Testimonials

  • He saved my home and my life!

    Mr. Shields is very knowledgeable and thorough throughout the whole bankruptcy process. He saved my Home and my life! Let this review be the one that sends you to his office. Investing in and trusting him was the best choice I could have made. FIVE STARS!!!!!!

    - Jenny Q.

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  • He walked us through the process with warmth and consideration.
    The initial phone interview was very thorough. I had a number of questions regarding our circumstances and Mr. Shields took a great deal of time to give me relevant information. He walked us through the process with warmth and consideration.
    In addition to being knowledgeable he always kept me informed! If I had a question or just wanted to check on the progress of my probate matter, I always received a prompt response. I could not believe the amount of paperwork that is involved! I could not have gotten through this without them. If you ever want a professional, reliable, trustworthy, and honest lawyer, make sure to give Mr. Shields a call!!!!

    - Gloria H.

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  • I never held lawyers in high regard, but you have brought me around.
    You have made a difficult situation somewhat simple. I never held lawyers in high regard, but you have brought me around. You truly are great at what you do and we appreciate all the hard work.

    - Andrea S.

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  • He has provided great service and would recommend him to anyone.
    Mr. Shields has made my case flow so easy and has taking great care of my case. He has provided great service and would recommend him to anyone.

    - Guillermo Scott

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  • Shields Law is the law firm to have represent you!
    Hello, my name is Michael Otis and I have had the pleasure of being represented by Shields Law. I must say I was shocked to find out they really cared. Thanks to the Holy Spirit I called Shields Law and was able to handle my situation with a law firm who cared for me thru a confused and frustrating time. When we first met we became associates in a caring way. Shields Law is very professional. They even worked with me on my retainer! I wasn't always a Praying man so I know when someone is showing me they care about my life and that's what they showed me. It's up to you but take it from me, someone who has learned things the hard way, Shields Law is the law firm to have represent you!!!!

    - Michael Otis

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  • This firm is fantastic. Helped me explore all options. Selected best option.
    This firm is fantastic. Helped me explore all options. Selected best option. Implemented with professionalism. Highly recommended.

    - Former Client

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  • They live up to their promise to "provide a higher level of service"
    This firm is the best. They live up to their promise to "provide a higher level of service". Provided outstanding professional services to me.

    - Former Client

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  • They promise to deliver professional services and lived up to their promises.
    Outstanding service. I had a difficult case. I was stressed. They promise to deliver professional services and lived up to their promises. They greatly relieved my stress level and provided the fresh start they promised.

    - Former Client

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  • Simply said he is a Superb Lawyer, I endorse him.
    You can choose from thousands of lawyer for your case, but if you need to win and get the best results, you only have one choice and that's Attorney James Shields. Simply said he is a Superb Lawyer, I endorse him.

    - H. Aalsberg

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  • He has a wide knowledge of the law, particularly in the area of bankruptcy.
    I fully endorse Mr. Shields. He has a wide knowledge of the law, particularly in the area of bankruptcy.

    - Christopher Day

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  • Very experienced and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients!
    I highly endorse Mr. Shields. Very experienced and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.

    - Mark Clay

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  • Mr. Shields is an extremely knowledgeable attorney and well-respected in the community.
    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is an extremely knowledgeable attorney and well-respected in the community. He is diligent and spot-on with the counsel he provides his clients.

    - James Newell

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  • He generously gives of his time and legal acumen. I endorse Mr. Shields.
    Mr. Shields has proved to be a knowledgeable and experienced attorney. He generously gives of his time and legal acumen. I endorse Mr. Shields.

    - Kevin Liu

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  • Mr. Shields is a well-respected estate planning attorney whose skill is well known in the community.

    Mr. Shields is a well-respected estate planning attorney whose skill is well known in the community. I highly endorse Mr. Shields.

    - Michael Hulshof

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  • He puts his clients first and is a zealous advocate.
    I endorse this lawyer. He puts his clients first and is a zealous advocate.

    - Glenn Honda

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  • I admire Mr. Shields' contributions to this site and his timely responses to inquiries.
    I admire Mr. Shields' contributions to this site and his timely responses to inquiries. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Monty Donohew

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  • He is a knowledgeable lawyer and is well respected.
    James gives great answers. He is a knowledgeable lawyer and is well respected.

    - Kurt Elknis

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  • The answers I have read of Mr. Shields have been accurate, comprehensive, and tailored to the needs of the Avvo asker.
    The answers I have read of Mr. Shields have been accurate, comprehensive, and tailored to the needs of the Avvo asker. These are excellent qualities that every client should look for when hiring an attorney.

    - Alvin Lee

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  • Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none.
    One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Jonathan Lacour

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  • I endorse this highly regarded lawyer.
    I endorse this highly regarded lawyer.

    - Sarah Kovoor

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  • He also is very professional and he is very personable to his clients.
    Mr. Shields has a lot of years of experience in the law field. He also is very professional and he is very personable to his clients. He really cares about his work and his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Caroline Kim

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  • Mr. Shields responses to Debtor questions reflect a comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Bankruptcy law.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields responses to Debtor questions reflect a comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Bankruptcy law.

    - Kenneth Revell

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  • He is one of the best lawyers!
    I endorse this lawyer. He is one of the best lawyers!

    - Mark Murad

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  • Very determined and dedicated attorney.

    Very determined and dedicated attorney. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Jill Rogers

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  • Mr. Shields gives excellent advice in the questions he answers on the AVVO website.
    Mr. Shields gives excellent advice in the questions he answers on the AVVO website. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Nicholas Spirtos

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  • He is not only highly knowledgeable, but also has great integrity.
    I heartily endorse James. I have known James for over 10 years and worked together with him. He is not only highly knowledgeable, but also has great integrity. In addition to his great skills in Probate, he is also extremely skilled in Bankruptcy, Debt matters and Family Law.

    - Kevin Kensik

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  • I highly recommend James Shields for your legal needs.

    James Shields is an excellent attorney. James works hard for his clients. I highly recommend James Shields for your legal needs.

    - James Saulsbury

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  • He is very well respected in the legal community which is a great achievement in a most competitive environment.
    I highly recommend this attorney. He has demonstrated a wide breath of knowledge and experience which is most valuable to any prospective client. Furthermore, his analysis of legal issues is thorough, comprehensive and compassionate. As a result, he is very well respected in the legal community which is a great achievement in a most competitive environment. I am pleased to endorse this attorney.

    - Andrew Hyman

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  • I endorse Mr. Shields as being an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
    I endorse Mr. Shields as being an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

    - Joseph Martinous

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  • Mr. Shield is a trusted member of the legal community
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shield is a trusted member of the legal community, his contributions are highly appreciated and valued.

    - Mengjun Qiu

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  • James has an excellent reputation in the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. James has an excellent reputation in the legal community.

    - Moseley Collins

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  • He is a valuable member to the legal industry.
    I endorse attorney James Shields. Active participant in the Avvo community posting thoughtful legal answers to individuals who have asked for assistance. This not only demonstrates his excellent knowledge of the law, but also his commitment to serving clients very well. He is a valuable member to the legal industry.

    - Philip Israels

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  • He has earned respect from his colleagues in the legal industry.
    Attorney James Shields provides a valuable service in the Avvo community by posting thorough and helpful legal answers for individuals who came here asking for some advice on their case. He demonstrates an excellent knowledge of the law and compassion to help people in need. He has earned respect from his colleagues in the legal industry. I fully endorse him.

    - Michael Goldstein

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  • His answers and comments reflect a deep understanding of the law and have provided helpful information.
    Mr. Shields and I practice in some of the same areas of law. I have had the privilege of reviewing many of his responses and comments to questions posted on Avvo. His answers and comments reflect a deep understanding of the law and have provided helpful information. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Cheryl Smith

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  • Very hard to be disappointed by this outstanding lawyer.

    Hardworking, thorough attorney who works very hard for his clients. Very hard to be disappointed by this outstanding lawyer.

    - Inna Fershteyn

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  • He is a highly-skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community.
    Mr. Shields’ many years of experience speaks for itself. He is a highly-skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community. Mr. Shields is a dedicated attorney who delivers quality legal work to his clients and fights hard to get his clients the best results. He is an asset to the profession and the Avvo community and an outstanding practitioner in his field. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Malosack Berjis

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  • He is a highly respected member of the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. He is a highly respected member of the legal community.

    - Aryan Aliakbarzadeh

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  • He's well respected by his peers for his contributions to the legal community.
    I endorse Attorney Shields. He is a legal advocate that you can turn to with confidence. He's well respected by his peers for his contributions to the legal community.

    - Steffanie Walczak

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  • He has excellent reviews, and you can trust that he will do a great job on your legal matter.
    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is well-respected in the legal community, and does a fantastic job for his clients! He has excellent reviews, and you can trust that he will do a great job on your legal matter.

    - Joseph Torri

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  • He is a zealous advocate for his clients, and is well respected in the legal community.

    I endorse this lawyer. James Shields is a knowledgeable and articulate attorney. He is a zealous advocate for his clients, and is well respected in the legal community.

    - Bruce Dizengoff

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  • He is a top notch attorney with an impeccable reputation.
    I always enjoy reading Mr. Shields' sage comments on AVVO. He is a top notch attorney with an impeccable reputation.

    - Golnar Sargeant

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  • He is a credit to the legal profession.
    I endorse this lawyer. Any person looking for excellent representation should hire Attorney Shields. He is a credit to the legal profession.

    - Christine Adams

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  • I would encourage those with bankruptcy or financial needs in California to contact Mr. James Charles Shields
    With praise from clients for his zealous work and praise from other attorneys for his professionalism and skill, Mr. Shield's profile on Avvo demonstrates the qualities that are important to clients. I would encourage those with bankruptcy or financial needs in California to contact Mr. James Charles Shields, take the time to meet him personally, listen to how he can help, and give his expertise due and thorough consideration

    - Robert Shaw

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  • He is a very experienced, intelligent attorney whose clients are lucky to have him as their counselor.
    I endorse Mr. Shields. He is a very experienced, intelligent attorney whose clients are lucky to have him as their counselor.

    - Alyson George

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  • I not only endorse this lawyer. I give this lawyer 5 stars!
    I not only endorse this lawyer. I give this lawyer 5 stars!

    - Judd Nemiro

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  • A highly skilled and respected attorney within the community.
    I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected attorney within the community.

    - John Rogers

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  • An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.

    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.

    - Charles Combs

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  • Mr. Shields is a highly qualified attorney.
    Mr. Shields is a highly qualified attorney.

    - Matthew Dolan

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  • Shields is the man you need to hire. He is thorough and knowledgeable.
    I endorse this lawyer. If you are in need of bankruptcy attorney Atty. Shields is the man you need to hire. He is thorough and knowledgeable.

    - Patrick Cooney

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  • If you have a legal question in his area of expertise, he is your answer.
    With a great track record of published answers to consumers' questions on Avvo.com and the recommendations from clients and attorneys alike, it is easy to see that attorney Shields is skilled and knows the law well too. If you have a legal question in his area of expertise, he is your answer.

    - John Phillips

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  • Mr. Shields is a respected member of the legal community.

    -- John Phillips


    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a respected member of the legal community.

    - Jared Adams

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  • Attorney Shields is an extremely talented and well respected in the legal community.
    I endorse Attorney Shields with no reservation. Attorney Shields is an extremely talented and well respected in the legal community. He is very hardworking and diligent. He consistently achieves superior results. Mr. Shields' advice is always practical and on point. I recommend him to anyone looking for a bankruptcy or debt resolution attorney who knows the law; truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this Attorney Shields.

    - V. Iyer

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  • He is experienced in life and law, compassionate and competent.
    I endorse this lawyer. He is experienced in life and law, compassionate and competent.

    - Steven Rensch

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  • I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients
    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

    - Thomas Mallon

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  • He is a great asset to the bankruptcy bar and I wholeheartedly endorse him.

    I endorse this lawyer. After reviewing many of Attorney Shields's responses to complicated legal matters it is clear that he has the utmost knowledge of bankruptcy law. He is a great asset to the bankruptcy bar and I wholeheartedly endorse him.

    - Kevin Landry

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  • He is well known in the community as a tireless advocate for his clients.
    I endorse this lawyer. He is well known in the community as a tireless advocate for his clients.

    - Jeffrey Caffee

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  • He cares about his clients and performs at an extremely professional level.
    Mr. Shields has immense experience in the areas of Bankruptcy and Probate. He cares about his clients and performs at an extremely professional level.

    - Caspar Jivalagian

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  • Strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication.
    I endorse James. Highly respected in the legal community. Strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication.

    - Richard Geller

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  • Stands out in his field as a well informed and experienced attorney.
    I endorse this lawyer. Stands out in his field as a well informed and experienced attorney. Highly respected.

    - Mario Cometti

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  • I enthusiastically offer James Charles Shields my absolute highest endorsement.
    Attorney Shields is a highly experienced, tremendously knowledgeable, and extremely astute lawyer who is greatly respected by his peers in the legal community. Anyone needing a probate or bankruptcy attorney would be well served by retaining his services. I enthusiastically offer James Charles Shields my absolute highest endorsement.

    - Fernando Vargas

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  • Mr. Shields has the knowledge, skill, and ability to secure a brighter financial future for his clients.

    Mr. Shields has the knowledge, skill, and ability to secure a brighter financial future for his clients. I endorse James.

    - Robert Hunt

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  • He has proven himself as client-centered, competent and passionate.

    The field of Bankruptcy law can be complicated and trying. Having a lawyer like Mr. Shields on your side will ensure your rights remain protected and your interests fought for. His presence on AVVO has been an invaluable asset to those seeking answers to complicated legal questions. He has proven himself as client-centered, competent and passionate. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Wendy Chau

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  • Wonderful asset to the legal community and bankruptcy field.

    I endorse this lawyer. Wonderful asset to the legal community and bankruptcy field.

    - Crystle Lindsey

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  • I am honored to endorse Mr. Shields.I am honored to endorse Mr. Shields.
    James Charles Shields is careful about how he responds to legal questions - a great sign of a great attorney. I am honored to endorse Mr. Shields here on Avvo.

    - Dorothy Bunce

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  • I greatly recommend Mr. Shields to anyone in need of a good lawyer who fights hard to protect his client's rights.
    I highly endorse this lawyer. James Shields is knowledgeable, caring and well respected by the local judges and his peers. I greatly recommend Mr. Shields to anyone in need of a good lawyer who fights hard to protect his client's rights.

    - Ann Gottesman

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  • His dedication and knowledge of law is inspiring!
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is an experienced lawyer who provides excellent representation to his clients. His dedication and knowledge of law is inspiring!

    - Juliana Ferraz

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  • He has proven himself as client-centered, competent and passionate.

    The field of Bankruptcy law can be complicated and trying. Having a lawyer like Mr. Shields on your side will ensure your rights remain protected and your interests fought for. His presence on AVVO has been an invaluable asset to those seeking answers to complicated legal questions. He has proven himself as client-centered, competent and passionate. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Christopher Gaj

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  • When the going gets tough, this is the man you want to hire.
    I endorse this lawyer. This lawyer is competent in all areas of the Law. When the going gets tough, this is the man you want to hire.

    - Rogelio Garcia

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  • He is a top-notch attorney.

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

    - Kelvin Gil

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  • He is very knowledgeable and professional. I happily endorse this attorney.
    Attorney Shields is a top notch attorney, who is highly respected, not only in the legal community, but also among his clients. He is very knowledgeable and professional. I happily endorse this attorney.

    - Karen Ibarrondo

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  • I unconditionally endorse Attorney Shields.
    Attorney Shields is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney. His legal expertise is made obvious throughout this site. I unconditionally endorse Attorney Shields.

    - David Fraser

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  • Mr. Shields is a very knowledgeable and dedicated legal advocate who consistently obtains outstanding results.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a very knowledgeable and dedicated legal advocate who consistently obtains outstanding results.

    - Matthew Erjavec

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  • Highly respected in the legal community.
    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

    - Christian Lassen

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  • He is a diligent, knowledgeable, and hardworking litigator.
    I endorse Mr. Shields. He is a diligent, knowledgeable, and hardworking litigator. He is an asset to the legal profession and is well respected by his peers and his clients. He has gained an excellent reputation as a top tier advocate and he exemplifies all of the characteristics of a top quality lawyer.

    - Francisco Jimenez

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  • Really cares about his clients and works diligently on their cases.
    Very smart and respected lawyer. Really cares about his clients and works diligently on their cases.

    - Harold Waller

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  • James is a zealous advocate for his clients with a keen and polished courtroom presence.
    James is a zealous advocate for his clients with a keen and polished courtroom presence. Highly recommended for anyone looking for both a fierce warrior as well as a compassionate counselor.

    - Andrew Fiddes

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  • Mr. Shields is an extremely bright and hard-working attorney.
    Mr. Shields is an extremely bright and hard-working attorney. He provides the highest quality legal services to each of his clients, and he is an expert in navigating bankruptcy law. I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Shields.

    - Iris Ring

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  • An expert in the bankruptcy field and will do everything in his power to guide you through the morass of bankruptcy law.
    I endorse this lawyer - he is an expert in the bankruptcy field and will do everything in his power to guide you through the morass of bankruptcy law.

    - Jerry Shiles

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  • Mr. Shields is well respected in his legal community and by the successes he has had for his clients.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is well respected in his legal community and by the successes he has had for his clients.

    - Lynn Myrick

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  • Extensive knowledgeable and experience in the bankruptcy field.
    I had the opportunity to review Mr. Shields' contributions on Avvo and Mr. Shields' responses demonstrate his extensive knowledgeable and experience in the bankruptcy field. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Mariam Margaryan

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  • He cares about his clients and will work hard to help them achieve their goals.
    The answers provided by Mr. Shields on Avvo demonstrate that not only is he knowledgeable and insightful, but he cares about his clients and will work hard to help them achieve their goals.

    - Thomas Moens

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  • His stellar results in the courtroom speak volumes.
    I endorse this lawyer. A high-caliber litigator who aggressively advocates for his client's best interests. His stellar results in the courtroom speak volumes.

    - Benjamin Stirling

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  • He is smart, capable, and an invaluable asset to his clients, who are lucky to have him.
    I strongly endorse this lawyer. He is smart, capable, and an invaluable asset to his clients, who are lucky to have him.

    - L. Ramunno

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  • Our firm recommends James Shields for bankruptcy and related legal matters.
    I highly endorse this lawyer. Our firm recommends James Shields for bankruptcy and related legal matters.

    - Cy Abdo

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  • Attorney Shields is well respected by his peers and clients.
    Attorney Shields is well respected by his peers and clients. He is very knowledgeable and works diligently for the people he represents. I endorse this Attorney.

    - Jeffrey Runge

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  • He is an asset to the legal community.
    Mr. Shields has helped many attorneys by his dedicated, thoughtful, and intellectual contributions to Avvo. He is an asset to the legal community.

    - Ethan Pham

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  • Attorney Shields is an excellent advocate.

    Well respected and knowledgeable, Attorney Shields is an excellent advocate.

    - Michael Szklasz

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  • An excellent attorney with superior skills.
    An excellent attorney with superior skills.

    - Wilfredo Trivino-Perez

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  • Highly recommend for diligent representation in Torrance and the surrounding area.
    I endorse this lawyer. James is experienced and highly regarded in the legal community. A hard-working and dedicated lawyer. Highly recommend for diligent representation in Torrance and the surrounding area.

    - Monte Robbins

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  • Bankruptcy and probate often cross paths: attorney Shields experience in these two areas can be of great value.
    Bankruptcy and probate often cross paths: attorney Shields experience in these two areas can be of great value. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Gary Bollinger

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  • I would not hesitate to call him if I needed legal help.
    I endorse Mr. Shields, an intelligent and well-experienced lawyer. I would not hesitate to call him if I needed legal help.

    - Marie-Jacques Ambroise

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  • Attorney Shields is one of the finest attorneys in his state.
    Attorney Shields is one of the finest attorneys in his state. I highly recommend his legal services.

    - Howard Lewis

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  • James Charles Shields, Esq. has the experience to handle it.
    Whether the matter deals with the estate of a deceased person or the matter deals with the assets/liabilities of someone going through bankruptcy, James Charles Shields, Esq. has the experience to handle it. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Paul Molinaro

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  • Very hard-working and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results.
    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. Very hard-working and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. Mr. Shields is an asset to the Avvo.com community and the legal profession. I endorse this lawyer.

    - John Tymczyszyn

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  • Many family law cases involve debt issues and he is my resource in Southern California.
    Mr. Shields is an asset to the legal community. Many family law cases involve debt issues and he is my resource in Southern California.

    - Matthew Smith

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  • He is a reputable attorney and it is my pleasure to endorse him and extend my highest recommendation.
    Mr. Shields is a great bankruptcy attorney. I enjoy reading his answers, which I find exceptionally informative, well thought and useful. He is a reputable attorney and it is my pleasure to endorse him and extend my highest recommendation.

    - Alexander Segal

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  • Mr. Shields is one of the most competent attorneys in California
    Mr. Shields is one of the most competent attorneys in California. His years of experience in handling complex legal issues are an asset that no prospective client should overlook. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Jose Utzurrum

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  • Mr. Shields is well practiced in the areas of bankruptcy, family and probate issues.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is well practice in the areas of bankruptcy, family and probate issues. He contributes generously here on AVVO and in his community. He is a thorough litigator and advocate.

    - Richard Elie

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  • Mr. Shields is the guy you need to talk to when there's a bankruptcy problem on your horizon.
    Mr. Shields is the guy you need to talk to when there's a bankruptcy problem on your horizon. He publishes on bankruptcy, is a client's choice award recipient on bankruptcy and is a prolific contributor on bankruptcy questions asked here. I would endorse Mr. Shields without hesitation.

    - Patrick Pekin

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  • I would not hesitate to send a client to him if the need arose.
    Mr. Shields is an eminently qualified lawyer in his field. I would not hesitate to send a client to him if the need arose. I endorse this lawyer.

    - John Kaman

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  • Mr. Shields is an extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer without reservation. Mr. Shields is an extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

    - Shawn Alexander

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  • Talented and thorough litigator.
    I endorse this lawyer. Talented and thorough litigator.

    - William Housley

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  • Mr. Shields is a great attorney.
    Mr. Shields is a great attorney. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Nathaniel Wojan

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  • You'd be well-recommended to come to him with your legal issues.
    I endorse this lawyer. Well-respected and is extremely knowledgeable about his fields. You'd be well-recommended to come to him with your legal issues.

    - Matthew Flemming

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  • You will be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated attorney than Mr. Shields
    I endorse this lawyer. You will be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated attorney than Mr. Shields in the areas of bankruptcy, estate planning and related areas.

    - Boris Palant

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  • Hard-working, well-respected, savvy lawyer I have no hesitation endorsing.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is an outstanding advocate for his clients. Hard-working, well-respected, savvy lawyer I have no hesitation endorsing.

    - J. Carter

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  • Mr. Shields is a highly respected member of the legal profession.
    Mr. Shields is a highly respected member of the legal profession. His mastery of legal principles and advocacy on behalf of his clients have earned the respect of colleagues and clients alike. With pleasure, I endorse this attorney.

    - Zaheer Shah

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  • Extremely knowledgeable and seasoned professional.
    I endorse this lawyer. Extremely knowledgeable and seasoned professional. Highly recommended!

    - Heath Harte

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  • James is well known as an effective, honest and capable lawyer in the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. James is well known as an effective, honest and capable lawyer in the legal community.

    - Timothy O'Laughlin

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  • Without reservation, I endorse his practice.

    Mr. Shields has shown advanced knowledge and a firm belief in his clients. Without reservation, I endorse his practice.

    - Scott Macleod

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  • I endorse Attorney Shields as an outstanding lawyer in his field.
    I endorse Attorney Shields as an outstanding lawyer in his field. He is a valuable contributor to the Avvo legal community and consistently provides quality advice to others.

    - A.J. Arias

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  • Mr. Shields is a highly respected attorney, with an impeccable reputation.
    Mr. Shields is a highly respected attorney, with an impeccable reputation. He has the ability to answer legal inquiries in a concise and readily understandable manner. I endorse him as an attorney.

    - Donald Henslee

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  • This attorney is very well-rounded.

    Attorney Shields possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience to diligently and effectively represent clients in bankruptcy and probate matters. This attorney is very well-rounded. He gives his time on the Avvo website to answer legal questions for free and so gives back to the community in spite of a busy schedule. I recommend him without hesitation.

    - Gunda Brost

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  • Mr. Shields is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney.

    - Sergio Cabanas

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  • He clearly has expertise in his field.
    Mr. Shields is always spot on with his responses and legal advice. He clearly has expertise in his field. He is an asset to this website and the legal profession.

    - J. Shumaker

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  • An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community
    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

    - Meredith Lawrence

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  • Attorney Shields is a thoughtful, compassionate advocate who works hard for his clients.
    Attorney Shields is a thoughtful, compassionate advocate who works hard for his clients. He also volunteers his time to provide excellent advice to AVVO participants. I endorse this attorney!

    - Ivette Santaella

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  • His sage and client centric focus and advice has served many a client well at a most critical time in their lives.
    Mr. Shields has helped countless individuals and families achieve a new lease on life and a fresh start. His sage and client centric focus and advice has served many a client well at a most critical time in their lives.

    - William Massarweh

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  • Atty. Shields is a highly regarded and well respected attorney in his field
    Atty. Shields is a highly regarded and well respected attorney in his field; I endorse him.

    - S. Hashim

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  • He will work diligently for his clients and knowledgeable about the law.
    I endorse this lawyer. He will work diligently for his clients and knowledgeable about the law.

    - Grant Frankfurt

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  • A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community.

    - Kimberly Perkins

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  • He is gracious, zealous, compassionate and a force to be reckoned with.

    Mr. Shields is the kind of attorney every client wants and every adversary hates going against. He is gracious, zealous, compassionate and a force to be reckoned with. Mr. Shields fights for his clients with a sense of dedication, sensitivity, and zeal that is unparalleled by most attorneys. I cannot endorse Mr. Shields highly enough.

    - Kayla Maxey Wimberley

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  • I endorse this lawyer's work.
    Mr. Shields has made a substantial number of contributions on avvo.com. I have read several of his contributions and found them to be thoughtful, informative and practical. I endorse this lawyer's work.

    - Robin Mashal

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  • Mr. Shields is a zealous advocate for all of his clients
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a zealous advocate for all of his clients; always providing sound advice with integrity and professionalism. He is an asset to the legal community. I would recommend his services without reservation.

    - Bennett Wills

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  • I would recommend him without hesitation!
    Mr. Shields is an incredibly experienced attorney who serves his client and the AVVO community well. I would recommend him without hesitation!

    - Fareesh Sarangi

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  • He works hard to achieve the results the client needs.
    I endorse this lawyer. This attorney knows his stuff. He works hard to achieve the results the client needs.

    - Kim DSouza

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  • He is accomplished in this and other areas of law. I recommend you hire him
    Mr. Shields has been a frequent contributor on the Avvo website and has provided individuals with helpful and thoughtful observations. He knows the field well. He is accomplished in this and other areas of law. I recommend you hire him

    - Alan Brinkmeier

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  • A great resource in the consumer bankruptcy field.

    -- Alan Brinkmeier


    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields dedicates many hours out of his week to share his experience on Avvo.com and shares thoughtful advice to individuals facing tremendous financial hardship. A great resource in the consumer bankruptcy field.

    - Austin Houvener

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  • Excellent attorney. True professional.
    Excellent attorney. True professional.

    - Edwin Drantivy

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  • I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. James Shields as a fellow bankruptcy practitioner.

    I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. James Shields as a fellow bankruptcy practitioner. His advice in Avvo is clear and to the point. Clients will benefit significantly from his years of experience. Well respected in the community.

    - Catherine Co

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  • He is very knowledgeable in his practice areas.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a frequent contributor to Avvo. He is very knowledgeable in his practice areas. His insights are always right on target.

    - Brian Fetzko

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  • Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results.
    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well-respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend him to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.

    - Adam Rumschlag

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  • Excellent understanding of arcane legal aspects and a clear meticulous approach to meet the client's expectations.

    With pleasure I endorse Attorney James Shields who practices in the most intricate state and federal areas of law: probate, bankruptcy and estate planning, which require excellent understanding of arcane legal aspects and a clear meticulous approach to meet the client's expectations. Attorney James Shields possesses a valuable expertise necessary to facilitate that.

    - Alexander Ivakhnenko

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  • As a client, this is the kind of lawyer you want to represent your interests.
    The breadth of Mr. Shields experience is unparalleled in the southern California legal community. He understands the complexities of the law and the interaction of the various disciplines in which he practices. As a client, this is the kind of lawyer you want to represent your interests. One who will vigorously fight for your rights and who will take the time to make sure you understand the process. He is a great example of what a lawyer should be.

    - Timothy Holt

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  • His responses to questions show a depth of knowledge and caring nature.
    I highly endorse attorney James Shields. Mr. Shields donates many hours of his time answering legal questions on Avvo. His responses to questions show a depth of knowledge and caring nature. He is a credit to the Avvo community. I strongly recommend him.

    - Shaye Larkin

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  • His experience, perseverance and drive make him an elite advocate for his clients.

    Mr. Shields is an invaluable asset to the legal community. His experience, perseverance and drive make him an elite advocate for his clients.

    - Frank Podesta

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  • I endorse Mr. Shields -- he's an excellent bankruptcy attorney.
    I endorse Mr. Shields -- he's an excellent bankruptcy attorney.

    - Anthony Munoz, Esq.

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  • His credentials are exceptional and I believe that his experience and achievements represent a perfect blend of advocacy and compassion.
    Mr. Shields is a well-respected member of the legal community. His credentials are exceptional and I believe that his experience and achievements represent a perfect blend of advocacy and compassion.

    - Karen Steinitz

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  • He is an excellent attorney.
    I strongly endorse James Charles Shields. He is an excellent attorney.

    - Maryam Parman

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  • I endorse Mr. Shields -- he's an excellent bankruptcy attorney.
    I endorse Mr. Shields -- he's an excellent bankruptcy attorney.

    - Arasto Farsad

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  • Mr. Shields is a well-regarded lawyer.
    Mr. Shields is a well-regarded lawyer. He contributes his time and expertise to this forum and his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

    - Michael Henderson

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  • James takes time to answer questions for the general public and offers sage advice.
    James takes time to answer questions for the general public and offers sage advice.

    - Brandon Roseman

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  • He truly is the go-to attorney in LA County.
    Estate Planning requires knowledge of probate and bankruptcy. Mr. Shields handles all these issues and competently. He truly is the go-to attorney in LA County. I endorse this lawyer for reasons known by respectable attorneys and for reasons apparent to his clients.

    - George Mueller

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  • He is a credit to the legal profession & I am proud to endorse him.
    James brings considerable talent & integrity to bear in helping his clients to plan for one of the most important aspects of life. He is a credit to the legal profession & I am proud to endorse him.

    - Michael Potter

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  • An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community
    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

    - John O'Brien

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  • Mr. Shields is a skilled and respected member of the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is a skilled and respected member of the legal community.

    - Jason Hunter

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  • Mr. Shields is an exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced probate attorney
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is an exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced probate attorney who I do not hesitate to recommend.

    - Gaurav Datta

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  • He is well respected by his clients and by his peers in the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer. He is well respected by his clients and by his peers in the legal community.

    - Manuel Juarez

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  • I endorse this lawyer; he is an asset to the legal community.
    I endorse this lawyer; he is an asset to the legal community.

    - Michael Avanesian

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  • I would not hesitate to refer clients to James and I gladly endorse him.
    I find James's contributions to clients' inquiries and needs insightful and helpful. I would not hesitate to refer clients to James and I gladly endorse him.

    - Cheryl Johnson

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  • His answers are most often correct, insightful and very useful.
    I endorse this lawyer. His answers are most often correct, insightful and very useful.

    - Gerard O'Brien

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  • Mr. Shields is an exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced probate attorney
    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shields is an exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced probate attorney who I do not hesitate to recommend.

    - Robert Cargal

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  • I was very pleased with the service I received from Mr. Shields.

    I was very pleased with the service I received from Mr. Shields. His Paralegals walked me through each step of my bankruptcy process and he met with me personally before I actually filed my case. On the day of my hearing the attorney he sent with me made me feel confident and comfortable.

    I have since sent my sister and my boyfriend to him so that they can both file their bankruptcy claims with him.

    - Kelly

    Categories: Client Testimonials
  • His care and concern were greatly appreciated.
    I had a very sensitive case dealing with a probate issue, and James was very supportive giving insightful information. His knowledge and expertise proved to be extremely helpful during a difficult time in my life losing a loved one. James and his team were diligent and professional in their efforts to settle the matters of my case as expeditiously and peacefully as possible. His care and concern were greatly appreciated.

    - Rose

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  • And for the first time both my wife and me felt confident to move ahead with the bankruptcy
    Overall the service was excellent from the very start. The initial meeting was very informative regarding the explanation and process involved in doing a bankruptcy. And for the first time both my wife and me felt confident to move ahead with the bankruptcy due to the through information and explanation we had received.

    - Victor

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