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Deborah sent me a letter Nov 1, 2012 that she will no longer represent me in my slip and fall case at Walmart. The statute of limitations was up Dec 31,2012. I could not find a lawyer to represent me due to the time span. Also she would not return any of my paperwork of the doctor, hospital and physical therapy bills. She left me with $16,000 in debt. As a school bus driver, I make $23,000 per year.. She only wants clients that she can make a lot of money off of. The address of Piedmont rd office is not correct. She moved out of there in 2011 . Deborah pays to use their conference room to interview potential clients and pretends to have a office in that building. She is supposed to be of the Morman faith. She lies about that also.
I am currently working with Deborah McKinley and she is by far one of the best lawyers I have ever used. Two of my close friends have already used Deborah McKinley and they both highly recommended that I use Deborah as well. Like them, I have found Deborah to be kind and compassionate. She listens to me and gives me the best counsel. She sees me as a person and not a case number. She cares about me and my family and what we are going through as she has been through some of the same things herself. While Deborah is a very caring attorney, she also a true professional. She and her staff always respond to my calls and emails in a timely fashion and they keep me informed on upcoming court dates and procedures. They have answered all of my questions, calmed all of my fears and continue to give me excellent counsel. This has been an extremely difficult time for me and my family and I am truly grateful for all of the service and support that Deborah and her staff continue to provide me.
Choosing Deborah McKinley as my attorney was one of the worst and most stressful decisions I've ever made. She never answered the phone when I called, and would sometime take up to two weeks to return my call. She seemed to know her stuff, but overall she caused me more stress than the situation I was going through itself. I would not recommend Deborah to not even my worst enemy. Incredibly unreliable.
Deborah McKinley handled my divorce this past year. I had heard so many horror stories about divorces and uncooperative attorneys, so I was very nervous at the beginning. However, Deborah and her staff were very friendly and made me feel supported throughout the entire process. I rarely had any trouble reaching her, but if she wasn't available when I called the office, she'd always respond to my messages and emails in a timely manner. I was even provided with status updates on my case without me having to ask for them. She really made this difficult time in my life a much smoother transition than I expected for me and my kids. I would definitely recommend her services.
I had Deborah help with a simple divorce. She wouldn't respond phone calls or emails for up to a week at times. Every time I spoke to her she was extremely rushed and never really explained the divorce process. She wouldn't talk directly to my ex-spouse's attorney leaving me stuck in the middle. Overall she made a bad situation much much worse through a combination of lack of communication and disorganization. I had to go back to my ex-spouse to ask for documents that had already been sent.
Overall I would look elsewhere for an attorney.