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It is my privilege to recommend Dan Karalash, an excellent lawyer that helped me and my family with an immigration case. Thanks to Dan that won my husband case my children got their daddy back home for Christmas.
Dan and the entire team are knowledgeable, provide excellent advice and strong follow up across multiple disciplines. They have handled personal matters for me as well, and also function as General Counsel for my company.
Great value for level of expertise and service this firm provides.
We had an excellent experience with this team of attorneys. We were always informed and communicated with. They helped us win our custody case and get unhandled matters settled. We appreciate their dedication to our family.
Mr. Karalash was very professional with handling my case. To my experience, he is an expert in what he does. He has knowledge like any TOP NOTCH Lawyers would have. When it comes to a jury trial, Mr. Karalash is the man that's going to prove to the juries that you're not GUILTY!!! Why let the government bully you around because you don't know the law? when Mr. Karalash is one dial away when you need legal help! Mr. Karalash is 100% guarantee satisfaction. If you don't believe me then there is only one way to find out for yourself... Call Daniel Michael Karalash
Dan Karalash ruined my life, caused me to lose my best settlement offer--for his own self-serving reasons--and cost me tens of thousands of dollars in legal bills with horrible results. I've since had to retain two other attorneys who tried to clean up his mess, much to no avail.
Dan Karalash only cares about himself and doesn't listen to his client's needs.
WORST LAWYER on the planet.
Dan Karalash is an extremely knowledgable lawyer with a marked lack of tolerance for injustice. He simply will not accept defeat and allow an injustice to take place on his watch. He fights for his clients aggressively, emphatically and creatively with any and all tools available to him. When Dan Karalash takes your case, he commits 100% and will not back down.
He represented my son at a very difficult time in what should have been a very simple matter, a school yard fight. My son had never been disciplined by the schools in his life until he was forced to defend himself when another student attacked him. 13 completely absurd hearings later, he was still with us and the charges were finally dismissed. At no point during the entire 18 month process did I feel anything other than a positive outcome was possible, thanks to Dan's aggressive confidence and unwillingness to settle for anything but justice.
Dan is a great lawyer, he is also a good, ethical, moral person who does what is right at every step of the way. I have referred him to many, many friends over the years, primarily for family law and, without exception, they have all been very happy with his representation.
Dan Karalash is an outstanding attorney who immediately makes his presence felt. In one of my worst moments of my life, he was a lifesaver. He pulled multiple rabbits out of his hat and made the impossible happen. He is the one lawyer who truly delivers much more than he promised. Dan is the BEST!
Giving Dan Karalash/Strategic Law even one star is being overly generous. I would not recommend him at all or trust him with a dog, let alone a serious legal issue. He did nothing but make my life exponentially worse and rack up an unconscionable and outrageous legal bill. He has absolutely NO right "practicing"--literally!--Family Law and was rude and disrespectful besides. When I told Dan that I wanted to settle with my ex, he replied, "F&$@ him!" Seriously.
Dan didn't even establish paternity or file my substitution of attorney form--which are simple tasks that I could have done myself. (In fact, I did the latter after I fired him and represented myself for a time.) If you want someone to ruin your life and charge a ridiculous fee, then hire Karalash.
I was charged for things Dan never did and overcharged for things his minions supposedly did.
I am still in the midst of my legal issues with my ex and had to hire yet another attorney; however, I hired someone who is a Certified Family Law Specialist and actually knows what she is doing.
As a recently single mom with little income, I am considering bankruptcy, which is not something I have ever even had to remotely consider until Karalash rendered me destitute. He promised big and delivered nothing. I hired him to represent me, not ill advise and bankrupt me. I would NEVER recommend Karalash and his associates to anyone.
Karalash knows how to fight and win!
When we met, I had three lawsuits against me.
Karalash settled two with zero benefit to the plaintiffs.
The third went to a Jury trial. Karalash got the exact judgement I was expecting.
Since completion of the trial, I have no one suing me!
Mission accomplished, I'm a happy client!
Dan Karalash has helped me out of several binds, all of which should have been avoided entirely. In one instance I was falsely accused of a hit-and-run and was held at the scene and without access to my parents as a minor. And all of this was only 4 hours before I needed to be on a flight to the other side of the country. Dan not only talked me out of hysteria and coached me over the phone to calm the situation, but sped over to meet me there before things got out of control. Thanks to his quick response time, willingness to show up, and calculated tactics, I was able to leave within 45 minutes of his arrival. Had it not been for Dan I may have been taken to official custody or worse. Regardless of your situation I highly recommend Dan Karalash's services.