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Brian George Thorne

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  1. VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE, CARING & ATTENTIVE

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Brian Thorne.
    • I hired Brian more than 3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Brian Thorne handled my matter very well. I prevailed in all aspects of my dissolution and I was divorced in less than 1 year and he even was able to get my ex to pay my fees. My ex was hiding money and took community funds that were used without my knowledge. I recovered and did well with support and got everything I wanted. He even had my ex take more than half the debt. I would definitely recommend him to anyone. He is very knowledgeable and gives good advice. He relieved so much stress!

  2. Not worth it

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Thorne.
    • I hired Brian 1-3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    I found Brian Thorne to be an overpriced bag of wind!, at $400.00 per hour and $125.00 per hour in paralegal fees. My $10,000 retainer for a simple divorce was a complete waste of money. I felt at times like my divorce was a low priority for him. I should have gone with a paralegal and an arbitrator! Shame on me for thinking this was the better way to go.

  3. Charge happy!

    Posted by Christian, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Fair
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Thorne.
    • I hired Brian 1-3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    The word "integrity" was thrown around constantly. And yet when I arrived in court, stressed out, nervous, and needed the support that my 12K was supposed to pay for, I received a poorly prepared windbag who was still figuring out my income numbers. Brain has too many clients and does not have adequate knowledge of his caseload. He had several "meetings" with opposing counsel and I never received reports or updates. When I finally decided to regain my power of attorney, the office manager was clearly shocked that my bill was this high for such a simple case. Brian and this firm need to consider that 12K should yield a completed divorce action. Not a lot of integrity in kicking people when they are down.

  4. Poor Follow Up, Communication, Un Full Filled Comitments

    Posted by Rob, a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Thorne.
    • I hired Brian more than 3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I had to always make multiple calls to get anything done. Not much got done for $15000. I was told by paralegal Ted Hill that he has more important cases than mine. (my case was not over a million dollars) When I advised Mr Thorne he was not fullfilling expectation he resigned.
    I will not comment further due to pending litigation.

  5. Too many distractions to timely act on my case

    Posted by David, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Fair
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Good
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Thorne.
    • I hired Brian more than 3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Apparently, my divorce case was a relatively minor case in the grand scheme of the overall work at Haslam and Perri. Initially there was good communication as I gathered relevant documents for community and separate property, employment history, etc.

    The communication degraded as other cases took precedence.

    I generated a counter-proposal to the 1st settlement offer by my soon to be ex-wife. Erroneously, I assumed she was ignoring my counter-proposal for over 2 months.

    I then apologized to my soon to be ex-wife who was not ignoring me. The counter-proposal was never sent to her attorney.

    At present, I am looking for another attorney who has time to review and act on my simple divorce case.