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Some time ago I ran into some legal issues. I was a little embarrassed, and didn't look forward to having the conversation to an attorney. Sean was extremely professional and respectful, and I felt like I was talking to an ally vs. a paid representative. See his billing philosophy posted on his site, and he "walked the walk" on that too. My legal results were better than expected.
Upon the recommendation of a friend, I enlisted Sean O'Neill as my attorney to represent and guide me in a divorce action I was faced with. During our working relationship, I immediately discovered he possessed a full knowledge of the law and carried out his representation with authority, expertise and professionalism. He responded to my questions via e-mail, telephone calls and written communication promptly and with clear instruction. He, without fail, kept me updated with accurate, thorough and timely billing invoices. I truly admire, trust and believe in Sean O'Neill and would recommend him, without hesitation, to anyone desiring a positive and successful outcome regarding any legal issue they may encounter.
When making my decision as to how to handle my violations, I asked myself if it justified hiring an attorney, or would the attorney fees negate potential reduction/s of penalty. They didn't negate themselves Not only did Sean net me a significant savings, but he did it in a very helpful, professional manor. Throughout the pre-trial and judgement process Sean made extra effort to keep me informed; such as paper trail details, and whether I needed to worry about contacting the DA for pre-scheduled telephone appointments (which he conveniently did [all of] them for me). I have a busy lifestyle and Sean making everything convenient for me was intensely appreciated. In hindsight, I'm glad I made the decision to hire him, and will do so if/when future situations arise.
In January of this year (2014), I was pulled over for speeding, and when the police officer ran my license and returned to my vehicle, I was shocked to learn that my license had been suspended for 3 years. I was issued two tickets that day. When I contacted Sean, he told me right away what he believed he would be able to do for me. I thought it was lofty, but he seemed confident. He did, however; also let me know that some things wouldn't be in his control, so no guarantees. Leaving out the details, he was able to mitigate so that one citation was dropped entirely, and that the second was reduced significantly. My decision to hire Sean saved my in penally payment and points on my license, and what more could I ask for, right?
Mr O'Neill helped my wife and I with a dispute regarding our security deposit. We had great success in recovering the entire amount in court. Like some people we had never been involved in a court case and were somewhat apprehensive of the proceedings. But we found ourselves in capable hands with Mr. O'Neill. He kept up with us in weekly correspondence so when the court date finally arrived we had a good working knowledge of the event. I hope we never have to go to court again, but I know if we do that we will use Mr. O'Neill again as our legal counsel.
I hired Mr. O'Neill to handle my divorce case. Being a high-income earner, with an almost twelve year marriage, and a child from that marriage, my wife had filed for divorce and was almost literally asking for the moon. There were many complexities to this case: claimed disability, co-habitation, impending re-marriage, constant deceit and outright dishonesty. The stakes were very high for me financially.
Sean worked very hard to pull the actual facts of the case out of this mire. Before the case even went to trial, Sean had laid down a very convincing set of arguments in my favor to the judge. When the trial finally occurred, I was extremely pleased with the outcome; I honestly could not have asked for a better result. Not only did Mr. O'Neill get my child support reduced, he was able to reduce my alimony payments to a near trivial sum, expiring completely in one year! In all fairness, my ex-wife made many mistakes of judgement which helped my case, however, that does not detract from the excellent job Mr. O'Neill did in presenting my case and fighting for a fair decision based on the facts. I actually felt like justice was served; rare in our court system.
He is very straight forward, very honest, very hard working and I felt he truly cared about me and the outcome. While I have never worked with a lawyer before, I find it difficult to believe that this combination of personal attributes is anything but extremely rare!
Divorces are a painful process. However, Mr. O'Neill made the entire process much more bearable.
If you are looking for a great lawyer to handle your divorce case, I would look no further. While divorces can be an expensive process, it was the best money I ever spent and well worth it. During my initial phone consultation with Mr. O'Neill, more than a year ago, he had made the statement: 'You get what you pay for'.
How right he was...
Sean O'Neill is a extremely knowledgeable and experienced Attorney. I was facing several serious charges and a felony charge that could have altered my life permanently. Sean listened to me, looked at all the facts and then used every resource needed to provide the needed evidence to clear my name. What's more is I really felt I had someone who was in this with me. When I felt beaten he was there to remind me that I have rights and that I had to stay the course. In the end I think of Sean not just as an attorney, but as a friend. Sean provided better service than some big name firms and charged me reasonable fees when every other Attorney refused my Case. Highly recommended as long as you are open and honest Sean will make sure you are given the best possible outcome. Thanks Sean.
Sean went out of his way to communicate with us every step of the process. We were confident that our legal dispute with a land lord was resolved quickly and in our favor. Proud to be his client
I was really worried when I had my traffic "issues". I actually had a "hit and run" that turned out to be pretty serious. I'm very conservative and don't get into a lot of trouble.
I called Mr. O'Neill. He assured me that it was going to be ok and then he simply made them go away. Or so it seemed. It was simple and painless. I will go back to this office in a heart beat if I run into trouble in the future. Mr. O'Neill makes something scary into something you can understand, you can realize that it's going to be ok. You will feel better after speaking to this attorney.
Sean O'Neill helped me very much after I put myself in a bad situation while visiting La Crosse. To make things more complicated, I needed to handle this criminal case long-distance due to living 4 hours away. Because of Sean's work I only needed to make the trip to La Crosse once for an initial appearance. Sean was very knowledgeable and trustworthy about the facts of my case and kept me informed throughout the entire process. As a result of hiring Sean I received a favorable conclusion in the case and avoided a criminal blemish on my record. I would highly recommend Sean O'Neill if you need criminal defense. From my experience he has high integrity and treated me well.
We have hired Mr. O'Neill on several occasions for family and business matters. He listened to our problems and was very knowledgeable on the legal problems in which he represented us. He was also very personable and friendly and always answered our questions. On one of our family cases he went above and beyond what was required to do to help us. If the need arises we will continue to use Mr. O'Neill in the future, because he has served us well in the last 10 years.