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After many years trying to find a lawyer who could possibly handel my family's case, I found Debra G Speyer. I found a person who responded in a fashion that you don't see anymore in today's society. Honesty and respect is the utmost importance when your looking for a lawyer to represent you. I searched for years and I must say she stands out from all the rest and I would highly recommend her. Her knowledge and accomplishments are outstanding and I would recommend her to everyone.
My efforts to move my mother out of a long-term care facility were stymied by complicated sibling dynamics and nursing home red tape. I retained Debra Speyer's services. She was knowledgeable, personable, and above all, effective. I was completely satisfied. Most importantly, I was able to bring my mother home with me and make all the arrangements she needs to be comfortable, happy, and healthy.
One of the most amazing lawyers of our time, a precise law machine dedicated to her clients. Miss Speyer is the five star of her profession. Whatever your needs in legal matters, she is the top echelon for productivity. And very reasonable fees.
I contacted Ms. Speyer, the designated court appointed guardian for a relative who resides in a long term care facility. She is a consummate professional, who is both knowledgeable and compassionate. I appreciate her prompt responsiveness, as well as her candor. I highly recommend her services to any one in need of legal counsel.
Excellent attorney who actually takes the time to listen!! Had a million questions and she answered each one while providing excellent representation. Going though alot of rough times with an elderly parent and she definitely had the answers.
Debra Speyer represented me in a complicated case involving securities fraud. She was at all times steadfast in her determination to seek justice while simultaneously neither hanging crepe nor promising the moon. Her ability to offer a realistic appraisal to me of the status of the case, from our intitial meetingt through fact finding, decision making and ultimate presentation of the case in arbitration at all times was pursued in a way that not only expertly guided us thru the "tactical battlefield" but simultaneously, when necessary provided emotional support and understanding at a depth rarely encountered in my dealings with the vast majority of attorneys.
Ultimately we achieved what, given the nature of the process, was a realistic victory. Along the way, as a bonus, Debra provided a steady beacon of wisdom that I continue to reflect on, even though the case is over.
I have known Ms. Speyer for 15 years. She has helped me in my time of need. She got results for me that no one was able to after waiting three years.
Was very honest with me. Told me that since my Father had zero assets and zero income, that I could make all of the arrangements for him now while he was alive to take care of a few small items. Gave me examples and advice of what to do now that made good sense. Advised me to not spend money on this as there was nothing to probate in my father's case. No one else was this honest. She asked me lots of questions, and did not rush me off the phone. I told Debra that if I need any type of legal help for my father while he was still alive, that she would be the only one that I would use.
Debra Speyer is a superb attorney, who is trust worthy, dedicated, analytical, at the top of her profession.
I retained Debra Speyer because of family/elder law lawsuit, in which my brother sued me for breach of fiduciary duty, due to actions I took as my mother's Power of Attorney.
Because I live in California, but the case was in Pennsylvania, complicated it that much more.
From 2008 through 2011, Debra was available, and at my side, with every twist and turn of my case. She called me late at night when it was necessary. She worked tirelessly during months of final negotiations to bring about closure for me.
Her passion for her profession is notable. I can say with certainty, her client's well being is her top priority. With each stumbling block that occurred over these years, Debra's response was immediate, and with expertise.
Debra recognizes that the interest of the client is not always served by rushing to court. She, therefore, looks for opportunities to bring about resolution through a negotiated settlement, never loosing sight of her client's interests. While a fine litigator; she is primarily a superb negotiator.
Moreover, Debra understands the nuances of law, as well as strategy.
When I faced years of adversarial litigation, Debra assisted me, at my request, in retaining another attorney, so that I could strategically place my brother in a negotiating stance. Prior to this action, my brother literally held hostage my mother's estate, by refusing to communicate, and by refusing to sign an out of court agreement, to which he had agreed. Even with pressure from the judge hearing the case, my brother acted with defiance.
Debra never gave up or compromised me. The trust I placed with her was earnestly earned by her. Few people in this world can retain one's trust. But I can honestly attest, Debra upheld her every word and action. I hold the highest esteem of Attorney Debra Speyer.
Debra Speyer represented my senior citizen widowed mother is winning all of the money back in the loss of her retirement fund that was lost by a inexperienced financial advisor. Debra went above and beyond to ensure that she would prove to the arbitrators that my Mom's financial advisor acted recklessly on her behalf and lost 75% of retirement fund.