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Posted by Joe, a Debt Settlement client, Flag
Jonathan Stein has been my attorney for over 7 years. I am a small business owner that was hit hard by the economy. Mr. Stein negotiated several settlements with vendors and property owners for me. He always kept me informed of the status and did a great job of keeping me calm through the entire settlement process. He also was able to get a vendor to return money back to me that was withheld for over a year. I highly recommend Jonathan Stein.
Posted by Curtis, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
I wanted to first start by saying that Jonathan Stein
took the time to make me feel that I wasn't alone
in my legal matter.
It was a case that was emotionally charged and he took the time to fully advise me on my legal rights.He made sure that I was comfortable with any outcome and that he was a phone call or email away. If I had any questions or concerns on the progress of my case.That made me feel at ease that he was my personal advocate and I could return to concentrate on the other things in my life.That to me is priceless.
He is very good at his profession with the added personal touch.I've never worked with an attorney before.Being that this was the first time and with a case that was emotionally charged.My worries were sky high and Jonathan made sure that I knew that my legal rights were going to be protected.
I would personally recommend Jonathan to anyone that wants that kind of personal service and peace of mind.
Posted by Chris, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
I needed a lawyer to represent me in a dispute I was having with my landlord and found Jonathan's profile on this site. I was a little skeptical seeing all these 5/5 ratings - thinking maybe they were fake, but I decided to give him a call anyways. I am very glad I made that call, and can assure you that he deserves every one of these ratings.
Every detail of my case was expertly handled. Anytime I called him with a question he would respond immediately and clearly explain things to me. I felt as if I was his only client and he worked on my case around the clock making sure ever little detail was covered. In addition to providing impeccable customer service Jonathan is also an excellent lawyer who knows exactly what he is doing. Quite simply the other party in my case didn't stand a chance.
I normally don't take the time to write reviews of things, but Jonathan is that good that I felt obligated to share this. I would wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone who is looking for an attorney.
Posted by Brianne, a Debt Settlement client, Flag
Jonathan was easy to work with and very responsive. He has great professional relationships in the community and is knowledgeable in his areas of practice. He stayed on top of opposing counsel and got resolution to my case in a timely manner.
Posted by torres, a Debt Collection client, Flag
Mr. Stein provided invaluable assistance to me as I chose to act as my own representative in Superior Court in a civil law suit over an old credit card debt. The suit was brought by the Brachfeld Law Group acting as lawyer for Midland Funding LLC. I found Mr.Stein on the Internet as I was beginning my research to prepare for my trial. After an introductory email, I asked Mr.Stein various questions as this was my first time being a defendant in a Superior Court case. Mr. Stein offered to ask as my advisor for a minimal fee an he would be paid on an as needed basis. This kept the costs down for this do it yourselfer. Mr Stein continued to respond quickly to any emails sent by myself during my trial preparation. His answers to my questions were concise and to the point. If I needed further explanation of a law concept or law stature, he would explain it in layman terms. With his back up, I felt very confident and well prepared for the Short Cause Trial. As it turned out, the case was dismissed because the plaintiff failed to show on the trial date. The case was dismissed. Even though the case was dismissed at trial beginning, I felt ready to represent myself if needed. Mr.Stein was very helpful in pointing what to expect a the first day of trial and I was ready to handle most situations as they might arise. He demonstrated excellent professionalism and knowledge during my trial preparation and I would strongly recommend him to anyone if asked. w
Posted by Jennifer, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
The previous reviews do not exaggerate; Mr. Stein himself returned my call within 30 minutes of my posting an email to him. He was extremely helpful and was able to answer all of my questions and give me some peace of mind. I would highly recommend using his services.
Posted by a Debt Collection client, Flag
When it became necessary to hire an attorney to assist with a debt matter I had the great good fortune of being referred to Jonathan Stein. From the first moment of our relationship Jonathan was professional, friendly, sympathetic and so much more than helpful. He guided us through what is an onerous and sometimes emotionally draining process from beginning to end. He took the time to explain everything to us each and every time the situation changed and put big worries to rest with his calm reassurance. Should there ever be a need I will call Jonathan first and will enthusiastically refer him to anyone I know.
Posted by Michelle, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
Mr.Stein answered the phone and listened to my story about my landlord.He was VERY nice and understanding of my situation. He explained to me the answers of the questions I had and helped me feel more at ease. I was very anxious in the beginning and talked all over the place, but he was able to understand what problems I was having and I felt much better after talking to someone who is an expert in these laws. Even after getting advise from him he gave me some information that would help me in the future of my landlord gets worse. I will be moving as soon as I can, but until then I will put up with this slum lord and know that I have Mr.Stein to fall back on for legal councel if needed. He is well worth it even with him being out of town and having to pay extra for travel cost. I can sleep better tonight!
Posted by Daniel, a Foreclosure client, Flag
I have consulted with Jonathan on 2 separate occasions. He has always been upbeat and responsive - I recently contacted him via e-mail. Before I could exit his website he was on the phone providing me with the information I requested. Needless to say, I was impressed and grateful. Having worked in sales before, I will say he has exceptional customer service.
I have 2 lawyers in the family and I am a retired Law Enforcement Officer. I went through a worker's comp/disability claim. I wish I knew Jonathan then - I was less than pleased with the handling of my case. Of all the lawyers I have dealt with, except family, Jonathan is by all means the most ethical, personable, and professional I have known. I would not hesitate to recommend Jonathan to family or friends.
I can honestly say he gives lawyers a good name! Keep up the great work.
Posted by sarah, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
We were being evicted from a rental that was foreclosed on, and weren't given enough time to get out. Jonathan negotiatied everything we needed to move comfortably and on our own time. His fees were super low compared to what we expected. The best part of working with him was his response time to questions and e-mails. He was so fast, usually answered the phone call himself and responded to e-mails within minutes, not days like other attorneys we had contacted. Thanks for everything.
Posted by Chris, a Debt Collection client, Flag
From the start Jonathan was very personable and took the time help me understand the process. I would recommend him to anyone seeking councel or a consult. CP
Posted by a Debt Collection client, Flag
I contacted Mr. Stein a little over three weeks ago and as of today my debt collection case is over. It only took a brief interaction for them to realize that they didn't stand a chance against Mr. Stein. The Plaintiff filed for dismissal and agreed to everything I wanted.
Not only is Mr. Stein great at his chosen profession he is also very understanding and personable. He kept me constantly informed, answering emails in a surprisingly prompt fashion, and dealt with me directly rather than having all communication handled by his staff. The personal touch was not only comforting in a stressful situation but it also made it clear that I had made an excellent choice.
Don't let his location stop you, as it almost did me, I am in the Los Angeles area and he handled my case without a problem producing better than expected results. In my opinion this is the lawyer you want on your side!
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
I was referred to Jonathan by my chiropractor after being injured in a "rear-ender". While the accident fortunately was at a slow speed and the damage minimal, it nevertheless injured my back and neck.
I sought and received treatment and when it was time for the other person's insurance company to settle the claim, they made a ridiculously low offer that didn't even cover my medical expenses.
I contacted Jonathan and after discussion of the case, he advised me that my best, and most affordable remedy would be to sue the person who hit me in Small Claims Court. Since he couldn't represent me in Small Claims Court, he served as my mentor, coach and advisor and, with his guidance, I was able to present my case in court and was awarded a judgment that was twice what the insurance company had offered, and was sufficient to cover my costs, repay my own insurance company and compensate me for the damage.
Jonathan displayed integrity, knowledge and sensitivity for my budget. He was an astute and wise advisor and I wouldn't hesitate to retain him again or recommend him to my friends and family. In fact, I will be making use of his services again in counseling me on a real estate purchase in the near future!
Posted by a Debt Collection client, Flag
Jonathan represented us on a Debt Collection case and I would recommend him highly. He made a very high-stress case as pain-free as possible. He worked closely with us, explained the process and kept us informed at all points and was great at putting our minds at ease with any questions or concerns that would arise. His professional and friendly demeanor made it easy to know that things would be taken care of. I would highly recommend Jonathan and cannot stress enough how much I appreciate his personal attention to our case.
Posted by a Personal Injury client, Flag
Recently I was in an auto accident. At first, I was told that the young man who hit me wasn't even insured. Mr. Stein met with me and explained how he would be able to help me. Once I hired him, I didn't have to worry about anything. Every call, every letter, ever issue I turned over to him and it was taken care of. His reassurance during that difficult time was such a relief.
Posted by a client, Flag
I have written to Mr. Stein, following his great rating on Avvo, asking for help and directions on two occasions, even though he is out of my state. Based on his EXTREMELY prompt and friendly replies - the best of any one in the business and I have met some rude ones - his deserves every star on the rating.
If you are in CA, check him out!
Posted by a Debt Agreements client, Flag
Jonathan has handled a couple of my cases. The first one against Cash Call and the other for another debt collection violation case. He handled both cases promptly, friendly and professionally. I truly appreciate that Jonathan answers his own phone and always gets right back to you. I have recommended him to friends and will continue to do so.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
I had the pleasure of having Jonathan Stein represent me in my auto accident against Safeway. He was very open and honest with me about my case. If I called him direct, he answered his phone. It was great. I didn't have to track him down. I felt that he honestly cared about my family's situation. He was very good about keeping me informed. I would absoultly recommend him to anyone. As a matter of fact, I have!
Thank you again Jonathan for all of your help!!!