Based on 6 reviews
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Posted by a Divorce client,
In our first meeting Melissa came across as knowledgeable, compassionate, someone who would fight for me. By the end of my case, I didn't see those attributes at all. She let the opposing attorney run over herself and me. She was not always responsive when I tried to get in touch with her. She said some things at the beginning but didn't follow through as the case went on. My main take away was that she was just trying to get billable hours. This firm nickels and dimes you for everything and if you don't look carefully at your bill, you might get charged twice for the same thing.
Posted by a Divorce client,
I just finished a lengthy intake interview with Ms. Tracy and have to say that I am MUCH more informed and hopeful after speaking with her and will very likely give her my case simply due to the extraordinary time and great advice she gave me. My situation is unique as I have been married almost 30 years and been a homemaker most of that time. She was very respectful when I asked questions, even interrupting her mid-sentence. An attorney that LISTENS. Wow! She did not rush me, answered all of my questions including some I didn't realize I had, and I feel far more confident that I can move forward in this process. At one point my phone dropped the call and I called her back immediately and she was very gracious.
Posted by Jarod, a Divorce client,
Melissa gave me the best advice early in my case which was to be aggressive. She got me focused on protecting my children and getting the best results. Her advocacy helped greatly to lead the case in exactly the way I wanted it with an outcome that resulted in the best case scenario. I highly recommend her to any single father who is going through a divorce.
Posted by Teresa, a Divorce client,
I started with Melissa when she was with another firm. She handled my divorce, and I felt like she took my concerns to heart and gave me the protection I needed. After several years I ran into a problem with my ex-husband being in contempt of court. I went back to the firm and was told she had moved on. I did not care for the attorney who was going to take over for her, so I decided to search Melissa down. I found her! She JUMPED RIGHT IN as if she was helping me yesterday! She is very compassionate, which is what I needed. Melissa has fixed a very bad situation for me, and I finally feel free of this mess. Melissa is very professional, but yet she makes you feel like she is your friend. She is very easy to talk to, and she communicates very well. She is amazing. She saw what needed to be done, she handled it the way it needed to be handled. The results were great. I will be grateful to her forever, and I think she knows I will be back when I need her again. I will recommend Melissa to my family, or anyone else that needs help. I can't say it enough, She is a great attorney.
Posted by S., a Divorce client,
It was a privilege to work with Melissa when I was going through a divorce about 6 months ago. She was so helpful and knowledgeable in regards to offering legal advice and counsel. It was a very difficult divorce, both emotionally and financially. There were times when Melissa would contact me just to make sure that I was doing ok with everything. I don't know why the last review was so negative, Melissa is none of those traits that that person described. I hope to never have to use her legal services again (I don't plan on making the same mistakes that I did in the past!), but should I ever need an attorney in the future, you can bet that she will be the first person I call. Thank you again for everything, Melissa!
Posted by a Family client,
I deeply regretted choosing Melissa for my case. I was "assigned" her by a partner at the firm where she works. We never got to actually meet in person. I wasn't including on email correspondence with opposing counsel. She talked down to me and at times could come across as pretentious and even rude.