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Mike and his staff were incredibly responsive and knowledgeable. It was a pleasure to work with them. I would not hesitate for one second to recommend his services to any potential client.
I have dealt with many lawyers before , few are Like Michael , Michael is great lawyer and he gives great advice. During , the free consultation , he was direct and he was honest . He told me what to expect and what not to expect from him, He did not beat around the bush. I called him for help me in real estate sales agreement , he was knowledgeable.
I will definitely come back to him for any real estate matters.
I would highly recommend Michael Werner. Scheduled a "phone appointment" and called me exactly when promised. Was very knowledgeable and provided information that I would never even think of.
Good knowledge of the process and the available options. Succinct, proficient, honest. Made great use of my time/$s as client to achieve best outcome for me.
I received a letter from Mr. Werner shortly after getting a reassessment letter from Pine School board on our property taxes. Mr Werner represented us at the hearing and shot down some of the comps that the township brought. The final ruling was no increase in our taxes!
Michael Ian Werner came highly recommended and, having just moved to PA, we were eager to engage a knowledgeable attorney. He proved to be exactly that. He told us which of our documents would survive in PA and which needed to be drawn anew. We liked that he was honest and didn't say that all of our documents needed to be replaced.
Michael is an excellent attorney with a specific expertise in property assessment law. He is knowledgeable about the process in general and experienced with the various details of property assessment law. He successfully and efficiently assisted us to resolve our case.
I contacted several attorneys to represent me when I received notice the local school district had filed an Assessment Appeal on my property. Three attorneys refused to take the case, telling me they couldn't win, and two attorneys never returned my calls. I represented myself at the initial hearing where I presented relevant information along with several tables disputing the suggested property value increase. Three months later I received notice I had lost and consequently my fixed rate mortgage increased $300.00 per month, due to the escrow portion of the payment. A neighbor used Mr. Werner for his property tax issue and was pleased with the outcome. I called Mr. Werner and found him to be knowlegable and professional. He agreed to take my case and negotiated a property value I am very pleased with. I wish I had received his name prior to my initial hearing. I am very grateful to Mr. Werner and thrilled with the outcome. Seriously, three attorneys turned me down because they didn't believe they could win the case---but Mr. Werner did win the case! That says a lot.
We hired Michael to represent us at the school-district-initiated appeal of our property assessment. He was able to keep the damage much lower than we could have on our own; the SD was prepared to argue that our property is worth significantly more than we'd recently purchased it for. Michael capped the damages at a reassessment value equal to purchase price. Then, in a board of viewers appeal, managed to get it further reduced by another 12%. Our assessment value is still much higher than our neighbors with similar homes, but that is a flaw in Allegheny County's property assessments system that punishes anyone that moves. I'd hire Michael again if I were to face another SD-initiated appeal.
Michael Werner lives up to his reputation as a class act and true professional. His skills and expertise are not only outstanding but rare. I would recommend Michael Werner to both my family and friends.