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Clay M Barnes

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  1. A Great Lawyer Who Really Cares

    Posted by joseph,
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    • I recommend Clay Barnes.

    Clay Barnes is an extremely knowledgeable and talented lawyer. I have never met a lawyer with so much compassion and determination. I've personally recommend friends and associates to his office and have never received a negative comment about him from anyone. His techniques for personal injury cases are both revolutionary and effective. I have never seen anything quite like it. Mr. Barnes is also very accessible, easy to work with, highly professional and well respected. I have and will continue to recommend him.

  2. This might seem harsh.

    Posted by a client,
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    • I do not recommend Clay Barnes.

    Some background, I have seen two different young adults use this lawyer and personally used him under the guise he was well sold to me. These cases were in multiple areas of law.

    To begin, he charged an excessive price, and did nothing for me. He didn't even care to put worth to my case. He was more worried about some other case in the same week that seemed of more value to him. He assigned an assistant and I ended up getting nothing more than I had on the table going in alone (after speaking to other lawyers ex post facto).

    On to the others disregarding details, they believed they had an open-shut case, managed to lose and now end up owing excessive legal fees for a drought out case (1 year+). They were also not happy at all with the results.

    Let's not forget this man is stuck in the stone age. Maybe he knew a lot of the folk in the courts a while ago, maybe he still does. But this man doesn't accept anything but checks. Young people today are growing up never needing a check book. This is 2015. Hello.

    Wouldn't recommend
    Wouldn't use again

    1. Clay’s Comment:

      I am taken aback by this post (“This might seem harsh” posted February, 2015). I have had no clients or cases that even remotely come close to the situations which are alleged here.

      If you are really a client of mine, please fully identify yourself and demonstrate that I really represented you, as well as the “two different young adults” to whom you refer.

      If and when you do so, we can discuss and attempt to resolve any issues that you believe need to be addressed, including any “excessive” fees that you claim you paid me. I am a sole practitioner, and I have never had “an assistant” handle a client’s case in thirty-eight years of practice.

      That said, it is unfortunate indeed that AVVO permits anonymous postings that allow false, unverified and even malicious information about an attorney to be disseminated on its website without the author being required to establish that the supposed “review” is really from a client of the lawyer, or has any truth to it.

      Good lawyers often make the opposite party in a case (or his or her lawyer) very unhappy and then that person would have a motive to retaliate by posting false information about the lawyer.

      Posted 8 days ago. Flag

  3. One of the best lawyers in the entire state of Maryland!

    Posted by Joseph,
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    • I recommend Clay Barnes.

    Mr. Barnes represented me in a trial in Baltimore County, MD. In the litigation, he was up against two lawyers on the other side. He stood up to the judge in the case and beat back the other two lawyers so I wound up winning my case solely due to his ability, preparation, and trial tactics. I have used other lawyers in the past and very aware of the Baltimore area legal community. I believe him to be one of the best trial lawyers in the area. You would be lucky to have him as a lawyer. He becomes so involved in your case that there were times that I believed he cared about it more than I did and I cared a lot. He would call me late at night to discuss my case to try to find anything that might gain an advantage for me. He's the best.

  4. Not Your Average Lawyer

    Posted by Barry, a Slip and Fall client,
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    • I recommend Clay Barnes.
    • I hired Clay 1-3 years ago.
    • Clay handled my Slip and Fall Accident matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    I have engaged the services of many attorneys over the years but I have found Mr. Barnes to be quite exceptional. His attention to detail and the unwavering commitment he makes to his clients is comforting and refreshing. ..he is not your average lawyer! Mr. Barnes worked hard on my case and demanded the same commitment from me. He is an Attorney that does not back down from the opposition nor will he kowtow in order to secure a fast settlement. I believe that Mr. Barnes’s integrity, knowledge of the law and his sheer grit sets him apart from the rest. For me the search for legal representation is over. I highly recommend Mr. Barnes and I thank him for coming to my aid!

  5. Denise D. Carter

    Posted by Denise, a Car Accident client,
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    • I recommend Clay Barnes.
    • I hired Clay more than 3 years ago.
    • Clay handled my Car Accidents matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Mr. Barnes is a very intelligent/Knowledgeable Attorney. I have recommended him to several of my family members & friends which are very pleased about the out come of there case.. He doesn't take anything lightly. He explains every step, When he did my Accident Case i was more then pleased not because he won the case but he made me feel confident by making me knowledgeable of what to expect in the court room and from other attorneys questions. i never felt alone he was always there when i had questions he also changed his hours so i would not miss work when coming to see him about my case. He is
    a very hard worker and i highly recommend Mr. Barnes