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Posted by a Real Estate client, Flag
Jerry was well educated in the process of purchasing a new condo and kept us up to date and on schedule for an on-time closing. I would absolutely work with Jerry again should the need arise and highly recommend his services
Posted by Kelli, a Real Estate client, Flag
We have used Jerry for 3 real estate transactions. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional and timely. He communicated with us often to make sure we were always "in the loop." He is very proactive, so we never had to worry! He always kept our best interest in mind and did whatever it took to get the job done! (When one closing took a turn for the worst in the final hours, he even somehow pulled off some magic to make sure it happen on time!) On top of all else, he has a great personality and is a pleasure to deal with!
Posted by Brett Taylor, a Real Estate client, Flag
I have been lucky to use Jerry's services twice now - one for home purchase about 2 years ago and then again for the same home sale recently. Jerry offers guidance to the real estate attorney review process. He is able to explain little quirks that may occur (and usually do) in home negotiations and make you feel comfortable while it's happening. I also know Jerry from a networking organization - Women's Council of REALTORS - in which he is beloved as a valuable resource. I would recommend Jerry to the highest opportunity.
Posted by Jane, a Real Estate client, Flag
Jerry represented me in two real estate transactions over the past nine months, one home sale and one home purchase. Both transactions were completed flawlessly and on time. Jerry kept me fully informed on what to expect and what was expected of me, and he was extremely responsive when I had questions or concerns. Jerry will be the first person I call if/when I require representation in the future, and I highly recommend him to other clients.
Posted by Dan, a Divorce client, Flag
Jerry handled my divorce, he was very professional and probably kept me from getting in trouble as this process is very long, frustrating and often seems very unfair. He broke down what was upsetting and explained everything so I was a little less angry with the process and the way my ex and her attorney were dragging the divorce out...
Jerry then represented my girlfriend and me with the purchase of our new home, again he was very professional and knowledgable with that process.
I would definitely recommend Jerry to a friend or family member.
Posted by Rita, a Real Estate client, Flag
Working with Jerry Lazar was an excellent experience. Not only is he personable and highly capable but has a diverse knowledge of the law and is responsive. He was able to keep me informed of the laws pertaining to my divorce and the purchase of my new home (events that happened simultaneously). All e-mails and phone calls were responded to same day with all concerns addressed fully. My past experiences with other Lawyers have not been so positive, his efforts/capabilities came as a pleasant surprise and are greatly appreciated.
Posted by Karen, a Real Estate client, Flag
Jerry was recommended by our real estate agent to handle the legal details of our purchase of a short sale property. Short sales have a poor reputation because they can be difficult and confusing. When ours came through much more quickly than anticipated, Jerry was always easy to reach and on top of the details. He responded to questions in a timely fashion, and his communication was always clear. Finally, he strengthened our original contract so it was more favorable and protective of our interest. We are very pleased, and would use him again if the opportunity arose.
Posted by Deon & Bobby, a Real Estate client, Flag
Jerry helped us during the home buying process and was great during closing. It was our first home and having someone knowledgeable and helpful as part of the process made it easier. Jerry carefully explained everything to us during closing. He kept in touch with us during the process and assisted us in understanding short sale procedures. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to buy a home.
Posted by Victor, a Real Estate client, Flag
In 2012, Mr. Lazar represented me in two legal cases, including selling of my house and evicting a tenant for not paying the rent from another house. In both cases, Mr. Lazar provided me with excellent legal guidance and advices, was very patient with my multiple questions, provided me with comprehensive explanations and was successful and efficient! I am going to ask for his council on another legal matter and would like to recommend him to anyone who needs a legal expert and very wise counselor!
Posted by Kathy, a Divorce client, Flag
Jerry Lazar handled my divorce and I was very pleased with the results. I appreciated Jerry's specific and focused family law expertise; he is very knowledgable regarding family law customs and practices in Lake County. He is professional and responsive to clients needs, usually returning phone calls and emails within a day. I felt confident in his representation and would highly recommend him to others.
Posted by Mary, a Divorce client, Flag
Jerry Lazar handled both the closing of my home and my divorce. In both situations, he was always pleasant, professional and provided much needed guidance, which made a difficult and emotional process much less painful. I highly recommend Jerry Lazar.
Posted by Laura, a Divorce client, Flag
Working with Jerry on my divorce case was a delight. He was professional, knowledgeable, and grounded. He made sure to keep me on track and informed about the progress of my case. He responded to emails almost immediately and kept phone calls to a minimum and to the point (by my request). I actually walked out of the courtroom with a smile on my face knowing that he helped me get the best possible outcome I could have hoped for.
Posted by Lisa Curtis, a Real Estate client, Flag
Jerry is extremely knowledgeable, approachable and always responsive to issues and inquiries.
While handling an extremely difficult short sale, Jerry guided me through the tedious process and anticipated hurdles. His expertise was invaluable throughout the months leading up to the sale and he kept all the stakeholders focused in order to close the deal within seemingly impossible deadlines. He has a wide network of associates and knows who, how and when to contact them to assist in the short sale process or answer questions. I was continuously impressed with his responsiveness to my phone calls and e-mails and with his ability to be the â€œvoice of reasonâ€.
Jerry instills confidence, gets results and is a genuine pleasure to work with!
Posted by Georgia, a Real Estate client, Flag
As a real estate broker, I am also a resource for various other services that a client may need when moving into the area - from home improvement to doctors, lawyers, etc. For the real estate transaction, as well as family law issues, I have found over many years that Jerry is an exceptional attorney. He is knowledgeable about the law of real estate (not an easy subject, especially in today's challenging and ever-changing market), as well as other areas of the practice of law. His cool demeanor and calm, objective counsel sets him apart from other attorneys. Those that I have referred to Jerry always have positive feedback - and those people include not only clients, but myself and my family and friends..
Posted by Erwin, a Real Estate client, Flag
Iâ€™ve used Jerry three times for both family law and real estate law matters. Jerry is very fair and is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to legal matters and getting agreement between all parties involved. He gets down to the details and handled all of my matters properly and quickly. He is always available to answer questions. He explains legal issues in a very understandable manner. I highly recommend Jerry and will use him again.
Posted by Jessica, a Real Estate client, Flag
Purchasing real estate can be a daunting thing; however Jerryâ€™s knowledge was an invaluable resource. Not only did he take the time to explain the process and make sure I completely understood every step, he was my advocate. Jerry took actions to make sure that everything was as complete and accurate as they could possibly be. His responsiveness is honestly the best I have encountered, and he could answer all of my questions fully based on experience. I would highly recommend him to friends, family, or anyone that needs an excellent attorney.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Jerry was very helpful from the start. He got back to me the same day I would call him and would even go as far as to email me or call just to let me know where my case was at.
Posted by Anna, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Lazar was very professional and helpful in all areas concerning my separation and corresponding divorce. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for the 'basics' in legal service with a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
Posted by Terry Anderson, Broker, Koenig & Strey Real Living, a Real Estate client, Flag
I am a Realtor and I have recommended Jerry Lazar on numerous ocassions to my own clients. He is someone you can always count on.
My clients have been very pleased with his professionalism. His work is always timely and complete. He is easy to communicate with and I consider him to be a very good friend of mine.
Posted by Adam & Rani, a Real Estate client, Flag
We just wanted to take a moment to show our gratitude for your time and expertise - once again. If not for your help, I don’t know how we could have made it through our impasse. We are confident that we have made the right choices to protect our family’s security and in this economy that is a great feeling. You’re the best!