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Patricia Frances Barberis

Patricia Barberis’s Client Reviews

     4.5 stars 17 total

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Tim

    Pat Barberis is simply the very Best!

    You will not find a more caring and totally professional advocate. Her experience and expertise is unrivaled. As a former athletic coach, I know the importance of preparation and outstanding performance. You get both of these when Pat is handling your case. You also get the confidence that only years of experience can provide. From the moment of our first meeting I was absolutely sure that I was in very good hands. Her performance in litigation and mediation is nothing short of spectacular. I am so grateful that Pat Barberis was on my side at such a difficult time in my life.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Leslie

    Truly stellar

    I came to Colleen and Patricia Barberis, Attorneys at Law in November 2014 full of trepidation. I knew this was I came to Patricia Barberis, Attorneys at Law in November full of trepidation. I knew this was going to be a long and difficult road to navigate and I needed a team of professionals to help me through this. I had interviewed several attorneys beforehand and was becoming disheartened until my first interview with Colleen. Immediately impressed by her attentive and caring demeanor, I knew I had come to the right place. I was not disappointed.
    Patricia took me through the process one step at a time, making sure that I understood everything that we reviewed. I sincerely appreciated that she was there for me at all times, even returning emails and text messages on the weekends. Her timely response to my questions eased my mind immediately without me having to wrestle with a mixture of doubts and emotions. Providing a client with peace of mind is a highly prized commodity in any lawyer and desperately needed for those going through this trying time.
    Thanks to the team of Colleen and Patricia, this process moved along much quicker than what I expected and in a few short months, I will have my divorce. I would highly recommend Patricia and this law firm based on their professionalism, compassion and knowledge.
    I would like to thank the entire staff of this law firm for their kindness, attentiveness and diligence. Truly stellar.
    Leslie, Torrance, CA

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Joy

    Excellent in Every Way

    Pat has seen me through my divorce, as well as the three times my ex took me back to court to reduce support. Thanks to Pat's expertise, I came out on top every time. Pat is professional, ethical, knowledgeable and positive in her approach. At the same time, she is personable, friendly, and puts you at ease. I have recommended Pat to many friends and acquaintances; and all who have worked with her have been very pleased. I highly recommend Pat to anyone who is in need of legal representation.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Stephen

    Completely satisfied

    Very nice firm. Pleasant to work with during a very difficult time in my life. Gave good advice and listened to my needs and gave good advice.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    The perfect professional..... who seems like a friend

    I first heard of Patricia Barberis, esq, when a friend and I both agreed she should have had Mrs. Barberis as her attorney in her divorce. I should probably mention that I have referred over a dozen men and women to Pat in the 20 years I have known her.... and 100% of them have been extremely satisfied with her work.

    When I was faced with getting a divorce, I chose Pat Barberis. I was concerned I might NEED a really good attorney. She proved to be just that. Proven expertise, level headed and non-reactive. Interested in a fair outcome in a timely manner. There was no acrimony in the proceedings.

    I should mention, when my ex threatened a 2nd go-round several years later, Mrs. Barberis was able to convince his attorney (and the ex) that he would not benefit from that action, in very short order.

    Patricia Barberis is a very competent, reassuring choice as attorney. I recommend her without reservation.

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  • 1.0 star

    Posted by a client

    Not a fan

    In my opinion/experience: Very disappointing representation. Extremely overpriced for a graduate of an unaccredited law school not even currently in existence. High overhead office with excessive staff producing work with many embarrassing errors, omissions, duplications and even misspellings in correspondence. Will drag things out as well as "drop the ball" when it counts. Will not own up to errors. Had to move on.

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    Patricia Frances Barberis’s response: “I know that getting through a divorce is one of life's most stressful events. I regret that we were unable to help this author, to her satisfaction, through this difficult time. It is our goal to provide personalized, high quality services to each client. We welcome client input to help us meet this goal. I am grateful for the honor to have practiced law in our community for 37 years.”
  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Knowledgeable , reliable, and hard working

    Through what I consider to be a on going, very messy, prolonged and difficult divorce, Patricia is there to guide, support, and even comfort me through the whole process. I personally feel that I receive the personal attention I couldn't have found with just any divorce attorney. The degree of professionalism and knowledge of the legal system she exhibits is astounding. We are in constant communication and I am informed almost immediately of things as they surface by her and/or her attentive staff.

    p.s. I can always contact her by email and expect a response within a resonably short time frame .

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  • 1.0 star

    Posted by a client

    she will take every $ you have

    This woman took so much of our money. We started with $600,000 in a trust and when it was down to $40,000 she quit. She would charge us 17 hours of work and 2 other lawyers said it was a 1.5 hour task. There are so much more..DO NOT USE her.

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    Patricia Frances Barberis’s response: “The author of this anonymous post was not a client of my office. I know from the fact pattern that I did not represent this author, I have never had a case that fits this fact pattern. Please note the author says "we" had, she charged "us". That is very telling because I never represent two parties in a divorce, I represent only one party. Is the author angry opponent who lost?”
  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Venkat

    Thank you for your services!

    It was a joy to work with Ms. Patricia Barberis and her colleagues. I liked Pat the moment I had sit with her to discuss about my case. She put all her effort into the case, and had a clear picture of how the case was likely going to unfold. She was also extremely supportive of me during the hearing process. She and her staff were very easy to communicate with. They responded exceptionally fast to any inquiry.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Denise

    Professional and Compassionate

    I am in the throes of a now year-long divorce. Fortunately for me, I found Pat and Colleen Barberis to guide me through the very complicated process. I have never had such instant response to questions, and I have never felt so strongly that I mattered and that I was in capable and caring hands. Colleen handled my deposition with grace and competence. Patricia has had many years of experience in divorce and she LISTENS and cares. She knows the law and the legal system inside out and works extremely hard to secure my interests. While I do not recommend the experience of divorce to anyone, I definitely do recommend Patricia and Colleen Barberis as lawyers to help you through it. If there were more than 5 stars, I would give them 10!

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