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Carissa is the best! I picked her out of a million lawyers looking here on AVVO. I wanted someone who wasn't scared to speak up for me and WANT to win my case. Carissa is definitely that woman! She went completely above and beyond to help me with my case. She never left me in the dark on anything and was always in contact with me no matter how busy she was. And one thing that I adore about Carissa is that she never sugar coats anything. Most people hate the fact that lawyers tell them no, that's unrealistic, or I can't do that; But I loved that fact about Carissa. She let me know about how things could go but also how things are most likely going to go. She never gives false hope and lets you know right away if something will most likely work or not. She is highly outspoken and some people can't handle that, so for the ratings on here that say shes horrible and rude, no SHE IS NOT! She is realistic, blunt, caring, and has a love for helping people. Like a lawyer should be. I thank you Carissa for helping me with my cases. It was money well spent! And I will always come to you for my family court cases :)
Carissa is a SMART attorney - very honest and knowledgeable. And if for some reason she may not know something she will be the first to admit it, and acquire the accurate information or answer needed. She was highly professional, but also genuinely concerned for me and my children throughout my case. I have nothing but praise for this outstanding woman - great attorney and individual! You won't be disappointed.
I would to take this time to thank Carissa Seidl for her hard work and dedication on my complex domestic case this past year. At the time I was going through a custody battle looking out for the safety of my daughter. I knew what type of tough personality my daughter’s mother has. I also knew what type of falsified information she would state about me in court and what she was capable of stating to a superior court. When I first met with Ms. Seidl in early 2013 she exhibited her strong work ethic and her personality that came with toughness, dedication, and ultimately the knowledge of law in custody cases when I filed for my emergency situation. In the beginning stages of my custody case she was prompt by requesting that the superior court mandate many requirements for my daughter’s mother to abide by in the best interest and for the safety of my daughter. Carissa Seidl has experience in many domestic custody cases throughout the entire state of Arizona and I truly can state her experience has made my daughter’s daily living environment safe and stabilized her home life, all for her well being. I truly recommend Carissa Seidl for any person that needs to file in an emergency situation for a custody case or any domestic case in Arizona.
I would recommend Carissa in a heart beat! Carissa was on my case for 5 months and represented me through my divorce process and the custody of my children. She went above and beyond what I had expected, was always available, honest and always direct with me on any questions or problems I had. Carissa was there to represent me and my family not my money! She was very quick to all responses and her knowledge regarding all laws and regulations about divorce and child custody were outstanding... I feel that Carissa was the best choice I could have made and she hands down proved me right in my decision. I plan on using Carissa on any future needs and would defiantly recommend her to anyone in need of her services.
I hired her for a divorce after a long marriage. I was worried about getting support for myself and my kids and she was initially really nice but when I had questions, she was unavailable and when I could reach her, she was curt and just rude. I did not get what I needed and it was due to Carissa just not caring about me or my case. Overall, she was really expensive, thanks Visa, and made my divorce more difficult not better. I would not recommend her.
She was horrible. I hired her for my divorce. I regret it. She was nice at first and then became rude and a bit snooty as time went on. Not much compassion for people going through a divorce and avarage skills in what shes paid good money for. Would not hire her again and would not recommend.
I would recommend Carissa HIGHLY! She was her professional and understanding. Completely explained a difficult situation clearly and helped me understand all my options. She fought for me and what was legally my rights. Carissa and her team is understanding while being realistic . I was able to slowly get on with my life knowing she was handling everything that needed to be handled to protect me.
I have been a client and also a colleague of Carissa for the past 7 years. I have been impressed with her courtroom skills and her in-depth knowledge of the facts of the case. Although she is not required to go the extra mile, Carissa's compassion and hard work have made her an attorney that goes above and beyond the norm for attorneys in family law cases. I would highly recommend Carissa to anyone who wants a caring and diligent advocate who will consistently and zealously advocate on their behalf, both in and out of the courtroom.
She was amazing for me when my exhusband was suing me for custody of my children. She told me her opinion and gave me so many options about how to go about fighting this case. Carissa was always professional and kind but was sure to tell me the truth even if it was not something I wanted to hear. Honesty is something I was always afraid of when it came to needing a lawyer, but with her I didnt have to worry about it. The case turned out in my favor and I know it was because of all the hard work and time she put into it. She was always punctual about getting back to me when I would call but most times she was ahead of me and called or emailed me to keep me posted on what was happening. I would not only recommend her but I would use her again in a heart beat.
Carissa withdrew from my case 6 weeks before my divorce trial stating she will not continue on a case that is going to lose. I have been going through my divorce for almost 11 months and paid her close to $20,000 and she walked out on me at the very end and left me scrambling to find new representation. I plan to file complaints with The State Bar, The Attorney General and every other organization I can possibly think of the complete lack of professionalism that this woman has. She is rude and disrespectful and actually told me to shut my mouth and listen to her I would not recommend this so-called attorney to my worst enemy. Do yourself a favor and go someplace else.