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Unprepared. Disorganized office environment. Agreed to things with opposing counsel that were not discussed with me previously. Distracted and not focused on conversation/ matter during meetings. Got the feeling that she just had way too much going on and my situation suffered because of it. After contacting a new attorney, my issue was resolved to my favor within 90 days.
She went above and beyond what was needed and expected for us to win our case. We will always appreciate her assistance in making us a family!!
Ms. Byrd did a wonderful job on my divorce/child support. I would recommend Julie for any legal matter that needs resolved. I absolutely think she is one caring person & attorney. She not only gets the job done. She goes above & beyond to make sure things are done and done right. KUDOS JULIE!!!
Ms. Byrd handled my contested divorce/child support case. Not only did Ms. Byrd do an excellent job at that she explained and reviewed in depth every step before going through them. She was and is caring, compassionate & very considerate. I would refer Julie for any legal issue you may need resolved. SHE'S THE BEST & THANK YOU JULIE for a job well done.
This attorney was so scatter-brained. She never got the facts of my case right. She would not send me letters the other lawyer would send. I could have settled my case for so cheap if she would have properly told me what was actually going on in my case but she wanted to get more money from me and lied to me about what was going on. I had to fire her and then was able to settle my case with my wife's attorney with no problem. She is a scam artist and BEWARE!!!
When I was seeking an attorney for my divorce, I wanted quality and value. Mrs. Byrd provided just that. My husband and I had agreed to everything – how we wanted our assets separated – and Mrs. Byrd and her staff provided efficient service at the lowest cost. From the first appointment, I felt important as a client; I wasn’t just another file number. My paperwork was prepared as we waited, and the divorce was final before we knew it. Everything was hassle-free. When I called to check the status of my divorce, Mrs. Byrd’s staff quickly and accurately responded with the date my waiting period would expire and the approximate time the final decree would be recorded. This information was accurate. Thank you, Mrs. Byrd, for providing such a valuable service at an excellent and competitive cost.
I knew more about what was going on in her life than she knew about my divorce case. She made the outcome of my divorce case sound very good and promising in the beginning. She never returned my phone calls or kept me informed after initially hiring her. When we finally went to mediation her tune and demeanor changed when my estranged husband made a settlement offer of ten thousand dollars. She insisted that I accept the offer because she was receiving 3,300 dollars of that amount. I did not want to agree to this, I even tried to leave and then she said if I left without signing I would be held in contempt of court. I was very upset, and scared after she told me this I felt that I was coerced into signing. Her integrity should be held in question as should her ethics. I called her the next morning and fired her. I had to hire another atty. Needless to say out of the 10,000 she got her 3,300. I would not recommend her to anyone by no means on the face of this earth for anything!!!! Beware!!!!
Attorney Byrd represented me in a contested divorce trial in Dec 2011. She told me at the beginning what she thought would happen, and all that came true and she was able to get the court to see the lies of my ex and the judge awarded me atys fees and alimonoy - more than they offered and even more than I thought I could get! I was upset and emailed Atty Byrd on weekends and at night and she even responded when not during wk hours! She is a hard worker.
She didn't address my concerns-I wanted to fight the temp parenting plan that now ex and his lawyer had come up with at the first court appearance. That and another court appearance couldnt be completed due to having appointmens elsewhere, 1 personal and other professional. I told her (now) x was hitting his 401k, wanted to countersue/file on grounds that he cheated and he had walked out. I updated contact information and mail was still being sent to previous address. No communication-would call and leave messages asking for update, no response so would have to stop by and hope to catch at office. I gave file folder with discovery documents, journals were lost and last meeting with her to redo items that other lawyer was nitpicking/questioning, my information was missing and I was questioned as to whether I had actually turned items over to her and the office! She mentioned several times that she needed docs from now X but never brought up in court-opposing lawyer made it seem that I wasnt turning/providing info and it was due to the two of them not being able to agree on delivery and pickup! I was facing possible contempt charges/fines and to this day still have no idea what it was that he was not providing or what she was questioning. I gave financial info to her that opposing lawyer had requested in Jan and at court appearance in March, opposing lawyer still didn't have! Divorce was filed in 2009 and finalized this Year with the help of another lawyer. New lawyer/firm asked for file and she wouldn't release-I've only received one statement and no final bill was sent when I released from services and as requested. She wouldn't release or respond to new lawyer yet was able to make appearance at court to let judge know that she had been released, although that wasn't exact word used. So new lawyer, opposing counsel and she were front of the judge for my/our case. When I was with her I heard more about her family than my case. If I knew then what I now know, I would have gone with someone else. Not fighting the temp parenting plan, not placing a hold on assets, not knowing that unsigned mediation agreement can't be enforced by court....I hired her because she made great presentation about her experience but when we went to court, it was total opposite.
Attorney Byrd was prompt for her appointment with me, her staff was knowledgeable and told me what I needed to know, and I left after a 1 hour appointment with the divorce papers to take to my husband. I got them signed and took them back, and about 2 and a half months later, I was divorced. And for less than an Internet firm that fills out forms charges for the same thing! No court, no hassle. I recommended a friend with a child support matter to her, and the friend was happy with her services in Juvenile Court in Memphis.