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Not at all impressed with Mr.Christmas when I hired him for my WC Claim Not a good listener

Posted by: Rob, a Workers Compensation client 18 days ago.

Overall rating
Poor
Trustworthy
Fair
Responsive
Poor
Knowledgeable
Fair
Kept me informed
Poor

I do not recommend Gary Christmas

I hired Gary 1-3 years ago.

Gary handled my Workers Compensation matter.

I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

Hired Mr. Christmas for my Workers Compensation claim. He was okay when it looked like it was going to be a straight forward claim. Although I made him very aware of serious concerns at my consultation. Once things got a lot more complicated I was very aware that he did not listen to half of what I said. When he would return a call he asked the same questions over and over. I had not had any treatment for my injury but he repeatedly inquired about how my recovery was going. He thought I was being paid, I was not. He missed planned phone calls. Due to his lack of listening during our calls or meetings he would insist I was "changing my story ". I had black and white proof that I was being 100% honest. He had no faith in our ability to win at a hearing. I then realized he was not the lawyer I wanted fighting for me because he did not know my case well enough to fight for me. I informed him of my concerns over the lack of him knowing the simple facts of my case, the missing of meetings and calls and informed him I was unhappy with his servixe . He was not happy about this and he said he felt we had a personality conflict and should end our relationship. I was more than happy to do so. When I complained it was the fastest he ever returned a phone call and he was not even in the office that day. It set my case back several months but it was well worth it. I hired a lawyer that I was very pleased with. My case was difficult but with the proof I had it was easily won once we got to the hearing level. Mr. Christmas you should listen to your clients, and you do not need to act like you are superior to others. It is unbecoming and it makes you look like a snob. Lesson learned , do not pick the law firm just because you know the name from TV not always a great move. I will research if the need to hire another law firm comes up.

Great guy!!!

Posted by: Henry, a Workers Compensation client over 2 years ago.

Overall rating
Excellent
Trustworthy
Excellent
Responsive
Excellent
Knowledgeable
Excellent
Kept me informed
Excellent

I recommend Gary Christmas

I hired Gary more than 3 years ago.

Gary handled my Workers Compensation matter.

I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

I am so thankful that I hired Gary as my lawyer. Him and his team has been there for me and my family. If I have a question, they've found me an answer. Other people complain that their lawyer doesn't speak with them, but any time I needed to speak with Gary, it was arranged. I was always in the loop and never felt left out. Gary is just a great guy.

Highly Recommended!

Posted by: Kimm, a Workers Compensation client about 3 years ago.

Overall rating
Excellent
Trustworthy
Excellent
Responsive
Excellent
Knowledgeable
Excellent
Kept me informed
Excellent

I recommend Gary Christmas

I hired Gary more than 3 years ago.

Gary handled my Workers Compensation matter.

I have never been involved in a law suit before and am completely ignorant when it comes to doing so. Mr. Christmas and his staff have been extremely helpful and have explained everything in a language that I understand. There was no "legal" talk and made it so much easier for me. They have also kept me informed immediately upon any changes or notifications. I highly recommend Mr. Christmas and his staff to everyone!

Exceeded Expectations.

Posted by: William, a Workers Compensation client about 3 years ago.

Overall rating
Excellent
Trustworthy
Excellent
Responsive
Excellent
Knowledgeable
Excellent
Kept me informed
Excellent

I recommend Gary Christmas

I hired Gary more than 3 years ago.

Gary handled my Workers Compensation matter.

I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

August 15, 2011 Howell & Christmas, LLC 250 Mathis Ferry; Suite 102 Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 To Whom It May Concern, My name is William Blanton Buford. I am writing this letter in appreciation, thanks, and as a reference for Gary Christmas and his law firm. In early 2010, I was severely injured in a fall at work that required major surgery, physical therapy, and 14 months of recovery time. Prior to this event I did not have the most favorable opinion of attorneys in general. Gary changed that. Not only did Gary meet my expectations but exceeded them on every level. Throughout my recovery the staff at Howell & Christmas were always compassionate and sympathetic towards my concerns and needs. I will point out that this case was a team effort on their part in order to handle the complexities of the SC workman compensation laws and system. I would like to give a special thanks to Jenna. She was my first point of contact and always listened when I was frustrated and then very proactive on issues as they arose. She never failed to do what she said she would do and when she would do it. I hope that I never suffer an injury again but would not hesitate to contact Howell & Christmas to represent me if such occurred. In summery, I would recommend the Howell & Christmas law firm to anyone with an injury based need for legal representation. Very Sincerely, William Blanton Buford