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Posted by Nikki, a Divorce client,
Risa was recommended to me by a friend-of-a-friend and I am so glad I found her. She helped me with my divorce and was excellent. Risa is really empathetic and supportive - she spent time listening to me complain even when it probably wasn't necessary. My husband was a total jerk about our divorce and Risa validated my frustration about his behavior while still keeping me on track and helping me focus on resolving the case and moving on.
Risa is a young attorney, but that doesn't make her "green." She was amazingly strategic and thoughtful when it came to representing me. She not only took time to get to know me, but she really got to know the case and the facts of what was going on. She even took the time and consulted a couple colleagues regarding a particularly complex issue in my case – and didn’t charge me for the time! I felt like Risa wanted to do whatever it took to “get it right,” and she did.
I was happy with Risa’s communication with me and how responsive she was with my questions. Risa’s firm is small, and Risa is in court a lot, so when you call she will most likely have to call you back. That being said, Risa called me back faster than any other attorney I’ve worked with. And if you are comfortable communicating by e-mail, Risa is super-responsive.
I would highly recommend Risa to anyone looking for a compassionate and careful attorney to take care of their most important legal issues.
Posted by Georgia, a Divorce client,
I recently hired Risa Davis to represent me in my divorce. Unfortunately she seemed to be working for the other side. She worked hand in hand with my husbands attorney to use my past against me, ultimately leading to the loss of my children. She charged me for documents that she never prepared, failed to inform me of courtdates, and redacted my file when I fired her. I gave her my documents and evidence which came back as copies, some were altered, and some were never returned to me. She made herself virtually unavailable to work on my case, and I am now left to deal with the mess she left on my own. I would not recommend the services of Risa Davis to anyone who loves their family.
Posted by Javier, a Juvenile client,
Mrs. Davis helped me when I was in a pretty bad place. I always was getting in a lot of trouble with the police and at school. I was using drugs. I had a record and had gone through a couple of public defenders and a few schools. I met Mrs. Davis when my mom got a restraining order (not against me!) and Mrs. Davis helped her. She seemed like she actually cared about my mom and me. A few months later I got in trouble at school and was getting kicked out again and charges were filed against me. My mom called Mrs. Davis right away. Having Mrs. Davis on my team was the best thing. She took a lot of time to get to know me and understand me. She listened to my side of the story and didn't judge me or tell me I was a bad person or a screw up. I think Mrs. Davis worked really hard because she got it so I could stay at the same school. She helped me figure out what I needed and worked with the school to make it so I had a better schedule and was in classes with fewer students and so I could do independent study sometimes so I could be in treatment for my addiction. Mrs. Davis also worked with the judge and my supervisor so that I got to do community service and take some classes and go to counseling instead of getting sent to detention. I am so thankful to God for sending me Mrs. Davis. She got me help and support and education instead of unfair punishment. Even when I had been in trouble most of the time she saw that I could be better and made me see that I could be better. P.S. I graduated from high school and am clean and sober. Life isn’t easy, and I struggle everyday, but Mrs. Davis helped my life get a little easier.
Posted by LK, a Child Custody client,
Risa helped me with a custody case for my son. Things were continuously getting complicated due to my ex moving repeatedly but Risa was always on top of things. She explained everything that was going on, was quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had, and really looked out for the best interest of my little family. I cannot thank her enough!