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Russell Rosenthal
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joseph K.
Verified review

To date, as clients of Attorney Russell Rosenthal; a BOSTON attorney who READILY and nearly IMMEDIATELY drove cross state to Western Massachusetts from Boston, upon receiving our random call to him regarding our Personal Injury case, to visit with us FOR OUR INTAKE ALONE with him (there were no promises of agreement for representation at that point, so a rare and kind gesture, indeed, on HIS part AND as a Boston attorney.) He heard us out FULLY, KINDLY, and with a seeming rare, almost innate, sense and sensibility of US AS PEOPLE, e.g. he simply seemed to just "get us," and our needs, for lack of a better way to describe his sensitivity and overall broad skill sets as an Attorney AND a human being. Attorney Rosenthal clearly possesses a brilliant mind as an attorney such that we have rarely BEFORE ENCOUNTERED. He both accepted our Case, and since that time many months ago now, has remained as personable, down-to-earth, and in touch with US and our case as he stated that he would at the time of our first meeting. Further, his paralegal, Carlene, seems to reflect all of Attorney Rosenthal's best traits as a professional AND as a person. Though our case is far from over, so far, everything that Attorney Rosenthal stated he would and COULD get done for us HAS OCCURRED just as he stated- to include some seeming difficult legal maneuvering, thus instilling in us, his clients, a sense of trust and assurance that our case will ultimately be resolved in the most optimal manner. No matter where you might reside in Massachusetts, it seems that this wonderful Boston attorney, Russell Rosenthal, would be perfectly happy to come to YOU, then despite any physical distance, stay in regular contact with you via all current forms of the latest technologies available to him to stay in touch with one as his client/s; to keep you informed of any new and/or "need to be known" information regarding your case; up-to-date as far as current/more distant timelines go; and, best of all, makes himself available to you (us) with a mere phone call or text to him. In closing, we would not hesitate ONE IOTA to STRONGLY recommend this most personable, intelligent, and highly skilled attorney, Russell Rosenthal, and/or his team, who, for us to date, has ensured that we feel we are getting the best legal advice and positive actions that we could possibly have hoped for as clients. We are strongly confident, that no matter WHERE you reside in Massachusetts, Attorney Russ Rosenthal is the BEST choice you can make under the umbrella of the Law wherein he practices. For us, that would be as our Personal Injury Attorney.

South Shore Criminal Defense
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda G.
Verified review

Excellent! Would recommend to anyone in need of a defense attorney! Professional and knowledgable about all aspects of law

Serpa Law Office
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Jason A.
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This was by far the best legal experience one could hope for! Attorney Serpa was diligent in responding to my needs. When you ask him a question his responses and thoughts are expressed in a very clear and concise manner. He prevented a life changing event from negatively impacting my life. If you have any criminal issues, problems or charges or anything, you really should call Joe Serpa. He is one of the few attorneys’ that I know who will give you their cell phone number and take calls and text at any hour day or night. Thank you Joe!

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  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
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David H.
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I have known Attorney Luber for years and his thoroughness, competency, and extent that his goes for his clients is unmatched among other attorneys. You would be greatly benefited by his zealous representation.

  • 23 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Villar S.
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I highly recommend the services of attorney Richard Mable. Outstanding lawyer, I am extremely satisfied with the services he provided to me during my divorce. Not too long ago, I needed his services to file a joint petition for divorce, Richard very patiently sat with me and walked me through the entire process, his attention to detail and thoroughness really made me feel comfortable and made a complicated process seem a lot less complicated, the entire divorce was handled in a very professional manner. Despite his busy schedule, he always got back to me either via email or via a phone, extremely knowledgeable, I would describe him as a people person, really easy to talk to and very easy to work with. If you are not sure with which lawyer to work with, I would highly suggest giving Richard a call or try and meet with him in person, spend some time talking to him and get a sense about the type of person and professional he is and then decide for yourself. Should anyone in my family need legal advice in the future, I would very confidently, recommend the services of attorney Richard Mable. Good luck! Thanks Richard.

Kotoni Law Office
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Michael O.
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I would highly recommend Kotoni Law Offices attorney Gazion Kotoni to anyone who is looking for a competent, compassionate and highly motivated lawyer. Gazion was highly professional and extremely accommodating in my bankruptcy case. I never felt like I was “just another client”. With my past financials and stress over the matter, Gazion took the burden of getting everything for my case ready along with his requests of information. Gazion then took the necessary requirements to make the bankruptcy experience painless, friendly and very affordable. I would also like to say thanks for continuing to serve me even after my bankruptcy [and] continue sending myself updates and e-mails which is a very personal touch. Kind Regards, Myke-

Tapalian Law
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra R.
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Attorney Tapalian is a very exceptional, professional, courteous and knowledgeable attorney. He always responds to my telephone calls and emails right away and he is handling our case wonderfully. I would highly recommend Attorney Tapalian.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charles O.
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All the above. I can't complain. Excellent lawyers deserve excellent pay. Upfront. Charles Okiwe

  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandria D.
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After talking to Trevor Clement he said I didn't need an attorney yet since there wasn't any paperwork filed against me in my boyfriends divorce. He was polite, knowledgeable, professional, and instead of just taking my money right away he told me to wait for paperwork. He also offered to help my boyfriend find an attorney that would fit his needs during this divorce and to talk to him free of charge.

  • 19 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Shelbi N.
Verified review

Paul is an excellent attorney! I would definitely recommend him over anyone else. Paul was very real with me and gave me great advice. The case I had was a jurisdiction/child custody case. He worked very hard to ensure I had everything I needed to take on my case. As unique as my case was we came out on top and I cannot thank Paul enough! Very pleased with everything he has done for us. Thank you again so much Paul!

  • 8 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Eleni D.
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I hired Attorney Merritt last November for a criminal defense case. It was the best decision I could have made. Steve was prompt, thorough, and professional. He got me through a very difficult time. He is now working with me on a family situation. This is a much slower process I am being kept up to date as necessary. By the way, Kristin is awesome, too.

  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Ting-Ting L.
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Attorney Broadhurst is the best lawyer I have ever hired. She is firm, fast, confident, and accurate. She doesn't play tricks, and she also gives precise advise. I can't picture my life without her help!

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Bombard Law Office, PC
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gregory G.
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I'll let you be the judge of Attorney Bombay, here's how my agreement for the Job with him went: I extended my need for a contract out to thumbtack.com for an upcoming business venture with another party. Jeremy was the first to respond to me and quoted me at $175 an hour, please see 'Bombard1' for the snippet of the conversation. Thinking this was a reasonable price, I agree to hire Jeremy for the contract. I then get sent a 'Fee Agreement' which has a clause that the 'Client agrees to pay $500 as an initial retainer', please see attached 'Bombard2' picture. Puzzled by this, I asked Jeremy for clarification and what the $500 fee was for. I was told that the initial consultation was not charged, and after that the $500 retainer would be applied to any outstanding balance. Please see 'Bombard 3' attached screen shot. Still thinking this is ludicrous, I went along thinking the $500 would be the cost of the whole thing. Not a great price at all, but at this point I really just needed the contract done. Jeremy calls me up on Memorial Day to get some information about what's needed in the contract. Says he should have something by the end of the week, I say no rush as my other party joining this is in the middle of a move herself and to just let me know when it's completed. Get another email from Jeremy asking for clarification for a few things, and then finally I'm hit with a $437.50 charge for Jeremy's time on this contract. This is where things get infuriating, as I spoke to several lawyers in the meantime whom informed me something like this should take an hour or two tops to make. Price all in should be around $250-$300 max. As you can see with these pictures, I ended up paying $937.50 after being quoted $175 an hour for the job. If we take Jeremy's original offer, he supposedly took 5 and a half hours to write this contract that he ended up giving me 3 weeks late. The icing on the cake is I was let go from my employer yesterday and am looking into legal matters for unpaid overtime this past winter. Jeremy informs me he does not handle termination suits, but refers me to his buddy who would 'Take good care of me'. After an initial half hour on the phone with his 'buddy' attorney, I'm quoted at $300 an hour for the job, told I probably don't have a case at all but should start writing a 'Demand Letter' and send it to him for his approval. Oh and just so I knew, Jeremy would likely be getting some piece of the supposedly tough to get the upcoming payout for a referral. Instantly declined this lawyer's service and said I do not want to move forward with him, then thought it would be best to share my experience with Bombard Law for anyone whom is considering hiring Jeremy for their legal needs.

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Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 53 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Austin J.
Verified review

I was in a very serious car accident and fractured my femur. I needed two surgeries and was in a wheelchair for 2 months. In all, my recovery took about a year and a half. I hired the law offices Joel H. Schwartz and they were terrific. It was an extremely scary time for me, and I am so glad I had these guys to help me through it. They were not only my lawyers, but my therapists as well! They give you so much confidence that you know everything is being taken care of properly. The 2 year process was great, and my compensation for all I went through was more than I expected. I would recommend this firm in a heartbeat to anyone hurt in an accident. They are honest and will work hard for you.

Callahan Law Group, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Linda M.
Verified review

I am working with her now and the process will not be over until 2017. I am very happy with Danielle and her team. She is outstanding and I am so happy I chose her as my attorney.

Alford Legal Group, LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Jesse M.
    Verified review

    Stuart Alford has been my lawyer for 15 years. There is no one I trust more, am more confident and comfortable with as an attorney. Even (or especially ) at times when his advise may not be what I wanted to hear as a client, I know that I am getting both the truth and wisdom that make him so special in this field. Highly recommended.

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    Christa L. Emerson, Esq.
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    • Top Pro on Thumbtack
    Jochy P.
    Verified review

    Christa is an excellent attorney. Very professional and gets things done very quickly. Highly recommend her to anyone.

    • 6 years in business
    • 8 hires on Thumbtack
    Rason O.
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    I hired Attorney Brian A. Kelley due to the fact we had great correspond he answered my question promptly and precise to the point he provided the information I needed to give me the confidence to comfortable say I feel I hired the right attorney thank you Thumbtack for this helpful and convenient site it truly demonstrate how the internet has improved our living standards.

    Calabrese Law Associates
    4.3
    from 6 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Paul D.
    Verified review

    I hired Calabrese Law Associates to handle my construction litigation matter and I am extremely satisfied with the result they achieved for me and my company - we won the case! The firm was very professional and its lawyers are very easy to talk to. I will be using this firm in the future should I need legal representation. I highly recommend Calabrese Law Associates and would trust the firm's lawyers to handle any real estate, construction, or civil litigation matter with the utmost skill and professionalism.

    Shapiro Law Group, PC
    4.2
    from 6 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 18 hires on Thumbtack
    Nathaniel N.
    Verified review

    Anna was great. Precise, efficient, and straightforward in her advice. Thanks for addressing my concerns and advising me.

    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Laurie G.
    Verified review

    Brandy was great. She tightened up a separation agreement which with her help finally got approved by the court to file for divorce. I would highly recommend Brandy. She is also very responsive and sympathetic.

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    You can hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with petitioning for renewing a permanent resident or green card, navigating the naturalization process, submitting an employee-based petition for a work visa, filing a petition for a family member, or representing you or a loved one who is facing detention or deportation, as well as replacing, extending or changing a current visa, green card or work permit. The immigration process is highly complex, with multiple hearings, paperwork and requirements. Hiring a legal expert to represent you can help you make your best effort in the process. When researching immigration lawyers, it is very important to verify their qualifications and find a reputable attorney. Read reviews and verify that the immigration lawyer is licensed by your state before paying any fees.

    How do you find a good real estate lawyer?

    If buying or selling property feels overwhelming and the thought of finding a good real estate lawyer seems daunting, you’re in luck. There are some simple steps to follow for finding a trustworthy, affordable real estate lawyer to help with your property and legal needs.

    • Determine what kind of real estate lawyer you need. Many states require a real estate attorney to handle sale closing documents. For more complex matters such as a real estate deal gone awry or foreclosure, you’ll want to find an attorney who has successfully handled cases like yours.  
    • Look for online reviews of real estate lawyers in your area. Verify that they have proven experience closing or winning cases like yours and that they are in good standing with the state bar association.
    • Choose two or three lawyers to interview. Many offer a free consultation to learn about your case and provide information about rates. For standard real estate closing services, in-depth interviewing might not be necessary.
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    To become qualified to be a personal injury lawyer in the United States, a person must earn a bachelor’s degree, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from a law school. Most states then require the person to pass the bar exam to become licensed to practice law. Unlike many attorneys who require a retainer, personal injury lawyers often work on contingency fees. This means that in lieu of payment upfront, they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement in case of a win.

    What does a real estate lawyer do?

    A real estate lawyer represents their client’s best interest in all matters related to the sale, purchase and ownership of real estate. They are experts in real estate law. In states that require a real estate lawyer to close home sales, the lawyer must review and finalize all documents before the deal can be legally completed. Real estate lawyers also help clients legally protect their rights when entering, exiting or renegotiating a real estate deal. You can hire a real estate lawyer as an individual or as a business. A real estate lawyer can help with negotiation, addressing mortgage fraud, managing foreclosures and bankruptcy, transfers of titles and deeds, property ownership disputes, zoning issues, creating a co-ownership contract for joint purchase of a property, and much more. Real estate lawyers can also protect you from issues that result when a known problem was not properly disclosed by the previous owner. Overall, real estate lawyers are an added cost when it comes to buying and selling property, but they also ensure your best interests are met, and that you and the people you are doing business with comply with the law.

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    Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

    • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
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    • Have an ownership stake in a business
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