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Posted by Stephen, a Real Estate client,
Many years ago, not too long into Dan's legal career, my wife and I hired him for an "OJ" case; a criminal case that had to be pursued through civil means. Although the alleged crimes involved white collar offenses rather than violent offenses, the emotions and confrontational feelings were extreme and the case was quite complex. (Eventually appealed to the Oregon Supreme Court.) We won about 90% of the verdict. Dan's performance in this difficult case was outstanding. He was knowledgeable, cool, thoughtful, able to work under pressure, and creative. Our experience with him as an attorney was very good.
Posted by a Government client,
Mr. Stotter recently assisted me with some advice regarding a complex legal matter. I found him to be responsive and exceptionally knowledgeable about key cases in the field. He offers a free consultation that breaks down your legal issues into ones that are clear to understand. I would definitely contact him again and recommend to others.
Posted by Dean, a Government client,
Mr. Stotter displayed characteristics that are not typical of the average attorney, he provided straight forward, direct, and honest feedback and opinions of a described FOIA issue during the free consult he provided. He also displayed flexibility in examining options that would be available for him to interject on behalf of the client at various stages of the process. I have dealt with many attorneys, and say that I highly recommend this one.
Posted by Stephen, a Real Estate client,
Many years ago my wife and I were involved with a very complicated and difficult (and almost impossible to describe briefly) real estate transaction involving real estate fraud. We were not motivated so much by our personal experience but by a desire to stop an activity we believed was hurting many other people over many years. Our attempts to involve white collar law enforcement had not been successful at that time.
Dan and his then partner took on our case on a mostly contingency basis. It led to a spectacular, dramatic, and lengthy civil trial. Dan worked with great energy, imagination, and dedication and pulled off a spectacular win, appealed (and upheld all the way) to the Oregon Supreme Court. I have no hesitation in giving him the highest possible recommendation.
Posted by Ed & LaVona, a Land Use & Zoning client,
The day we met Dan at his office, we knew he could take care of our needs. He was very knowlegeable about the whole process on our temorary land use permit. He guided us through every step. Not only did he treat us like we were human beings he coached us in the process. He worked very well with the staff from Lane County and that was a big plus for us, as we were changing what things we could do on our property. He was very professional and at the same time was making sure that we did everything in a cost efficient way.
We know that most definetly in the future if we ever need an attorney we will call Dan.
Posted by Beth, a Environmental client,
Dan Stotter took my organization's case when no one else would. Working pro bono over a period of several years (!), he created legal precendent and a decision in our favor.
I cannot recommend him highly enough.
If you are seeking a decent, patient, and highly skilled FOIA lawyer, you have found one in Dan Stotter.
Posted by a Constitutional client,
Worked closely on case, answered questions, and followed through on legal details efficiently. Passionate on defending Constitutional law, relative to the First Amendment. Recommended highly.
Posted by a Debt Settlement client,
I had a very frustrating case involving the University of Oregon and the State of Oregon, and Mr. Stotter was very helpful in bringing the case to a settlement which was better than I expected. He was very straightforward and honest with me about all aspects of the case, and things worked out just as he anticipated they would. I would highly recommend Mr. Stotter.
Posted by a Land Use & Zoning client,
We have known Dan Stotter for nearly eight years and have seen firsthand how effectively he handles civil cases. He lead our neighborhood organization through a complex legal battle that no one thought we could win. It took four years but we prevailed, thanks to dan and his guidance and his willingness to mentor some of our neighbors through much paperwork in order to save legal fees. That would seem to work against his ability to earn a living, but earns him a reputation for being honest, fair and concerned with helping people who do not have a lot of financial resources.
Then on a personal note he helped us through a difficult situation with a less than honest contractor of our kitchen remodel with the same effectiveness and cost saving approach.
We greatly appreciate all he has done for us and our neighborhood.
Posted by a Lawsuits & Disputes client,
I had a very long on-going case...Mr. Stotter was recommended to me by an attorney....Mr. Stotter was up front. and honest with me. He told me roughly what to expect as we worked through the lawsuit...He always told me what his fees were ..and allowed us to pay as we were going through the process.
He was always responsive, knowledgeable, and made sure I was informed on the proceedings. If I ever need an attorney again.I wouldn't hesitate to call him.
Our meetings were made around my schedule...and far enough in advance that I could give my employer notice.
He was very sensitive to my problem and made every effort to help me.