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I had a very complex issue regarding my mom's estate that I ran by John. He was the most patient, attentive, and responsive lawyer I have ever dealt with. There is no doubt that John is an exceptional lawyer. But when you are faced with a difficult, sensitive, and emotional issue, it is essential to also hire a compassionate person - and John B. Whalen Jr. is all heart! I was able to resolve my issue. I will be forever grateful for John's assistance with this very difficult matter.
Attorney Whalen gained my trust up front by being very open about his professional background (with some personal anecdotes thrown in). I had been dealing with a very difficult and emotional estate matter, and he calmed my fears by finding a quick resolution.
John is an expert attorney, bar none, in matters of wills, estates, probate, powers of attorney, and trusts. John is the most sincere, down to earth, and trustworthy attorney one can hire. John is an excellent listener and will earnestly and thoroughly answer all of your questions. In doing so, John will set your mind at ease, "he's got this". He authentically cares about his client(s) and will do everything to ensure you are completely satisfied. John will treat you with the utmost respect. I highly recommend John and in doing so, I know he will exceed your expectations.
I have known John for many, many years. Being an attorney takes not only a thorough understanding of the law, but a compassion for the people as well. John is the most knowledgeable and compassionate person and attorney that I know. I cannot state this any more clearly: If you are in need of the services from a probate, wills, estate attorney, then you need John. He truly is the best.
Grieving the loss of a loved one is painful enough, but coping with the added responsibilities that come with being executor of your loved one's estate can be truly overwhelming. John is compassionate and thoughtful, explains legal concepts in layman's terms without condescension, and renders advice in a clear, actionable manner.
I've gone to John with several questions and he's always knowledgable, quick and explains
in language I understand. He's always helpful and very easy to talk with.
there's no airs here, just a nice man who you can talk to easily without
fear. Being at ease is important to me because it allows me to ask anything
I need answered!!! I have recommended him to other people without hesitation and they have
been quite happy with his help, as well.
I am extremely grateful to attorney John B. Whalen's guidance, support and generosity during a very harrowing time in my life. Phone calls were answered in a timely manner and information requested was promptly delivered. His expertise is unparalleled. John Whalen exceeded my expectations with his professionalism and commitment for which I am forever grateful. Great lawyer - great human being.
John wrote an Informal Settlement Agreement for me to use while settling my mother's estate. John did an excellent job, was easy to get a hold of, and explained everything I needed to know. I have three sisters and John's wording and expertise was key in getting agreement from my sisters.
John Whalen brought a wealth of experience, knowledge and integrity to my situation, and was able to answer all my questions honestly, whether the answer was favorable to my case or no. In a situation dealing with more money than I've ever seen., and matters of which I know not the first thing about, it was a great relief to have such a wonderful resource at my disposal! In my experience you simply can't do better.
John presents with a high degree of ethical behavior. His knowledge of the law coupled with his sincerity and concern make him an excellent attorney.
He is responsive and he truly listens to what one has to say. In addition, he is caring and has an excellent sense of humor.