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A good lawyer in my opinion is not a Legal Eagle only but also a person with a great human ability of empathy and sympathy towards his/her client. I greatly appreciate Steven because he understands all human aspects of the case. For some people work is impersonal, and in such case personality is not important. For Steven work is personal. There are a lot of people who love work and work with love. But there are not many those whose love is, so to say, reciprocated. Who feel the strong flood of energy coming to them from every smallest detail they do. Steven is one of them. I highly recommend him.
Steve is an awesome advocate and litigator. If you want someone who is bright, articulate (orally and in writing), up to date on the law, and fearlessly willing to go to bat for you, Steve is your guy. Many years ago I hired Steve to represent me in a matter involving a boyfriend's ex who was trying to sue for me for emotional distress. (She claimed I stole her boyfriend.) He quickly got it dismissed based on the heart balm statute, which my previous attorney seemed to know nothing about (and therefore racked up all kinds of legal fees doing depositions etc.) Steve does not miss a beat. I can recommend him without any reservation whatsoever. If I ever have a legal question, guess who I call? He calls back. He researchers issues thoroughly. He doesn't tolerate mediocrity in his own performance or from opposing counsel. When you pay for Steve's services (his rate, compared to other attorneys I have hired are very reasonable) you are getting your monies worth. Don't hire just any attorney....hire Steve!!
We were referred to Steve by another attorney who was no longer prepared to handle our case. He worked very quickly to ensure all paperwork was filed by the deadlines, kept us apprised of progress on our case, was easy to reach/responsive, and ultimately was able to achieve a favorable outcome for us.
Steven was recommended by my CPA for a business matter. Steven has always been prompt with my requests and given me good advise on concerns in the matter. He also was able to find and serve a person who was doing a good job of evading me.
Steven Sandler was referred to me by a colleague and since working with Steven I have referred him to several others.
I had never been involved in a lawsuit until a year ago and was understandably very upset, worried and confused. Steven guided me every step of the way with clarity, sensitivity and intelligence. He returned my calls and emails in a timely manner and never left a question unanswered. I felt that I was in the best of hands and was completely confident in my attorney and his abilities. His conduct during meetings, settlement conferences and depositions was professional, strong and I never doubted that the outcome would be positive. The outcome was positive and I would not hesitate to hire him again ( in fact he will be handling some of my business affairs) or as I said earlier to refer him to others.
Steven Sandler has represented me on and off for the past 15 years. He is an excellent advocate and counselor. From the trivial to the traumatic, he has helped me immensely throughout the years. Steve helped negotiate a stipulated judgment in a civil matter and saved me literally thousands. He also helped extricate me from a very terrible situation involving a former live in girlfriend who made false accusations of domestic violence against me. I would recommend his services without hesitation.
Steve Sandler took my case saying he was a specialist in insurance bad faith. It turned out he did not know that area of litagation law because his specialty was personal injury. He did not include all the players in the action which took a slam dunk winning case from State court into Federal court. Regularly when I saw him he was asking questions about what to do on my case to other litagation lawyers in the room. He waited until the last minute to respond to calendered legal dates and did not do a good job of responding. The case was thrown out on summary judgement because Mr. Sandler did not present a complete picture. I had to hire an appellate lawyer who got the case reversed 100%. When Mr. Sandler returned my files he refused to return the most important pieces which cost me the case. He did not respond to the other side in timely manner, he never kept me informed or presented me with copies of the other side's letter's on an ongoing basis...that is until after the summary judgment. He also never got a confidentiality signed by the other side until AFTER the summary judgement when I realized in the paperwork he had committed malpractice. I also was told by his suitemate that he committed malpractice with several other of his clients including a restaurant which ended up having to go out of business because of Mr. Sandler's lack of legal knowlege.