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Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell

Merrida (Buddy) Coxwell

 
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • Arkansas, District of Columbia, Mississippi, West Virginia
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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
Jad Jamal Khalaf
Reviewed by Jad Jamal Khalaf March 17, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Merrida Coxwell is a man of integrity who reads the law, studies the law, understands the law, and applies the law. He treats each of his clients with respect and provides the necessary time and knowledge that is needed to work towards a resolution. I highly recommend Mr. Coxwell.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Merrida Coxwell is the most knowledgeable, hard-working attorney that I know. He knows the statutes and stays up-to-date with the changes in the law. Mr. Coxwell dedicates the necessary time and effort in each case that he handles.

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

I have worked on numerous cases in which Merrida Coxwell was the lead attorney.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
February 2015 until present - I still work alongside Mr. Coxwell on cases.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Absolutely. I consider Merrida Coxwell my legal mentor. He has always hammered into me: "Read the statute. Know the statute. Apply the statute."

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Hands down the best attorney in the practice of law. Merrida Coxwell knows the statutes and stays up-to-date on the changes in the law.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

As previously stated, Merrida Coxwell is a huge advocate in knowing, readying, and applying the statute.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Merrida Coxwell is an excellent orator. His communication skills have been perfected throughout his 39+ years of practicing the law.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Merrida Coxwell is held in high regards when it comes to ethics and professionalism.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Areas of criminal law defense and civil litigation as a plaintiff's attorney.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Business Advising
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Project Management
  • Transactions
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. Please provide any additional comments about this lawyer
I highly recommend Merrida Coxwell.
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Philip Hearn
Reviewed by Philip Hearn March 17, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I've known Merrida both personally and professionally for almost 30 years. He is as fine an attorney as I've known in my career. Honest, hardworking, skilled. He's the best. I highly recommend Merrida Coxwell.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I have known Merrida Coxwell on a professional and personal basis for almost 30 years.

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

I have had several cases with Merrida. In our most recent case, we represented Defendants who were charged with conspiracy and embezzlement.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2019, most recently.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Merrida is knowledgeable, thorough, meticulous in his preparation, and an excellent litigator.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Merrida is as knowledgeable as it gets in the field of criminal practice and procedure.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

A wonderful tactician and thoughtful trial attorney. Merrida sees the big picture.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Merrida breaks down a case easily and presents it in a way that is to understand for judges, jurors and attorneys alike.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

You can take Merrida at his word. Honest and trustworthy. If he says it, you can take it to the bank.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
For any criminal matter, particularly, and also for any litigated matter. Just a first rate trial attorney and litigator.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes