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Posted by D., a Divorce client, Flag
I originally hired Ms. Lorella's firm to handle my divorce. The owner of the firm, Stella Pitts, set me up with Theresa. I was disappointed with how much lip service Ms. Lorella offered to me, with little in the way of actual lawyerly advice. When she did counsel me, I found her to be condescending and detached. She was very uncommunicative, especially given that I had lilttle knowledge of what was going on. I never knew what was happening, and she was not good at helping me understand. Furthermore, she wouldn't discuss my case with me in court, as she allowed the opposing party to sit directly behind us. However, she charged me full cost for all the time we sat silently in the courthouse, over 4 hours. The actual time spent in front of the judge was less than 20 minutes. We also spent 1-2 hours going over our interrogatories, which she neither sent to the other party, nor were they ever needed in the first place. Yet, I was billed for all of her time. I wouldn't recommend Ms. Lorella unless you already have enough knowledge of the legal system to keep her focused on what your needs are.