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Posted by John, a Litigation client, Flag
Lawyer John D. Drake is one of the best attorneys I have ever met, his work is sold, he is very trustworthy and very knowledgeable of Tennessee’s State laws. He never rushes and is very competent in his work and his court proceedings. I recommend him to anyone searching for a quality attorney. He listens to your needs and how the law applies to them and he has a very high quality staff.
Thank you again for your help!
Posted by Kathy, a Child Custody client, Flag
We had a sensitive custody case that lasted the better part of a year, and was finally over this August.
John did an outstanding job representing us, and we won our case thanks to his diligence and patience. We were awarded more by the Judge than we asked for, which is a testament to how well John presented our case. John's paralegal, Kellie was also extremely helpful and responsive. During several bumps in the road, she kept us calm and balanced with her guidance and reassurance, and so did John. Forever grateful to both of them for taking such good care of us.
Posted by LindaBurnettWilson, a Family client, Flag
John and Kellie are the best. They are not afraid to tell you the truth will not blow smoke. Honest keeps you informed. Returns your calls in a timely manner
Posted by Robert, a Child Support client, Flag
I went to child support without an attorney because I thought (First mistake) it would be a for sure adjustment. Well it wasn't and by 10 cents I lost 200.00 dollars a month. So I went to Mr.Drake and he flat out told me after looking at my case that he wasn't sure if he could do anything or not because the numbers were so close. He told me it would be a gamble and if I was to hire him and he didn't want to take my money at the time. He told me to think on it over the weekend and let him know. So I thought about this long and hard over two days. Myself not being the gambling man decided to go for it. I hired Mr. Drake to represent me. They filed the paperwork. We got a court date and the other parties Attorney wanted it dismissed but Mr. Drake went before the court and explained the circumstances to her and she heard our case. After getting on the stand and answer questions from both Attorney's it came to the conclussion that I had been over paying in my child support. The reason being was because without Mr. drake I had gotten confused on the stand and answered a question wrong that benefitted the other party. Mr. Drake clarified that before the court and I won. Thank you Mr. Drake and I will always have your card in my back pocket!!
Posted by Aaron, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Drake was very knowledgeable and helpful in my case. Not only did john get my DUI case dropped to a reckless but even managed to get a 7 day mandatory jail sentenced reduced as well. As far as his professionalism and staff, they are second to none. They are friendly, polite and made me feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend John for any case and know I would be represented with the highest caliber on knowledge, experience and professionalism in the nation. Thank you John.
Posted by Tracy, a DUI client, Flag
I have used Mr. Drake in the past for several cases such as, divorce, simple possession and business related issues. Every time, to my amazement, I have gotten the fair end of deal but this last case i was truly caught of guard. A couple of years ago Mr. Drake represented me in a DUI charge, on which he got drop down to a reckless driving charge (five days in jail and 11-29 probation). Well i didn't go to probation, couple years later got arrested for probation violation. First appearance verdict....... pay the court cost, probation fines, DUI class and 45 days in jail for the violation. Mr. drake ask the courts to rescheduled my court date for 30 days. Mr. drake then advised me at that time to pay all cost, take the class and go to probation for the next four weeks and he would work out the rest. Second appearance verdict.... after giving Mr. Drake all the receipts and certificate of the class, Mr. Drake went to bat on the violation charge with the DA. To my amazement Mr. Drake returned with a motion to drop the probation violation. After going in front of the judge the violation was dropped and I am no longer on probation. With Mr. drake acknowledgement of the law I would recommend him with any case.
Posted by Cristin, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
John and Kellie are professional, dedicated and trustworthy. Beyond being a reputable attorney, they were there for my family during a very difficult time. I would confidently recommend John to anyone. I had faith in him and he helped us get the best possible outcome.
Posted by a Adoption client, Flag
We had a very complex case dealing with custody of children. Mr. Drake worked hard and was honest about everything, every step of the way. We knew exactly what to expect, even if it wouldn't be what we wanted to happen, he led us in the direction of getting us there.
Posted by Deborah, a Personal Injury client, Flag
John is very "hands on" with his clients and works to resolve a case with their best interest in mind. He actually handled two cases for me during 2012 and both were settled to my satisfaction as far as settlement and time line. We were working under great difficulties on the personal injury case and it turned out better than either of us had expected. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Clarence, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Drake is my attorney, I originally retained him in 1998 , for two different cases, currently he is representing me again. He is very knowledgeable, he's great to talk with . I feel he has a no nonsense look on his job. I'm so fortunate I have him as an attorney.
Posted by Kate, a Divorce client, Flag
I have know Mr. Drake for many years and have always known him to be very honest and straight-forward. He will fight for all he's worth in the courtroom. If it's a bulldog you want, you should give him a call!!
Posted by David, a Divorce client, Flag
I have been trying to find my soon to be ex-spouse for approximately 4 yrs. I obtained some information as to a possible location for her and contacted Mr. Drake's Law firm. I was amazed at how fast Mr Drake and his staff prepared the proper documents and acted on the possible location. Thanks to the very professional attitude of Mr. Drake and his great staff, I am soon to be divorced. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!! If anyone needs a very .professional, quick, and reasonable attorney, I highly recommend Mr. Drake's law firm
Posted by John, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Drake will not blow smoke like alot of lawyers will do. He will be truthfuf with you he want promise you something that not going to happen. He will do everthing he can for you. Mr. Drake has worked on several cases for me, I have been pleased with all my results. I thing you would be pleased with his services.