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Posted by a client, Flag
I have known Maggie Jo for several years and just recently retained her services. She was very diligent and efficient. She handle matters timely and was very thorough. I would recommend her to anyone.
Posted by Arren, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was charged with a couple drug-related felonies, the evidence for which was so conclusive that there was no possibility of a trial — and thus no possibility of using a trial as a negotiating tactic.
Despite this, and the seriousness of the charges, Maggie persevered in the plea negotiations with the state attorney throughout a roller-coaster few months in which they were by turns uncooperative, outright uncommunicative, and seemingly inflexible.
When negotiations with the ASA reached a still-unsatisfactory conclusion, she pursued further negotiations with the division chief to ensure the many mitigating circumstances in my case were fully taken into account.
In the end, she managed to reach a compromise with the division chief which meant only probation (no incarceration) for an offense which typically receives a three-year prison sentence. Although this was partly due to the mitigating circumstances mentioned, I believe that it never would have been possible without Maggie's persistence.
I'm grateful that she was my attorney in this matter, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
This cop was trying to accuse me of some things that made me look really foolish when I felt my life was in danger. After a good friend of mine told me about Maggie Jo I said " I hope this isn't one of those friends that don't know what they are doing " an believe it or not she is professional on all levels as well as an awesome friend. She knew her material and the issue at hand better than some of us know how to tie our show. So hats off to Maggie Jo. Again I swear I think she has super powers. Everything is now back to normal. If you don't choose Maggie Jo as your lawyer then you are crazy.
THANKS MAGGIE JO
Posted by Adam, a Litigation client, Flag
Maggie Jo was a pleasure to work with. She was informative throughout the process and was always available to take my calls. I would definitely hire Maggie Jo again and will recommend her to my friends.
Posted by a Business client, Flag
Maggie helped me so much. Her prompt replies to my questions concerning business development in the Jacksonville area has allowed me to start my company and have it running in record speed.
Posted by Joshua Chang, a Business client, Flag
A year ago on December 15th I walked into Maggie Jo's office with a Business Plan. The previous 3 attorneys I spoke to thought it was bad timing with little capitol. Within 3 hours I had everything I needed to start my entrepreneurial adventure. Most would have nickel and dimed the time it took that afternoon but Maggie got a kick out of it and had a blast helping us pretty much on the spot. Where else could I have found law advice, accounting knowledge, business start-up execution, networks to make it happen, and most importantly the creativity and trust that Maggie brought to the table. We turned $1700 into a well oil cash cow with Maggie's help. Don't believe me? Call me personally 904-228-4926 .. - Josh
Posted by a Real Estate client, Flag
After a painful time with a tenant who did nothing less than rob me, Maggie was able to evict the man and is currently in the process of trying to pursue damages. Although the tenant was a worthless bum, Maggie is still working hard to get what is mine.
Posted by Renee, Flag
Took the case and apparently was not fully aware of all the issues even though she said she was. Then when those issues arose, whacked me for more funds and in the end I suspect a deal had been arrived at with the state's attorny's office prior to my paying more as the "issues" were settled in only a few days after I paid.
Posted by Mark, a Business client, Flag
Maggie is awesome! I needed legal advice and couldn't find anyone willing to help out. Finally, out of desperation, I contacted a third-party hoping for pity and little info. Instead, they hooked me up with Maggie who proceeded to solve my dilemma in ONE email.
Thanks a ton - you rock!
Posted by Matthew Clark, a Estate Planning client, Flag
I reached out to Mrs. Hillard when a student from the University of North Dakota contacted me for research on a business plan project. The business plan was centered around an e-learning model and had several specific questions on the ideal legal setup for this type of start up. Maggie graciously responded in a timely manner with pages of suggestions for the students. It’s this willingness to mentor and educate young entrepreneurs that makes Maggie a true asset to our community. Maggie Jo Hillard is always a pleasure to work with and will always be my go to girl for legal advice.
Posted by a client, Flag
Maggie Jo was recommended by a friend and we have been very pleased with her professionalism and promptness in handling our claim. She was also very caring and understanding during this emotional process. Not only did we feel we had a sharp attorney fighting for us but also a friend.
Posted by Pam, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Maggie Jo instantly put us at ease, and kept us there. Everything was explained to us step by step. Maggie Jo made it far less scary and answered any and all questions as they came up. We highly recommend her!!! When you hire Maggie Jo it's like having a friend represent you!!!!!!
Posted by Raf, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ms. Hilliard came through for me in my criminal record expungement! She thoroughly explained the process to me and kept me in the loop during the proceedings. She exceeded my expectations and got the job done! I highly recommend her to anyone looking to get their record sealed/expunged.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Maggie Joe is a great lawyer. She is very friendly and very informative. She clearly explained all the angles of my case to me and was very responsive to all my questions. She takes a lot of pride in her work and cares for her clients very much. I would recommend Maggie Joe Hilliard to anyone looking for a lawyer.
Posted by Jim, a Adoption client, Flag
After 17 years of marriage, when my wife and I finally had the chance to adopt a newborn baby, we could not have asked for a better attorney to help us realize our dream. Maggie Jo delivered a picture-perfect adoption. She kept us well-informed each step of the way, she was meticulous in covering all the details, and she gave us the confidence and peace of mind that we had found not only a highly competent advocate with the court, but a kind and compassionate friend who had our best interests at heart. Her gentle, affectionate treatment of our newborn son and her enthusiasm in sharing our joy made it obvious that she also loves children. Maggie Jo Hilliard exceeded our expectations in every way, and Jean and I are happy to give her our highest recommendation.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Maggie Jo is not only a top notch lawyer but a wonderful person. She truly cares about her clients. She treated me with care, concern and respect at a difficult time for me. She was always professional and helped me to remain calm and positive. She responds to her clients in a timely fashion with all of the answers you need. I think of her as a new friend. I would highly recommend her to anyone in need for a Florida case. She is number one in all areas!!!
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
While I use Ms. Hilliard for a wide variety of legal aid, recently the only trouble I have had was a traffic ticket. She handled the situation as she always does with prompt professionalism and her winning attitude. She got my ticket dismissed. Not only would I recommend her, I do recommend her often.