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Terry Lynn Garrett

Terry Lynn Garrett

 
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate
  • New York, Texas
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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
Terry is a strong client advocate and passionate for helping her clients and others in the legal community.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Friend

Terry Garrett is well known in the Elder Law/Special Needs Trust/Probate Legal Community

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

I have given frequent referrals to Terry for Elder Law and/or special needs trust planning.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Most recently, I asked Terry to consult with a client of mine to help her mother with a potential guardianship and elder care issue. (December, 2018)
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

My clients have always been very pleased with Terry's work. She is honest, caring, extremely intelligent and efficient with her work.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Terry is a strong client advocate and passionate for helping her clients and others in the legal community.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Terry is a strong client advocate and passionate for helping her clients and others in the legal community.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Terry is an extremely effective communicator and explains details patiently to clients and colleagues.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Terry is a strong client advocate and always extend courtesy and professionalism to everyone.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Elder law, special needs trust planning, guardianship
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Problem Solving
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Terry is an extremely knowledgeable attorney who is also a pleasure to be around.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I am a fellow attorney in the Austin area.

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

Terry is a consistent volunteer for a clinic I help organize.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Throughout 2017 and 2018
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Terry is a terrific attorney and a true elder law, estate planning, and probate expert. She volunteers at the CANLAW clinic I help organize and every client that works with her loves her. She even lent her impressive public speaking skills to a CANLAW clinic volunteer training. In private practice, whenever I have a question about anything related to elder law or probate she is the first person I call. Her attitude and energy make every interaction with her enjoyable.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Terry's breadth of knowledge in this area continuously impresses me. She regularly studies emerging issues.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Terry evaluates a family or individual's unique situation and helps them create an estate plan that meets their needs.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Terry knows the questions to ask clients to help them identify their long-term goals and can make complicated legal issues accessible.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Terry is always kind and gracious to attorneys and clients alike.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Estate Planning and Elder Law
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes