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By: April L.
Collins Shipley, PLLC
I know that the lawyers at Collins Shipley, PLLC do everything they can for you. They always break everything down in a way we can understand.
By: Rachel M.
Collins Shipley, PLLC
Working with Collins Shipley, PLLC was a good experience for me. He kept me very much informed on the status of everything and I am happy with the end result.
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By: Megan D.
Woolsey & Woolsey Law Offices
Local attorney in Greeneville. The assistant is nice. Hard to ever get a call from anyone on anything though. Called repeatedly to ask a question and never got a call back. Just a letter in the mail many weeks later.
By: Weezi A.
Santore & Santore
Very violent man. Threatens his witnesses clients. Has been disbarred for violent behavior continuously in the courtroom. Do yourself a favor. Pay a little more and get a good lawyer
By: tracee.williams.90
Woolsey & Woolsey Law Offices
could you tell me if it usally takes 6 months to settle ones estate?with no dispute,seems like a long time.
By: donna.groom
Law Office of Dallas L Blair III
This is one of the best attorneys that I know...... I have used several attorneys over the years (no real issues with any) but Dallas and his friendly staff make you feel so welcome and they are on first name basis with you. This means a lot to me having someone with this much personal and professional knowledge doing work for me. I would recommend Dallas Blair to anyone that is looking for a great attorney. He will always call you back himself if you leave a message, he does not have someone working in the office to do it, he is extremely professional with the friendly family kindness that we all need when dealing with any legal issue. I am thankful for this man and his staff.
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