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I have the utmost respect for Michelle Matheson. What started out as a very stressful experience, completely changed direction the minute I contacted her for legal advice and guidance. Michelle is extremely professional and informative. Communications were always handled quickly and professionally. I am so pleased with everything associated with my experience to include her office personnel. There is something to be said when you have complete confidence in your lawyer and I always had 100% confidence in every aspect of my experience.
I was very disheartened when Michelle told me that I didn't have a case for my wrongful termination because of Arizona law, notwithstanding the facts in the matter. But because she took the time to carefully review the facts, she discovered that my ex-employer had not been properly paying overtime for all the years I was there. The law only allowed us to recover two years of overtime plus an equal amount in damages, but Michelle filed the claim and professionally negotiated a full settlement before we ended up in arbitration. Everything about her was professional and comforting from the moment she walked into the conference room.
I met with Michelle Matheson a week ago regarding my employment matter, and I would have to say that I was very impressed by her knowledge, expertise, experience, and wisdom. Without knowing too much about my case prior to our meeting, she was able to size up my case within minutes, pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of it. When it comes to employment-related legal matters, which can get very complicated, you need to have the best people working on your case. And I would have to say that her firm is probably the best in AZ when it comes employment law. Highly recommended.
I contacted Ms. Matheson regarding a separation agreement I was given to sign after a surprising termination. She was very thorough, went over all of the legal language in the agreement so I understood and could then decide whether to accept with my signature. She also explored all avenues of wrongful termination and explained AZ. Right-To-Work status. She attempted to contact the employer's attorney while I was there to discuss a few requests that I had, but the attorney dodged any verbal communication. I would definitely use her services again.
I interviewed a couple of attorneys prior to my hiring Michelle for my wrongful termination case. Michelle's practice advice and no interest in charging fees at every turn is what attracted me to hire her services. Her desire to start with a less bull dog approach was very insightful and it worked.
I had an employment issue that involved problems with severance and a non-compete. I worked with Michelle over about two months to resolve these issues with my former employer -- to my complete satisfaction. Michelle was very knowledgeable about the subjects, proactively communicated with me when needed, replied quickly to my questions, was clear and fair in her billing, and gave sage advice. It was a very good experience and I would highly recommend her to others.
Michelle listened carefully and gave great advice. She is personable and trustworthy. I was impressed by her knowledge, and attention to detail. Thank you Michelle!!
My severance agreement with my past employer ended up in jeopardy due to misunderstandings. Michelle quickly got to the root of the problem, outlined options and provided recommendations, then called the employer and put things back on track for a successful result. And all this was done in very short order.
Based upon my experience, I can readily see why Michelle has so many positive ratings. I highly recommend her.
Ms. Matheson demonstrated vast knowledge of labor and employment law and the local law community. She strategically guided and advised me regarding the direction to go in with my case and she did so on a continual basis. Michelle was very responsive to my phone calls and e-mails, she was always accessable. She patiently explained laws and rights and was able to accurately determine what the employer's position would be in every instance. She empowered me with good information so I could recognize the strengths and weaknesses of my case and therefore we were able to prepare for and pursue the best possible result. It was such a relief to learn that I had rights and that someone very smart and respected among her peers was in my corner. Honestly, having Michelle on my side made it possible for me to deal with an emotionally toxic work environment over the course of many, many weeks.
Thank you to the team at Matheson & Matheson!
I found Michelle through my friend and she is the best. I was very impressed with her personality and the approach she took from the initial call. Always responded quickly to any questions I had about my case.
she was very candid and detailed about the outcomes of my case and advised me and pointed me in the right direction. She also has a great team to support any calls/questions in her absence. I would highly recommend her.