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It's hard to find an attorney that is both qualified and caring. I've had the good fortune to use Joe Schmitz and found him to have both of those qualities. His hard work and dedication helped make a difficult case much easier. I truly appreciate everything that he has done for me and couldn't have asked for a better attorney.
Joe was very knowledgeable about our case and he also helped us tremendously by staying in the office late one evening to help us get our documents completed. Thanks so much!!
Joe Schmitz was an excellent attorney, aiding me in a custody dispute. Joe was knowledgable of the custody laws and the court systems in my area. He was forward with his assessment and didn't leave me in the dark about what was what and what could and couldn't be done. Joe took the time to sit and speak with me, answering all my questions, addressing my concerns and making certain I understood every aspect. All in all, Joe handled my dispute the best out of three lawyers I had hired with him being the third and final and I would go back to Joe.
I am very pleased with the end results of my case. Joe listened to my concerns and showed compassion. Anything that I didn't want as part of my separation agreement he made suggestions and gave me information that ultimately would be in my best interest. Being a newly single mom I made Joe very aware of my financial situation to which he was understanding and very conscious of my concerns. He was very kind and helped me tremendously. I will certainly do business with Hartsoe and Associates again when I do my Will.
Joe Schmitz was extremely knowledgeable about my case. I could not have been happier with the services this firm has provided.
Joe Schmitz is someone I would highly recommend. He is knowledgeable and honest. He always made time to respond to any question/concern and made sure my case was a priority.
I loved the attention and knowledge provided by the staff. They made me feel comfortable with the entire process.
Joe Schmitz was informative and very knowledgeable about our particular case. He handled everything very professional and we would recommend him to others.
Joe and his team were trusting from the first time I met them. When I had questions Joe gave me straight, plain spoken answers. I chose Hartsoe their Christain based background. I wanted things to be fair. When I asked early on could you still play in the court system as tough as needed even though the Christian label is there they repsonded with a confirming yes. Joe was great to work with. I would recommend him and his tem to anyone.
I cannot recommend him. I feel my case was not a priority to him and was ill prepared. He frequently got the names of the plaintiff and defendant and respective spouses confused, not to mention , long, uncomfortable pauses in his speech leaving everyone to wonder if he lost his train of thought or did not know what to say.From the moment the trial began ,I felt it was already decided, I feel he did not fight hard enough for my cause. The case was lost. Mr. Schmitz does not feel he has any room for improvement that he represented my case perfectly, even though he lost it,as we all know there is no such thing as perfection, everyone has room for improvement.
Mr. Schmitz frequently gives spiritual advice, if you are like me, I prefer to receive such advice from my own religious leader, not the attorney I hired. I feel he is a jack of all trades a master of none. If you are looking for an aggressive attorney, he is not him.