Based on 7 reviews
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Some of these other reviews were done by people with a personal problem toward Jim and I know this for a fact it was an attempt to attack his reputation because they lost a case against him..... my case was handled fairly well he helped me get a good settlement and was fair and efficient about it..... ignore the lesser reviews as they are attempts to degrade his reputation. He was a good lawyer for me and even took 10% more of his share off of the settlement to give it to me which proves he is not in it for the money. he was patient and even with my fumbling around he managed to still win the case with minimal but adequate evidence backing it as I could not retrieve it all my self. He is a good lawyer in my opinion.
This attorney was the biggest mistake , I've dealt with other attorneys , all he worried about was getting his retainer,and even after i paid him he did nothing . I'm pretty sure he was taking money from my ex to loose the case. I had to fire him one day in court and go to another atttorneys office right after.
This attorney handled my case poorly, didn't pay attention to simple details, lacked desire and only was interested in collecting his retainer each time it exhausted. For what I paid him in total I could have retained an attorney downtown to handle my case, in a competent manner. Opposing counsel walked all over him constantly, it was embarrassing. After my experience with him I wouldn't retain him for a simple traffic ticket.
After he was terminated from his firm, I kept him for some stupid reason. He was sneaky and deceitful, and it ended up backfiring when he was called out on it. Only interested in $$$$ for himself, not the best interest of his client. I ended up with less than my ex's initial settlement offer! If you have lots of money, and no shot of winning, hire him. He'll try anything for a buck.
He helped me to get my daughter out of a terrible situation with an unstable mother. He kept me informed of things that were happening. I'm glad I switched from Jeffery Leving's office, who has a terrible staff working for him, to Mr. Podgorny's office. Mr.Podgorny really cared about what happened with my daughter. He's a nice guy.
Have used Mr. Podgorny on a few matters. He is professional and courteous. He remembers what the goal is and is interested in the case.
He has always kept me well-informed and accomplished the task needed.
I would not trust him. Screwed up my case real bad. you want to loose your case then hire him.