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Ally Francis Keegan

Ally Francis Keegan

 
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime...
  • California
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Saman Nasseri
Reviewed by Saman Nasseri May 9, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
She was always excellent to work with. If I had a questions on a case or wanted a second opinion, she was my first go to. She cares about the law and her clients, and wants to see them succeed.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague
  • Friend

Ally Keegan and I worked in the same office space. We worked together on dozens of cases.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client
  • Different Client, Same Side of Case

We often had co-defendant cases and larger criminal cases together.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2017-2020
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

No one I know pays more attention to detail. She gets invested in her clients’ cases.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Excellent at research and writing. A great go to with questions about the law.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Great research skills and analysis. Someone I run my arguments by for honest feedback.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Open door policy. Always ready and eager to take client calls and answer any questions.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

In an adversarial area of law, ethics are important and she always had the respect of opposing counsel.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Criminal defense and civil litigation.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
David P. Shapiro
Reviewed by David P. Shapiro May 6, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
A little biased, but I truly believe Ally will be flourishing as one of San Diego's best and brightest attorneys for many years to come.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Ally is one of San Diego's best and brightest attorneys. My firm is thrilled to have had Ally join us in April 2020 after she previously worked at another well-regarded criminal defense firm in San Diego. We look forward to watching her continue to thrive helping good people regain control of their future when charged with a crime in San Diego for years to come!

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

Ally is an Associate Attorney at the Law Office of David P. Shapiro, where I am the Owner and Managing Partner.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2020-present
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Wise beyond her years. A commitment to criminal defense which is refreshing to see!

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Only one of a few attorneys I know have obtained the legal knowledge Ally has at this stage of her career. The two others also work at the same Firm! :)

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Look forward for her input and assistance with the Firm's motion writing and legal analysis for years to come!

Communication Skills: Excellent

Ability to relate to, and effectively communicate with, (potential) clients.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Ethics and Professionalism are paramount for Ms. Keegan. Those features are at the forefront of everything she does.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Criminal Defense.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes