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James W Zisa

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  1. Doesn't do what he says he'll do - no follow through

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Fair
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Fair
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Fair
    • I do not recommend James Zisa.
    • I hired James 1-3 years ago.
    • James handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Came out of the gate running but when it came to actually doing something he was MIA. Kept us hanging for 2+ years. Involved in a high conflict child custody situation in which he was given more than sufficient information and evidence to work with but he never actually did anything he said he was going to do. I lost quite a bit of time with my kids because he didn't respond to phone calls, e-mails in a timely manner and the matter is still unresolved even after working with Jim for over 4 years.

  2. Outstanding Attorney

    Posted by Levon, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend James Zisa.
    • I hired James 1-3 years ago.
    • James handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I used Mr. Zisa recently to resolve a difficult divorce case. He was my third lawyer and he succeeded where the first two failed. He immediately understood the issues in my case and made more progress in the first 3 months of the case than in 18 months with my other lawyers. He is calm and reassuring. Not only did I get everything I wanted out of my case, I stopped losing sleep worrying about what my former lawyers were doing while spending my money. Once, right before my child custody trial (that he won) I called him crying at 10:30 on a Saturday night, and he though nothing of talking with me until I felt more relaxed. He never even charged me for the call.

    I hope I never need another lawyer, but if I do I'll hire Jim at any price.

  3. Child Custody

    Posted by Mark, a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend James Zisa.
    • I hired James more than 3 years ago.
    • James handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    Used this lawyer in a child custody case. He was very professional and worked long, hard hours to attempt to keep my grandchild safe. The case that we brought to him was very complex. It was not an normal, run of the mill child custody case. He fought like a bull-dog. He kept us informed throughout the entire process. Our phone calls were returned promptly.

  4. Excellent

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend James Zisa.
    • I hired James more than 3 years ago.
    • James handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I worked with Mr. Zisa on my divorce and property settlement. He responded immediately to my requests, returned all of my phone calls - even at nights and on the weekends - and took a great personal interest in my case

    He is professional, approachable and excellent to work with.

  5. James W. Zisa

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Good
    Knowledgeable
     Fair
    Kept me informed
     Average
    • I do not recommend James Zisa.
    • I hired James more than 3 years ago.
    • James handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    This attorney is immediately on your case in the appearance to be really concerned with your case, but in the end charged me 3 times more than any other attorney for doing nothing but filing a bunch of paperwork. He came to court not ready to try my case. There are several unethical practices that I experienced from this attorney as well. I would not recommend him to anyone for any type of case.