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This is an extremely talented and intelligent attorney who is willing to take the time to accomplish the task. She works for a lot less than most attorneys would even consider; she takes cases she believes in and I have hired her on 3 occasions with the result always the best or better than could have been expected. I was sad to see some disgruntled sort write such a negative review. This attorney fights for the underdog and goes out of her way to please. She's always available by phone or email and I have never had an issue. I understood every step she took on my behalf because she took the time to explain and actually teach me the law along the way. I would not hesitate to hire her again.
Failure to inform client of court dates or failure to inform this client of court dates until the preceding night
Failure to address actions of stalking and harassment, against plantiff & assoc.
Late always late
Failure to appear in court (twice)
Phone number changes and address changes resulting in biased accounting to court of client
Failure to inform client of the fact Plantiff, had no case
Failure to represent clients interest or request, and when an ATTEMPT was made to do so, no follow through.
Would not state in writing, what she advised and did, in writing. If I did not do exactly what advised, she did not act or follow through on my desires with my life-long earnings and possessions.
Constantly focused on her own money choice problems and apparent lack of cash-flow. Which affects her practice.
Kept me up all night, the night before each case, talking of 'what she intended to do' and never did.
Did not honor or respect my requests
Lost evidence to case (important receipts)
Numerous phone conversations with Ms. Perfili, were about her personal life, as opposed to this case.
If I mentioned Plantiff's name, in regard to this case, I was told, "You are still in love with...." Instead of addressing the issues of dissolving the property with representation of her client.
Plotted with the mediator for an ambush, when she was suppose to make my demands clear, instead.
Refused to represent my interest in 'purchasing' my own property and admonished me, for wanting anything I earned in 40 years! And was not pro-active, in representing my desires.
Did not insist on speaking to Plantiff's attorney, over many years and only spoke to plantiffs secretary. Did not get any 'verbal' agreements on phone in writing, then did not enforce.
ALL MY PHYSICAL PROPERTY WAS SOLD AND I HAVE NOT RECEIVED ONE CENT. Nor was I allowed any "input" or my desires rpresented of said properties. She verbally trashed the value of said property and any money figure seemed ideal to her. Apparently, she obligated the sale of the physical property and ignored the written requests of conditions by myself, her client.
No financial accounting, ever given to me.
Nothing in writing of results or outcome of case. I don't even know if the case is closed or if I can appeal, due to her practice.
If you want the best, hardest working, most intelligent, dedicated to the task, most diligent attorney that I have ever known....Michelle is that attorney. You will never find a better one.
I had an employment issue where I found myself inches frrom the front door-termination. I had gone through 2 Attorney firms in over a year and half. After a few hearings and depositions, it was clear I was gonna be hung out to dry. A friend heard my story and suggested I call Michelle Perfili. From our first call, I knew she would get right on the case. In less than 4 weeks, we were at a hearing discussing settlement with this very large world wide Corporation. I was please with the outcome and wish I would have met her when I first went seeking an attorney. I highly suggest you give this attorney a call to get your case resolved.
Michelle's office hours are whatever you need them to be. She recently saw us on the spur of the moment even though it was late in the evening. She has the ability to cut through the bull and quickly assess the task at hand and advise you accordingly. She's a fighter with a quick mind and the law as her weapons, a brainiac with a personality and a warm-hearted, caring friend.
Michelle reminds me of the Tasmanian Devil in the cartoons. All over the opponents in an instant. If you are against, beware and be afraid.. If you have her on your side, you are in good hands.
I love working with Michelle because she is such a strong force on my behalf. I feel like I am not sinking alone but rather being lifted by words of amazing wisdom and clever points that I can't imagine could have been reached by just any attorney,
Michelle is tell's it like it is even though It may not be what you want to hear.