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Posted by Kelli, a Child Custody client,
If you want to have a lawyer you can communicate with, who will represent you aggressively and be fairly honest do NOT choose Mark Medley. His insessant dishonesty, failure to hold himself accountable for constantly dropping the ball, and his non existent availability was disappointing and ridiculously expensive. My divorce and custody case was drug out over the course of two years. At first he seemed aggressive and invested, once the checks cleared I was lucky if I got to speak to the paralegal to the tune of $150 an hour. He has forgotten to file papers, failed to enforce agreements and never protected me from the abuse of the legal system by my ex, worse was his ability to make me feel like an annoyance instead of a client. Don't put an important issue like child custody into the hands of this smug, magnanimous, lazy attorney. Those are my observances in regard to my relationship with Mark Medley. If I could have rated him lower then poor I would of, but I had to choose at least a poor rating, so my experience was not even deserving of one star.
Posted by Shawna, a Divorce client,
I hired Mark 2/09, he was recommended by a co-worker who stated this attorney was a bulldog in the court room. Shortly after taking my retainer, he was impossible to get a hold of. I attempted to reach him various ways, ph, email, messages, where he tells me, you contacting me multiple times won't get you an answer.
I found out I was to be in court the next morning through my ex., was told we mailed you the notice by his office. The day before my finalized decree I tried to ask Mark questions concerning my decree, he was no where to be found.
Do not hire him, you will regret it. I am still recovering from the negligence and ill advice. Worst lawyer I have ever dealt with.
Posted by clare, a Divorce client,
I used mark 3 years ago in my Divorce, I was an emotional reck and thought he would fight for me. He told me " this ain't my first rodeo" so I put my trust in him as most of us do. He wasn't prepared for court ever, I didn't go to my final hearing cause I wasn't informed. I am sure someone else received my notice because I received other people's paperwork. Major hippa violation. When I had a question I called him. He told me he didn't have time for me because he was hanging Christmas lights and hung up on me. I tried again a couple of days later and he told me my husband and I were in a pissing contest and he was getting his kids off to school and once again hung up on me. I couldn't fire him because he had already taken all my money I took out of my retirement, which he suggested I do to pay him. During the divorce he never communicated anything to me. I have a special needs child and lost more than what I should have. I am now dealing with retirement and child support issue he drew up which are unclear ,and have had to hire a different attorney. What lawyers need to realize is the long term effects it has on peoples lives.I have had to borrow money to try and fight for my mentally retarded son, who is now an adult, while Mark is living a high life on all my retirement money I gave him. He took full advantage of my time of emotional destress and I am sure has not thought twice about us. I have now gained strength over the last couple of years and write this in hope he doesn't do this to anyone else. I tried to report him to the Bar but the statue of limitation is up. My new lawyer listens to what I have to say and what a difference a little kindness makes when ur not scared to ask a question from ur own lawyer. If I lose my next court case the kindness my lawyer has shown toward me and my son is worth all the money I am having to pay. Kindness goes a long way. I am a nurse and treat each patient as if they are a family member. Someday I might be taking care of ur mother, sister, wife husband and would expect me to provide exceptional care. Why can't he have done the same.
Posted by TRACY M., a Child Support client,
MARK MEDLEY has been my personal attorney for many years and I will continue to use him as well as recommend him to my friends and colleagues seeking "One Of The Best Family Law Attorneys In San Antonio". I highly recommend Mark and his services to anyone seeking an aggressive family law attorney.I hired Mark to represent me w/ my child support case and indeed, Mark came thru for me with an excellent outcome. I put the utmost faith in Mark as he has proven to be an OUTSTANDING lawyer in the courtroom.
Posted by Jeanne, a Child Custody client,
Mark is very aggressive and saves his energy for the legal points that matter. In the courtroom there is none better. From choosing a jury to questioning a witness, to reading the mood of the judge, Mark is extremely adept and will yield the best possible results. He is great for high conflict custody cases.
Don't expect him to hold your hand daily or babysit you. But when he can make a legal difference, he is there. I am sticking with him for all my current and future custody issues that arise in my high-conflict case.
Posted by Todd, a Family client,
We hired mark 2 years ago and he has done a great job with our high conflict case. His is very responsive and did a wonderful job of keeping us informed at every step during the hearings and trial. I would strongly recommend Mark.
Posted by Richard, a Child Custody client,
From day one Mark and his staff handled my case with extreme priority and sensativity. Keeping me informed at all times, allowing me to weight my options and making himself available to answer questions and address concerns. Paralegal Alma Pope was also very caring and effective in process all necessary document with a great sense of urgency and also keeping in constent comunication with me via email and phone. Mark provides a very comfortable office atmospher allowing me to not feel nervous while try to comunicate details regarding my case.
Posted by emil, a Family client,
i was a board certified trial expert prior to retiring and i chose mark medley to represent me in my divorce. his performance was splendid.
Posted by Robb, a Family client,
Mark is a very tough attorney, understands 100% of family law. Mark is the attorney you want in your corner. He doesn't have any flashy slogans or gimmicks; he just gets the job done. Very professional, understanding and he has a presence in the court room.
Posted by a Child Custody client,
In my opinion he is the best attorney. He is awesome in court