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John B. Palley

John B. Palley

 
  • Probate, Estate Planning
  • 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
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
There are very few attorneys I have met that are as good as John is in Probate and Estate Planning. He knows his trade and takes care of his clients.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

John and I shared offices for many years.

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

I have consulted with John and referred many clients to him over the years from when we first met and shared office space. That has continued since even though we no longer share offices.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2008 was when we first worked together and has been many times since.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

One of the best I've seen in responsiveness and taking care of his clients.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

There is good reason why he is a specialist in his practice areas.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Besides having a command of every aspect of his practice, he has the ability to focus on what matters to the client the most.

Communication Skills: Excellent

John's communication skills in responsiveness is second to none. It is a pleasure to work with him and know my shared clients are well taken care of.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

I appreciate very much the way John carries himself and the relationships he builds because of who he is and what he stands for.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Probate and Estate Planning
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Negotiation
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

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

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Communication Skills: Excellent

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

I have known John for more than 10 years. John is an outstanding professional, is extremely knowledgeable, and is a passionate advocate for his clients. I have referred several clients to him and do not hesitate to refer anyone with estate planning or probate questions. I am confident anyone who seeks John's services will receive attentive, competent, and valuable legal services from him.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Probate, estate planning, wills and trusts
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes