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Posted by Laura, a Adoption client, Flag
LeAnne handled both issues (listed in the title) with professionalism. She is also very personable as well as approachable. I NEVER had her not return a phone call. She may not have been available at the time of the call, but she always called back. Amanda and Shannon are great too (her staff). Sometimes they could answer my questions. I would recommend her for anyone looking for a caring and competent lawyer.
Posted by Chelsea, a Adoption client, Flag
I have worked with a few different attorneys for my divorce, and my husband's custody case in CA in the recent past. I quickly learned from my experience with our attorney in CA how an attorney can attain financial success. My husband's custody case in CA took 18 months total, and once complete cost us $60k in attorney's fees. Our attorney sent us itemized bills each month, listing 10-minute 'thoughts' on the case...no joke. Every time our attorney thought about our case, or had a 5 minute conversation with her paralegal about our case, we were charged. After that experience I assumed that was common practice. That was absolutely NOT the case with LeAnne. She was amazing from the beginning. I met with LeAnne several times, and she answered all my questions, alleviated my concerns, provided me with knowledge about the system that gave me confidence in my course of action...all without rushing me, or charging me for every little question, phone call, etc. My adoption took one year from the time we paid LeAnne. During that time LeAnne and her staff were very responsive, communicative and helpful in moving my case along, even though the system seemed to desparately wanted to slow my case down. LeAnne brought passion, concern, and care to my case, as well as expertise and confidence, providing reassurance to me in my fight, even while the adoption was being contested. This attitude and client relationsip was completely different than my previous experiences. LeAnne absolutely will fight for her clients (extremely important in our case...our attorney in CA portrayed herself as a fighter until it came down to actually fighting...she was more concerned with her reputation in that particular county and did not want to put herself out there in the way we needed her to. We were our own supporters and fighters in our case in CA, and our attorney there was a reluctant participant). I absolutely recommend LeAnne, to the point I wish she was available to help friends with issues in other states. I will use LeAnne for any future legal needs or issues that may occur.
Posted by Bendover, a Divorce client, Flag
Recommended by an attorney who could not represent me due to conflict.The divorce was not final 2 1/2 years and $25k later and did not return calls for weeks at a time and was informed that I was not her only client.(never split my monthly statement with any of those other clients)Great sales pitch but after sales service is deplorable.The only efficiency I experienced was the timely billing.Discontinued her services and engaged a very stand up attorney who had the settlement agreement on his desk in three days.I was also surprised to hear that the opposing attorney was not getting his calls returned by Ms Cooper while she kept my meter running.She is very knowledgable but never puts this knowledge to use because you cannot find your attorney after you sign the contract and the check has been cashed.
Posted by Stacey, a Divorce client, Flag
She handled my VERY difficult, contested divorce. She did an amazing job and became a very dear friend in the process. I wouldn't let anyone else handle my legal work!
Posted by Holly, a Child Custody client, Flag
Our family has used LeAnne 3 times now. Everytime has always been a great success and blessing. She is great at what she does and keeps you in the loop all the way through. One of the first lawyers I have ever known to conact me herself more than once. I cannot say enough about the great things she has helped me and my family through!!
Posted by Debra, a Divorce client, Flag
Leanne Cooper was referred to me by two past clients that were totally satisfied with their legal experience. I consulted with her in May 2006, I knew immediately she was the right choice. The time she spent on researching my case and keeping me involved in the status was above my expectations. Since then I have referred her to several potential clients and they are totally satisfied with her legal experience and tenacity. I will mention the fact that everything she told me about my case is exactly how it was resolved.
Posted by Phillip, a Child Support client, Flag
Professional from the beginning. This is an attorney that knows her business. I had heard of her reputation from others concerning her tenacity in the court room. No question about it. I would rather have her on my side verses as an opponent. I do not believe I could have been more pleased with the results of my case. I was always informed in a timely manner, fair priced and very efficient. I have recommended her to several friends and would certainly use her again.
Posted by Mary, a Divorce client, Flag
I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney! I was a military spouse for over 25 years and Ms. Cooper helped me get more than I thought I would… and then some. She may look like Barbie… but she is no Barbie doll in the courtroom. I highly recommend Ms. Cooper to anyone going through a divorce, especially one where military retirement is an issue.
Posted by Julie, a Divorce client, Flag
I went to LeAnne scared to death with papers my husband had drawn up for divorce that he just wanted me to sign without legal representation... I knew what he was offering was not "right." I knew I should have been getting more than he was offering in assets and child support. She immediately gave me advice on how to prove his dishonesty about certain things and with following her lead we went to court and got it taken care of. The feeling of having her by my side in the court room knowing I would get at least what I deserved was great!! It felt great to know I did not just take whatever he was offering, but I was represented and the Judge decided what was the proper amounts for me. She and her staff are very good hearted, easy to work out a payment plan, down to earth but professional, returns emails and phone calls. My divorce has been technically over since August 2010, but she is still helping me iron out some problems I am having with my ex, and giving me advice.... I highly recommend her as an attorney, someone you can call a "friend" after you go through as bad of a time as I had...
Posted by Steven, a Divorce client, Flag
I gave her paralegal a retainer's fee in a check and it was cashed the next morning. Four weeks later, I called the paralegal to find out the status of my case because no one called me. I found out that the paralegal misplaced vital information given to serve my spouse and the process was delayed by 31/2 weeks. I have yet to hear from attorney Cooper about my case or to get an apology. I now have a billing statement that shows inflated rates for services that's being deducted from my escrow account set up by Attorney Cooper. I am very disappointed with the legal representation I am receiving right now.
Posted by Dan, a Divorce client, Flag
Turned my uncontested divorce into a contested one pretty quickly, then asked for and got a high four figure retainer, which she then proceeded to burn through insanely fast. Then she wanted to withdraw from my case, which was far from over b/c my ex was beyond mad at that point b/c of all the crap this lawyer said I was supposed to do.
I guess she cares about your case as long you're letting her bleed you dry.
Posted by maria, a Divorce client, Flag
Did not understand the complexity of the case. Was always playing catch up but never caught up. Even one of her paralegals (she had several quit during my case) called to apologize that Leanne had not called me back with a follow up. Slow to return phone calls. Seems to travel often. Feel overcharged for the work she did.
Posted by a State & Local Law client, Flag
I'm an electrical engineer and former general manager of a large international automotive and marine electronics manufacturing company. I've dealt with many attorneys, and can generally judge the intelligent fighters right at the start.
LeAnne was recommended for a conservation case. If I had to choose anyone to litgate a case for me, it would be someone with the intellegence and tenacity of Ms. Cooper.
Posted by Danny, a Divorce client, Flag
Going thru a divorce and child custody fight was the hardest thing I have ever done. LeAnne was there with me every step of the way. She let me know what to expect and was very professional in dealing with my case. When we went to court I saw first hand that I had made the right choice. She was prepared and ready to fight for me. She was tough as nails. I was glad to have LeAnne in my corner. She presented my case in a strong compelling manner and I have no doubt that she is a big reason why I won primary custody of my children. I would not hesitate at all in recommending her.
Posted by Bobby & Sandra, a Child Custody client, Flag
We were recommended to LeAnne by another attorney. He said the problem we had was way over his head and we needed LeAnne Cooper. After talking with her one day, we finally felf relief about our situation. She knew exactly what to do and started on it right away. Because of her we finally have peace in our lives now. She always would tell us not to worry, that was what we paid her for. Her and her staff are a pleasure to work with and we would highly recommend LeAnne to anyone. She is really great
Posted by Tony, a Child Custody client, Flag
LeAnne is very professional, knowledgable, and courteous. She was very prompt at keeping me informed and answering any questions or concerns I had during the case. She went above and beyond to help me with a difficult situation. She did a great job, and her efforts were successful in helping me gain custody of my kids.
Posted by CHARLES, a Divorce client, Flag
I AM A FELLOW ATTORNEY WHO HAS WORKED WITH LEANNE BOTH AS AN ADVERSARY AND COHORT. SHE IS A PROFESSIONAL IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD. I HAVE REFFERED MANY PEOPLE TO HER WITHOUT HESITATION AND HAVE RECEIVED MANY THANK'S FOR THE RECOMMENDATION AS A RESULT. SHE IS WITHOUT A DOUBT THE NUMBER ONE DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN THE AREA. THAT'S WHY SHE REPRESENTED ME IN MY DIVORCE.
Posted by a client, Flag
We would highly recommend her for an attorney for any problem. She is easy to talk to, listens to what you have to say and knows exactly what to do. She is very well known and highly recommended by several other people. We will continue to use LeAnne as long as she remains an attorney.
Posted by Chip, a Divorce client, Flag
I paid a substantial retainer fee for an attorney when I initially filed for divorce.
That retainer fee had quickly dissolved in a matter of a couple of months. Unfortunately, very little had been accomplished, and I felt disconnected with my attorney. That is when I decided a change was needed, and I hired Ms. LeAnne Cooper. I found Ms. Cooper to be empathetic with my situation. She listened to what I had to say. She understood all of my concerns: child custodial arrangements, property division, retirement, and the biggest of all … the financial windfall that follows divorce. Ms. Cooper was upfront and easy to communicate with regarding all of my concerns. I felt comfortable with her in my corner. When my divorce was settled, I felt that I had truly been represented in a professional and accommodating manner. I would not hesitate to recommend Ms. Cooper to anyone going through a divorce as their legal counsel.
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Posted by Allison, a Child Support client, Flag
I've had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Cooper and her team for a little over a year, handling my child support case. I found her not only knowledgeable, thorough, detail-oriented , but personable. She was responsive with both phone calls and emails. I would definitely use her again, and would refer anyone I knew to contact her office.
Posted by Keith, a Family client, Flag
LeAnne has the ability to make even the most uncomfortable situation feel smooth and seemless. She is a pleasure to work with. She is compassionate and truly cares about her clients. She has an uncanny ability to see all sides of an discussion. Her ability to explain legal matters and knowledge of juris complexities makes her the BEST choice for legal representation.
Posted by Jake, a Child Support client, Flag
I have had the pleasure of working with this Attorney on several occasions now and In my professional opinion She is very knowledgeable,professional and a pleasure to work with I would Strongly recommend her too anyone