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Posted by a Guardianship client, Flag
I have used Tresa Sadler’s legal services in the past and have the upmost respect for her abilities.
Most recently she gave me legal advice involving a guardianship case. Tresa pointed out to me that guardianships were not her area of expertise. She gave good general legal information about the guardianship process and educated me on what to expect.
Tresa was flexible with her time and was able to meet with me after regular business hours.
I fully endorse Tresa Sadler’s legal advice.
Posted by Michelle, a Family client, Flag
Ms. Sadler is a wonderful attorney. I took my ex husband back to court to put restriction on him in regards to my son who at the time was preliminary diagnosed with Aspergers. She was very understanding with my situation with my son. I have recommend Ms. Sadler to many of my friends who are going through issues in all areas of family law. I will continue to recommend her.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
This attorney is not consistent in performance from day to day. She seems to be on top of things at the beginning, working for you or your child's best interests one day, but months later, she is needlessly attacking the other party with outrageous accusations, and regarding the children, in what seemed to be a last ditch effort to persuade things her way. This did no good for the innocent children involved, nor did it improve my negotiation to come to a workable and reasonable arrangement with the other party. I did not understand the sudden and aggressive behavior. I do not recommend this attorney if children are involved, as it appears her actions have caused unnecessary emotional damage to innocent children.
Posted by crystal, a Family client, Flag
Tresa has actively been my attorney for about 2 years now. My last review was completed pending the outcome of a child custody case so I was not able to report the outcome. I am happy to report that I now have a FAR more fair visitation schedule that was agreed upon during mediation which Tresa attended and guided me through wonderfully.
I am very, very happy with my parenting plan now and my daughter is far happier mentally and physically. She is no longer constantly sick due to bouncing back and forth between Seattle & Spokane and enduring exhausting road trips on school nights. The new parenting plan has also relieved a tremendous financial strain. The old plan was using all of my daughter's monthly support plus hundreds more just to pay for travel. Every judge, commissioner, & attorney in Snohomish County who saw my old parenting plan would shake their heads in disbelief, comment on how "bad" the plan was and one even said "I can't believe a judge approved this parenting plan". It was THAT bad but thanks to Tresa, it is now fair and equal. I am happy with it and more importantly, my daughter is a lot happier.
Tresa and her assistant, Stephanie are excellent when it comes to getting paperwork started and finished very quickly. I recently brought up a new issue to her and let her know I would need her help and within a couple days, she already had all the paperwork done and ready for me to sign without me knowing she had even started it!
My opinion of Tresa both professionally and personally has not changed. She is a pleasure to work with and all of my friends and family love her.
Posted by troy, a Child Custody client, Flag
There are no real laws in Washington to support a father and his rights.you have to fight for them!
pay your child support and they wont suspend your license.. thats about it.
Mrs. Sadler got me custody of my daughter in just over a year.
Although ,I did receive a bit of help from the mother, Mrs. Sadler did more than I can imagine to make this happen!
She kept me informed and focused,which couldn't have been easy, and most importantly listened to me when i was freaking out.
I CANNOT endorse Mrs.Sadler enough!!! This woman kicks ass!!! sorry ,but that's the best way to describe her performance!! period! If you're reading this ,my guess is youre going through the same thing ,or are about too. my prayers are with you! ugliest thing i've ever been through. stay strong and have faith.Do the right thing and TELL THE TRUTH!! THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH!! trust me... it pays!
Posted by Crystal, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Tresa 18 months ago to handle all communication between my daughter's father and I because he has been trying to set me up to lose custody. He is a pathological sociopath who stops at nothing to get what he wants. Tresa does not tolerate his antics nor will she feed into his nonsense. She handles him perfectly.
We are currently in litigation and while I do not know the outcome yet as we have not yet gone into court, I can say that I am extremely happy with the case that Tresa has put together FULLY supported by evidence (no hearsay) and the amount of effort she has put into the case. Tresa will not go into court with a weak case and is very ethical in the sense that she will not say or do anything unless it is supported by evidence. We have had one court hearing in Spokane which she attended in person and she was very calm and carried herself with poise. We won that motion, by the way.
I communicate with Tresa multiple times per week and have so for a year and a half. She really does care about the families she works for and she truly values justice. I would never trust another attorney with my case and will hopefully have the privilege of being able to continue to work with Tresa until my daughter turns 18 (11 more years). I not only love Tresa as an attorney, I really do like her as a person and did from the very 1st second she said "Hello" to me. She is just one of those people...I anticipate a great outcome at the end of my case and will be asking Tresa to handle future legal matters as needed. EXCELLENT in EVERY way!!!
Posted by Kimberlie, a Divorce client, Flag
I needed a lawyer for a divorce and was referred to Teresa sadler by my ex-husband's lawyer. I had no money, four kids, and was a complete mess. Teresa saw me the same day I called her crying and listened to my ordeal and then told me she could help me. Which she did, and was so honest and down to earth, I immediately felt a huge burden lifted. She carried out every promise she had made to me and went above and beyond my expectations!!!! I recommend Teresa Sadlet for either men or women as a lawyer. Great attention to detail, professional, and honest!!!
Posted by Sammy king County, Wash. Whoknew.????, a Child Support client, Flag
she is awesome knows the law and does not tolerate nonsense from ex wife or babies mama drama i was very pleased on how she conducted herself on a professional level i would recommend her to defend you if you want cusody of your children and she certainly works it so that its in the best intrest of the children. good she is AWESOME IN THE COURTROOM.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I have only just recently begun using Tresa but I am beyond thrilled with her services. I have been controlled by my ex husband for years through a horrible, unclear parenting plan under threats of contempt if I do not do any & everything he says HE thinks I should.
I cannot even begin to describe how wonderful it is to have PEACE restored back into my life so that I can now concentrate fully on important things such as raising my children, my schooling, and enjoying life.
Tresa has handled issues with my ex even on the weekend when she was laying at home in pain from her own medical problems.
Tresa (I believe) has gone above and beyond what I have paid her to do and I will be using her services for several more years to come.
I thank God for Tresa and pray she will be blessed as she has been a blessing to me. Thank you, thank you, Thank you!
Posted by Terry, a Child Custody client, Flag
Tresa will call you back even on Saturday's when she is on vacation. She will always help you by answering questions and solving issues. I have never seen a lawyer that will go to bat for her clients like Tresa does. She puts 200% into every aspect of your case. Her fees are reasonable and I would recommend her to any father looking to get more time with their kids.
Posted by Meggan, a Divorce client, Flag
Tresa is a superhero, she is amazing and fantastic. She has helped me in so many ways I can't explain. If it was not for her I would not be where I am at today. I am always going to be so great full she took my case. My case is one of the most complexed with hits coming in every direction and she has taken it in stride and helped me out in so many ways. If not for her I would not be able to take care of my children and survive like I am. She has always been there for me and gone above and beyond what any lawyer would do. it doesn't matter what time of day or night, she will always respond when she is able too. I have been up many nights talking and working on papers that need to be done. She is always just an email or text away. I can call her with any problem and she will find the answer or way to help me get it resolved. I am able to talk to her about any of my worries and she is there to listen and advise on the best solution. I am so glad she is able to help me with everything I have come across. She is the best lawyer that anyone could ever hire. Tresa is the most amazing, fantastic, caring, knowledgeable, and trusting person you could ever meet.
Posted by Kim, a Divorce client, Flag
I worked with 3 lawyers previously for my divorce until I found Tresa and she was the only one that would have my paperwork filled out correctly, she listens, always had the answers and made my divorce much easier and I got everything I wanted! She gets the job done right!! I will and have already recommended her to others!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
When everyone else told me to accept the fact that I would become an everyother weekend parent. Tresa said said no. A father is just as important to a child as thier mother. I wish everyone had her values. She worked on my case sometimes 7 days a week and was always there to answer my questions.
Posted by Karl, a Family client, Flag
She got me my son and my home and everything else. My ex got what she deserved, her car.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
If you are reading this review and doing research, you are already doing better than I did before retaining Tresa Sadler as my attorney.
Do not hire her or anyone at the Gallagher firm (if she is still there).
Ms. Sadler was a terrible experience for me. She failed to inform about appointments or deadlines, failed to be trustworthy, she did not return calls or really care to do a good job at all.
I have since learned the reputation of Ms. Sadler and her law firm from other decent attorneys I have worked with...
Unfortunately, Ms. Sadler's work hangs over my case and life to this day.
Don't make the same mistake I did.