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Simply put, he is the best lawyer State College has to offer. Once you hire Lance Marshall, you will realize that this man was legitimately born to go to trial and he ultimately wins his trials.
In a county where there are corrupt district attorneys trying to prove not just the defendant guilty, but also the client that THEY are supposed to represent on behalf of the Commonwealth, Lance Marshall cuts through all of their facetious, manipulative tactics and does so with a calm, soft-spoken, and confident attitude.
Recently, Lance Marshall picked my jury for a trial. I was innocent, and wanted to prove such, so I refused to take a crap deal from the district attorneys, who are so desperate to get a conviction at this particular time in order to cover up the bad press they've been getting. Because he is such an excellent judge of character, the jury rightfully found me not guilty of my accused crime. He genuinely believed I was innocent and the jury saw that. He used the definition of the law I was accused of breaking to tell the jury there was simply no way they could find me guilty, whereas the district attorneys used guilt tripping and "statistical" information to try and persuade the jury. It became clear to the jury that the district attorneys were suggesting I was guilty until proven innocent. The district attorneys bashed my fiancé, the person who they were supposed to "represent," trying to convict her of things also. That didn't fly with the jury. Lance Marshall was able to pick people who he thought were competent and productive members of society to prove my innocence, and he succeeded. Lance Marshall is smart and knows the law well and does not have to rely on intimidation tactics to get what he wants. He does not have to bully people to scare them into believing him. He simply states facts, uses logic, and exercises his vast knowledge of the law to his advantage.
This is not the first time I hired Lance Marshall. He has seen me through my darkest days of life and has made sure that I got what I needed in order to not ruin the rest of my life because I made a few bad decisions. Each time was a complete success.
If you want a lawyer who will get back to you in a prompt manner, hire Lance Marshall. If you want a lawyer who will go up and over the top to represent you, hire Lance Marshall. If you want a lawyer who will take time out of his busy day to sit you down in his office and go over the details of your case, hire Lance Marshall. If something changes in your case, or new information arises, he will call you and let you know so that you are just as informed as he is. There is no such thing as "leaving you in the dark," as many lawyers love to do. His motto is "I am not representing clients, I am re-presenting clients." Think about that statement.
He sincerely loves what he does, and his passion for his career shows in his quality of work. Sure, you will pay a little extra money, but the saying goes, "You get what you pay for." Every dollar spent on Lance Marshall's representation is worth it. He is competent, friendly, and punctual: three things a client needs in a lawyer when they're in a rut. The district attorney's office legitimately fears him in trials, and rightfully so.
Again, I repeat, simply the best lawyer in State College. Call him up. You will be so very thankful that you did.
Lance was always available to answer any question I had and was very quick to respond to both emails and phone calls. He cares about your case and makes sure that you are represented to the fullest extent. I would highly recommend Mr. Marshall!
AS A 77 YEAR OLD I HAVE HAD DEALINGS WITH MANY ATTORNEYS IN MY BUSINESS AND PERSONAL LIFETIME. AFTER OUR FIRST MEETING I WAS VERY SURE THAT THIS IS A MAN THAT COULD HELP IN ANY PROBLEMS I MAY HAVE NOW AND IN THE FUTURE
I switched lawyers to Lance Marshall after I was dissatisfied with my previous lawyer during my divorce case. I switched because I heard Lance could really help me and he did. He did exactly what I thought a lawyer should do. We discussed fees and I signed a fee agreement. He gave me details on when and how he worked on my case. He answered all of my phone calls and always seemed to have a good answer.
My old lawyer never seemed to have time for me, but Lance always made time for me. He listened to my concerns when it came to my children and always addressed those concerns professionally. I also listened to his advice when it came to financial matters and I am satisfied that I did. I would tell anyone to use Lance Marshall.
Absolutely would recommend Mr. Marshall. He got me an excellent result for me and it's only because he worked hard and persisted in pressuring the District Attorney. He always told me 'facts decide cases' and I thought I had good facts. I can only presume that the people who were disappointed with Mr. Marshall had bad facts. It was my observation that both the District Attorney and the Judge respected Mr. Marshall.
I was very disappointed with Mr. Marshall. We took my case to trial, where he made a fool of himself and myself in the courtroom. It was made obvious during our trial that he never evenread the cops report of what happened, and then chose to appear in Clearfield for court on my sentencing day without even calling or rescheduling or returning our phone calls. He left me in court by myself with no idea what was going on. After paying him, the least he could do is show up to a court date! Or return a phone call. if you want fair representation for your case, Lance Marshall is NOT who you want to hire!!!
I retained Mr. Marshall in a custody case. He disclosed personal information to the opposing attorney that falls under client - attorney privilege. Mr. Marshall also negotiated his own agenda with the other attorney without discussing it with me and he did not listen to my proposal and request (his clients needs). Before I hired him I gave him copies of everything that happened from the time I started to pursue custody of my son including the current custody order and explained that we already had the custody hearing but I was unhapply with the current custody order. After he went to the first conference he stated "Why didn't you tell me you already had a custody hearing? That changes everything!" I did tell him several times and he had all the paperwork. All he had to do was read it. Very Disappointing! :(
Lance represented my son at Penn State when he was charged with a crime. Lance met with us, told us what was going to happen and everything he told us would happen, actually did happen. I was glad we hired Lance Marshall and I have no problem recommending him to anyone.
Lance did a very good job keeping me informed of what was going on in my case. He told me he would return my phone calls and e-mails within 24 hours and he did that. He also knew my case very well.