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Posted by a Child Abuse client, Flag
I had referred a case involving a CPS investigation to Ms. Brown, which concluded with CPS having no findings/unfounded. Ms. Brown explained the entire process, was very professional, and detail oriented. She was careful and diligent in protecting my rights as a parent. Dealing with Ms. Brown helped me stay calm in what otherwise could have been a potentially scary scenario. I'd gladly recommend Dana without hesitation to parents if they're under investigation by the CPS.
Posted by Everett, WA, a Child Abuse client, Flag
Dana was readily available on the spot: She was persistant, demanding and professional @ all times: Dealing with CPS, you have to be. And when the case spilled over to both Civil/ Criminal courts, including UI benefits, she assisited with that as well! In the end, the out come is what matters: Cleared and Unfounded.
Posted by a Juvenile client, Flag
When a neighbor accused my child of vandalism I went to Dana Brown. She helped explain what we could expect if there was a charge and implications if charges were filed. She treated my child with the utmost respect while educating us about the judicial system. I have had peace of mind since Dana started working with us. I sense that Dana understands the juvenile court system very well. She gave us sound and sensible advice and was able to establish a rapport with my child. Dana has called us just to check in even though our case is not active. I believe we are in the best of hands with her as our lawyer and I would highly recommend Dana to anyone needing an attorney.
Posted by Carla, a Education client, Flag
When our Special Needs son was expelled, then placed into a undefined status, and the information from the school system kept changing with each of our inquiries, we were at our wits end until we found Dana. She helped us manage each aspect of the incident and the ensuing responses from the school district, and tirelessly worked with us to track down information and put together a logical and rational approach to work with the school system while she followed up with outside agencies and entities. The end results were wonderful: our son was placed into a better school, records cleared, and an acceptable I.E.P. was implemented. We are so thankful for the work that Dana did to help us through this confusing and stressful process. She kept us informed every step of the way, and worked closely with us to coordinate meetings, strategies, and helped us to focus on achieving acceptable end results. We would highly recommend Dana to anyone in the midst of dealing with school districts, zero tolerance policies, and special needs circumstances.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Dana was so great to work with. Dana helped us through a school discipline matter and at the same time defended our son from criminal prosecution. She really listened to our sonsâ€™ side of the story, and got to know him. Iâ€™ve never met a lawyer with this much compassion. She went over all of our options and gave us the flexibility we needed over how much we would spend on our sons defense. She even gave our son a lecture (like a good friend would) concerning some of his recent behavior and encouraged him to do better so he could go on to get the job of his dreams. She met all of our goals and then some.
Thank you Dana.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
Dana was such a blessing for us - we were wrongfully accused of child abuse and were humiliated to have to discuss the topic - even with our lawyer. We didn't feel anyone would believe us. But Dana was so empathetic. Right away we felt we could trust her and that she was going to fight for us. She assessed our personality types right away and brought lots of literature (guessing correctly that I'm analytical). She was flexible - willing to meet us at my husbands work if needed. She was cognizant of our desire not to spend loads of money on a lawyer and constantly asked us (do you want me to be involved in this - or do you just want me to prepare you and you do it yourself?) She is not what we expected, but she was worth every penny! We hope never to use her again. :-) But if you need a laywer, she should be your first pick.
Posted by a Education client, Flag
Dana was wonderful for us. She helped us navigate the complexities of appealing a discipline decision which is less about law and more about policy. She was clear headed practical and focused at achieving our goal. She kept my wife and I sane and balanced as we went through a nerve wracking process and helped us achieve our goal successfully.
Posted by a client, Flag
Ms. Brown is by far the best criminal defense attorney! She really listens, her defense tactics are incredible. She is so knowledgeable and always kept me informed. She is very easy to talk to, and really puts your mind at ease. Keep up the good work Dana!