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LSEM Client Testimonials

Advocates for Family Health Program

"The best experience I ever had with anyone! I can’t say enough for all the attorney did for us and the great manner that she did it with.   Thank you!"

"I feel the need to express my first time working with Legal Services. For the first time in many years, I felt someone was there to help. I am a single mother of three and work full-time…and I feel very blessed for that. But when there was a mistake on my youngest child’s social security and his insurance was cancelled…I contacted LSEM. From the time I spoke with my Advocate she could not have been more pleasant. I felt a relief at how quickly the problem was solved. I just wanted to thank Legal Services and my Advocate for all the care and attention I received."

"I am very satisfied because your help especially with my kids Medicaid. It was my biggest worry. Again thank you so very much!"

"Everyone on the staff that we have dealt with exceeded our expectations. They always offered suggestions and help in all areas."

Children's Legal Alliance

"You helped me get (my insurance) to pay for feeding service and also helped me with my IEP meeting."

"I feel like you have helped me and my children and it is a very good program and very much needed."

"The whole experience was very professional. I felt I could trust my attorney and I was comfortable. I have referred several people who are also having problems with their school district."

"My questions and concerns were answered in a timely manner. Whenever a meeting was at school my attorney was there."

Consumer Law Program

"I can sleep much better now without the stress and worry.  Every contact I had with Legal Services – I was treated with respect."

"Sometimes we think it’s hopeless, regarding situations out of our own control. Thanks to every one for providing support and information for the ones that need help and peace of mind."

"Your help has greatly improved my overall self worth.  My mental & physical health has improved knowing the stress of my finances have been lifted and I can better deal with the day to day living."

"I can’t say thank you enough to my attorney and his staff for caring, supporting and going above and beyond legal services given to me.  In these horrific times people like my attorney and staff have made a difference."

Elder Law Program

"The service and courtesy I received superseded any legal services that I have ever experienced. Thank you again."

"It is one of the most important organizations for people that can’t afford representation, including senior citizens such as myself. I want to thank all of you so very much. "

"Everything was done quickly and professionally. Everyone I talked to was very kind and informed me of services I didn’t even know about."

"I feel I was treated with the most considerable and respectful help and when I asked questions, instructions and information was very clear. I thank you all."

Family Court Program

"The attorney was completely honest with me and that was appreciated.  It seemed like he genuinely cared."

"Any victim involved in this court system understands how undesirable and depressing it can be. My attorney was there for me throughout the whole process. She treated me with sincerity and care. She was always available to me…she educated me regarding family court, and never gave me false hope, just honesty. She is an asset to your firm and a blessing to her clients."

Housing Law Program

"I feel like my attorney worked hard for me and I looked at her with admiration, like 'Wow – she means business!'. I got to keep me home – Thank you!"

"My attorney did an excellent job from beginning to the end.  I appreciate her reminders.  When I felt helpless she made me feel hopeful."

"This is definitely for people who are being railroaded and who need someone who can be a voice in the overwhelming process."

"I had a very good experience with my case and the attorney helped me get my claim accomplished. Thank you!"

Immigration Law Program

"My Immigration Advocate was super great and helped me obtain my US citizenship. I was very happy with the way it was handled."

Lasting Solutions Family Law Program

"I cannot express enough my gratitude for your services. As a single mother struggling to survive, having this resource available to me ensured that I was able to have legal documents that afforded me child support and safety with regard to my son’s residency."

"Your staff are great lawyers. They treated me with respect and not once did I feel ashamed or embarrassed about the reality of my situation. They provided legal support, time, patience and reassurance throughout my case."

"Thank you for providing this type of service for individuals like me. You have no idea how much this helps to make us feel like we have a voice when it seems like the whole world is up against us."

"I believe your services are a blessing for many people, and a fresh start. It has made me stronger and a better person. I can deal with issues in life and relationships, stand my own ground, love myself and respect myself. I am very thankful for all your help and support."

Public Benefits Program

" I was extremely impressed by my attorney.  She always kept me informed. She was very professional and knowledgeable in her field.   She did an excellent job. She was so nice and understanding.  Legal Services is blessed to have her working for them."

"My case was started and finished in an expedited time. It has made a great relief in my wife’s medical bills."

"I would recommend LSEM because you listened and did everything you could to correct my issues. You went to bat for me and won. You were able to retrieve my lost benefits, which I am very grateful for."

"I wanted to take the time to let you know how much my son and I both appreciate all the hard work you gave my case, as well as helping my son and I obtain food stamps, getting Medicaid issues resolved and other services which will benefit us. These are a huge blessing and will be of great help to us. I am very grateful! You are excellent at your job, but more important; you have a great heart and saw that we were made aware of other programs available to us, which I was not made aware of before. Just know how much good you bring to individuals, to ease their struggles and enrich so many lives!"

Rural Outreach Program

Hannibal:

"My attorney was very friendly by phone and went above and beyond what any of my other attorneys ever have!"

"This program is amazing and a great help to people who can’t afford it on their own. Thank you. You guys are the best!"

Union:

"Thank you so much for helping me. When I met you I was very lost and had no idea what to do or where to turn. You really did save me. I am doing great now, and feel like I can breathe again. If it wasn’t for you…I don’t know where I would be right now."

"My attorney was wonderful and handled everything to the point where I had nothing to worry about. There aren’t enough words to say thank you for everything."