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Posted by Regina, a Divorce client, Flag
I always dreaded having to get a lawyer cause I thought they were all too expensive and would laugh at my situation. Jennifer was a great listener, very kind, informational and she is very reasonably priced for what she does. I would recommend her a million times to anybody looking for a great lawyer. Her staff was also a pleasure to work with. I'm glad I listened to my patient when he recommended her. Thanks again for all your help!!!
Posted by Melody, a Divorce client, Flag
I enlisted Ms. Cochran's representation in my divorce. I found her to be extremely capable and very friendly. I wouldn't hesitate to contact her again for her expertise.
Posted by Joe, a Family client, Flag
Ms. Cochran helped me with a family law matter and was able to resolve my matter to my complete satisfaction. She handled the case with the utmost concern and professionalism. My situation was researched thoroughly and efficiently. She was also able to put me at ease and has a genuine personality that makes dealing with difficult situations easier.
Posted by Brian, a Divorce client, Flag
Jennifer was GREAT!!! Super helpful!!! If i ever need another attorney she will be my first choice!!!
Posted by Barbara, a Estate Planning client, Flag
Jennifer is very compassionate in her dedication to non-traditional family planning. She recognizes the difficulties we face and was able to provide us with all the necessary documents we needed to fell safe and secure in our estate planning. She is definitely an asset to the Austin community!
Posted by Stacy, a Power Of Attorney client, Flag
Jennifer helped us to complete the forms necessary to become legal partners--very easy to work with/relate to.
Posted by Angelique N, a Divorce client, Flag
In December of last year, I found myself needing to file for divorce. As a person in a same-sex marriage, I knew that I might face some extraordinary legal challenges when I attempted to get a divorce in Texas.
Before I met Jennifer, I made contact with over 30 attorneys in the Austin area by both phone and email. Most of those attorneys told me something to the effect of "as a person in a same-sex marriage, you can't get divorced in Texas." or "sure, I will try to help you but I don't think you will win" or worse yet..."if I agree to take your case, you will need to provide a $10,000 retainer." I was devastated.
No one seemed willing to take on the task of helping me or taking my case.
Jennifer had a very reasonable retainer fee and even has financing plans available to help people – who otherwise couldn’t afford it – get the access they need to the legal system.
I really needed a divorce and I needed an attorney to take my case and to believe in me. My chosen attorney needed to be an advocate for the rights of unrepresented people in Texas. I needed to choose wisely and to choose someone who wasn’t afraid of taking a big or hard to win case. It was important for me to find an attorney who was passionate about fighting for the rights of people who essentially have ZERO access to the law (at least the divorce laws) in Texas.
Jennifer is a TRUE advocate for the underdog. My case was the first of its kind in Texas, so the amount of research and preparation for my case amounted to 14-20 hour days for my legal team and sometimes for me as well.
In February of 2010, we won the very first fully granted same-sex divorce case in Texas history. In March my divorce was finalized by the Judge.
Jennifer’s dedication and belief in standing up for equal rights was a critical element in the success of my case and I am eternally grateful for her for helping me achieve what seemed initially to be impossible.
I would recommend Jennifer for any case and in particular if you are in an unrepresented or underrepresented group in Texas such as unmarried couples, domestic partnerships, or involved in a civil union.
Jennifer Cochran cares about you as a person and wants to help, even if the circumstances are difficult or less than ideal. She is an attorney with a heart of gold – someone you can trust and count on.