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05/31/2017
By: Elizabeth K.
Kriebs Law Firm
He is completely unprofessional in how he speaks to people and should not be allowed to be a guardian ad litem. (Telling people to "shut up" and hanging up when he doesn't like what is being said.) He makes judgemental decisions before fully knowing the case he is working on.
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05/26/2016
By: Douglas F.
Mark C Prugh Attorney At Law
xtremely positive experience working with the team at the Prugh Law Office. Our case was handled by Mark Prugh and his legal team with care and exemplary dedication. Mark's team was awesome to work with and handled our legal affairs with professionalism and more importantly, made us feel like our case was as important to them as it was to us. We couldn't ask for more or be more happy in working with this team. They helped us fight the fight and navigate through an extremely complex situation...at least, extremely complex to me. Thanks, Prugh Law Office!
03/13/2013
By: lcrawford
Kimberly F. Lowe, Attorney At Law
I have worked with many attorneys, this guy is a joke! He is an insult to his profession!
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