4.5 stars 28 totalReview Mark Sessums
Posted by P.Anne
Mark and his capable team represented me in an automobile accident. He obtained a very favorable settlement even though I have serious pre-existing medical issues. Once we had the favorable settlement, Medicare claimed more than they were entitled to receive. Mark battled Medicare through multiple appeals and finally Medicare agreed that they were not entitled to ANY portion of the settlement proceeds. Thanks Mark for all of your hard work on behalf of a senior citizen who truly NEEDED this money in a difficult economic time for senior citizens.
Posted by Dale
Many thanks to Mr. Sessums, Ms. Messenger, and other staff members for assistance in recovering a portion of the damages related to a recent accident. The firm is very knowledgeable and professional. They also do a very good job of keeping you updated as to the progress of the case. I greatly appreciated their efforts in regards to this matter..
Posted by a client
I think Mr. Sessums is very knowledgeable but I was a little disappointed when It came down to him taking my case after he said he would then did not. I believe it was because it was personal to him as he knew who the case was against. I think his curiosity in regards to the case made him want to review the case and get the information on it and then decided not to take it. It was going to be taken on a contingent basis he wanted 50 percent and then some other amount. Nevertheless he decided not to take the case and then I had to go out and waste time which it was important in my case to get it filed. Also he did have an advantage knowing the judges in the county it was filed. I do think he is a good lawyer but I had to go back out into the dark once again to research who would do the best job for me. I would say also he is a bit expensive. I ended up spending thirty seven thousand plus and it took a pretty long time. Which was hurtful in my case having to take longer to file and the attorneys were out of town lawyers and did not really know what I knew in regards to how this person I was suing truly operated as Mr. Sessums did and probably could read between the lines more than the attorneys from out of town. I would have faired much better with Mr. Sessums but he stated he did not have the time to do it after he agreed to take it. He felt that I did not have enough proof but sadly enough I retrieved all the records he would need and would be an asset to the case in the following weeks and he knew how to dig deep as he was familiar with this person in many ways. I was disappointed but I will say he is a fine attorney along with being a very nice young man.
Posted by a client
Mark and his paralegal Amber did a great job for me in getting a divorce settled efficiently and fairly. They kept on track and kept things moving smoothly for me. My priorities were taken care of and I am very pleased.
Posted by Debra
Mr Sessums is incredible! I hired him after I let another attorney go. His office only had a week to prepare . They met me after hours, kept me informed, sent me questions that they were going to ask, did all the research and went to trial totally prepared. Me Sessums dealt with me himself, no replacements. His level of expertise was impressive. The entire office was very responsive and courteous . I felt like they really cared about the outcome, it was nice having an entire team on my side
Posted by Andrew
Prior to hiring Mark, I asked many around me who they recommended. The name that kept coming up in the conversations was Mark Sessums. I would ask them, "Why Mark?" They told me that he was one of the best in the area. The funny thing is that a couple people that I asked referred Mark over their own divorce attorney they had used or were currently using.
It became clear to me on the day of mediation that I brought a gun to a knife battle. Mark came to the mediation prepared and knew the details of my case by memory. I recall the ex's attorney coming into the room to dispute a portion of the proposed settlement agreement and Mark clearly took charge of the conversation, stated case law, and disproved the other attorney's argument. It was clear to me by the end of the meeting that he was worth every cent.
If you are looking for the least expensive attorney in the area, go elsewhere. I have always believed that "you get what you pay for." I was willing to pay extra to get the best.
Posted by a Child Custody client
After reading these beyond-belief-reviews, I can only assume they were paid endorsements. This attorney has had my simple child custody modification for almost 2 years. We are no closer to resolution than when I walked into his office. He does not return phone calls. Pads his bills. Shows up late to hearings. Argues the wrong matters he schedules before the Judge. Judge and opposing counsel had to finally tell him he was arguing the wrong thing! (I was mortified!) Pretty much completely unprepared and arrogant. But has managed to bill me almost $10,000 for "work". Maybe if I was the Man fighting on custody issues he would have done his job. Reporting him to the bar will be in everyone's best interest. Terrible service by both him and his paralegal! Almost 4 months later I am still waiting on him to set a hearing on a vital Motion he filed with the court in April. But now I find out he is going to withdraw instead of finish the job. Good luck if you use him. You will need it AND A LOT OF MONEY!
Posted by David
Not sure where to begin but to use the quote another attorney said after my trial, "I haven't seen an ass whooping like that in a long time." Mark and team did an exceptional job on my divorce and the preceding preparation work was so overwhelming that the opposing council was berated by the judge for a lack of material and preparedness. If you want to score touchdowns in your divorce then get a great quarterback.
Posted by malcom
Was paying $1250.00 a month in alimony for the last 11 years, and as the economy failed so did my paycheck. we went to court after exwife filed a motion for contempt and my judge us unsympathetic to my situation and ignored the facts at hand in black and white and ruled on feelings. The judge then ruled me pay purges of of $3000 twice in 5 months to stay out of jail. Mr. Sessums was fired up and said to me when we left the court chambers we have to file an appeal this obsured , We did so in the following weeks and was heard before the DCA about six weeks later at oral argument. and wow what an oral he presented to the courts, approx. 7 months later DCA ruled and they revervsed all the rulings of the local judge , my concept of what they said to him was DID YOU NOT READ THE FACTS JUDGE. DCA all affirmed the ruling and was sent back to the courts for further actions, We returned to court in about march of 2014 and the judge reduced my alimony to $ 1 dollar a year and the exwife had to pay 50% of my court costs. And the DCA now has this as case law DRIGGERS vs DRIGGERS. Can't thank Mr.Sessums enough, he has changed my life thru his efforts . IF YOU WANT AN AGRRESSIVE LAWYER HIRE SESSUMS LAW GROUP
Posted by a Medical Malpractice client
The Sessums Law Group recently handled a medical malpractice lawsuit for my husband and me. And very unfortunately, during the course of the action my husband died. Mr. Sessums and his team performed extremely professionally while handling my husband and me with utmost care, attention and dignity. More specifically, Mr. Sessums and his team responded very quickly to any of my questions, concerns or needs, usually within the hour if not sooner. Their knowledge and attention to detail was exemplary resulting in my husband and me feeling totally secure about their handling this very important life issue. I will recommend the sessums Law Group to anyone who has need of an attorney.