Based on 9 reviews
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I had the unfortunate experience of working with this attorney on a mortgage modification. This attorney also is very careless with your personal and private information. Get a proper referral from the Bar association!
DO NOT USE HIM!!!! I applied for a loan modification and was told that he could help me. I was upfront with him the entire time and told then that I had also applied at a nonprofit organization. Upon my approval at the nonprofit organization I emailed them to let them know to cancel my account and not bill me. WELL they still took the money out of my account and refuse to put it back. I had to make a dispute through my bank and still have yet to see my money.
I wish I could put a negative in the trustworthy. We got a call from a young man that worked at this firm and he convinced us to sign up with them when we werent sure that we wanted to... he said everything would be ok and we would not only have representation in our foreclosure matter but that we would also be able to get our loan modified. We ended up losing our case and would have lost our home if we hadn't filed bankruptcy.
I would highly suggest staying away from this Lawyer. We hired him and signed a contract to work a case and found out he took our money and we still lost everything!! Be Careful!!
This guy ripped us off took our money, barely did anything that we could have done our self's and then had me trade out services that would have never been reciprocated on his end. He does not keep his end of the deal, he pushed for us to short sell or walk away form the house knowing we want to keep it. He has a former employee that told me about his profiting from the clients loss of their homes after the were foreclosed. There were several months they bill you and do nothing on your case. I would not recommend this guy if he was the only lawyer in town. I have worked with and for many attorney's over 26 years and this guy makes all lawyers look bad.
His interest is to collect your moneis not to resolve your loan modification, his staff will call you and promiss you anything you want to hear until you sign a retainer and start making payments. After that is impossible to speak with him and in my case after 18 months of making payments there were no results he didn't accomplish what was assured. Do not allow him to take advantage of you and your situation. Be aware!!!!!!!
Mr. Podvin is very knowledgable and helped me to modifiy my loan. He lowered my payment by over $500 a month.
Stay away very poor, was sitting on my case collecting my money.
Will not keep in touch with me. And continue to take money from my account, with no results. Unable to contact this office, have left multiple voice mails, also e- mail with no response for the past 5 - 6 weeks.