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Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Does not have a Fax machine, sends e-mails with scrambled attachments. Answers his Web-site inquiries 1+ month late and then addresses outdated long overdue issues. No voice mail capability on his cell phone which he does not answer either (although this is what he promised as a part of his service ANYTIME) because 'the screen on his phone was broken' . Dysfunctional e-mail capability with return of most communication as 'undeliverable'. Unclear communication, if any is forthcoming at all. Insulting Untruthfulness to cover up his failure to submit required documents or show up in Court.
Unprepared for court hearings (has no clue about the case, maintains incomplete client files which he brings to court with an excuse of having a second main file in the office). Got his behind spanked by a very young female Lawyer in court and caved (just to get out of court because 'he had a long day'). If he did show up in court, he was late. 45 minute Notification to let client know to be in court. Requires payment up front and includes services which are not rendered or rendered LATE (making these filings sheer nonsense)... This begs the question... did he even ever intend to file the motion or just collect the fee because his office manager JAMES (also his Nephew) stated up front that sometimes there is no response from the courts.
This James, a smooth talker, even placed a call to someone's voice mail about the motion and then stated 4 weeks later that the courts just told him not to call back about the case since the motion is still on the judges desk---when the motion was not even filed until that very day day (~4+ weeks after request to file and having been paid for these services in full). No communication between staff members; hence, no one knows who does what. . Incomplete/missing/late filings necessitating client to research filing needs and file documents in court to assure that 1. it was done 2. it was timely 3. it was complete. Phenomenal and steady Employee turn over (professional and support staff). All but 1 Paralegal and his relatives are remaining employees off the original staff of his "Law Firm Express" office. David Mann stated on numerous occasions that his life is threatened constantly and that he has to call 911 frequently.
Filthy office environment. Continued requests for money even though services paid for have not been rendered (started or completed per his hand written receipt and itemized service agreement). Uses pressure tactics with follow up numerous harassing calls and voice messages as a reminder for payment urgency with immediate termination of services if monies were not paid. A Nightmare!!!! $6,000+.
This was a simple case with a stack of evidence. He has managed to turn it into a cluster. His professional ineptness is breath taking!!! I am glad I do not belong to his Alma Mater... I would be offended and ashamed to have him as a member/brother because of his substandard conduct, lack of professionalism, and poor skill level.
Signs and Symptoms of what seemed like suspicious behavior with mood swings were observed, in my opinion. Hired a different Attorney and was informed that David Mann functions within a 'different business model'.
Posted by Lareina08, a Child Custody client, Flag
PLEASE READ!! I recently received services from Mann Law Firm & I walk away favored from my divorce case. HOWEVER, it was no help from this law firm that got me there. David Mann & his whole office are the most unorganized, unprofessional legal team I have ever seen, not to mention their appearance & customer service. I paid in full the first day I walked in there, for a legal team that had to correct so many simple mistakes they made, & re-do paperwork that they lost or did incorrectly, as well as for a lawyer that showed up late & unprepared. I paid more out of pocket to make those corrections on the mistakes they made & when I told David Mann of my concerns directly, he assured me that there wouldn't be any more. HOWEVER, the very next day it was as if we never talked & the mistakes kept coming to a point where they had me do my own leg work because they couldn't get it correct after 4 times which in turn delayed my hearing a month. Their lack of communication between each other & their clients is their downfall as well as David's lack of control of his office personnel & how they handle cases in a timely manner. David never remembers to whom he speaks with or what about. After working with him for 3 months, the day of my hearing he looked at me & asked me what my situation was. Are you kidding me!!! How do you represent someone & not even know why!!! I would NEVER use this firm again & highly suggest NO ONE EVER DOES!!!
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
After initial meeting and partial payment, did not hear anything from him for three weeks and won't return calls. Ended up hiring a different attorney. If you have a pressing matter then stay away from this mann.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Worst lawyer ever. Very unethical. Who drops a "Evidential Hearing 3 days before trial" and leaves a single, unemployed mother to walk in to court and loose! Said would take payments then never produced documents to be signed. Never knew the exact details of the case and went in to court the first time and attacked my ex husband on things that weren't true because he didn't have his facts straight. Filed complaint with the bar. Check all websites that review David Mann and stay away.......
Posted by Kevin, a Family client, Flag
David Mann and his staff are a God send. I was in the deepest hole as a result of poor prior attorney's and incompetent/ non-caring Judges. David has my eternal thanks and admiration. Without question the best attorney in the state!
Posted by S.R., a Family client, Flag
I think David Mann is the best. Every time I have been in the office I felt as if I’ve known them for a long time. David and his staff always made me feel comfortable. He got everything done in a quick time period.
Posted by JM, a Family client, Flag
I loved my experience with David. After my consultation, we were able to sit down and prepare all of the required paperwork to file asap. I was also able to set up a payment plan that worked with my budget!
Posted by Theresa, a Divorce client, Flag
He's upfront with cost and straight forward fighting my case to the end. He completed my divorce case another lawyer couldnt. Thanks David!!