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I have nothing to worry about with Victor Otten on my side! he took care of everything from day 1 he told me not to worry and that he would find a way to beat the case. I trusted him and he came through.saved me $$$$$$ and alot of stress.
As a small business owner I'm very wary of the people I deal with. I'm frugal and anxious about working with attorneys among other vendors that tend to create large expenses for me. After having a competitor run rampant with a malicious slander campaign against my business I knew I'd be forced to hire an attorney. Vic immediately put me at ease by taking calls, giving advice, and sending out some initial letters for me...without charge!!! No, I'm not kidding. The guy is just nice and he was doing the right thing. Of course I have been using him since and I have no qualms about paying for his services when they're needed for contracts, legal advice or otherwise. It's nice to know that there are some honest attorneys out there that are worthy of confidence and trust. I recommend Vic to everyone I know that needs legal services.
Mr. Otten is very knowledgeable about the CA environmental review process (CEQA) and worked with me and a friend to help us understand how to hold cities accountable for conducting sufficient environmental review on actions. He explained how to block city actions from proceeding when they failed to adequately comply with CEQA. Specifically, we have been focused on proposed city actions to remove and/or top trees. Throughout the time I've been working with him, he has provided timely and thorough responses to my questions, worked extremely hard, has been very strategic in his approach, and has been a pleasure to work with. If you work with him, you'll know that he is on your side 100% and dedicated. He treats clients more as friends, not as $ signs.
I cannot explain how excellent Vic is. I had a case where a jeweler wrote an appraisal for 76000 guaranteeing it is a rare jewel. I purchased it for 36000, and come to find out its just a tanzanite jewel. I had another lawyer working on this case before Vic and never received a call, always delaying everything. I met Vic and his confidence was enough for me to jump on board. Within 6 months Victor had found the jeweler in New Jersey, served him and we got a judgment. I Collected all my money. I have sent numerous of clients his way and nothing but positive comments. Victor doesn't toss anyone around he is real and confident. Justice was served. Thanks again Vic