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Posted by Timothy Kim, a International Law client, Flag
I DO NOT TRUST LAWYERS. But Mr. Doland really is more than just earning money.
He puts money aside, takes the situation and makes it his own. He found me ways to avoid unnecessary payments and fees, but he also worked on my case and got it done by that week.
Big or small, I can trust Mr. Doland with any of my legal matters and sleep comfortably at night.
Posted by Jack, a Business client, Flag
Michael Doland represented my business with overseas clients for over 15 years. Without his great knowledge of business and the fact that he speaks several languages we could have never done the amount of business we did with our overseas partners. Michael was always easy to talk to, very understanding and extremely easy to work with. Thank you Michael Doland for making our business a success and helping our domestic business grow internationally.
Posted by A.Z., Flag
Michael Doland recently provided me legal advises relating to real states matters and he was very professional and replied to my questions promptly.
He assisted me very proficiently through out this matter. I highly recommend him and will use his services again if necessary.
Posted by a Intellectual Property client, Flag
Recently I talked to Michael regarding an intellectual property case. Michael was very responsive and helpful in clearing out the confusion I had for my case. He was very experienced in his professional fields and gave me great and cost-effective advice, which was really important for me in this down-time. I would definitely recommend Michael to my friends since he's a trustworthy lawyer who really understands your issue and concerns.
Posted by Derek, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
I contacted Mr Doland regards my tenant/landlord issue. He was busy the day i called, but still informed me to call back the same day in the afternoon. He was extremely helpful on the phone, listened and spoke patiently for almost half a hour. I ended up resolving my issue with my landlord by myself after a 60 minutes meeting. But in the future, if I have any business related problem, I will contact Mr Doland first hand. He has high respect for his clients and speak with me with great patience.
Posted by femat.prime, a Employment client, Flag
Michael was kind enough to respond to a question I had posted on Avvo. I followed that up with a call to discover an amazing professional - honest, candid and looks after client's interest before his..
By helping me first, he earned the right to my business in case I need an attorney..
Posted by Melody, a Copyright client, Flag
Attorney Michael Doland was very accommodating and answered all my questions. He took his time to hear my situation and offered great advice! Thank you so much!
Posted by a client, Flag
I had a chance to call up immediately after he answered my question and the conversation was amazing. He never rushed onto getting his business rather recommended steps I should take inorder to get my issues resolved. That involved no business opportunity to him and was oriented in my favor. He had the right advise and his conversation clearly told me how experienced and knowledgeable he was.
Posted by a Banking client, Flag
The law can be a complicated matter, but all that changes when you talk to Michael - who knows banking law cover to cover. He gives you a path to resolution up front, before you even put him on retainer. No need to employ him and hope he delivers. The fact is, Michael was the 5th lawyer I had talked to about my case, and he was the only one who knew how to handle it. He put the pieces together in under 20 minutes and helped me keep a level had as the opposition tried to throw their faulty legal logic at me, which couldn't hold a candle in the wind to Michael's years of experience and professional approach.
Posted by a client, Flag
I recently met with Mr. Doland. He was very friendly and helpful in starting to help me with different issues that I might face with my business. He is knowledgeable, responsive, and is open to discussing many different aspects. Would definitely recommend.
Posted by a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
Mr. Doland knows his stuff. Makes sure to inform you and is patient.
If you want to win use this lawyer.
Posted by Christina, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
I was frantically posting on multiple sites , simply looking for some definitive guidance rather than "you and your family need to get a good attorney right away" This was the same reply I had received for 3 straight days and was about to give up, when , I heard from Michael. Not only did he point me in the right direction , he gave me a map and detailed instructions to get me there. He responded to all my inquiries (and there were MANY) , he gave us a gracious and far too generous offer for his services and most importantly , he gave us all the reassurance we were so desperately in need of due to the horrible toll this legal issue is taking on ALL of my family. THANK YOU SO MUCH MICHAEL!!! You are a shining example for others in your industry and proof that good people do still exist.
Posted by Michael, a Intellectual Property client, Flag
After posting an IP question on Avvo, I was recommended to give Michael Doland a call. It was the most valuable 25 min conversation I've had. He answered all my questions and provided related information that I wasn't even aware was important. His experience and knowledge was clearly evident and best of all he was just easy and fun to talk to. Michael recommended the steps I should take to protect my IP and I couldn't be more thankful.
Posted by JB, a Business client, Flag
Michael is, hands down, the most phenomenal attorney that my wife and I have ever had the pleasure of working with! We are extraordinarily grateful for his strong belief in establishing long term client relationships, as well as his keen ability to cultivate the business and career needs of each and every one of his clients. We remain more than confident in his strong knowledge of every aspect of business law, intellect regarding business structure and strategy, and overall honesty in dealing with clients who are breaking into the initial phase(s) of starting a business. I highly, highly recommend Michael if you're seeking a lawyer who is assertive, friendly, of strong character, and has your absolute best interest in mind when dealing with any matters concerning your business well-being. If we could give more stars, we most certainly would!! Thanks so dearly for all of your phenomenal help, Michael! Looking forward to the next 25-30 years of growth with you and your firm!
Posted by a Banking client, Flag
All, Michael is probably one of the most honest and responsive lawyers I have had the pleasure working with. Just copying him on emails to various parties has opened many doors. His straight-forward dialogue and availability helps turn your many questions into a path forward - giving you solutions to any problems you may be facing.
Posted by B.SMITH, a Business client, Flag
Mr.Doland was very informative and knowledgeable about the situation that I am currently facing. He spent a good amount of his time explaining to me what he needed in order to further assist me. He was very generous with his time and answered all questions that
I had. At the end of the conversation I finally felt that I had found an attorney that could assist me with my business issues.
Posted by Rosa, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
Appreciate the time, and great advice. After speaking with the court house on multiple occasions..... And getting now where... You shined some light & gave me peace of mind. Thank you so much!
Posted by a Intellectual Property client, Flag
Tried getting advice, he did more talking then listening. It seemed he didn't know much. Some advice was good but the same advice I got from another lawyer, which was also to go to another lawyer who also practices in same field of law that could be more helping.
Posted by Ed. and Klaudia Kats, Flag
Much thanks Mr. Doland for your advice. It's really nice of you. Unfortunately, the reality of what occurred to once a free People who were invited to this Country experiencing: Justice, Democracy, Freedom is quite Gruesome. There's nothing ASLU can do to intervenes and do what it apparently is stands for. This agency even afraid to assist us to publicize this Draconian Crime committed against one 4 ears of age babies. So. How many more were used and abused; were given new identity on cemeteries around the Country ???? And that is so atrocious. Actually, in the way it reminds us the same Iron Fist as we once before experienced while Joseph Staling ruled the USSR. Talking about Publicity. Just about year ago presidential commission on bioethical studies that has held it's conference at New York was investigated by the request of Barrack Obama....... Michael, it'll take much less time to watch........................... Just few minutes......... http://hrvcanada.blogspot.com/2011/05/edward-kats-its-torture-its-robbery.html My real profession is: Composer. Musician - play many instruments. We have Salon in Palo Alto "Jazz For Hair". Do have many licenses such as: Film Production, Multi Media, Taxation, Advance Recording & Composing, Hair Designer, in the past School of Music and recently by necessity De Anza Collage The Paralegal. As it presented, the Federal Case, which being held by the Honorable Judge E. Davila - is not dismissible under any circumstance. Hence, we will continue pressure Fed. Court - instead Dismissing Gruesome Case, to provide the answer: who allowed us, wonderful family to enter this country and thereafter premeditatedly subject entire family for sadistic Med. Trail futre, knowingly, at the end of program to be slaughter? Who allowed Nazi Stanford Research, once run by the Most Notorious Murder in the history of the world Joseph Mengele - who under the operation "Paper Clip" practice medicine at Stanford, subject my children for Horrifying Crime? At that time J. Mengele was just 71. Who allowed Paranoid Psychopaths committed such a Disaster - for over 30 years - a 1,000,000 hours combine rape a family? That Honorable Judge Edward Diavila-Born in Palo Alto where we residing, went to same school as my children, appointed as Fed. Judge on March 11 as what our surgeries took place etc... a MUST Inevitably respond. Dear Michael. At the moment we actually involving to reflect in the Video format the documentary film "Honorable Judge Davila" involving 1. Our Complain - Case 06379. 2. Court Dismissal Respond, 3. our explanatory motion which we directed through the Honorable Chief Judge James Ware. 4. Second Respond by Honorable Judge Davila- presumably on our motion. 5. Probably obviously, prospectively Dismissal by the 9th Court of Appeals. San Francisco. And who would allow such a HORROR to be discussed in the Fed COURT and what Nazi Criminals who stay behind this crime would do in the COURT ???? There's no CONTEST. All four our skulls are puked by the clusters of Implants. The aforesaid simply destroying our lives. It very sad
Once again much thanks for all.
Best of luck in your personal as well in you carrear.
The Kats family. Palo Alto CA.
Posted by a Business client, Flag
I didn't hire him, but he generously spent time with me on the phone. I appreciated his advice and his time.
Posted by a Partnership client, Flag
I contacted him regarding business legal issue about partnership asking for advice and any recommendation for a local lawyer in Chicago area. He responded to my email the next day and recommended a lawyer in Chicago area. Thanks.
Posted by SimonSaran, a Business client, Flag
I called Mr. Doland for some guidance. He had given me step by step accurate advice that helped me gain control of my situation. Very easy to talk to and will advise you to the best of his knowledge. I highly recommend Mr. Doland based on his constancy and accuracy on specific topics including buisness related matters.
Posted by Bobbi, a Divorce client, Flag
Michael was not only knowledgeable and reasonable, but kind and super quick to respond. It is my impression that it is not easy to find a lawyer that will work with you to keep costs down will getting the quickest results possible, and that is what Michael Doland did for me. I would not hesitate to call on him for any future matter, and highly recommend his services! (He realises he is in a service business, which is pretty remarkable in itself)
Posted by Ben, a International Law client, Flag
Great lawyer. Knows so many languages... Helped me a lot with a French law case.
Posted by Jessica, a Contracts client, Flag
I have used Michael Doland for a commission contract dispute with my former employer and Michae was very impressive the whole process from filing to winning the case. I have to say I was the most impressed in court where he rebutted every claimed from the other sides and made them look ridiculous.
Also I have referred Michael to several of my clients to set up LLC and operating agreement, draft and review contracts, advise on business acquisition.
Posted by Randy, a Business client, Flag
I have worked with Michael at several different companies and on situations involving both corporate litigation and business/contract law. I have always found Michael to be very thorough in evaluating the issues he was engaged for and realistic in the options and solutions he has recommended.
Several of the engagements we worked together on involved complex business transactions with multiple parties, and Michael was very adept at representing our interests and helping us negotiate end results that provided my companies with the results we wanted.
I highly recommend Michael.