5.0 stars 27 totalReview Christy Hertz
Posted by Remi
I met Christy earlier in June 2014 and she has been extremely responsive and cordial.
She was able to provide me with all the information I needed and gave me moral support.
The tariffs are stiff (500 USD per consultation) but you'd rather have a good professional lawyer to work on your case fast and efficiently than someone that will drag your case along with multiple fees.
The contract seems standard although it might need a few amendments to clarify responsibilities between lawyer/client.
I will update my review as the case progress and hope to continue being her best advocate as she has so far given me a great impression.
Posted by Maite
I was part of an ugly drawn out divorce involving high conflict custodial issues. Luckily, I found Christy and her team. She is a professional, honest and caring lawyer. She is extremely fair and very knowledgable. I had gone with another attorney first and had a horrible experience. Christy came highly recommended by another friend and I am extremely happy that she represented me. My final hearing is approaching and I am eternally grateful to Christy Hertz and her team. I walked away with a great settlement and she was in control at all times despite the unprofessionalism from opposing counsel. I am a tough client to please and I must say that Christy exceeded my expectations.
thank you Christy, Katie and Lisa.
Posted by a Child Custody client
Unfortunately, my experiences were very poor with Christy. She did not return many of my calls. I was not guided properly at all and I was billed very often by her office. It appeared she was more interested in billing me than assisting my case. Recently, I sent her a request two weeks ago and I am still waiting for a reply.
Posted by Marianela
After many sleepless nights and 8 months into the divorce process, I decided I needed a new attorney.
Where to go? What to do? Who to ask? These were the questions that hounded me.
I found Ms. Hertz on the internet and decided to set up an appointment to meet her.
From the moment I entered her office I knew she was my lawyer.
After our initial meeting, Ms. Hertz and her team took over my case and in 3 months I was able to resolve all issues related to my divorce.
I cannot express in words the kind of support her firm provided me.
They were always on top of every detail and ahead of the game.
The staff is an A+!! Extremely professional and dedicated !!!!
I am very happy with the outcome and I recommend her without any reservation.
Posted by a Divorce client
Christy Hertz is an excellent divorce attorney. She is very calm, a great listener and very easy to talk to. She was always open to a frienldy settlement; however, was firm with opposing counsel when necessary. My divorce had several unique issues and Christy always guided me in the right direction. She was great at keeping me informed during the process and was very prompt at returning my calls. Her client service is excellent. Christy's team is also very good and provided excellent service as well. I highly recommend Christy.
Posted by Kerry
When looking to hire an attorney, I found the long list of options very daunting. My particular case was complicated and other attorneys I had interviewed would not take my case. Trusting Ms. Hertz to be my voice and advocate is one of the best decisions I have ever made. From the very first meeting, Ms. Hertz earned my trust and respect. She is an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated attorney that gets the job done. Her persistence, experience and compassion got me through an extremely challenging divorce.
The outcome of my divorce far exceeded my expectations and I will forever be grateful for Ms. Hertz and her staff. They have changed my life and my children's lives in the best possible way.
Posted by Family Client
I cannot stress what an exceptional attorney Christy is. I began working with Christy for the protection of my son, who was going through an abusive situation with my ex. Christy is very easy to speak with. She helped me understand the legal process and steps that we needed to take in order to protect my son, as well as pros and cons. Christy always kept me abreast of any updates in our case. She is also extremely responsive! She returns calls and emails even on the weekends, holidays and her vacations! She truly is dedicated, compassionate, yet aggressive. I am extremely happy with the outcome of our trial. Christy's staff is also incredible. They are always a pleasure to speak with, informative and helpful. The year that it took to resolve our case was extremely stressful, but i honestly cant imagine having any other attorney represent me and my son. She is truly the BEST and worth every penny! My son calls her "His Angel", and that she truly is. I can honestly go on and on. I highly recommend Christy.
Posted by Lynn
I first met Christy six years ago when I was getting divorced. Christy got me through one of the worst times of my life.
I cannot say enough good things about Christy: she is incredibly bright and focused, always one step ahead of the opposing counsel,and very responsive - she even answers my e-mails on the weekend!
Christy helps her clients understand the legal process and next steps.
Christy is very approachable and never intimidating. She is truly a pleasure to work with.
Christy's team is also very professional and responsive and always willing to help in any way possible.
Christy Hertz is the best you can get and I HIGHLY recommend her.
Posted by Will
Ms. Hertz is about as good as they get. The first time I was in her office, we were discussing how she might cross examine my wife and off the top of her head Ms. Hertz shot off a series of questions that were so devastating that my jaw practically hit the floor. It was at that moment that I knew I had to have her as my lawyer.
Ms. Hertz is not only brilliant by all accounts, but she is knowledgeable, responsive (emails are always answered within the hour...even on weekends!) and dedicated to her clients.
If you can afford it, Ms. Hertz is essentially the Rolls Royce of lawyers and I can't recommend her enough.
Posted by a Family client
At the suggestion of a close friend who is an attorney at a mid/large law firm I began working with Christy 10 years ago to prepare a pre-marital agreement. My request when asking for a recommendation was someone who was a) a litigator with extensive courtroom experience; b)smart and well respected in the field and; c) not charging exorbitant law firm rates (less important but a factor). Since working on that agreement I have used Christy for additional legal work including a post marital agreement where my spouse had separate representation. My experience overall has been excellent.
I found Christy to be knowledgeable, informative and good at making reasonable suggestions on the points that really count. While she is a litigator, her tone and manner was very important in a pre-marital arrangement as a difficult personality can set the wrong tone. In this regard, I was extremely pleased with Christy's performance.
Christy always presented me with options and suggestions to consider, but most importantly she was always focused on the points that a judge would look to if the agreement was ever to be enforced. In my view, the importance of this cannot be emphasized enough as it reduces the time, cost and frustration of the process as well as the possibility of friction and tension in what can be a delicate and personal matter. I never felt that the the work being performed was being "over-lawyered".
GIven my background and having worked with many 10's of lawyers over the years, I was very involved in the process and had a number of suggestions, ideas and questions . These were always welcomed on her part and there was never any sense of defensiveness or "I know what I am doing - don't bother me with this" on her part. Christy is comfortable to consider changes to language that might be unclear and often did this while we were on the phone so I could hear the changes in real-time. I find this particularly valuable and efficient.
My spouse used another attorney who was much more adversarial in tone and approach which was more consistent with a litigator who did not know when to turn off the courtroom antics. In this regard, Christy clearly demonstrated her calm and cool and was focused on finding resolutions rather than engaging with the other counsel. As a business person, I find this to be of paramount importance and reflective of how I would like to be represented.
Fortunately, I have not had to utilize the contract prepared for me so I cannot comment directly on her courtroom disposition, however I have every reason to believe that if the situation were to arise I would be in very capable and hands. Accordingly I have recommended Christy to other friends without reservation.
Christy is communicative and responsive to both email and requests for a return call. She uses MS word and is responsive with changes and drafts (my experience was that I would always see revisions turned within a day provided she was not in trial). She does this work herself rather than with an assistant and is significantly more efficient as a result. While using MS Word sounds obvious and unimportant, my spouse used an attorney who did not use Word (wordperfect only) and this made reviews and changes painful to deal with and review. I will not use an attorney who cannot show me Markups that are easy to deal with in MS Word. Lawyers who rely exclusively on Wordperfect (still many of them) are in the dark ages.