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Posted by a Civil Rights client, Flag
I am a construction professional and I'm not very academic so going to court alone is very intimidating. Anna Gregorian is a professional that helped me feel confident that she would fight for the best possible result, no matter the outcome. She helped me when others would not unless I gave them a huge deposit. She took my case when I needed serious representation. The advice she gave me was reasonable and understandable. She took all the legal jargon and put it into terms I could comprehend. The actions she took were logical and focused. Office visits were productive and we accomplished something every time. She gave me her full attention even though she was very busy. If I had to go to trial I would feel very confident having Anna representing me and in the future. I would definatly seek the legal representation of Anna Gregorian.
Posted by a Child Abuse client, Flag
Anna is hi energy and is a very compasionate person. She is a yeller, but at the same tiime a loving person. It took me some time but thank goodness I was able to really get to know her. Our case was a hard case and she was up front with us from the beginning. Yes her appointments are on Sundays and yes she may have someone in there, but what I asked was, can we meet when there is no one else that will interup us, and she did make those appt. She is strong willed and because she takes everyone's case to heart you may have to keep her on track with yours. If she gets carried away with you just ask her to breath. She gets excited about her cases and I believe that is when she yells. Just remember to tell her to breath and she will be great. She is definately not about money. I believe the only cases that she would loss are the cases that you don't follow what she tells you to do. Always carry a recorder so you know what she wants you to do and you just do it.
Posted by Robert, a Contracts client, Flag
I contracted with Anna based on the type of courtwork she advertised in the yellow pages. During the initial interview, she was clear what she would and would not do with my case. So there was no doubt in my mind that I had the right counsel from the outset.
Attorneys sell advice, time, representation in court, and their built-up experience. A person who wants to choose an attorney (instead of being given a free public defender) should expect to live by the terms of the contract and make a payment once in a while. Attorneys went to a LOT of trouble to be licensed and get where they are, so folks who want the use of that expertise need to carry out their part of the bargain. Law degrees don't come in boxes of CrackerJack.
I tried to stay current with the contract, and Anna worked hard for my case. She never asked for more money. She is in the office 6-7 days a week and was always over-prepared for our case. She developed a fat file and we were ready for pretty much anything that might happen in a court. If we found something unexpected arose in court and we needed to work beyond what was covered by the retainer, she was clear and very reasonable about her fee.
Anna is a hard-driving, energetic person who does not lose sight of the goal. She is able to maneuver professionally in court and is effective against high-roller attorneys from bigger cities. She was able to close my case with better-than-expected results, and an affordable fee. She even checks up on me from time to time to see how I'm doing.
In my opinion, Anna's experience, energy, caring demeanor and her effective court style are worth MUCH more than she might charge to carry a case. I intend to use her again if the need arises. And if I were an attorney and found myself facing her in court, I would be quick to recommend to my client that we settle.
Posted by a client, Flag
I hired Anna for a custody case. It was a very urgent matter and she assured me that she was a very great trial attorney and that she would be there for me 100%. She said that once she is someone's attorney she is committed to do her very best! I never received her best, I never received call backs, or explanations. I never knew where we were in the process or when my "defendant" was in communication with her. She refused to see me during business hours, always on a Sunday, and when I would arrive on a Sunday she had every other client there on a sunday as well and I never had my turn. She is very Passive aggressive, because I felt like I could trust her with the way she encouraged me, the way she said she was working so hard on my case, I felt at ease at those times. However when it came time for me to ask her about the progress she would get so defensive and become extremely rude. I came to find out it was because she really didn't know know the legal process in which she was doing. The money she took compared to the work she did, did not add up at all. I am right back at square one and as if no attorney was ever hired. I would not recommend her as an attorney, she does not know the business. I have had several attorneys, have been a paralegal and I will tell you that she has many clients, only because there are only 3 in this area. She emails your judgments, she texts your responses, and she will get very defensive and never take responsibility. I am very uncomfortable with her practicing law and you should really think twice before hiring her. Both her values and ethical systems are wrong, along with lack of knowledge. I have read her responses and she has said the same thing to her negative reviews"I can tell you this person was not a client of mine" just goes to validate me when I say how "shifty she is. When you hire an attorney to be on your side you TRUST them to be in your best interest. She is not, she is about the money and about herself, not about learning the process of law and the best interest of her client, the welfare of the life, lives at hand.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
This lady was Sooooo amazing with my case. She had many ideas and was aggressive in everything that we believed in was right. Very often she worked on my case alone and by herself on the weekends and also I spent many days preparing for trial until 11 pm and later. We were more than prepared for our trial, and we never even finished the trial before I was offered an amazing settlement. This woman has made such a huge impact on myself and my children. I really couldn't thank her enough. I would really recommend Anna to anyone who needs help. She doesn't beat around the bush either...she flat out tells you what she thinks she can do for you. No sugar coating it...which is a really good thing because you are not wasting time and money. Anna was kind and courteous to me every second that I spend with her. I could call her anytime and she never charges for phone calls which is amazing because most lawyers do. Thank you Anna...and my kids thank you too:)
Posted by a client, Flag
I came to her with a family law case. Not to complicated, everything was already in place. I just needed to tie up loose ends and put a court order in effect for child support and spousal support. When I asked her what her "Retainer was?" She said "I don't know, what do the attorneys charge?"(I should of walked out instead of staying in and handing her a check.!
What should be my BIGGEST COMPLAINT, is that she did absolutely nothing to prepare for my case..as documented by her admitting in court minutes"Sorry Judge, I didn't prepare for this case".) is actually my smallest. The way she talked to me, wait, THE WAY SHE SCREAMED AND YELLED AND BELITTLED ME, on a every day basis was more traumatising .She never had time for me for appts, and I never had a minute to ask her a question. I ended up doing most of "the running around" and making sure everything was getting done. She humiliated me in front of the court house screaming, and not just at me. "I was the worst client she ever had!" This was because I started to show emotions toward my 5 year old when they brought in a picture of his as evidence. Even the judge emphasized with the situation at hand. She is very, very, unethical! I am very grateful that I am a mature woman who could differentiate between right and wrong. I would never trust her as my attorney, anyone to watch my children, a friend. I don't think she should be able to practice law! I have 2 attorneys, which whom have had contact with her and they both have said the same thing"She has no clue what she is doing." If you have child, or a serious case, please take this into consideration! She left me hanging in the worst possible time knowing my situation. She put me down, insulted me ext.. There are a lot of good attorneys...TAKE CARE!
Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I was referred to Anna by a friend. I was looking at some harsh punishments from a pending trial. She helped me come out ahead and I was very satisfied by the outcome and the efforts on Annas work on the case. I hope that my wife didn't write the negative comment about Anna because at the end of the trial I believe we were both happy.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
she was very unprofessional with me, threatened me when I wouldn't give her the information she wanted to hear. My husband and I wanted to work out our problems and she just wanted to pit us aganist each other to ensure her paycheck!
Posted by Brenda, a Child Custody client, Flag
We hired Anna to help my son with a custody case. I knew Anna through my work. I've had to deal with her constant calls regarding her clients. At times I thought she was little bothersome but now I see how she works. She goes all the way for her clients. She truly cares about us. It was a great pleasure to have her on our side. She won our case and I can tell you she certainly had obstacles to deal with. She knows what she's doing and I wouldn't hesitate to hire her again. You think you have to pay alot of money to get results, well I found Anna to be very reasonable in cost for what we got. ---" A WIN". Thank you again Anna.
Posted by Diane, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Anna about a month & a half ago and my case is already resolved. Luckily for me my case was not very complicated and Anna handled everything quickly and efficiently, from hiring a private detective for me, setting up the appointment to the declarations & filing with the court. I was very impressed at how easy she made this difficult situation. Anna was compassionate as well as strong for me when I questioned going forward. She even called the other party and explained the entire process and made sure he understood what was going on in our case. I am very grateful to have worked with Anna and would recommend her to anyone going through a rough time and in need of an attorney.
Posted by Lisa, a Child Custody client, Flag
I Hired Anna to help in a custody case, I thought she was amazing, caring and Prompt. I live in a different state and needed to attend court in Ca, and she made me feel very stress free about the distance. No one wants to have to go through custody but if you do I would strongly recommend Anna. You can trust you are getting your moneys worth. I was very please with my experience with Anna. I would definitely Hire Anna again
Posted by Mary L., a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I met Ms. Anna about five years ago, as she was appointed by the court to represent me as a public defender. (Boy did I get lucky). I was extremly impressed by the way she handle my case. She always kept me updated about my case and I believe she went beyond her call of duty.
At all times I found her to be dependable, reliable, hard-working, conscientious, honest, caring, respectful and courteous. If I ever needed a lawyer in the future, I would surely pick her. She gave it her all and I was just not a number to her. I highly recommend her. Thank you Anna and may God Bless You...Forever.
Mary L. (From Clearlake, Ca.)
Posted by Sue, a Family client, Flag
Thank you Anna! You are truly an awesome Lawyer! Thank you so, so much! To those of you out there looking for someone professional to handle your case.... THIS WOMAN IS THE ONE and I seriously recommend you hire her!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I was faced with something I never thought I would have to endure. A divorce. Anna was the third attorney I contacted after a name mix up! I was guided to her and she managed to deal with my case in a very quick manner. She taught me a lot and showed me how truly blessed I was despite going through a divorce and a restraining order! She even took the time to look down the road and guide me in my future. I could never have been as successful as I was without her. She stood by my side and together we made a tragedy into a positive thing. I would definitely utilize Anna again in the future if I hadn't moved out of the area. She is truly a Blessing! I cannot share who I am due to ongoing issues surrounding this case.
Posted by Kathryn, a Civil Rights client, Flag
Our case was hectic to say the least. We had our short comings at times but I have to say it made us closer to come to the directive we were trying to meet. She guided me to the knowledge of what the Law is instructive of, though it may unkind of which you can or cannot prove. In her very professioal manner, she is also aware of your personal inner set-backs and emotions while giving you the the good and bad of how your case may manuever for your own choice as to how to procede, all the while you knowing she is on your side. She is a wonderful Attourney! I would and have recommended her, not an associate has been disappointed. . Thank You
Posted by Geraldine, a Mediation client, Flag
Anna was aggressive when necessary and gentle when necessary but she always had my best interest at heart and worked diligently daily to make contact with the opposing attorney. This case is settled to my satisfaction and I will be grateful for her support of my position for a long time.
Posted by Jatinder Chera, a Lawsuits & Disputes client, Flag
Thanks to Anna for providing excellent help in one of very intricate case. She guided me through all the steps and finally finished the case within 1.5 months which would otherwise take 3 years to finish.
Another happy Client.
Posted by Agueda, a Divorce client, Flag
It has been a pleasure to be able to have had all the help on this very destressing matter. Anna ia a very good lawyer who really looks for all the needs of her client not only business but personally worries that her cliento really gets the best treatment she worries very much about her client as a person and not just about the bisiness. I am very happy with her work on my case it was really quick and the outcome was really wonderful she has a heart of gold and reaslly works for her client she cahrge quite well she really did alot of work without charging she is a very dedicated person always considering the person always looking out for the future always lloking out for what couls ha[ppen later realizing that a divorce is very hard and she is really compassionate.
Yo lo recomiendo a Anna como la mejor Abogado en lake County porque defiendo los derechos de sus cliente y lo toma como personal y es muy compasivo. Ella se esfuerza a buscar todos los derechos para uno que tiene Hijos con necesidades especiales. Ella trabaja mas alla de lo comun para ver que el resultado sea mejor para el futuro de uno. Ha sido y sera un placer para mi tener alquien tan professional que me representa en este caso tan dificil y emocioanal. Ella sirve para ayudar en al campo Hispanol porque tiene traductor as su dispocion y a la hora que uno sea acessible. Y tiene listo un Detetive en caso de buscar mas informacion. Que tiene que ver con evidencia del caso.
Posted by Trisha Brown, a Family client, Flag
Anna helped me when I moved out of Lake County file a Motion to Quash on a case that was opened in Lake County. She kept me in the loop and treated me with respect. We won our motion with her help! Thank You Anna!!!
Posted by April, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Anna listened to our problems and gave us great advice on how to deal with each step of the trial process. We always knew what her plan was for each step and were always asked for our input. Anna is 100% for her client and works tirelessly to make sure she presents the best possible defense. She never disparaged us or our situation. When we had questions she made every effort to give us a thorough answer and made sure we understood the answer. If you want someone who is truly going to work for you, Anna is the lawyer you want in your corner!
Posted by Renee, a Child Custody client, Flag
Anna is the first Attorney that I have ever met that truly cared for her Client, instead of their Pocket Book. She is totally down to earth, approachable, knowledgeable, and has no problem taking on the local "Good Ol Boy" Attorneys" that have dominated the Courts with their 500.00+ hour Fees, and she has been winning against them. She is an Angel in her Office and a Pit Bull in Court. She thinks out of the box and knows what is truth and what is fiction. She will fight to the death for her Clients. Her energy is amazing, she works weekends, and late nights to get the job done, and done right. She has the resources of the finest Private Investigator and other related professionals to help out as needed. It's truly a family, and there are more hugs than handshakes. I got to meet "James" who has commented below, as our cases were going on at the same time, and I agree with everything he says. If you need an Attorney, and your ex has lots of money and has hired some high priced Attorney in an attempt to play dirty thinking the one who has the most expensive Attorney Wins.. WRONG.. Hire Anna. Not only will she do an incrediable job, and everything possible, you will also end up with a Wonderful Friend and money left in your Bank Account. I cant say enough wonderful things about Anna. I was truly blessed when I retained her. Thank you for all you do Anna!
Posted by brian, a Guardianship client, Flag
Anna took care of the guardianship case for our daughter she is very in depth and good at everything she does. she worked one day until midnight getting us ready for the hearing. would recomment this attorney to anybody who needs anything. thanks anna
Posted by James, a Child Abuse client, Flag
I want to express my gratitude and appreciation to a lawyer that I feel embodies the very fabric of her profession. She not only represented us in court but fought with every ounce of her being for the rule of law and the rights of her clients. When roadblocks were put in her way to defend her clients she not only drove through them but was fully prepared and able to produce witness's and evidence in a moments notice. She is highly ethical and will never falter under pressure. This is an attorney who will sacrifice for the rule of law and lives by the true ideology of what the legal profession stands for. I have never known an attorney who has fought as hard or has stood as strong for the rights of her clients and for what should be ruled as fair and just in accordance with the law. This is an attorney who with nothing but her knowledge and the steadfast associations she has made will not only prove your case but will mount evidence that cannot be disproved or trivialized. I have worked with several attorneys throughout my 57 years and Anna Gregorian is the only attorney I have had the privilege of working with that I take great pride in knowing and is a true mentor for me in all that is right in law. This is an attorney that you want in your corner. This is an attorney you want for when the fight is hard. This is an attorney you want for when all might seem lost as she will light your way and guide your path to truth, justice and the legal freedoms of the American way. This is not a large legal firm lawyer with several employees to do her work for her but a single lawyer with unrelenting vigor and a no nonsense approach to law. She will be honest with you and provided that you have been honest with her, she will work to the end to prove your case. This is an attorney with more energy and drive then anyone I have ever known and when it get's tough she will not rest nor give up but instead will redouble her efforts and continue through until all avenues for justice have been exhausted. While handling our case she was able to win 5 other cases for other clients and still astound our opposition with what she produced in court to win our case too. I not only recommend this attorney but would think it a foolish move not to consult with her prior to any legal situation. She stands for her clients and for the law and I not only endorse her for representation but urge anyone looking for representation to first consult with her and listen to her for her advice.
Posted by Troy, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
i really am proud of the job she did and very much so will recommend Ms.Gregorian for the majority of your legal needs.
Posted by a Social Security client, Flag
She came to the rescue when I need her when I had to fight a Social Security claim that I had an overpayment. The situation was devastating to me financially; she basically stepped up and offered her support to fight the allegations. We never needed to go to hearing because shortly after she came on board SSA agreed with my position. But she was a trouper. She met with my social services support person; she listened to me; and she was on board at my side from the moment I contacted her. I had her cell and she was responsive to my needs.
Posted by dan, a Mediation client, Flag
Anna helped us through a very difficult problem with a partner in business. We bought a piece of property in partnership with another person to share the living quarters and all until he could build his own home on the property. Within a week of buying this property our partner turned physically violent against my daughter in law and my son, actually threating their lives. I hired Anna in March 2011 through a recommendation from another attorney who did not handle these kinds of cases. Anna helped us to quickly expedite a restraining order against him and also expedited a court date to resolve the issue. In the meantime i offered the property up for sale with the partner having 1st right of refusal. When our court date came up, 2 weeks later, we had to go thru a mediation time while in court. Anna of course went thru it step by step with us until we reached an agreement which actually forced the partner to sign an agreement in court to buy the property. Thru her professional abilities this all came to a close very quickly. Anna's list of professional contacts is very exstensive and consequently can get any issue resolved quickly. Her personal attention is well beyond the norm in that she knows what stress and termoil you are in and very much helps to relieve you from it. i would not look anywhere else to hire an attorney the next time i need one.
Posted by David, a Family client, Flag
I found her very friendly and personable. She was a wonderful person to work with. In court things went splendedly. Judgement went in my favor. Thank you Anna! What a great job. Also, I have to say that her rates were extremely reasonable. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU ANNA. I would confidently recommend Anna to anyone. This was a family law case involving property and business issues.
Posted by Joellen, a Family client, Flag
When I have legal issues I turn to Anna. She listens attentively; she gives me options; she helps me make the right decisions, while also keeping me in a budget. She works with me in timely fashion and keeps me informed. She helped me turn my panic into a plan of action and may have saved my marriage.
Posted by Monty, a DUI client, Flag
To whom it may concern:
Recently while in CA I was stopped for having a headlite out. I had been to a wine tasting. The officer informed me that I was not doing a poor job of driving just missing a headlite. However, the officer was most enthusiastic in his new role as part of the new "DUI" taskforce and led me to believe that I should blow into the duct taped breathalizer unit to prove my innocense and me on my way. The unofficial result was .089 which headed us to the county. My girlfriend was included in the lockup least she have a key on her person (he didn't want her to endanger herself). Upon arriving at the county I blew a .06 but wasn't released but rather charged with driving while impaired.
Thus began the saga with Lake County and whether or not I'd contribute more or less to their coffers. I went with out an attorney to the arraignment wherupon the judge stoutly advised against that. In that lucky serendipidous moment, we became acquaited with Anna Gregorian who saved me from a "wet reckless" and resolved it with a ruling that was much more favorable and easier to bear financially and with regard to my driving record. Anna was supportive, encouraging, responsive and always in good humor throughout the few months it took to resolve the matter. I highly recommend her as legal council.
Posted by LLoyd, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I'm a country boy. I had simple needs... An aggressive attorney was what I needed to fight the system. She was confident, competent, fast and efficient and got the job done. She listened to what I had to say and executed professionally.
Posted by Arthur, a client, Flag
If I was to sit down and make a list of everything I could want in a Lawyer it would describe Anna perfectly. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Kara, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ms. Gregorian represented me in a very difficult case. She proved to be dedicated, honest and very knowledgable. Ms. Gregorian is an exceptional person with very high standards. She is also a strong advocate for her clients rights. I highly recommed her.