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Colin C Swainston

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  1. Swainston took my $ 5,000.00 retainer and did no work. I'm complaining to the Bar!.

    Posted by Gary, a Real Estate client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Colin Swainston.
    • I hired Colin more than 3 years ago.
    • Colin handled my Real Estate matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I have had the same experience as these other reviews. Colin tales a big story of what he can do for you for the initial $ 5,000.00 retainer and will entertain a contingency agreement for further litigation. ZI meet him through Legal Match. he said I had a good case. he was in such a hurry to get my retainer he sent a messenger to my house. Three months later he has yet to present me wit the retainer agreement and he has done no work om my cae nr filed suit on my behalf.
    He does not return my phne calls left with his secretary and does not return e-mails. I will give him until the end of the year and then I will file a formal complaint wit hth California Bar.

  2. Find another attorney

    Posted by a Construction client,
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     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Colin Swainston.
    • I hired Colin more than 3 years ago.
    • Colin handled my Construction / Development matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I've never been more disappointed. We've had three prior cases with this attorney resolved favorably in a quick and professional manner. This time, Colin cashed my check in January and nothing else. There is no case filed, and there is no Colin. He won't return phone calls or e-mails. I'm demanding a refund, and looking for another attorney.

  3. Not trustworthy

    Posted by a Lawsuits & Disputes client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Good
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Colin Swainston.
    • I hired Colin more than 3 years ago.
    • Colin handled my Lawsuits / Disputes matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Colin Swainston doesn't return calls, email, and I have yet to receive a itemized bill from him. He takes advantage of people, especially if they don't have tons of money. He knows how to talk a great deal and make it sound like he'll fight for you, but once he gets your money thats it- you're screwed.

  4. Don't hire Colin Swainston if you want to win your case

    Posted by a client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Colin Swainston.
    • I hired Colin more than 3 years ago.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I filed my case with Mr. Swainston a year ago. He cashed my retainer check for $5000 the same day he received it. I have heard no updates and he does not return emails or phone calls. Looks like I got screwed by a lawyer!!