Brian Ricardo Chavez-Ochoa’s Reviews

Brian Ricardo Chavez-Ochoa

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  1. Talk the talk but ot walk the walk

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

    Doesn't know how to object to anything in trial. Takes all you money and then when you need to file something you know you can file he refuses ,says you can't do that ,then it is to late. He drops you at the end when you can't afford anymore money. Then you are left representing yourself. It was a waste of time and money and left us in a situation where we realized we chose the wrong attorney.

  2. Excellent Criminal Defense Counsel

    Posted by James,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Brian Chavez-Ochoa.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    I have tried several cases with Brian. He is a skilled courtroom attorney, quick on his feet, and excellent at examination of police officials.

    I would work with him again anytime.

  3. Looking for a vigorous champion of your case? Keep looking.

    Posted by a Appeals client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Chavez-Ochoa.
    • I hired Brian 1-3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Appeals matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    I hired this attorney to handle an appeal. He did not appear to do any research before the trial. He arrived at trial without having prepared a brief, nor did it appear that he had even researched the case. He was so befuddled during the trial that the judge and plaintiff both laughed at him. The other side presented untrue information and this attorney did not object to anything. He did not meet with me before the trial to review what might happen or how to respond. I would not recommend him for anything. He is a nice guy but he was of no help for my cause. It almost appeared that he was on the other side.

  4. Waste of money and time...

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Chavez-Ochoa.
    • I hired Brian more than 3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    this guy can never be got a hold of. he charged excessively for stupid things, such as i wrote him a declaration. his assistant failed to get the information right. i told her this. she wrote it again, and charged me for her mistakes. he didn't keep me informed of what he was actually filing, therefore making my future worse he didn't inform me or consult me with anything.

  5. Principal

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Brian Chavez-Ochoa.
    • I hired Brian more than 3 years ago.
    • Brian handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    This firm failed to respond to repeated email, or telephone inquiries. The only way to speak to the attorney was to "catch" him in the office.

    The most aggressive task they completed was asking for more money to replenish the retainer.
    They showed up late to court, did not keep me informed and generally were lax in the pursuit of a good outcome for my case.

    I finally gave up and sought other counsel.

    They talk and promise results....be forewarned...it's an act. Once you have signed a client agreement ...you will be toast.