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Posted by a Employment client,
Omar A. Lopez is a wonderful employment attorney. I highly recommend his services. I work for a large corporation and have been experiencing issues with a hostile work environment. I was considering terminating my position because of the stress. I found Mr. Lopez and his firm, The Lopez Firm through a friend referral. He met with me immediately and actually listened to me as I explained my situation. That was very special to me because I felt that he is very sincere. I worked with him as he guided me through my company's corporate handbook and helped me understand legal implications of my work environment. Through his guidance, I was able to complain the right way to the management team and human resources and corrective steps were put in place. I am very happy to say that the work environment did Change for the better and I remain a full time employee. I highly recommend Omar A. Lopez and The Lopez Firm
Posted by Monica, a Employment client,
I had been wrongfully denied unemployment benefits after being laid off from my full time employment in January 2012. I thought this was a simple misunderstanding and tried contacting the State Unemployment office on my own. No one that I spoke to at the unemployment office seemed to care about my situation and told me the only option I had was to appeal the decision. I appealed the decision on my own, again thinking this was a simple misunderstanding and a quick phone conversation with a competent decision-maker would clear things up. Mind you, this process takes several months. When I finally spoke to an appeals examiner on the phone, I found her to be rude, not willing to listen, and treated me like a prosecutor questioning a defendant. I had been made to feel like dirt for trying to claim my benefits after working full time for the last 20+ years without any previous unemployment claim. Eventually, the appeals examiner denied my claim based on her perversion of the facts. I decided to hire an attorney.
Omar's name came up while I was asking for referrals from my friends. My friends did not steer me wrong. Omar was very understanding, cool and calm. He exuded a quiet confidence that immediately put me at ease. He seemed to take my case personally but handled himself in a very professional manner at all times. He gathered the facts, assessed my situation, and gave me a realistic assessment of my chances of winning a 2nd appeal. I hired him on the spot and slept like a baby every night since. Although the process was tedious and took a ridiculous amount of time for someone who has no income (no fault of my attorney), I eventually won my appeal 12 months after I was initially laid off.
Omar is bright, compassionate, and professional. I would hire him again and I recommend him to all of my friends. I could not have asked for better representation. Of note, I wanted to give Omar a 5-star rating, but the website will not allow me to do so.
Posted by Lisa, a Employment client,
Mr. Omar Lopez is a knowledgable and insightful attorney. He is well versed in the law and is adept at finding just the right solution for a particular legal problem. He communicated with me in a timely manner, listened carefully to my questions and concerns, and counciled me through the legal process with great care. I recommend Mr. Omar Lopez to anyone looking for a smart, savvy attorney.
Posted by Giselle, a Employment client,
Omar Lopez has been our attorney for several years for various issues (employment, workers comp, and another legal issue). We found him very competent and professional. He always responded quickly to any questions we had. We would highly recommend him to anyone who is needing legal help.
Posted by Paloma, a Employment client,
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Lopez. through a mutual friend. I consulted with him about a dispute I had pending with my former employer that concerned a lay-off. I found Mr. Lopez to be very knowledgeable and was pleased with the ease in which he explained the law and legal process to me. I have a technical background, not a legal background, so it was refreshing to have someone take the time to explain my options and the law in detail.
Mr. Lopez aggressively moved the case to a resolution that I had never expected, and I am extremely grateful to him. I recommend him without hesitation to my closest friends and family.
Posted by Gina, a Employee Benefits client,
I can not begin to tell you about how incredible my experience with Mr. Lopez has been. I have dealt with a few attorneys in the past, but none of them made me feel as confident as I felt with Mr. Lopez. For those of you that have been laid off from a company that you gave your heart and soul to, you know first hand how despondent you can feel. You just want to sign what ever papers they give you, just to get over the shame of being terminated. I almost did that, in fact, however my friend told me about MR. Lopez and I gave him a call. He listened to me and my teary rants (its a veryt emotional time) and he told me all about my rights. I had given my employer 16 years of working my self to death and they were replaciong me with someone much younger. This was their way of saving money and halting pension plans. I was very happy at the way Mr. Lopez fought against them and helped me settle for an amount that let me keep my self respect and give me time to find another job. I highly recommend him and always tell my friends about my experience.