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Posted by Renee', a Divorce client, Flag
I hired Jody 7 years ago to handle my divorce. Having never had the need for an attorney before, I was concerned about finding someone that was not only knowledgeable as far as the law, but also compassionate. Going through a trauma such as a divorce is an arduous task in and of itself, so having the added concern of finding and hiring the right lawyer is definitely an added stress. Jody was recommended to me by a friend who had shared a very high regard for Jody as an attorney. For me personally, Jody was a complete blessing. From the moment we met I had such a peace and felt safe for the first time in a very long time. Jody was completely attentive to my needs as far as it pertained to all of my legal matters, however just as important, she was an advocate for me as a person and that made all of the difference. Jody is so well versed in the law that everything that we were seeking in the divorce came to pass and I was completely protected in every way. I could not have asked for a better attorney, and I am forever grateful that she was in my corner! Thank you again Jody, and may you be richly blessed for all of the lives that you have helped, especially mine!
Posted by Jeff, a Divorce client, Flag
Jody Usow is a very professional, thorough and responsive attorney. I was recommended to Jody by some friends that utlized Jody's firm on a number of matters in the past, and they spoke very highly of her. Never needing a lawyer before that was honestly the only way I could have picked one. She has proven to support everything my friends told me about her and I am much better off now, starting my life over again. I truly Thank You Jody
Posted by Ken, a Child Abuse client, Flag
I feel that she is very thorough and exhausts every avenue of resolution. Was kept informed of matters as well as given instruction at every junction of case.
Posted by Manny, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
To whomever seeks an excellent attorney, Jody usow has represented me in two criminal defense cases. I was, and am very impressed with Jody's professionalism, knowledge of law practice and the way she handles buisness in the courtroom... Prior to meeting attorney usow, I had spoke with approximately eight different attorneys, who all basically said the same thing.. " Call me when u get out of jail", since I had a warrant for my arrest.. Attorney usow was the only attorney who suggested we meet in person and go through the situation and go into court with a game plan.. And thats how we did it...She was with me from day one.... And results I honestly believe could not have been better..So for those of you looking for a good attorney, your in the wrong place, those of you looking for a excellent lawyer a super layer Attorney Jody Usow is the attorney for you... Thank you jody for being there since day one, I am forever grateful... Manny
Posted by Tom, a Debt Collection client, Flag
Jody gets down to the basics of collection law. She gets results. Professional debtors don't mess with her. She knows the law and acts accordingly. I highly recommend her.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I want to take a moment to say, "Thank you very much". I feel like the greatest weight in the world has been lifted off my shoulders. My ex and I did not get along even years after our divorce. She did whatever she could to try to make life for me & my new family miserable. She tried to break me financially any way she could even if it was only in nickels & dimes. She even tried to keep the children in a poor school just for control reasons.
Three or four years ago, you & I 1st met to discuss my options & chance of success at having the courts see my point of view and get the kids out of their old school. At that time, things did not look promising. However, you laid out a plan that you thought would give me the best chance. It was a long shot. You suggested that among other things I try to get them into therapy and hope the therapist forms a professional opinion that would be in their best interests.
It was long in coming, but I patiently looked for the right time & the right way to use your advice even though we were faced with strong negative behavior by the youngest. Eventually things came together. Today, the Therapist as well as my ex have remarked on the amazing change in the attitude & behavior of this child. Recently, we received the 1st report card after a complete quarter’s attendance at the new school. It showed all "Bs" and "Cs" which is a huge change from all the "F"s prior to the change in school & placement!!
Between the improvement in school (& my child’s much happier attitude) and the improvement in the Child Support situation, I am so happy. It was very frustrating for my current wife & me to have virtually no control over the downward spiral this child was in. Our hands seemed to be tied. No matter how I tried to be positive about all the issues between us, the harder my ex fought or stonewalled me.
Money was not the issue for me. I would have liked to see the amount I was paying decreased, but my priority was trying to give my kids the best opportunities I could afford.
Between your advice & the manner in which you handled this case, I feel like I have won the biggest lottery ever!
I just wanted to let you know how truly grateful I am to have had you represent me & my family. I felt like this was my last chance to positively change this child's current & future life. You have truly been a life preserver for my family as well as a lifesaver for this child.
I will tell this story to all of my family, friends, & acquaintances. I will recommend you professionally to anyone who will listen or is in need.