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Posted by Bill, a Divorce client,
Asking Kate Forrest to represent me in a divorce case was one of the best choices I’ve ever made. Family law is notorious for bad attorney-client relationships, but that wasn’t my experience with Kate. At the onset of the case, Kate earned my confidence and trust and set realistic expectations for the outcome by helping me understand that what is fair and what is law are not the same. Kate kept me informed, met all the case deadlines, prevented me from stepping on any of the legal landmines that dot the divorce process, and wasn’t the least bit intimidated by the all-bark-and-no-bite opposing counsel. The other party maintained an acrimonious tone throughout the case, but Kate made sure I stayed to the high road because she knows what matters to the Court. When all was said and done, Kate’s smart decisions and good advice literally paid off for me.
A client needs to have confidence in his or her attorney, and Kate has my implicit trust. The most important role for an attorney is to protect his or her client, and Kate did exactly that. At no time did I feel exposed or vulnerable because I knew she had my back. Kate is a kind and compassionate person who genuinely cares about the needs and well-being of the people she represents. I recommend her unconditionally to anyone seeking a family law attorney.
Posted by a Family client,
Kate is a very knowledgeable, trustworthy, and compassionate. She is not only up-to-date with all aspects of family law, she seeks out information to better assist her clients every need. She is a dedicated lawyer that is passionate about her work.
I have been in and out of court for seven years with many different lawyers working on my difficult family law case. I was divorced in 2008 only to have to get a protection order shortly after in 2009. This spiraled out of control and I found myself in and out of court fighting contempt motions and other frivolous motions. After several years of abuse, I petitioned the courts for a change in my parenting plan. I was granted an adequate cause hearing and there was a need for a major modification of my parenting plan. I wanted full decision making. This felt impossible, however it was greatly needed with the abuse I continued to face. I spent hours trying to find the right attorney. I needed someone who understood family law, domestic violence, parenting plans, parenting plan modifications, and who was fair and trust worthy. I was so lucky to find Kate Forrest.
Kate stepped into my case a day before my pre-trial hearing. She was so quick to gain knowledge about my case and understood Domestic Violence issues in relationships and how difficult family law can be. She ended up taking on my case and through all of the difficulties she won me full decision making after a week in trial and better child support!
Kate is truly dedicated to her clients, I felt assured with her in my corner. I knew she would do whatever it took to help me, she is very trustworthy and fair and fights for what is right!
Posted by a Family client,
I couldn't be more pleased. She is very responsive and knowledgeable. She understood the law as it applied to my situation and handled it assertively and effectively. I feel fortunate to have found such a great lawyer and recommend her without reservation to anyone looking for legal help.