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Not only is Mr. Rivas a highly skilled and very knowledgeable attorney, but he is a great human being as well. He does not speak to you with a condescending tone of arrogance as most lawyers do. Rather, he educates and enlightens you with his charm and charisma. I would heartily recommend him to anyone who has a delicate legal matter and wants to maximize their chance of a successful outcome.
I retained Robert 6 years ago for an appeal of a case which had dragged on for 5 years. He won the appeal handily. The case was remanded back to the lower court and Robert assumed that litigation as well, as he was familiar with the case. Robert brought the case to a successful conclusion, although it dragged on for another 5 years. Robert goes above and beyond the normal Attorney/Client relationship with constant communication and personal support.
I have known and worked with Robert Rivas as President of Final Exit Network for the past two years. Final Exit Network is a 501 (c)(3) organization, devoted to providing mentally competent persons who become members information on how to end their lives peacefully, painlessly, and quickly when they are suffering from an irreversible medical condition that is more than they can bear. We also offer a compassionate presence to any member who chooses to end his or her suffering. Authorities in GA, AZ, and MN have brought charges against our volunteers and Final Exit Network as violating their laws against assisted suicide. We believe, and we publicly state, that we do not violate laws against assisted suicide. Robert has lead our defense teams in all three jurisdictions, as well as personally argued on behalf of our volunteers and the organization, and has brought us to victory in GA and AZ. The legal issues in MN are ongoing, but we have good reason to believe that our team will also prevail there.
On top of his legal knowledge and acumen, Robert is articulate, circumspect, trustworthy, a fine writer and editor, and a pleasure to work with.
Robery Rivas is without a doubt one of the finest appellate attorneys you will come accross. His help with many of my cases, past and present, proved to be invaluable.
I am very happy and thankful to Robert Rivas for all of his help. Quick response to emails and phone calls. Professional, courteous, knowledgeable and understanding. I trust him and I trust what he says. I have, and will continue to follow any advice that Robert gives me.
I would definitely recommend Robert Rivas to all my friends and colleagues.