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Rachel Renee James

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  1. Thank you Rachel

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Rachel James.
    • I hired Rachel more than 3 years ago.
    • Rachel handled my Child Custody matter.

    Rachel helped me in Arizona when I was going through a custody battle with my ex wife. It is not common a man trying to keep his kids when the ex wife wants to take them back. I felt my ex was going to take them after they lived with me for over 10 years. Rachel put together a great case and I was able to keep my kids, keep them in their schools. It was a dark time in my life, she helped make it better. She was always prompt and looked into things that would help my case, I felt she went above and beyond what other would have done. Sorry she went back to California but thank you for being in Arizona when I needed you.

  2. Thank you Rachel!!!!

    Posted by Leo, a Family client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Rachel James.
    • I hired Rachel more than 3 years ago.
    • Rachel handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Rachel represented me in 2008, I have worked with a number of attorneys some bad, some good and a very few that I would say were excellent. Rachel definitely holds that distinction, of being an excellent attorney with me. So much so that I called her a while back wanting her to represent me in AZ again.

    Rachel is dedicated to her clients, and her profession, she demonstrated this while representing me to the highest level. She put my case in front of her own needs, representing me tenaciously I might add, during a time when she should in all honesty been at home taking care of herself. She was so successful for me that I can say without a doubt in my mind, if you can get her on your team, you should. You would definitely not want to be setting at the other table.

  3. Thorough, Honest, and Helpful

    Posted by Eric, a Divorce client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Rachel James.
    • I hired Rachel more than 3 years ago.
    • Rachel handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Rachel provided excellent and thorough representation through the initial stages of my divorce. She's professional, supportive and was able to help me investigate and develop my divorce argument. I definitely recommend Rachel to anyone who needs competent representation for a divorce. Thanks!

  4. Just PAY her ALL your MONEY!!!!

    Posted by a Family client,
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    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Rachel James.
    • I hired Rachel more than 3 years ago.
    • Rachel handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Overcharged for a simple contract review. Tried to get her to explain her charges but she wouldn’t even take my calls. Then I tried to go through arbitration with the Arizona State Bar Association and she refused that too. What does that tell you!!! It tells me I learned my lesson the hard way and to STAY AWAY from this firm! Just a gold-digger, will take almost every penny of your retainer!!!

  5. PLEASE give me all of your RETAINER MONEY $$$$$

    Posted by a Family client,
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    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Rachel James.
    • I hired Rachel more than 3 years ago.
    • Rachel handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Wouldn’t do what I asked. Instead she just padded her fees by doing frivolous research on similar contracts. She spent 1 hour doing the first contract review and recommended 3 changes. I did the changes and asked her to re-check those changes only! Instead she swamped me with an avalanche of data that was not relevant. The first major review cost me $150. The second review, just to re-check the changes, cost me $950. You do the math! I guess times are tight, even for lawyers!!!

    1. Anonymous Comment:

      Rachel is an excellent attorney. I have had many dealings with her throughout the years as a fellow Arizona family law practicioner. It is a shame when a client is properly represented and then does not understand what went into that representation. What datat this client thought was overwhelming was probably very relevant. He/she just doesn't know enough to understand that. Just another lawyer-hater because they do not feel that they should have to pay for reasonable services rendered. What a shame!

      Posted over 4 years ago. Flag