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Posted by Gil, a Employment client, Flag
Arkady is knowledgable attorney that will guide you through your labor issues. He provided me with various solutions / possibilities to deal with my situation. He is "real" and does not over promise on potential outcomes. Professional, aggressive when necessary and confidence to get the job done. Great experience.
Posted by Randy, a Employment client, Flag
I had an accident at my Moms house, where I fell off her roof. I shattered both of my heels. It took me close to two years to recover completely. My work terminated me almost one and a half years after the accident. If I had not gotten a hold of Arkady, I would not have gotten my job back. My accident changed my life. There are things that I can't do anymore because of my accident. Arkady Igor Itkin changed my life. He got me my job back. My wife and I will never forget what he has done for us. We thank you very much for what you have done for us Arkady!
Posted by Shannon, a Discrimination client, Flag
Mr. Itkin represented me in a very contentious retaliation/wrongful termination case that involved disability discrimination and also failure to pay overtime against a major hospital. My ex employer seems to have recognized early that they violated the law, but it still took a long, drawn out process to get them to bring me back to work and pay my lost wages. A few attorneys have rejected my cases before I came to Arkady, who struck me right away as more knowledgeable, more direct and more competent attorney than the others. Instead of telling me whether I have a case or not and that's it, he took the time to explain to me the strengths and the weaknesses of my cases so that we were on the same page. This made the whole process far easier for me. Overall, I was very happy with being represented by Mr. Itkin through this legal process.
Posted by Michelle, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I had a great experience working with Arkady. He represented me in a PI(personal injury) case. He was genuine, understanding and knowledgeable. He was very responsive and always replied to my emails/texts/calls quickly. He kept me informed throughout the whole process. He was always positive in my case. He showed great dedication and determination to fight for my case. He is a awesome attorney. I highly recommend Arkady. Thanks for everything Arkady. I appreciate everything you did for me.
Posted by Raj, a Employment client, Flag
I had Arkady represent me in Court for a work related issue. He spoke on my behalf to the Judge, was brief, convincing and very good. He won my case for me, and I would strongly recommend him.
Posted by Igor, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I came to Mr. Itkin after being rejected by two other lawyers, who said that my case was a loser.
Mr. Itkin handled very well my challenging slip and fall case against a major retailer. While my injuries were quite serious (broken knee and shoulder), proving the case was an uphill battle. Even though we were both ready for trial, I am glad that Mr. Itkin settled my case just a few weeks before the trial was to begin. Mr. Itkin was extremely patient, answering all my questions about the process and extremely upfront about the strengths and the weaknesses of the case from the very beginning. He doesn't seem to like to make promises upon which he cannot deliver - and that's one of the best signs or a great attorney in my view.
Posted by Kristin, a Employment client, Flag
Mr. Itkin handled both my personal injury case from a bad slip and fall and the resulting wrongful termination case. As they say, when it rains it pours.
Mr. Itkin struck me as very knowledgeable, aggressive and yet very pleasant to deal with. Above all, he is extremely responsive by phone and especially by e-mail. I have been very pleased with his representation. I have met a few attorneys before in different settings and none of them had the the kind of humility that Arkady possesses. This is refreshing, to say the least, and something other lawyers in town could definitely learn from him.
Posted by Mario, a Employment client, Flag
Arkady was very responsive, approachable, and came very highly recommended from other attorneys in his feild, he did not dissapoint and is everything you could want for aggressive representation.
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
Arkady Itkin has been a great legal adviser to both my husband and myself. It is always a good idea to have a professional like him to be on your side, who provides expertise in employment law and fair analysis of conflicting situations. Ultimately, he is a partner who brings legal perspective and strong skills to help solving problems when we may be too emotional to handle it. We highly recommend Mr. Itkin who proved to be very effective over the years. First he was a legal consultant advising my husband in a difficult situation at work. Then when my career as a senior executive at a start-up company ended suddenly Mr. Itkin step up quickly on my behalf and concluded my Confidential Separation Agreement within 10 days. The outcomes were win-win with no bridge burned. He is a good sample of lawyer who is not there to just fight for the sake of fighting and making money, but to bring the best result to the table under unfortunate circumstances. And we feel he is also thoughtful in terms of his fees. You definitely get your money's worth as he is so attentive, responsive and effective.
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
Arkady helped me to appeal notice of determination and overpayment from EDD for my mom who is not fluent in English. We met him for about an hour to discuss the case and he helped us prepare for the hearing. We also felt more comfortable with his presence and we asked him to accompany us to the appeal hearing. The hearing took probably 20 min at most and while most of the time judge spoke directly to my mom through interpreter, at the end of the hearing Arkady had ability to summarize the issue, present our points in a concise manner and ask my mom follow up questions that helped to clarify situation. We actually won the case and judge overturned EDD's decisions.
Posted by Francisco, a Employment client, Flag
Arkady Itkin is a must have lawyer for many reasons. The first is that he is a compassionate person which is rare in these times. He is highly knowledgeable, quick at replying to any questions via email or phone, great at keeping his clients informed, and overall a great lawyer to have on your side. He made this very painful process go smoothely and was realistic and caring about it the whole way through.
Posted by Hua, a Administrative Law client, Flag
Quick response to my email, very helpful with preparation prior to the hearing. And the most important thing...we won the case!!!
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
With very little hope, Mr. Itkin made me believe that I had a case. He exhibited compassion, knowledge and skills to get the job done. I would recommend him to friends and family, if ever the the need arose.
Posted by victoria, a Employment client, Flag
From my very first phone call to Mr itkin and to my current experience today,Mr iItkin has been professional,empathic and given me the tools to be empowered in my position.He has always responded to my questions and concerns in a thoughtful,warm and caring manner,never rushing or minimizing my concerns.He truly is a "peoples attorney"
Posted by Della, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Arkady stuck by me when other lawyers saw no profit in doing so. I appreciated his loyalty, and in the end it paid off for both of us. He is easy to talk to, communicative and friendly, and I felt that I could always call him for whatever reason, and receive an answer or a full conversation as soon as he was able to return my call. By email, it was often within an hour. I'm very grateful to him and would definitely recommend his services.
Posted by Michel Rouhani, Flag
Mr. Itkin and I were on opposing sides of a highly contested employment litigation case. I was impressed by his knowledge, ethics, and relentless prosecution of the case. I strongly recommend Mr. Itkin to anyone who believes that they were wrongfully denied employment rights.
Posted by susan, a Employment client, Flag
Mr Itkin was very understanding and knowledgeable of the law. He kept me informed in what was going on and the possible outcomes of my case.
He was also extremely reliable. I would definately recomend him to anyone.
Posted by Rhonda, a Employment client, Flag
Arkady Itkin is very enegetic, reliable, and an outstanding attorney. He fights to win! When you meet he listens without interruption. Then he will honestly outline the pros and cons of your case. From beginning to end he keeps you informed through the most convenient tool of communication for you whether it's email, text, or via telephone. You are always kept up todate. His major concern is you, the client and putting his skillful efforts into achieving the most successful outcome for your case. When you choose Mr. Itkin you've made the right choice! I was extremely pleased with his work ethics and the outcome of my case.
Posted by Julia, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
When you are hurt you want Arkady on your side.
He is highly intelligent, smart and very knowledgeable about the law.
He responded to my concerns instantly.
He is not your typical attorney.
Arkady give me the support from the beginning to the end with a positive and satisfying result.
Posted by Amie, a Employee Benefits client, Flag
Arkady Itkin was instrumental in my navigation of a thoroughly painful Unemployment Appeal process. Mr. Itkin is a professional who possesses the knowledge and expertise that is needed to handle a claim or conflict that you have with your employer (or former employer).
Arkady completely prepared me for my appeal hearing. We met to discuss the details of the case, and Arkady walked me through what to expect and how to present my case. When I left the consultation, I finally felt confident that I could win my appeal. Being prepared for the process helped me to present my case in the best possible light and expose the inaccuracies and dishonesty of my former employer. I successfully made my case, and successfully won the appeal because of Mr. Itkinâ€™s honest counsel. Arkadyâ€™s experience, insight and ability to articulate legalities to a novice audience (that would be me) make him a must-have for any person who is dealing with an employment issue of any kind! If any future incident arises for me, the first phone call that I make will be to Arkady Itkin.
Your employer/former employer has excellent legal counsel â€“ why shouldnâ€™t YOU?
Posted by Sharon, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
From the beginning to the end Arkady was honest with me. He not only kept me in the loop every step of the way with regard to my case but he also responded to any of my questions or inquires in a timely manner. This is a lawyer you can trust. Thanks to him, my case was handled rapidly and much to my satisfaction.
Posted by a Appeals client, Flag
My husband and I consulted with Mr. Itkin regarding my unemployment benefit appeal hearing. Mr. Itkin coached and helped me with what I needed to say in front of the Judge. Mr. Itkin was very confident, honest and very helpful. I have to be honest, I was very nervous during my appeal hearing, but I with Mr. Itkin's help, I had won my appeal hearing. I would definitely recommend Mr. Itkin to friends and family that would need his help. Thank you so much Mr. Itkin for all your help. My husband and I really appreciate it.
Posted by a client, Flag
I had complex employment issues with my employer and Mr. Itkin gave me advice and helped me to deal with the issues with my employer. At the beginning, I did not expect the outcome will turn into my favor. However, Mr. Itkin was very helpful and encouraged me to try. Mr. Itkin also gave me specific instructions regarding how to communicate with my employer, and I obtained a very satisfying result at the end. I highly recommend Mr. Itkin for dealing with employment issues to anyone!
Posted by Jarett, a Administrative Law client, Flag
. I cannot stress enough how thankful I am for Arkady's representation, responsiveness, knowledge of the law and process that he (rightfully and honestly) claims as one of his specialties as an attorney, and his incredibly calm, personable, and patient demeanor. In my opinion, Mr. Itkin is a natural attorney who more than proved to me that I made the right decision when, after a considerable time of communicating back and forth, I felt that I could trust him to help me with my case - which to me meant much more than simple 'representation', I needed an attorney who understood the issue at hand, could truly listen to me and help me focus on the facts of the case and not on my emotions, and who would not overshadow me in front of the judge and make it seem that I had something to hide. Mr. Itkin struck the perfect professional balance in how he treated me as both a person paying for his services as well as a client in need of his expertise and guidance. I do not have extensive legal experience by any means though I have previously hired two attorneys for two very different situations - one on the very high end of the legal spectrum (both in prestige and price) for complex litigation lasting more than a year, and the other for a very simple administrative issue that did not even involve a judge, but who still cost over two-thousand dollars despite the fact that I did at least 90% of the work that needed to be done. I say this because I have experienced the difference between an excellent attorney recommended to me by a prominent attorney and an attorney that I found quickly and cheaply on the internet who was terrible to work with and a total ripoff. The bottom line is that Arkady's representation is a bargain at any price and he rivaled the kind of treatment and attention to detail that I at once point in time paid a premium for. If you want an attorney who you can trust and Believe it or not, they are not easy to find - and if you're lucky enough to find one, I doubt any attorney could do a better job of representing your case than Arkady Itkin. I would be more than happy to provide further details of my experience and a more personal recommendation for Mr. Itkin if you e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond ot you ASAP.
Posted by Mike, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
Arkady worked tirelessly on my case. He always got back to me very quickly, regardless of the time of day. My case was against a Government entity. We would have won, but for the fact that California permits police officers to say false and defamatory things about a person, without any liability.
Posted by andrea, a Slip and Fall client, Flag
Arkady is a good lawyer was helpful and always got back to my emails in a timely manner.
Posted by D, a Car Accident client, Flag
I got the recommendation from Arkady's former client through a mutual friend while seeking legal service after I got hit by some driver behind while driving.
From the very beginning, I found Arkady is very considerate, honest, caring as he cared more about if I have got reasonably sufficient medical treatment and he is very frank about the scope of the claim. And he is very patient with me and is very knowledgeable in answering my questions or clearing my confusion.
Eventually we settled with the other driver's insurance company with some pretty good terms. And Arkady even offered to reduce his fees as he thought the amount of settlement was small.
I will definitely recommend his service to people I know if they need legal services to protect their rights in the areas Arkady practices laws.
Posted by Angelique~, a Class Action client, Flag
Mr. Itkin is an AMAZING attorney that worked endlessly to get me the results that I wanted. Arkady was professional and kept me informed through my entire case.
This man is a great attorney and I would recommend him to anyone.~
Posted by Lauris, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I had a personal injury issue, small by legal standards but big to me...I've had lasting symptoms and hoped for a settlement that would help me cover treatment not coverd by insurance. Arkady handled my case with honesty regarding what I might expect in compensation but also with enthusiasm and respect. I like him, I trust him and I would send a friend to see him should they need representation.
Posted by Smail, a Employment client, Flag
To whom it may concern,
This letter is in reference to Mr.Arkady Igor Itkin who, as Lawyer, represented me in a Retaliation Mediation case.
Mr Akady was a very capable attorney who demonstrated knowledge of the employment laws, as well as a high level of compassion for his clients. .
Mr. Arkady was a confident and decisive decision maker, and an innovative thinker. I always felt comfortable taking a problem or issue to him in the last six months I knew him.
If there are any questions, or if further information is needed, please feel free to contact me. Thank you.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Arkady was very thorough, friendly and very professional. Keep us well informed was very thorough and we had a positive experience with him. I highly recommend him when you are needing help.
Posted by Patti, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I found Arkady Itkin to be caring and compassionate and most of all patient. It is a very long process to have a personal injury case and Arkady is supportive throughout the process.
Posted by Beverly, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
Mr. Arkady Itkin was a breath of fresh air during a very turbulent chapter of my life. I found him very pleasant to work with. He listened to my concerns, advised me of my options and represented me in the way that was best for my case.
I felt completely comfortable with his representation especially when facing the opposing counsel.
I highly recommend Mr. Arkady Itkin to anyone seeking a lawyer who is ethical, non-.judgemental and sensitive to his clients' issues.
Posted by Luda, a Employee Benefits client, Flag
Arkady Itkin had represented me this year in obtaining my unemployment benefits. Having a lawyer does not guarantee success, but it often makes the difference between winning and losing.This is an extremely upsetting and difficult process for anyone to go through. The unemployment appeal hearing 2 hours but of all the prep work Arkady Itkin had done, and, of course, I was awarded my unemployment benefits. Because of all his very hard diligent work and knowledge, my unemployment appeal hearing was an open and shut case.
Itkin- good employment attorney and He is very aware of how employers will react to the fact that you have an attorney .. it makes the boss nervous
Not only could I have not done it on my own or without him, I am not sure another lawyer could have done it as well. I appreciated the fact that Arkady Itkin had taken the time to read through all my documentation and records to familiarize himself with my case, which was essential and crucial if I were to receive my unemployment benefits. For this reason and his persistence, I had easily won my hearing case. I would recommend Arkady Itkin without any hesitance as an experienced attorney specializing in unemployment benefits.
Posted by Sarah, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
Arkady was very pleasant to work with, he was caring and spoke to you like you were a real person not just potential money. He is trustworthy and went above and beyond the call of duty. He really helped me out in a situtation that didn't look like it was going to end up in my favor. He is someone you want on your side! I definitely recommend him! Thanks again for everything Arkady!
Posted by Elina, a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
Mr. Itkin is an excellent and knowledgeable attorney . He never made any
empty promises that he couldn't deliver . His knowledge of the labor law and
tactful , diplomatic approach of the entity that was being sued , combined
with my years of experience of working for a governmental agency together
achieved a great success . He had faith in me and the validity and merit of our case from the beginning . He wouldn't give up this fight for a just and
righteous cause even when the going got tough and it seemed that we would
never see the end of the tunnel . He encouraged me and inspired me to
continue the struggle until we finally were rewarded for our perseverance .
He is very tenacious , honest , and sincere , a powerful negotiator who
always has his client's best interest at heart .
Posted by Adam, a Employment client, Flag
Mr. Itkin impressed me as a very competent and attentive attorney. He thoroughly investigated the claims I had against my employer for retaliation, after working there for over 10 years. Besides, settling my retaliation claim, he recovered over $15,000 of unpaid overtime wages for me. I highly recommend Mr. Itkin to handle employment related matters.
Posted by a Discrimination client, Flag
Arkady Atkin is a good attorney and he helped me so much for making a very stressful situation tolerable. I also appreciate his capacity on trying to understand a very complex situation. Moreover, Mr Atkin went an extra mile meeting my need.
Posted by a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
Not an average lawyer, He is caring, kind, he listened and treated me with respect I deserved. I was in a tight spot representing myself for 2 years against a Giant Airline corporation in two different courts, two different states, broke and running out of time, when Arkady Itkin called me. His thoughtfulness and advice helped me get through my struggles, I choose to use his legal services because he believed in me and in my case, I was not disappointed. Having dealt with lots of Attorneys who will insult your intelligence or assume you are at fault or crazy, dealing with Arkady was a heaven sent.
He immediately helped me and started my case right after I spoke with him. Extremely honest and trustworthy, kept me informed about my legal matters through my case. He is not an attorney that is in it for the "money", He is the type of lawyer that is actually there for you. He answers all calls and returns phone calls promptly, my legal matters were handled with a level of professionalism, quickness and success that far exceeded my expectations. When is time to flight and get the justice you deserve, call Arkady Itkin he's the guy you want on your side!
Posted by a Personal Injury client, Flag
I was very pleased with the legal services Mr. Itkin provided me with. And I was even more pleased with the settlement he was able to obtain for my motorcycle injury case.
Not only was Mr. Itkin very professional, but also very personable. Mr. Itkin always kept me well informed about the status of my case and was more than happy to answer any questions I had. He returned my calls promptly and worked diligently to settle my case as fast as possible with excellent results.
If I needed any legal services in the future, I would surely hire Mr. Itkin. I currently work in a law office so I can truly appreciate his kind and respectful demeanor. People such as Mr. Itkin are a rarity and even more so in the legal profession.
If you want an intelligent attorney, who will get you excellent results, hire Mr. Itkin.