Tessa Jeanean Bennett’s Reviews

Tessa Jeanean Bennett

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  1. Do Not Recommend

    Posted by a Family client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Tessa Bennett.
    • I hired Tessa 1-3 years ago.
    • Tessa handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Final straw with this attorney, she will never send a monthly statement, instead if you owe money, rather then talking with the client and sending them a bill.... She will send it straight to collections, so now you have a mark on your credit. Never had any idea what was used up in the retainer, never got a bill, until 5-6 months out I get a letter from the collection agency. So disgusted with this lawfirm.. Don't recommend at all, better organized lawfirms out there people.

  2. Very unhappy with Tessa, from the get go.

    Posted by a Family client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Tessa Bennett.
    • I hired Tessa 1-3 years ago.
    • Tessa handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    My impression with her in the beginning, should of been a red flag from the beginning, went for my consultation and she is chasing her Dog around the office, before she can formally sit down and have a conversation about my case. Watching her go through my paperwork , was another red flag, she looked it over, through out some unprofessional antidotes about my EX, like a bar fly type of conversation. I myself, not being an attorney, was questioning if this is normal behavior:/ What do I know, right?? So she proceeded to talk about the retainer, and paperwork that needed to be signed and left in the box outside if she isn't around. Well needless to say my nightmare was about to begin. The next red flag, was when she did the docs to send to my EX, he lives on the East Coast, she did not CERTIFY the docs, sent them by regular mail, When I questioned this her response was " I never had any problems with the mail".... I am like WT@ here my ex had a deadline to meet on this paperwork, and she didn't certify nothing.... Not happy , at that point she is saying well if I am not happy with her, she will refund part of the retainer....So I figured she probably would only give me back half of the retainer, so I proceeded to give her another shot... She is poor on getting back to you in a timely manner, she doesn't communicate with the other attorney on the case, she doesn't explain the procedure to you (basically leaves you clueless) and she will intimidate you, say things like "don't get pissy with me", or threatened numerous times about withdrawing from the case, and will work on your emotions, if the case isn't emotional enough, no set deadlines, and then lies to you, that something has been agreed, to never get signed proof, again working on your emotions and building hope with no substantiated evidence . She has a poor professional stance about her, and will degrade and make you feel less than, and almost will act if she is siding with the other side, she never had my back, ... She will take your money and run with it, and will act as if she has your back, but definitely didn't have mine in this case. I rendered her services and ate the 2000 she collected from me, she never settled anything, and did nothing to make sure her client was comfortable and stress free through the case, she had one excuse after another, to make herself look good, when hearing and seeing with my own eyes what she is upto, which was not helping her client, she never sent out a monthly statement, never would send a billing to let me know what the retainer went toward, and any balance on it, I had to ask for it. She retained me the end of FEB, and in June still no statement, until I had to ask for it at least 3 times, and then for her to get snappy with me, and I fired her on the spot,.... Done with this attorney and the bigger headache she gave me, during this process.... Beware people, not recommended at all. I now have a new attorney and excited to work with him, a much more professional atmosphere, and it is so refreshing to hear a cheery voice on the other end of the phone, that makes you feel that they are excited to work with you and to settle your case.