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John Howard Tannenberg

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  1. Do not hire Tannenberg

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Fair
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend John Tannenberg.
    • I hired John more than 3 years ago.
    • John handled my Divorce / Separation matter.

    John talks a good game but when it actually comes time to delivering, defending or representing you, he will let you down. His knowledge of the law is OK but when it comes to applying it to represent you, he falls short. He represented me 3 different times. Most recently over a year ago. He was supposed to defend against accusations by my ex dealing with a stipulation that John himself wrote several years ago. The stipulation was so poorly written that my ex was able to use the "holes" to try and get paid for something I had already paid her for. John was ill prepared for the hearing and did a poor job of representing me. He seemed much more interested in preserving his relationship with the opposing attorney and the judge thatn winning my case. I could have saved $20K and reprsented myself and had much better results. He is very expensive and overcharges. I can not recommend him for family law at all. He needs to retire and move on.

  2. Not pleased

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Fair
    Kept me informed
     Fair
    • I do not recommend John Tannenberg.
    • I hired John more than 3 years ago.
    • John handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I used him 20 years ago, but in retrospect, whatever calculation he used for child support, I really got the short end of the stick from my ex-husband. He also billed me for the extra time it took to correct his [paralegal's] errors and typos, then billed me for the cost of printing and mailing the corrections. I wrote a letter to him and his partners, explaining I was deducting my own time and expense from the final bill. I never heard back from any of them.