I first came to Jean through the use of an internet matching site for my needs for a divorce attorney, wanting someone who had knowledge and ‘radar’ for domestic violence issues (and she does have that~!). When I met with her, she was very kind and up front, letting me know that I could not afford her services (I couldn’t), and gave me recommendations to Women’s Justice League, Women’s Bar Association and Legal Aid. She told me that if things didn’t’ work out, to come right back to her. Although it was rough financially at the time, it was a godsend that I was (for reasons we still don’t know) turned down by the Women’s Justice League, after going through their program. Legal Aid had a six-month waiting list, and in that time period, I was asked to retain a lawyer within thirty days; I went back to Jean, and a few friends helped me with the necessary financials for such a difficult experience as divorce.
Jean was who I needed. I don’t know that anyone else would have fought so hard for me. Given my experience with all of the other legal services (and some for bankruptcy which my now-ex forced me into), Jean was not my only contact for a lawyer. However, any contact who knew of her–her colleagues–would light up in voice or face when I would say her name. Jean was clear with me about any expectations or information at all times, timely with my questions and needs, and most certainly knew her stuff. She is one of the most intelligent women I know, and I’m surrounded by those with Phd’s. I respect her greatly. So yes, she did give me ‘good result’ in my case. However, what kept me going through such a difficult thing (who finds divorce easy?) was the sense of character and integrity that I hadn’t seen more than three or four people in my life. Because of that deep character and integrity, as well as an enjoyable personality, I have told Jean that I wish that I met her under different circumstances. Either way, I will always respect her, and I will always recommend her services. – Anna T.