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Jocelyn Burton

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  1. Had a bad experience with this attorney

    Posted by a Employment client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Jocelyn Burton.
    • I hired Jocelyn more than 3 years ago.
    • Jocelyn handled my Employment / Labor matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    This attorney would ask you to sign a retainer agreement which would exclusively give her the right to get out of your case for ANY reason. Once you signed the retainer agreement, then she would do the minimum amount of work in your case. In my case, she didn't even take a single deposition !!! She would try to settle your case for pennies. If you don't accept her "recommended settlement" then she would file the Motion to withdraw from your case and would also put a lien on your case for her work charging at $500/hour Now, it would become very hard for you to find another attorney who would first fight for your case and then also fight or pay her filed lien as well. You can visit Oakland Court house and see for yourself as how many Motions to withdraw and liens she has filed on her ex-clients !!!!

    1. Jocelyn Burton

      Jocelyn Burton

      Lawyer Comment:

      In the case, the client's prior attorney had withdrawn because the client was uncooperative. After I took the case, the client did not follow my instructions and I believed that he had misrepresented one of facts. Based on that misrepresentation, it was my assessment that his estimated damages had been reduced significantly. I advised the client that based on the misrepresentation, I planned to withdraw. I further advised him that if he found another attorney or otherwise permitted me to withdraw before I had to respond to a motion for summary judgment, I would withdraw without requesting any payment. I also advised him that if I had to respond to a motion for summary judgment, I would file a lien upon withdrawal. In the almost six months that the client was advised to seek another lawyer, he did not do so. Moreover, the client did obtain a settlement of the matter and he accepted it. I could not have done anything more to obtain a better result for this particular client given the facts and his behavior.

      Posted about 1 year ago. Flag

  2. Labor/employment law

    Posted by Claudia, a Employment client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Jocelyn Burton.
    • I hired Jocelyn more than 3 years ago.
    • Jocelyn handled my Employment / Labor matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I saw Ms. Burton about a discrimination question. She was very knowledgeable and professional. Her advice was excellent. I would recommend her to anyone who needed a competent, organized, honest attorney.