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Posted by Patricia Pol, a Military Law client, Flag
Mr. Sikes is an always will be to our family "The Attorney Who Saved Our Son's, Life" because of his Trustworthiness, Knowledge, Strategy, and Expertise our Son is able to Medically Retire, and seek the Medical Care he desperately needs. During The Trial He was Brillant ! Mr. Sikes was Fierce in the Military Court Room Setting . Mr. Sikes and his Wife Jenny treated us like Family. I would recommend Mr. Sikes 100% If you are backed up in a corner Mr. Sikes is the Attorney you want to Hire!
Posted by Joseph, a Military Law client, Flag
I hired Scot to represent me for an administrative "Show Cause" board for the Army. He was on point in all areas. I could not have asked for a better outcome. Ultimately I was retained in the service.
Posted by Ken, a Divorce client, Flag
I couldnt have asked for a better experience or a more satisfied outcome. Scot and his team exceeded all of my expectations and fullfilled all of my needs for my situation. Scot is a very caring and thoughtful person but also frank and honest. He will tell you exactly what he believes and will not lead you astray. He worked hard on my case and was always there for me when i had a question or problem. His team is probably the best in columbus and provided me with outstanding service. Randi is a expert and a true professional. I am so glad I chose the Sikes law office for my divorce!
Posted by Jonathan, a Divorce client, Flag
I used Mr. Sikes for my divorce and custody case and he was a big help. I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Teddie, a Divorce client, Flag
Scot was a great attorney for me. He was very honest and fees were more then fair. Over the three years he worked on my divorce/custody case, I not only looked at Scot as my attorney but as friend. Scot got the result I wanted and more. His staff is outstanding. Randi and wife Jenny I cannot thank them enough for all the help and advice weather it was face to face or via email or by phone. If you are looking for a true professional that has integrity Scot is that attorney and I will recommend him to any friend or family member.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I hired this attorney because he and his office seemed like they would work hard. Everytime I called to get an update, I would be treated as a bother by either Jenny his wife/secretary or Randi his paralegal. They would play good cop bad cop when the wanted something from me.
Also, I would be told something by the same two and use that as law. When I would mention that they said that, they would deny saying it. They never would admit their mistakes. I was stationed away from Georgia for a long amount of time during my divorce and was in constant contact with Randi. After they requested another retainer to go to court, I asked for a breakdown of my last retainer.
A few days later they requested to remove themselves as my attorney due to no contact ith the client. I had hundreds of emails between the paralegal and myself. They just realized that they would have a hard time getting more money out of me so they wanted removal as my Lawyer. They are lazy, shady, and rude. DO NOT USE THEM!!!!
Posted by James, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Sikes represented me in a DUI case three weeks ago. I was very scared because I serve in the military and knew that a DUI on my record would mean an absolute end to my career. I provided Mr. Sikes with all that he requested. He negotiated on my behalf and was able to get my charges reduced. I am very pleased with my outcome. I highly recommend Mr. Sikes!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Please seek assistance elsewhere. This was my first offense ever, I never had any problems with the law. I've never had a seat belt ticket or speeding ticket. I was told that everything would boil down to a hefty fine. If he could not manage that he told me we would have some bargaining room since I was first time offender. A year and half later I get a phone call saying what the solicitor and he worked out. It was nothing even close to what I was told. Here it is :1 year probation. 4 months limited driving, be careful here here Scot will tell you that you can go many more places than you are actually allowed. My fines were double what Scot told me, I found that out after appearing in court. Supervised probation, every week I must meet with a probation officer, and I now I am required to do 8 hours of community service, of the probation officers choosing for a month and half. You do not get to do the community service of your choice as he will tell you. The final thing is DUI classes. Everything I was told that would be taken care of, well ended up much worse than was definitely expected. I could not reach him on the phone to save my life, the only time I spoke with him over the phone was when he called me and told me, what him and the solicitor came up with. I never had the chance to bargain with anything. A reckless driving driving charge and a very big fine is what you should expect, from other lawyers I have spoken with about my case. I do realize that what I did was wrong, and I have learned my lesson from it, but it is extremely disheartening to run across people every week who have had a much better out come than I had.
Posted by a Military Law client, Flag
Attorney Sikes provided expert counsel on an administrative military matter. His knowledge of military administrative law is excellent. Furthermore, he worked with me to develop a strategy for the matter that ultimately proved successful. I was very happy with the result.
Posted by Dr C J and Gina McBride, a Government client, Flag
When we found our family in the crisis of a lifetime,Scot and Jenny Sikes quickly and efficiently responded to need.The Sikes worked deligently on our case ,we quickly realized this was an honest and caring family,they treated our case like it was their family.This is a first class family ,that knows what they are doing and get great results.We are and will always be thankful for first their concern and the professional way they handle our crisis.I do not believe anyone could find a better law firm anywhere in this great country.Scot Sikes is first a man of his word !! He's a family man ,that's loves His wife ,children ,nation and has a true heart for those serving and that have served our country .Thanks ,Scot,Jenny and family ,we are grateful for you all.God bless and keep you all always !!! Thanks for serving God ,Family ,Country and your fellow service members!!!! You are one of a kind!!!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I hired Scott Sikes because of a DUI charge I received. The final outcome was what I wanted - Mr. Sikes was able to work with the city's solicitor and have the charge reduced down to a reckless driving. Mr. Sikes legal support was critical to a positive outcome. He was very knowledgeable and supportive. He clearly had both experience and expertise in dealing with civil matters regarding military service members. Specifically, Mr. Sikes understands and appreciates the various consequences that may come on the military side from an off-post offense. He has strong professional relationships with various members of the local legal community. Throughout the process, Mr. Sikes kept me informed of the various options I had and what he was doing in order to work towards our desired outcome. I appreciate his hard work and have already recommended his services to others in my situation.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
If a lawyers worth is measured by his staff, then Scot would be a worth millions. His paralegal Randi, was proffesional and prompt with her responses to all of my questions. Her dedication was much appreciated.Even though i'll never need a divorce lawyer again, because of Randi i would hire Scot again to help me with my legal needs. Thank you Randi
Posted by a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
My situation was a precarious and delicate one. He handled it with great care and i felt not as just another number or paycheck. I felt as if my future was important. The situation turned out for the better and i am thankful to have stumbled upon such an awesome legal professional
Posted by Erica, a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr. Sikes and his staff handled our matters in a timely and professional manner. I had worked with another attorney before hiring Mr. Sikes. We had such a positive experience with Mr. Sikes. I wish I had found him before we went through all the stress the other attorney had caused us. Thank you Mr. Sikes!
Posted by a Military Law client, Flag
Scot Sikes (and his staff) are nothing less than AMAZING! Beyond his impressive legal skills and tremendous insight, Mr. Sikes is simply a very fine man. He brought calm to a storm we were facing, and we know that without his assistance our situation could have been very dire. Strongly and without hesitation recommend this attorney!
Posted by a client, Flag
IF YOU NEED ANY SORT OF LEGAL ADVICE, HE WILL PAWN YOU OFF ON PARALEGAL WHO ARE ALL RUDE. OFFICE NEVER UPDATED ME ON ANY PROCEEDINGS AND WHEN I CALLED TO INQUIRE ABOUT AN UPDATE, I WAS MADE TO FEEL AS THOUGH I WAS BOTHER/CUMBERSOME. WORST LEGAL EXPERIENCE EVER AND WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS OFFICE TO ANYONE
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Scot kept me informed of any and all avenues that I may take and most of all helped me keep my cool in stressful situations where as the law was concerned and I didnt have a clue as how to take certain events
Posted by Donna, a Military Law client, Flag
Mr. Sikes should receive a medal in what he does for our soldiers as they have NO voice of defense in the very country they fight for. Mr. Sikes always kept us informed, gave excellent advice, and fought fervently for my son as he was being accused of actions he'd never done. My son was injured in the war in Iraq and was deemed unfit to fight any longer after 16 years of service. All it took was one commander who didn't like the fact my son cared enough for his men and civilians, he would try to talk to this commander just to let him know what shouldn't be done. Some commanders take offense and do not care for any feedback from the very ones fighting and knowing. The commander took advantage of my son being hurt and sent home, so he made life hard-very hard for my son. After retaining Mr. Sikes, both my son and I felt relief due to accusations being thrown his way. Mr. Sikes talked with my son, found out what was going on and began fighting for his defense. He was there when we needed him, basically on call for us. He is hard-working, passionate in what he does, VERY knowledgeable, and very 'down-to-earth'....some lawyers are not like this, but Mr. Sikes is very nice and easy to talk with. He won't throw big words your way as to confuse you.
This was truly a horrible experience for me and my son, and we couldn't have fought back without the help of Mr. Sikes. He has a way of seeking the truth in cases and having the right people held accountable.
Posted by Mike, a Military Law client, Flag
Let me start by saying this - Attorney Scot Sikes is by far one of the most professional and knowledgeable people you could meet when dealing with legal matters. From the moment I first met him he provided me a sense of calmness and assurance that he had control of my situation. I dealt with him on several occassionals dealing with matters of marriage in addition to military law impacting my life as an Officer. Throughout both situations he always kept me informed and was proactive in spearheading anything that stood to harm or prevent problems for me. I would recommend him to anyone - whether it be personal in nature or dealing with the Military - If you have problems I highly suggest you contact him immeadietly - He always stands ready to listen and work for you.
Posted by John, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr Sikes, provided me a great legal defense. Even though I did not win the case, I had the best outcome other things being considered. I gladly recommend the services of Mr Sikes for anyone needing a defense attorney.
Posted by James, a Military Law client, Flag
Scots knowledge on military law seems infinite, he could answer everyone of my tedious questions and then reassure me either with the law itself, personal experience or fellow colleagues. His knowledge of Fort Benning and it's policies and the way to approach an individual situation or one of a larger scale is beyond words. I was unable to contact Scot for several days at a time but when I could get back in contact he was not playing catch up aw he was on top of it already and was instead informing me of what he had doneor was doing. Thanks to Scots experience my case was processed faster than ever, I was treated fairer than any other soldier I had seen in the same situation and we got what we wanted.
I cannot thank Scot enough for what he has done, and there should be no doubt in your mind on choosing Scot Sikes as your lawyer.
Posted by a Military Law client, Flag
Scot Sikes is a very unique attorney, a rare individual. What can we say about an attorney who spent 18 long hard months to successfully give our son his life back. First, his fees are very fair! Rare is that Scot always welcomed our input, his care for our family transcended all aspects of the attorney/client relationship, inherent in his professional approach is honesty, and he operates with open and immediate contact and responses to client concerns and questions. Scot's approach is so personal and caring he called or emailed even when he was out of the country! Amazing to us, Scot never gave up on our son. If you are looking for an attorney who is intelligent, diligent, professional, compassionate, has great instincts, and will always go the extra mile for HIS clients Scot Sikes is the one you want for an advocate. If we ever need another attorney we would certainly call on Scot! If you need more of a personal recommendation Scot knows how to reach us!