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My first attorney felt she was in over her head and suggested another. That attorney waisted valuable time and money on breaking new legal ground (without explaining what a stretch it was). Finding Paula was truly a Godsend. Paula wasn't just my attorney, she was my touchstone through the whole process. Paula gave me the strong, professional, tell it like it is, common sense representation I needed all along. Don't fiddle around - hire Paula. It'll be the best decision you ever made.
Having worked with lots of legal representation in the past I can say with total confidence that Paula was the consumate professional. Her dedication to my case and proffessionalism allowed me to feel comfortable that my needs were being looked after at all times. She did a fantastic job of working with a very difficult and unreasonable opposing counsel as well as managing my expectations.
Paula was recommended to us by her boss Jim Keil. Paula was put in an interesting spot as my girlfriend had missed her hearing on the parenting time and decision making for her child. Thus the courts awarded the father sole decision making and adopted his parenting plan. Paula was able to get the courts to re open the case, and get 75% of the attorneys fees awarded back to us. Paula was able to not only get joint decision making returned to us but also got a stipulation added to major decisions that greatly favor my girlfriend. These types of cases are very stressful and Paula did a great job of handling a VERY demanding case and overall getting us the parenting plan we wanted and some great stipulations. All while fighting an uphill battle against an already ordered case. Her and her boss Jim and paralegal Susan are all amazing. Please feel free to email me if you need more details on the case as you don't want to pass up these lawyers!!!
Paula impressed me greatly from the moment I shook her hand at our first meeting. My experience with attorneys is basically nil, and keeping that in mind, I still have to say that I could easily have been convinced that Paula has been practicing law for many years. Paula has done an excellent job of leading me through the potential minefield of divorce with the utmost professionalism, confidence, and trustworthy guidance that, combined with her consistent positive attitude, have made this a far more tolerable experience than I EVER imagined a divorce could be. As a man, I was initially a bit apprehensive about having a female attorney for my divorce but Paula annihilated any and all doubt in my mind and proved to be 100% on my side. I suppose a client should be able to expect that from their attorney in any type of legal proceedings, but this being a divorce, I was concerned. Paula makes me feel comfortable and she inspires confidence with every interaction we have. Even though the other attorney in my case has far more "actual" experience, I never doubted Paula's ability to go head-to-head, toe-to-toe, and not even flinch at anything the opposition threw at her. In a world where "Lawyer" is a scary word for so many reasons, I don't think I could feel safer or have a more positive experience than I do with Paula representing me. Sure, I'm paying her, and on some level "its her job" but Paula couldn't do a better job of making me feel important, showing me respect, and most of the time it is like having a friend as my attorney. Attorneys like Paula are the kind that beat back the negative social stigma about lawyers that seems so prevalent today. I will not hesitate to recommend Paula to anyone seeking legal representation or advice. If my case and experience with her are any indication of her future, Paula has an extremely successful career as an attorney ahead of her.