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I hired attorney Donaldson to deal with my case. He asked me to pay a representation fee, and after that, he had never showed up to court to represent me. It's rather that the other attorneys in his company kept on taking turns to show up in court to represent me. After having paid him a big chunk of money (around several thousand dollars), I feel extremely disappointed that he never even answered my phone calls, responded to my emails, or even cared to discuss my case with me, except after the initial consultation. When I tried to contact his office, his staff kept on telling me that he is either busy or out of the office.
Mr. Donaldson has handled many cases for me over the last four years. He has given my family and I guidance during times that called for legal action. I have hired Robert Donaldson for many different reasons, some of which include, traffic court, an assault case, a drug case, and illegal possession of a firearm. In every circumstance Mr. Donaldson kept me informed and knowledgeable about the possible outcomes. Overall, I would say Mr. Donaldson's rates are affordable and he is a very effective lawyer.
I contacted Mr Donaldson's office in regard to a criminal matter involving a family member. Mr Donaldson immediately responded to my query. He assumed the case, reviewed all the details and his expertise in the area of concern made a huge impact on the resulting outcome. Everything with regard to preliminary hearings, court dates and final trial issues were handled smoothly and professionally. I would HIGHLY recommend Mr Donaldson for any and all legal issues that you may need as he is well known and highly regarded in the local community.
Several things impress me in Attorney Donaldson's handling of my cases. His attention to detail and courtroom prep are stunning. He explains what details must be dealt with in order to make (or argue against) a case - and I appreciated that he took the time to present me with a short-course in law, understanding that my emotions won't win cases - facts will. He appears to have an ability to put himself in the jury box/judge's chair and find a point of law, or occasionally illustrate with visual aids, and plant an unforgettable seed that works for the client. It's said "only an attorney wins" in litigation, but I disagree. He forms a winning team that involves his staff and, especially, me.
While handling an emergency with my work, I was pulled over for a traffic violation. I depend heavily upon a good driving record for my work. Robert intervened and my case resulted in no points on my license. While I was initially very upset, he was able to calm me and showed me the upmost respect. The case was handled efficiently and information that I did not understand was defined very well. I am well pleased with the results and wholeheartedly recommend this attorney.
Attorney Donaldson is very reliable and always there to answer and explain any issues you are experiencing night or day. Explains every detail and steps that you will bring going thru in your case.
Highly recommend this attorney for any and all traffic citation issues. He assisted my son with a last-minute hearing & we were so pleased with the results