience and in my opinion, his behavior is completely unprofessional and adolescent.
Just a sampling of what I had to endure for three months after retaining Mr. Mccabe:
- Despite urgent pleadings with him over the course of three months he did not file a single motion as he was directed.
- He provided no accounting of time nor expense.
- He provided no accounting of communications with opposing counsel.
- He did not answer phone calls.
- He did not return phone calls.
- Despite numberous requests to schedule weekly status updates, no effort was ever made in this regard. He never scheduled a single status meeting and never provided requested details
- He repeatedly made promises to take specific actions in a specific timeframe and did nothing that he promised.
- MOST ALARMINGLY, he took absolutely no action when he was alerted to a situation where the health and safety of a minor child was at risk. This resulted in a 15 year old girl being left home without proper adult supervision for a week while her father went on a booze cruise with his girlfriend. His callous disregard for the mothers concerns in this situation caused actual physical symptioms in the childs mother .
I have months of text messages verifying what i am saying. This is my opinion and reflects my accounting of the services, or more accurately, the lack of services provided by Mr. Mccabe.
I live out of state, but have known Atty McCabe a long time. Recently, my wife reached out to Atty McCabe about a legal situation we found ourselves in and she didn't know where to turn. Luckily a mutual friend put her in touch and Atty McCabe did a considerable amount of research, networking, etc, and put us in touch with a fellow attorney locally, but only after calling to interview the attorney himself. Even though Atty McCabe can not represent me due to locale, he has checked up on us and the case every few weeks and has offered any assistance he can lend.
Technically, Tom McCabe has not represented me directly in a legal action, but I felt compelled to write a review. How many attorneys would research other attorney and specifics about cases- for FREE, counsel my wife and I, and although knowing he has put us in good hands, continued to follow the case for no other reason other than he cares? Any attorney you choose will technically be qualified, but not all will show that you matter and that they really care. When going through a very challenging and scary time of your life, wouldn't you like someone who is not only very intelligent and capable, but one that truly cares for you and takes a personal interest in you and your case? To you, the case could feel like it's your life. To attorneys, it's another job and one of dozens of cases they're probably working on. If you want someone who's not only qualified, but someone who will take a personal interest in you and add that "personal touch", I HIGHLY recommend you consider Attorney Tom McCabe. You won't be disappointed.
Attorney McCabe has exceeded all my expectations. He is not only professional and extremely knowledgeable, he cares about his clients and their needs. I have never met an attorney like him. I guarantee he will not only get the job done but will go above and beyond in his job responsibilities. Highly recommended, the best I have worked with!
I desperately needed some legal advice about my security deposit and an ex landlord harassing us...after leaving my questions on AVVO this attorney Thomas E. Mccabe, replied immediately ..he also took the time to call us in our stressful time of need to reassure us that he'd take care of everything he was so friendly, funny, very polite, so professional so concerned with how we felt, was so quick to explain slowly and listened to every single word finally giving us the best results.Wish every attorney could learn a thing or two from Thomas he gets 1,000 GOLD stars!
Thank You so much attorney Thomas!
God bless You!
-From the Perez family!
Attorney McCabe is a highly intelligent attorney as well as an individual. I was looking for an attorney who was well educated, compassionate, but someone who was a shark in the court room. Attorney McCabe has all those qualities, but more important to me, is that he is a good human being. I know that he has my best interest in mind. I do not feel like just another source of income.
He constantly sees a positive outlook in every situation that I have contacted him for. I am currently involved in a custody matter which limits me from going into details of how Attorney McCabe works, but I can tell you that I am not at a loss.
Attorney McCabe responds quickly to emails, telephone calls and any other form of communication that was used. I have never felt that my concerns were too petty or r too insignificant for him to respond to. He has made this process much easier and less painful than the previous attorney had. I would recommend Attorney McCabe for any legal matter, but especially Family Law and Divorce.
Tom has been an asset both, personally, and professionally. Tom's legal advice has been essential in my future planning. He is well respected among his peers, and among community, widely known as a man of integrity, sobriety, morality, and many charitable causes! Yes I do recommend Tom McCabe! R. Marks
If there was an option for 10 stars, Attorney McCabe would get them from me all categories. I reached out in April on AVVO for legal advice relating to my ex-husbands habitual, malicious and contemptuous behaviors that had become unmanageable both emotionally and financially for me. Attorney McCabe responded the very day I sought assistance. He immediately provided some useful suggestions and assured me that the problems I was dealing with could be resolved. He suggested we meet at a location convenient for me and free of charge, carefully reviewed the details of my case - he did not rush me and was intent on hearing every complaint I had (there were a lot and he was so patient and kind, even had a great sense of humor and provided some levity!) He was willing to work with me on payments as he understood the financial strain I was facing due to a recent accident. I hired him that day sensing he was a kind, honest, ethical and truly caring man. He did not ask for a retainer but instead went to the clerk's office at the court house, filed an appearance on my behalf, returned to his office and began drafting motions. He stayed in communication with me throughout the process and allowed me to assist in drafting and editing the motions before filing them. He has a great way with words and the motions he filed on my behalf were beautifully written, capturing every aspect of the issues at hand. Today was our day in court - I was nervous, anticipating more of the run around I have experienced since getting divorced more than two years ago. But my nerves were quickly calmed when Attorney McCabe appeared, calm and clearly prepared. He assured me again that he would not let me down, and he didn't. He dealt professionally but firmly with my ex, keeping everyone calm in the process. He was able to resolve the recent matters 100% to my satisfaction and I left court this afternoon with a victory. The work Attorney McCade did and the wording he used in the motions that are now Court Orders have served to (hopefully) prevent further mayhem by my ex and I am finally feeling that I am on a path to happiness and freedom. Knowing my ex husband, this is not the end, but with Attorney McCabe at my side, future legal matters seem less daunting. I would recommend him to anyone needing good, honest and fair legal advice. He is a great attorney, but probably more importantly, he is a great man. Thanks Attorney McCabe!
I was at a total loss and had no idea what I was going to do. I posted a question on Avvo and honestly figured it would lead to yet another dead end. Much to my surprise Atty. Mccabe not only answered that very day..... BUT he has been the best thing that has happened for me in years!!!! Atty. Mccabe answered all my questions, we spoke on the phone and via email several times and I was not charged for any of his time or advice. I have retained Atty. Mccabe to help me through this ordeal. I felt confident from the very first time I spoke with him. He is very knowledgeable, kind, and understanding. He answers every phone call and email on the day I send or call him. Atty Mccabe has worked with me on his fees!!! which is a big concern of mine as I had been out of work for nearly a year. The truth is I slept through the night for the first time in months after the very first time we talked, as he was so kind and reasured me that this situation can and will be resolved. I am happy I found Avvo and posted my question..... BUT
Honestly and at the risk of sounding a bit dorkey I feel as though I have been sent an Angel from above! I would recomend Atty. Mccabe to everyone, he really cares, he is kind, funny, down to earth, and really wants to help. I have the utmost respect and trust in him and the work he is doing for me. I can't Thank him enough!
I was having a difficult time with my ex husband, and felt like I was going in circles with the courts. Mr. McCabe was so helpful and attentive to me and my case. Since the moment Mr. McCabe started working on my case, he kept me well informed. Whether it was by phone or email, he made sure I knew exactly what was going on, what my options were, and advised me the best route to take. Since Tom McCabe has handled my case, dealing with my ex husband is easier than it's been in 9 years. I am very appreciative for all his hard work. To this day, if I have any questions, he is always there to answer them. If you are looking for an attorney who is experienced, very knowledgable, and will give you the personal attention we all feel we need; then I would definitely recommend Mr. Tom McCabe, and will absolutely be using him myself again, knowing my ex husband I'm sure I'll need to.