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Posted by a client,
I hired this lawyer because another lawyer highly recommended her, and while going through a really tough stage/bump in my life, Cathy kept me on my feet and worked really hard on my case. She is a very kind person, and is a person who you can fully trust from the first day to the last day of the case. She kept me updated on my case and did everything she possibly could to solve my case. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Columba, a Domestic Violence client,
Ms. Gormley, represented me in a stressful Domestic Violence case.
When the commissioner issued an illegal and unfounded protection order, Ms. Gormley entered an appeal, but failed to include me in the following proceedures.
When the judge ordered a hearing,SHE DID NOT INFORM ME, UNTIL 2 DAYS BEFORE THE HEARING.
when the petitioner applied for a Civil Harassment Order, and costs, SHE FAILED TO INFORM ME.
when in court, SHE FAILED TO QUESTION THE OPPOSING ATTORNEY, ON THE PETITIONERS PERJURY.
when trying to agree a settlement, SHE FAILED TO SEEK MY TERMS, AND FAILED TO INCLUDE(E-MAIL) ME IN NEGOTIATIONS!
when I agreed to the petitioners terms, SHE FAILED TO INCLUDE ME IN THE E-MAILS(AGAIN)
WHEN I ASKED FOR MY FILE, she lied.
when I reported her, to The Washington State Bar Association, SHE LIED TO THE WSBA, and they "circled the wagons" to protect her.
WHEN I E-MAILED HER FORMER BOSS, MR. JEFFREY H. SMITH, HE IGNORED MY E-MAILS/PHONE CALLS/POSTAL ATTEMPTS TO RECOVER MY FILE.