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Posted by Ted, a Corporate client,
Steve is very good and attentive. We have worked together on corporate, personal, litigation and other matters. He is good at breaking things down to there essence and simplifying complex issues. He is great to work with and timely responds when needs arise. I would unconditionally recommend him.
Posted by Lester, a Wills client,
Mr Thienel provided very good guidance for me when doing a fairly complicated will and health care document. He worked quickly and efficiently, was very accurate in his work, and provided extremely helpful guidance. His fees were reasonable and he made himself available when I asked.
I highly recommend him.
Posted by Rob Gould, a Family client,
Unbelievably knowledgeable and responsive, particularly where it concerns family law and financial and financial planning matters. I truly feel like Steve cares about me and any issues that I bring before him - in other words, I'm much more than a client.
Posted by David, a Probate client,
In 2003, Stephen Thienel handled the probate of an Estate where I was the personal representative. Based on his excellent performance, I asked him to assist my 72-year old mother in establishing a Living Trust and writing her Will when she moved to Maryland in 2006. He handled this with great tact, as my mother was in poor health, and was very conscious of her own mortality. When my mother died in 2010, Stephen helped handle all court filings and guided me in distribution of the assets to the beneficiaries. The distributions went very smoothly, due in part to Stephen's anticipating potential problems back in 2006. Since 2010, I have continued to employ Stephen for preparation of tax returns for Trust funds established for minor children where I am the Trustee. In all instances I have found he is quick to respond, and offers concise explanations of the alternatives, or of the required next steps.
Posted by Paul,
Stephen Thienel is very knowledgeable of legal matters pertaining to business. I have used him for several years now and he is always thorough and prompt in his responses. Whether providing business advice as I grow my business or working up my personal and business tax returns, you can always count on comprehensive advice and professional support. Starting a business can be a little stressful as you can only get so much from college and through performing research. Nothing beats real life experience and Steve's support to my business has meant a great deal to me, and has served to reduce my stress and frustration considerably. I have enough issues to work through in my business. Having Steve to cover my back on legal and tax matters makes it seem like he is really part of my senior staff. I would highly recommend his firm to anyone, especially young start up businesses like mine.
Posted by Barry, a Estate Planning client,
Stephen Thienel has worked for me since 2005. He has covered a wide variety task from Corporate legalities, to real estate transactions, to estate planning. He has handle all tasks exceptionally.
Posted by Eric, a Divorce client,
Stephen was very prompt and knowledgeable. He was quite attentive and addressed all of my needs; explaining and answering all questions to make sure everything was covered. Stephen was readily available to get back to me by phone to make sure I had all of the information needed to make an informed decision. Great lawyer.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Steve handled my divorce which included some complex federal benefits issues. Not only was he always available and very responsive, but he was quite knowledgeable and able to guide me through the complicated processes that came up. He's friendly and even-tempered. I always had the impression that he was looking for the best, yet most reasonable solution for me.
Posted by Mike, a Wills client,
I have been a client of Stephen Thienel for many years. He has assisted me and my family with IRS issues to estate planning. Each time we work with him I am impressed with his knowledge and patience. More importantly he is able to convey legal jargon in to something that I can understand. His pricing has always been very fair. What I also like about his office is how they embrace technology. I can work with him entirely online (email, web, digital signatures etc.) which is great. He has handled a sticky IRS situation for me, developed wills and living wills for my estate and I have his office do my taxes each year. I highly recommend Steve and his staff!
Posted by Mignon, a Contracts client,
We have relied on Mr. Thienel for both personal and professional legal advice for over 10 years. His problem solving skills are exceptional and his ability to communicate effectively have helped us tremendously. Absolutely, highly recommend, Mr. Thienel!