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Posted by Laura, a Adoption client,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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.