5.0 stars 8 totalReview Joel Seidel
Posted by Rita Azizi
I have handled cases in the past where Joel was the opposing counsel; the attorney who represented the ex-spouses of my clients. I would place Joel high on the list of the rare attorneys in L.A. who are honest and moral; and who have integrity, while ensuring that he advocates for his clients diligently and zealously. While we have argued many times, and we have differed drastically in our respective positions when fighting for our respective clients, I respect Joel as an experienced, cordial attorney.
Posted by anonymous
Joel Seidel’s office was very responsive to my questions and attentive to my case.
In my case, Mr. Seidel assisted me primarily with custody issues. While the case had the potential to become a bitterly contested matter, with Mr. Seidel’s guidance we were able to settle the case on very favorable terms that also allows me to have non-confrontational communications with my Ex. I had consulted with other counsel who advocated a very hardline approach. Then I was referred to Mr. Seidel by one of his former clients. After much consultation between us, we took a different approach that better fitted my particular situation.
Mr. Seidel was very comfortable in strongly advocating for me, but also understood that settlement and compromise were options also to be explored.
I would definitely recommend Mr. Seidel to other individuals who need assistance with a family law matter.
Posted by Philip
In my family law case, Joel Seidel did an extraordinary job and got a good result.
My concern and my priority from the first day was the wellbeing of my children. Joel recognized that, and from the first day took that on as his primary objective.
Joel knows case law, and he knows it well.
He is a quick study......assesses the opposing counsel quickly, gets a clear view of their strategy , then devises the most efficient, deliberate response based on his vast knowledge and experience..
He is not a fancy guy , he is a "get it done " guy.
He is always prepared , presumes the challenges before he is confronted with them and never takes his eye off the ball.
In terms of listening well, accumulating discovery, preparing a position and performing in a courtroom , I cannot imagine any better family lawyer.
Although, I am struggling my way back to financial stability, he is the first guy that will be paid in full......every cent....because he more than earned it.
I give Joel Seidel my highest recommendation.
Posted by anonymous
Joel and his wonderful team helped me in my divorce and recent custody issues. I was referred to Joel by a highly respectable Family Law Firm. Little did I know on what results he would achieve for me. Throughout the last 4 years of my divorce and custody battle, I finally made progress in my case thanks to Joel. He guided me in the right direction and set a strategy. He worked hard on my case and fought very hard on the issues of custody. After my divorce was finalized Joel then set a direction towards custody. Battle for me has not been easy, it has been an emotional and financial challenge for me. Joel and his team made sure to be there for me and my family and made the journey through this difficult time smooth for me. Everytime I walked out of his office after meeting with him, I felt confident, secured, and trusted. I could write all day long and it still won’t be enough to praise the countless hours of hard work that Joel and his team put into my case. Just recently I won the majority of custody of my child. This could not have happened without Joel and his teams hard work and efforts. If you are looking for an attorney who is smart in the area of family law, dealing with divorce and custody, there is no one more efficient and articulate than Joel Seidel. Thank you to Joel and his team for all of the hard work they put into my case. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a Smart knowledgeable family law attorney.
Posted by Kris
Joel and his team are an incredible force both in and out of the court. His calm, friendly and reassuring demeanor did much to alleviate our anxieties in areas we knew nothing about. No question or concern was ever too small. In the courtroom he was amazing to watch. He is professional, skillful and knowledgeable of the law. His cool confidence, knowledge, and skills in the court room have earned him respect from colleagues, judges as well as court staff. He is a powerhouse who is not intimidated by opposing counsel nor judges. He can articulately explain the law to opposing counsel or judges in that cool, professional, polite demeanor while defending his case leaving everyone's self-esteem intact. He is never condescending, belittling or unrealistic. The compassion, drive and legalese of Joel and his team gave us tremendous peace of mind in a very tumultuous time.
Posted by anonymous
Mr. Seidel assisted me in my divorce case. After receiving horrible advice from a different attorney, Mr. Seidel explained the law clearly to me as well as the factual problems that I faced in litigation. I did my own independent research and confirmed Mr. Seidel's advice. As a result, and Mr. Seidel's efforts in resolving my case, my wife and I were able to come to a fair settlement that resulted in not only my receiving what I was entitled to long before the litigation would have ended, but I saved thousands of dollars in legal fees. In addition, because we were able to reach an equitable settlement, my wife and I have remained on cordial terms which benefits our two daughters.
Posted by anonymous
Mr. Seidel handled all aspects of my divorce case from discovery and custody disputes, the enforcement of orders, as well as a lengthy appellate court process after the other side lost after a lengthy trial. Mr. Seidel was professional, prepared and a tremendous advocate throughout the entire process. We prevailed at trial and on appeal.
Posted by Shimon Lesserson
Joel has been my ONLY lawyer for the last 6 painful years of my dissolution and divorce and brutal custody battle. Joel has not only been a great lawyer but also a trusted friend and advisor. He always sought to settle the myriad of issues that arose in the course of the divorce in a peaceful way. It was only that all other options were fully exhausted did he opt for the path of litigation. During the vicious custody battle - he stood with me as we eventually won full custody. And when the opposing side took the matter to the court of appeals, Joel handled that with equal skill and fortitude and we were victorious in the Appellate decision. In a nutshell, Joel has been a skillful, kind, honest, affordable and persistent counsel at every step of the way. I don't see how I could have handled this sad situation and arrived to where I am today without Joel as my attorney. I would recommend Joel (and have done so many times) to anyone facing the challenge of divorce and custody.