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Posted by a Divorce client,
I felt I could have done a better job representing myself. He rarely returns emails and does not
Prepare for trial.
Posted by Pamela, a Child Custody client,
In August 2004, we met with Mr. English to discuss our options in regard to our grandson. Mr. English took notes as he listened to our lengthy story. He then explained what paperwork he would file with the court, the roll that other professionals would play and their cost and what his fees were. He always responded quickly to our questions and listened to our concerns. Unfortunately we didn't win our case.
In April 2006, we met with Mr. English to file a second time for custody of our grandson. Mr. English reminded us of the cost and recommended against a second try. However, we moved forward. Mr. English worked just as hard as before and this time we won.
I have recommended Mr. English to several friends and will continue to do so.
Posted by Bob,
I had Mr English represent me in a long, drawn out custody action that took place over several
years. We consistently won in the court room which speaks for itself. In the frequent hearings, I
could easily tell how respected he was by the Judges and opposing attorneys. Mr English handled
himself with confidence and integrity at all times. Outside of the court room, his detailed knowledge
of the local judges and allied professionals such as Court Appointed Investigators was amazing in
its scope. Mr English was always quick to respond when I contacted him, and always made me feel
like I was his most important client. He always moved quickly and decisively to initiate or respond
to any action, and communicated in all matters very effectively. I always felt his billing to be very
fair. The only time I ever found a duplicate charge on a bill, it was resolved with no difficulty. My
case ended up very well, and I know I have Mr James English to thank for it.
Posted by Marge, a Child Custody client,
Mr. English helped us with a custody issue several times. He was knowledgeable and professional. He kept me calm during a very upsetting time and made me feel that we were in good hands each time we went through this process. I highly recommend him to anyone needing an attorney for a child custody proceeding.
Posted by Joseph, a Divorce client,
Excellent support and communications. Diligent and very detail oriented. Very satisified with the outcome.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Very knowledgable. Very good at explaining what I should expect. Very timely responses. I think all of our documents were always turned in early and he was always quick to return calls or e-mails to answer questions. Very fair billing practices (for example - no charge for reviewing letters from opposing attorney that were just resends of previously rejected proposals - i.e. no pressure to accept bad deal just to put an end to legal fees).
Only knock against this attorney was how he handled the one mistake his office did make. The mistake turned out not to be significant, but the way he handled it (denial; claimed he did me a favor, not made a mistake, etc) created a sour taste that lasted over a month (until I ordered court transcripts to prove his office's document was incorrect and the matter was finally cleared up).