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Posted by a Bankruptcy client, Flag
Ed and his staff really helped me in a bad time of my life. Thanks for everything, and for those looking for an Attorney that will have their back in making the right choices..this guy is good! I really appreciate the weight lifted off of me and now I can focus on a more positive future. Would have selected Excellent Overall rating but the website was acting up.
Posted by a Bankruptcy client, Flag
Mr. Ritter and his staff have handled our bankruptcy case for nearly a year. He did not simply fill out the required documents, run a formula to determine a payment, and file papers with the court. Mr. Ritter took the time to understand our complex case, then advised and assisted us in developing a reasonable plan in accordance with the law. His experience with bankruptcy law and the local courts enabled him to "push the envelope" and obtain the best possible outcome for our family.
Mr. Ritter continues to monitor our case, and returns our phone calls or meets with us when we have questions or concerns.
Selecting Mr. Ritter as our attorney was the best first step on our road to financial recovery. Anyone considering bankruptcy should meet with Mr. Ritter to discuss their case before selecting an attorney.
Posted by Derek, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
The best! Got a speeding ticket on the highway and Ed Ritter was amazing! He got my ticket dismissed! I am totally happy and would highly recommend the Law Office of Edward A. Ritter. Also great customer service andhe and his staff responded right away when contacted .... Thank you thank you! I have never had any trouble with communication and Ed Ritter's office. All I did was text him and he immediately called me! WOW!!!!
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Hired Ed to make a traffic ticket go away for me, and to his office's credit, the ticket was reduced to a fine. However, I received no communication from his office, even after sending an email and leaving multiple voicemails. Ultimately I had to contact the court on my own to find out how much the fine was, and it was then that I discovered that the payment was late. Fortunately, I was still able to pay it without additional fines, however it is the lawyer's responsibility to relay these details to me. Despite acceptable results, I cannot recommend Ed as a result of his complete lack of timely communication, and failure to respond to my inquiries.
Posted by J.W., a Real Estate client, Flag
I was referred to Edward Ritter for a consult regarding foreclosure/
short sale legal issues. He was VERY helpful in educating me about
the whole process. He put my mind at ease with his knowledge,
is courteous, and took time to answer all my questions and communicate in layman's terms. I highly recommend him!
Posted by a Bankruptcy client, Flag
I have gone through too many attorneys in an attempt to find resolution to a legal issue. Then, I found Ed Ritter! He is professiona, reliable, trustworthy and always there to answer my emails, phone calls and my questions! Thanks, Ed!
Posted by a Chapter 7 client, Flag
We recently went through a bankruptcy and as anyone knows, it can be a very daunting process. Mr. Ed Ritter and his assistant Chris Cunningham walked us through every step and explained everything to us as we went! Ed Ritter was efficient, trustworthy and reliable. Our phone calls and emails were responded to and it was comforting to know that someone as professional as Ed Ritter was handling our case. Thank you Ed!!
Posted by Cheryl, a Real Estate client, Flag
I can't say enough about Mr. Ritter. Aside from the fact that his return call time is wonderful, he is also helpful, kind and caring and about the most polite man I've ever met. He's like the Eagle Scout of all attorneys. Unbelievable really, when you get right down to it.
Edward is also a very savvy lawyer. No, extremely savvy.
Edward Ritter changed everything I ever thought about attorneys. I give him my full support, admiration and compliment him most highly, only wishing I could do more for this man. He is truly one in a million and as an attorney, he's got to be one in 10 million.
Posted by a client, Flag
Mr. Ritter assisted us with a very complicated legal issue and not only did he give us sound advice, but he was in constant contact with us during the entire ordeal. I have recommended Mr. Ritter to family.and friends. He is honest, trustworthy and easy to communicate with.
Posted by r.t., a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Ed was straight forward and honest about my situation. I can sleep better at night because of Mr. Ritter and the guidance he gave me. When everyone else thougt they had all the answers, I was confident knowing that I was receiving the "real deal" truth from Ed Ritter. Ed was able to explain the bankruptcy process to me on terms that I understood. His staff was great and his fees very reasonable. I highly recommend Ed Ritter!
Posted by Grateful, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Ed Ritter leaves no stone unturned in defending his clients! Ed knows the court system well and he will provide timely and appropriate advice to his clients. Ed has.defended me on several traffic cases over the past couple of years and every time he has provided accurate and sound advice. I strongly recommend.Ed Ritter for your plegal needs.
Posted by Jennifer, a Foreclosure client, Flag
Mr. Ritter was referred to me thorugh a friend. I was going through a foreclosure and needed some serious help. I didnt have a lot of money and i was about to loose my house, my belongings etc. Mr. Ritter went out of his way to meet with me to discuss my problems. I was very excited to hire Mr. Ritter and hopefully get back on track. Anytime I called to speak with Mr. Ritter his support staff always took care of me and made sure I got a returned call. My experience with Wershow Marshall Ritter was fantastic! I wouldn't have it any other way! I refer him to any of my friends and family that need legal help!
Posted by Ahmed, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Ed has defended me twice on speeding tickets. He has had the cases dismissed both times. Ed is superb in keeping his clients informed and communicates well with his clients. Ed is a pleasure to work with, responds quickly, answers questions thoroughly and with all the information needed. I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Mr. Ritter is a lifesaver! I am very pleased with his services and would recommend him to anyone. He is the most honest and professional attorney I have ever had the pleasure of meeting...even under the circumstances of my bankruptcy.
Mr. Ritter is very knowledgeable and excellent in the courtroom. His staff is efficient and professional, just as he is!
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr. Ritter represented my family in a complex child-custody case. He was very difficult to get a response from. He made serious errors and omissions that cost us dearly in court. He was barely adequate in oral argument, and we were completely disappointed in the representation we received from this firm. The fact that other reviewers disagree with my opinion does not invalidate my experience or opinion. Each person has the right to his or her own evaluation on this site, and AVVO is intended to rate the lawyer, not other reviewers!
Posted by Lisa, a Family client, Flag
Mr. Ritter was recommended by Pre Paid Legal 3 months ago. After talking with Mr. Ritter over the phone, I sent the material he requested for review (within the same week). I contacted his para legal a week after I had submitted the material and was told that she had indeed received the material and that I would be hearing from Mr. Ritter soon. Unfortunately I never received an email or phone call from either Mr. Ritter or his assistant.
Posted by T.R., a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I just recently went through a bankruptcy and the law firm of Wershow Marshall and Ritter handled everything for me and with professionalism that is beyond words!
I hired Ed Ritter to handle my bankruptcy and once he got the ball rolling...it was over before I knew it! Mr Ritter and his staff guided me through the process and answered all of my questions. Mr Ritter even returned a phone call on the weekend. I don't know of many other attorneys that would do that!
I have recommended Mr Ritter to several of my friends and they have.been just as satisfied with the professional representation as I have. You wont go wrong with choosing Ed Ritter for your legal needs!
Posted by Stephan, a Business client, Flag
I have recently read a few tags on Mr. Ritter that appear to me to be gregariously written with great effort to defame him. I have known Mr. Ritter professionally for almost the past 4 or so years. Amazingly enough, 2 reviewers cite family law as their issue of complaint. What they fail to mention appears to be that they didn't get their way. I am therefore skeptical of comments stating as such, and perhaps one must question such comments placed onto this site. This is due to the fact that he aggressively handled all of my legal issues, some family, some business. In my specific cases, his professional skills as well as his professional candor to me were unquestionably at the highest of levels. If you need a great lawyer, then quickly seek out Mr. Ritter. Place your skepticism on the two entries that talk about family law. It certainly appears that the two previous posts are from folks who do not understand the legal system, either in Washington, or the U.S. for that matter..... you don't just walk in and get onto a court's docket. Neither do you always win or get your way, that's why it's a judicial system.
Posted by c. g., a Child Custody client, Flag
I met with Ed Ritter a few months ago about a family legal issue and he conveyed to me that he usualy does not handle family matters, but he had associates and a partner who did. I felt very comfortable with the associate who handled my case and resolved it to my satisfaction.
I do not understand why others are stating that Mr. Ritter did not handle their family matters well, as he was and is very clear to his clients that he does not handle family issues. Wershow Marshall and Ritter is a very professional and honest law firm and it is beyond me how AVVO can allow people to post fabricated and untruthful things about people and businesses.
This forum needs to be monitored more closely and entries validated. I have been in Mr. Ritter's office many times for different matters and I have always been represented with professionalism and competency. I have never been "billed for unnecessay services" nor have I ever been billed "in advance.!
Posted by a Family client, Flag
I hired this lawyer through a referral service by the KCBA. At first, he said he could handle the case smoothly and with ease. After two months, I hired him to be my lawyer. I thought he was going to be in charge, but instead, he handed me off to one of his delegates; an unexperienced protege. I was not satisfied with the results (three months after I originally hired him before he filed) of the case, and I was billed for unnecessary services. Also, they billed more than a month in advance, then suddenly, they charged me a 1% late fee. I wouldn't recommend this lawyer; he is incompetent, not aggressive and can't keep a timely schedule.
Posted by BR, a Divorce client, Flag
I have been going through a nasty separation with my ex husband. I was worried to meet with Mr. Ritter only because the previous attorney i met with was a complete joke and wanted a retainer amount that was out of the question. So i met with Mr. Ritter and we talked for hours, he assured me that i had a good case to work with and he'd do everything he could to help me. I have 4 kids and property with my ex husband so it made everything a little more complicated. Not to mention my ex husband is a complete turd. Mr. Ritters retainer fee was much more reasonable and so i hired him on the spot to assist me with my case. After many months of working on my case, Mr. Ritter had mentioned to me that one of his associates would be assisting him with my case. He was another attorney in the office that handled family law. So i started working with the associate on my case and everything was great at first. Then he wouldnt return my phone calls or emails. Not to mention the associate was almost 3 hours late to my hearing, which i thought was very unprofessional. I was worried that these things would continuously happen so i contacted Mr. Ritter and asked if he would please be the only one to handle my case. He apologized for the associate not handling my case correctly and assured that he would be the only one. After all is said and done Mr. Ritter was a fabulous attorney who helped me in every way possible! I have referred him to all of my friends and family for any matters they have! Wershow & Ritter rocks!
Posted by L.G., a Family client, Flag
Mr. Ritter and his staff are professional and very responsive to their clients needs and concerns. Our legal matter was handled by Mr Ritter himself and one of his associates. Our conerns about the status of our case were always addressed and we were very impressed with the way that Mr. Ritter adressed the court and the opposing attorney. I would recommend Mr. Ritter and his firm to anyone!
Posted by Mack A. W, a Business client, Flag
The law firm of Ritter and Wershow is truly a champion of the people in my hour of need . Atty Ritter II came to my aid to give me a peace of mind. I never realized an attorney could be so helpful & thoughtful. In this day & time, it is hard to find such an attorney to do the people bidding. For this I am grateful forever. I wish all the people can learn from the experience that I have encountered. I also have been recommending Wershow & Ritter, Inc P.S. to my friends & families. I am glad and lucky to have found Atty Edward Ritter II. He was the only attorney I could find who knew about my unusual circumstances. To Atty Ritter I would like to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I hired Mr. Ritter a couple months ago to handle 3 traffic tickets that I got in a matter of a 3 week span. I have been a client of Wershow & Ritter for the last year for a different matter. At first I was refered to Ed from Lombino Martino. We talked about my case and he decided that another attorney in the office was a better fit for my case. He never "pawned" my case at all. In fact he gave me another great attorney who really helped me! So for you to say the he just pawned your case off, I don't believe it. But for my new matter all I had to do is give him my tickets and payment and sit back and relax while he took care of everything! My phone calls to him were always returned and all 3 of my tickets were completely dismissed! I have told all my friends and family to contact him for any matter at all!
Posted by Russ, a Business client, Flag
Ed Ritter was introduced to my by Capt. Phil Harris, star of Deadliest Catch. I was Phil's business partner and manager. Mr. Ritter introduced himself to Phil at a gathering. Phil passed on Mr. Ritter's info to me to follow up and look into Ed's invovlement with the various businesses Phil and I were involved in. This was Dec 2008. Today is June 21st, 2010 and the experience with Ed and his staff has always been the highest level of professionalism. Ed is the acting counsel for Captain's Reserve, LLC, the business interests of Phil's son's Josh and Jake, and overseeing the legal aspects of the transfer of Phil's estate to his sons. Ed is a top practicing attorney. I have recommended Ed and his office to many others and will continue to to so. To be as crystal clear as possible, Ed and his office, The Best!
Posted by Shawn, a Corporate client, Flag
I have been a client of Wershow and Ritter for years...somehow I don't think that whoever reads this forum is getting the whole truth from any of you!! My phone calls have ALWAYS been returned...my cases have always been settled and/or dismissed...
Posted by Josh, Flag
This is Josh Harris from deadliest catch and I would have to say I use him for everything. He is the most stand up guy I have ever met and I have all my friends use him. Knows the law and how to keep us out of trouble.