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

  • 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.

  • 21 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Ralph D.
Verified review

Attorney Christopher Heberg accepted a probate/child visitation case for me to be able to see my son. The case had been going on for approximately 2 years and seemed to be an impossible one to settle. The opposing side had an attorney that was one of the most difficult attorneys to work with in the state of Rhode Island. Chris had the legal knowledge and expertise to be able to move the case forward with a positive conclusion and deal with any inaccurate allegations made against me, his client. I would highly recommend Chris Heberg to everyone who needs an attorney in Rhode Island. Court dates and appearances were much less stressful and less anxiety provoking with Chris' knowledge in the court room on our side. Chris' expertise is highlighted when he is active in court and he gets the job done. Chris settled this case in less than a year and got me to where I wanted and needed to be with my son. While lawyer bills can be expensive, Chris Heberg was worth every cent - I promise you, you will not regret it. Do NOT look any further. Attorney Christopher Heberg is someone you can trust and rely on to settle your case and be your personal advocate. If the need arises I will be calling him again immediately.

Tapalian Law
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra R.
Verified review

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.

Kotoni Law Office
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 16 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-

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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

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Bombard Law Office, PC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gregory G.
Verified review

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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Eleni D.
Verified review

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.

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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.
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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 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 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.

Ian Davis, Attorney At Law
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sidney M.
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has beatean numerous cases amazing attorney

After Hour Notary Service
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cici F.
Verified review

It's was a pleasure to get great service at a great and affordable price

  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie F.
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Melanie Soloman is an extremely knowledgeable attorney and I would recommend her to anyone who might need legal representation. She is professional, she listens to the facts, gives you great advice and her follow up is spot on. You're never kept guessing as to what might be happening. I honestly can't say enough good things about her.

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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.
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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.

Goode Law Office, LLC
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bette W.
Verified review

Finally, in attorney who actually listens to the needs of the client. Thanks so much .

Bucacci & Simonian
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Janice M.
Verified review

Attorney Robert Simonian has provided me with something I can not thank him enough for! Whenever you are going through a financial hardship the amount of stress your under is unimaginable. Robert has helped me reach a place of peace. He has been more than informative and helpful throughout the entire process. Robert has continued to be a positive light for me while getting through a dark process and point in my life. From my first meeting Robert ensured me that he would not only be able to help me but will be by my side throughout the entire process. He is beyond knowledgeable and is always there to answer any and all the questions you may have. He truly has helped my family and I make better financial decisions. From day one until now he has continued to be a great source of support. I highly recommend Attorney Simonian if you are considering bankruptcy. Please do not be embarrassed or afraid to reach out to him, he truly takes pleasure in helping you. Thank you again Bob for being GREAT at what you do!

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Renee S.
Verified review

She handled my divorce case and I could not ask for a better attorney. I mean that from the bottom of my heart. She knows exactly what she is doing and offers emotional support as well. She understands it is a trying time. She went above and beyond what I expected to get from a divorce attorney. I would highly recommend her as you will not be dissappointed. She is also very reasonably priced.

Morneau Law
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Whitney O.
Verified review

My experience with Morneau Law was incredibly positive. They were very empathetic, kind, professional, thorough, and effective. They always explained everything to me very clearly, made the process as simple as it could possibly be, and helped ensured my daughter and I were awarded important measures to keep us safe and legally protected. The situations that arise in divorce and custody cases are emotionally exhausting and devastating. Attorney Morneau and her staff did a wonderful job keeping things moving along strategically and were supportive to my feelings during the process. Attorney Morneau went above and beyond to be present at all hearings and respond to all of my questions. Most importantly, they helped achieve the results I had hoped for and which were in the best interest of myself and my daughter. I would recommend the firm without hesitation.

The Denby Law Office, P.C.
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tricia C.
Verified review

Excellent Attorney! Attorney Denby took the time to listen to my case. It was very obvious the first time I meet her that she was smart, efficient and kind. I highly recommend Attorney Denby.

  • 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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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.
  • Ask about their rates and whether they charge by the hour or provide services for a flat fee. Ask whether a retainer is required, and what the total bill should be for a case like yours.
  • Ask for a write-up of the services that will be covered by the projected costs.
  • Make sure you like the real estate agent and they treat you with respect. Confirm whether they or another person will be working on your case and make sure you’re comfortable with all members of their team.
  • Pay the retainer and hire your lawyer.  

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.

What should you look for in a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer will advocate for your legal rights if you’ve been hurt in an accident at work or in daily life, have suffered from medical malpractice, or are struggling to have your insurance carrier cover your needs. It may be helpful to talk with two or three lawyers before selecting one. When looking for a personal injury lawyer, research their reviews and make sure former clients have had good experiences with them. Next, make sure the personal injury lawyer has experience and proven success winning cases similar to yours. Confirm that the lawyer is licensed to provide services in your state. When you find a qualified personal injury lawyer with whom you want to work, freely discuss payment and fees before any work begins. Most lawyers offer a free consultation to learn what your case is about and explain their rates. Personal injury attorneys typically receive a percentage of your settlement (called a contingency fee), so they are paid after the trial or case is complete. Keep in mind that some attorneys have fees that you must pay even if you don’t win your trial. It’s important to understand these details before work begins so you don’t have any unhappy surprises later. Lastly, it’s wise to choose a personal injury lawyer that you have confidence in and with whom you can communicate openly and honestly.

What kind of lawyer does wills?

No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

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
  • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
  • Have an ownership stake in a business
  • Expect someone to contest your will
  • Want to disinherit your spouse

What does an immigration attorney do?

Immigration lawyers help their clients through all phases of the immigration process. Experts on immigration law, they are legally qualified to represent U.S. citizens, permanent residents or undocumented immigrants. Immigration lawyers also provide assistance to visitors here on student, work or travel visas, and can represent clients who may have an expired visa or who have overstayed their visa.

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.

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