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Due to circumstances beyond my control I was forced to file bankruptcy just before retirement age. I was not only terribly embarrassed, humiliated and frightened I was also brought up to believe that filing a bankruptcy was a personal disgrace. Don was recommended to me and it was the BEST recommendation I have ever received. He was kind, thoughtful, compassionate and explained things in great detail. He stood by side each and every step of the way even when it might not have been in the normal scope of his responsibility. He never made me feel badly but did more to try to keep my spirits and a positive outlook that it would be better in the long run. He was right and I finally reached the end of the legal process. I could never have done this journey without this knowledgable attorney who just happens to be a good, decent, honest and kind human being too. With all the jokes about lawyers - not one of them applies to this man.
Make a VERY WISE decision and enlist the guidance and professionalism of Donald W. Powell and you will not be sorry that you did. I can never THANK him enough for making my journey through the bankruptcy court not one to fear, but rather an acceptance that this is the only answer and solution you have going forward.
Donald Powell has an exceptional knowledge of law. Highly respected in courtroom. Timely communications. Continued working on case for two years resulting in total reorganization in Chapter 11.
Mr. Don Powell and his team helped me with a BK case and was very understanding & helpful in the whole process. We had a language barrier issue and his team took the time and effort to help us understand the BK process and steps on completing. Having an attorney like Mr. Powell was a blessing to our family. Honest & caring lawyer, by far one of the best attorneys I have met. Thank You !
Don was patient, knowledgeable, and he walked me through every step of the process for my Chapter 7 bankruptcy. He advised me on the best strategy for filing and I feel like everything he did helped me restart my life and help me get things back on track. Even several years after the BK, he was still responsive and available to me for questions and help on my new home purchase. I'd HIGHLY recommend anyone going through financial struggles to contact Don. Thank you so much Don!!!
Through one of the most agonizing times of my life, Don Powell has been there to listen, to advise, and to handle all the issues involved with Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Don definitely has the wisdom and experience anyone would want to have in their bankruptcy attorney, but he offers so much more. He is strong, fair, even tempered, and compassionate. Don has always given me as much time as needed to discuss issues that have arisen and to make sure I understand my options. I will continue to recommend Don Powell.
During a time of turmoil in my life, Mr. Powell has been the calming-factor as I have faced life's frustrations. Mr. Powell handled my bankruptcy from beginning to end, and is still very helpful to assist as issues, and questions arise.
Very knowledgeable, calm and compassionate, good at communicating the process and advising me throughout this difficult experience. I would highly recommend Don Powell. I believe his rates were fair and his knowledge, extensive experience and relationships helped to smooth the process and gave me the confidence that the case was handled professionally and efficiently.
Had the same experience as the poster above. Tough to get a hold of, doesn't return messages and when you are able to get a hold of him you discover that he didn't give the entire picture unless you ask the right questions.
This is my personal experience with him so I didn't write on behalf of his other clients.
He acts like you are the one working for him. He does not return calls in a timely manner. I had to call him 3 times and email him before he called me back. He does not remember anything because he does not care enough to pay attention. He is not volunteering helpful information at all. He does not give you the whole picture. If you get upset with him, he acts like you are a pain in his royal behind. He is a total egomaniac. After wasting 2 months of my time he decided not to work with me. He told me that he was not going to refer anyone even though he knows "everyone". Maybe because he is old, he is really not easy to work with. His ego gets in the way of being able to work with others. I'm unable to comment on his "professional skills" because we never got far enough to test them. If you want a lawyer who will treat you like you're inferior to him this is your guy. FYI my case was a really easy and straightforward case. But I must say that he was fair. He offered to return my entire retainer. That was good.