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Mr. Chalpin always maintained client confidentiality, constant & open communication, & notification of on-going developments as it impacted my case. I found him to be very professional as it related to his superior knowledge & experience of law. He was extremely honest & forthcoming with all financial information involved, & conducted himself with professional ethic.
I was referred to attorney Chalpin by a close friend who recommended him without reservation .I met with Mr.Chalpin to discuss the matter at hand. I came away confident that my case would be handled expeditiously and with expertise. Throughout the short life of the case I was kept well informed and encouraged to bring forward any questions I might have. The resolution of the case was timely and I was satisfied with the way it was handled and was satisfied with the settlement. Again, I highly recommend Mr. Chaplin and I am confident that he will not only meet ,but will exceed, your expectations.
I was very pleased with Mark's ability to assess my legal issue. He communicated with me often and was able to reach a settlement in my particular case. I would definitely recommend his services. He is conscientious and efficient.
We have hired Mark on several disputes we have had with local home service contractors. Mark has always helped us resolve the issue completely. One prior dispute he was able to discover that a contractor, who did work on our home in DC, was not licensed to provide such services in DC. We were only looking to get back about 1/3 of our payments. Mark was able to get us 100% of our money back. My wife and I have always been happy with Marks' level of service and completeness.
I can't speak to Mr. Chapin's landlord/tenant cases but Mr. Chalpin's expensive assessment of my malpractice case was waste of time and cash. I paid to learn the following:
1. Mr. Chalpin didn't read the documents I sent and couldn't remember my name after several phone and email exchanges;
2. Documents he claimed he needed from me, were available to him. Instead of getting them while he was at the courthouse, he said it would require a separate trip and another $300. Court cost = $32.
3. In addition to the exorbitant assessment fee, I was told he'd need the same amount to have an family law "expert" assess my case. I had it assessed by two separate attorney's during the same time for significantly less.
4. Response time via phone or email was the only "positive" of my experience with Mr. Chaplin.
His area of expertise is clearly landlord/tenant making "legal malpractice" a stretch, at best.
Mark is an asset to the legal field. Mark explained to me in detail the advantages and disadvantages of taking on my case. He let me think about what I wanted to do. No pressure. He kept me informed and calm throughout the entire matter, answered all of my emails and phone calls within 2 - 24 hours. We worked through the process together and I did feel like I was a part of the team. I appreciated his candor and skillful guidance.
I have used this attorney for both a child custody case and a trust account embezzlement case. He is knowledgeable and can finds the relevant reasons why you are right.
Every occasion that I have worked with Mr. Chalpin has been a good experience with favorable outcome. The quality of his work, his unmatched experience, his high level integrity and his extordinary work ethic, makes every occasion pleasant and expeditious. He has resovled important issues quickly. Iin addition, he has given great advice to assure that we avoid unnecessary complications or issues.