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Posted by Pat,
I had no idea that asking a question on AVVO.com on Christmas Eve would result in Atty. Michael Doland providing exactly the information I needed at supersonic speed. What followed was almost unbelievable. Atty. Doland's fabulous assistance didn't stop on Christmas Eve. Atty. Doland kept on giving through Christmas and the days that followed with zero risk or cost to me and with unbridled selflessness and kindness integrated with an abundance of generosity and gentility. He even helped me understand what needed to be done to "tip the scales of justice" in my favor based on sound legal tenets.
Atty. Doland is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish, so anyone involved in business, international commerce or affairs, real estate, life estate matters, mediation or arbitration could benefit immensely from his dexterity in language and law, just for starters. You'll delight in dealing with an attorney who has "old school" values and does the "right thing" in your best interest no matter what because he truly believes practicing law is a service. In my case, Atty. Doland also gave sage advice about public relations and press issues, which was clearly above and beyond any reasonable standard of expectations. It was crystal clear to me that his goal was to help me in a tough situation, but it didn't take much to make me realize that with the way he operates, he provides timely assistance so that his clients can avoid being in tough situations. Atty. Doland's sincere compassion is a rare characteristic that surfaced almost immediately, and his motivation to help others is genuine and invaluable.
Perhaps what intrigued me most was from a simple comment I made in an email to Atty. Doland about others. Atty. Doland had the incredible initiative to follow up and essentially establish a resolution when he had nothing to gain or lose personally; he did it to help others. Period. For him to spend his time and energy for the benefit of others was incredibly inspiring. Atty. Doland's unsolicited efforts helped a business, another attorney and me, not Atty. Doland. That kind of selflessness and exceptional service is extraordinary and definitely not something to be ignored when legal matters, keen assessment skills and efficiency can be critical to your success.
There are dichotomies I cherish from my experiences with Atty. Doland. He is erudite in at least four languages, yet he communicated with me in the only language I know at my level of comprehension. Atty. Doland is exceedingly generous with his wealth of knowledge and legal acumen, yet he is frugal when it comes to consuming the time of others, so issues are handled expeditiously and precisely the first time, not dragged out to waste resources. Atty. Doland is bright and very well educated, but he doesn't hold his formal education, extensive knowledge or legal acumen above others; he shares what he know freely and accurately with humility. Atty. Doland has been knighted by foreign nations, and as you get to know him, you will learn that his integrity matches how he treats clients and prospects with dignity and respect as if they were the center of the universe, which is paramount to an ideal and fruitful attorney-client relationship. Let's face it. Who wouldn't want an attorney who'd earned knighthood more than once?
Atty. Doland touched my life in an very special way with his commitment, dedication, honesty, diligence and integrity. I will never forget him or his spectacular insight and skills. If you want the best lawyer, it might be very foolish to spend time looking further. Try a complimentary consultation and make your own decision about being represented by an extraordinary attorney who puts your needs above all else. Best wishes with multi-faceted successes in many lands as Atty. Doland represents you and you triumph repeatedly!
Posted by Timothy Kim, a International Law client,
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,
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.,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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.