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Posted by Joseph, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Mr. Markwell was very personable. He handled my case himself. He did not turn me over to a paralegal or alternate attorny. He delt with me on a one on one basis. I could contact him personaly at any time with no run around. He kept me informed through every phase of my case and continued to help me with any questions or concerns I had even after my case was completed. Very knowledgeable. I now consider him my personal attorney and will use his services for any other matters that arise
Posted by Mary, a Debt Collection client, Flag
Mr. Markwell is awesome. Very knowledable, professional, and attentative to details. I highly recommend him for all your legal needs. He definitely helped me alot.
Posted by Don and Kim, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Our family is off to a fresh start thanks to Guss. He is highy recomended by my family. Very responsive even to the most pain of a client hahaaa. No Guss returned all my calls and concerns very rapidly and answered all of our questions quickly and honestly. We are very pleased and happy with all the professional service he provided us. Thanks again Mr. Markwell
Posted by a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Charles was very helpful and understanding of my situation and made me feel at ease with the whole bankrutcy process. Very responsive and quick turn around times with my questions. I highly reccommend Charles!!!
Posted by Katie, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Guss (Charles) Markwell was professional, and didn't use lawyer jargon - he spoke to me like a human being, and took his time...I never felt rushed and all of my questions were answered. His replies via email/phone were always prompt, and his fees were competitive (for bankruptcy). I'd definitely recommend him to anyone needing a BK lawyer!
Posted by Craig, a Bankruptcy client, Flag
I would highly recommend Gus for anyone that is having a financial crisis and needs a way out. He is the most easy going , knowledgeable, and experienced attorney Ive ever worked with. Most attorneys are really hard to understand and follow, but Gus explains everything so that anyone can understand and follow. He has made a very difficult part of my life seem like it was not a big deal at all. Best decision I could have made. Thanks Gus
Posted by a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I was very happy with the service Mr. Markwell provided. He was very knowledgeable in all aspects of my case. The communication was second to none, he was always very prompt and understanding in returning my calls. My case turned out exactly as he described it should go. I would highly recommend Mr. Markwell if you have a need for a bankruptcy lawyer.
Posted by a Bankruptcy client, Flag
Gus must live life with his cell phone in his hand. I called him over and over with questions and concerns about my case. He always had time for me. I know how busy he must be and yet talked with me every time! It was nice to finally use a lawyer that cared.
Posted by Terri, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I absolutely enjoyed having Mr. Markwell as my attorney. He was very professional and helped me tremendously with my legal needs during a difficult time in my life. I am so grateful to have him represent me. He was by far the best attorney I've ever had. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Chrissy, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Originally, I chose Markwell because he gave free advice, his kindness versus other lawyers I spoke with, and his rates are reasonable compared to others. After working with him I found he kept me informed, made me feel comfortable through the process, and is someone you can trust.
Posted by Lory, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
If you or someone you know is in trouble, give Charles (Guss) Markwell a call. I know it's hard to believe, but you won't meet a more honest attorney. Guss is caring and compassionate and he will fight for what he believes in. Guss has experience on the west coast and here in the midwest and he will help you and your family.
Posted by Scott, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Guss Markwell did an excellent job of guiding my wife and I through our bankrupcy. After the failure of our small business we found ourselves in a deep financial hole. It was a difficult time made easier with his knowledge of the process and communication with us throughout. Even the actual court appearance was painless with Guss on our side. Now we are begining to move on and rebuild our lives with thanks to Guss' assistance.
Posted by Sandra, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Gus was friendly, knowledgeable and able to explain all the intricacies to me in a language that was understandable and not "lawyer speak". I appreciated his forthrightness and his always doing what he said he'd do. He was always on time and treated my questions with respect.
Posted by Cameron, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I am happy to see gus doing what he wants in a new setting but i cant say i don't miss him. Gus was my public defender in everett wa, and fought for me like any top paid attorney would of. I was in absolute ahh when gus began my case and the years to follow evolved into a great friendship. I am at a total loss without my attorney slash pal charles markwell around but as i said my loss is your gain. I stand behind my words o million fold when i say if you are looking for a great attorney one that takes pride in his work one that will take your call at 230 am if needed and all on a prestine prof level of excellence, You found him you will only be cheating yourself by passing him up i promise you. Miss ya gus knock em dead your a true hero in my eyes and those many here in everett that you have blessed with your counsel and friendship. Cameron b. Helvey everett wa.
Posted by Eddie, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Guss Markwell, as he prefers to be called, definitely is one of the best attorney at law I have dealt with in the US, and I know what I am stating because have dealt with a few ones in the past for personal reasons. Since our first phone contact, he truly demonstrated an interest in my son’s case and even without being retained, he went to see my son in the county jail. His rate is the BEST AFFORDABLE one I have found among five others. He explains his strategies and plans to work your case beforehand and is constantly looking for better tactics to bring to the negotiation table, professional and patiently. One of his great characteristic, other than being honest and courteous, is keeping you posted of all times. He was always appearing in courthouse when my son’s case was being presented for arraignment, hearings, etc. (Some lawyers seem to forget this commitment). My son was framed and snitched on two counts of marihuana trafficking and could face many years in prison if convicted. Guss hard-worked with the prosecutors and attained an excellent agreement performance with a disposition for my son’s case with five years of probation at the end. He was constantly advising my son to be straight and alerting him to look for better friends, a good job and place this issue in the past, aiming for a better and prosperous life since he just turned 20 years old. We, parents, are indeed in great debt with Guss for his great care with our son’s case development and disposition. Absolutely, we do RECOMMEND AND ALWAYS REFER Guss Markwell for representing your case whenever you may need an OUTSTANDING, COMPETENT AND DEPENDABLE attorney at law! Thank you very much for this great accomplishment, Guss!!!
Posted by Annie, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Markwell represented me when I already had a horrible experience with the joke of a court system we have. I have always been a law abiding citizen, not to say I did make some big mistakes that ended up putting me through the ringer and the worst years of my life. I was able to hire Mr. Markwell to defend me and frankly had already lost all hope in thinking that he was going to acutally defend me and know what he was doing.. Not many of these attorney's do anymore and most of them don't give a crap about you. Mr. Markwell new we had many challenges and obsticals to hurdle, and he gave it to me streight and always took the time to explaine what was going on and what my options were. He went beond the extra mile with my case, made time to talk with me when I was terrified of what the out come was going to be, and he was always there telling me know matter what he will be there. He returned my phone calls within a day, or in minutes if he was not in court, always had my case fully prepared to go over with me before we went in front of the judge, a;ways told me he would be there if I ever needed anything and he always was. He treated me with the utmost respect, was always trouthful, was concerned about my well being and made me feel llike he cared. He is truly a genuine attonry that wants to help his clients. My case has been over for more than 5 years and I have many times over those past 5 years contacted him in regards to questions or concerns regarding other law information and he always returned my calls and was more then happy to take the time to explaine any questions or concerns I had and never oncee billed me for his time and he always asked how I was doing in my personal life and it has now turned out I concider him a friend and know he will always be there to represent me and be the great attorney he his. I would recommend him and have to anyone I know, my friends, and my famliy
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I retained Mr. Markwell after my long time attornrey informed that the case I was involved in he did not do. Mr. Markwell, was very personable, professional, and more than that very very honest. He laid the cards out on the table for my case, and helped my husband and I make the best decision for my case. He was always available, to the point of giving me his personal phone numbers, and never beat around the bush regarding my case which were felony charges. We have now made it through the toughest time and Mr. Markwell continues to be very supportive, takes my calls about other topics regarding law, and has yet to send me a bill for these conversations.
I would strongly encourage my family and friends to have Mr. Markwell represent them for any type of help they might need with the legal system.
He is an outstanding community member, a loving husband and father, and has become a good friend to me and my family.
Mr. Markwell only wants the best for his clients and will go the extra mile to do his job at 110%!!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Charles Markwell represented me in a "no win" trial. Two county sheriffs, in an attempt to cover up assaulting me, concocted a story in order to shut me up by sending me to jail on made up charges.
I had no witnesses to support my side, two uniformed officers that were lying, and even my closest friends said I was going to jail.
Markwell laid out a line of defense to rival a Perry Mason case. He methodically lured the cops into admitting they had assaulted me, and that they were trying to frame me to cover it up.
Markwell also, in court, established an admission of the two officers' conduct that will aid my civil attorney in a subsequent lawsuit.
Mr. Markwell is a bright light in our dismal legal criminal system, and I highly recommend him to anyone!