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4.7/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

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5.0/5.0

Attorney Petrancosta is the consummate professional. She was able to quickly identify what my needs were and explained the process in very simple and easy-to-understand terms. She was very quick to respond to any...

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Client 2018/12/11

5.0/5.0

Attorney Petrancosta made sure she completely understood my situation before speaking more thoroughly about next courses of action. She made sure to clarify and repeat when necessary, making sure I understood what...

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Client 2018/03/19

5.0/5.0

Attorney Petrancosta is the consummate Professional.{newline}She defines effectiveness, proficiency & intelligence.{newline}These qualities,the common thread woven into the tapestry of her person & her...

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Client 2015/03/29

5.0/5.0

Communicating with her was pleasant and comfortable. I felt she advised me while looking out for my best interest. She answered my questions in terminology I understood. Without a doubt she would be my pick for...

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Client 2014/02/21

5.0/5.0

I live in canada, and although I have never met with Dorothy, she was extremely helpful in email contacts.{para}My situation involves Elder law, and she was very helpful. She provided me with some excellent...

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Client 2014/01/22

5.0/5.0

Attorney Petrancosta was a Godsend for settling our family's disputed estate. With less than two week's notice she was able to research the prior three year's worth of incompetent work. She was knowledgeable,...

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Client 2014/01/12

5.0/5.0

She was efficient and effective in assisting in a challenging estate situation. We were very impressed with her ability to clarify and resolve issues. We would HIGHLY recommend her services.

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Client 2014/01/11

5.0/5.0

was very informative, great communication

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Client 2013/08/20

5.0/5.0

As I live in Wisconsin, I picked Dorothy off the internet and what a pick she was! She more than exceed my expectations. She was both informative and honest. She got my mother the physical property back from an...

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Client 2013/06/09

5.0/5.0

Dee was a God send!!! I moved 1000 miles away for work right after the papers were filed. She made certain my best interest were taken care of and that I got the best settlement possible.

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Client 2012/11/28

5.0/5.0

Dorothy J. Petrancosta is a very organized and professional lawyer who follows up with a client in a very prompt time frame. I was very satisfied with her professional services and would recommend her. Planning to...

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Client 2012/07/25

5.0/5.0

I know that no matter what type of legal advice I require, Attorney Pentrancosta will provide me with professional, reasonable and expedient service. I have known Attorney Pentrancosta for over 13 years and have...

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Client 2012/06/06

5.0/5.0

Dorothy 'Dee' Petrancosta is a hands-on attorney. She is very organized and follows up with her clients in a very short timeframe. I have been a client of Dee's for over ten years and have been impressed with her...

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Client 2012/01/28

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/28

5.0/5.0

I was recommended to Dorothy by a friend and am so pleased with the outcome. She is so professional and knows the law. She has been so helpful.

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Client 2011/12/05

5.0/5.0

I have known Dorothy for several years. During part of that time, we were in contact weekly and sometimes daily. My legal needs have covered a variety of areas. In areas were she believes that others are better...

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Client 2011/12/03

5.0/5.0

I have worked with Dorothy Petrancosta for over 12 years for various issues, beginning with my divorce, through estate litigation, estate planning and will preparation, and would never consider using anyone else. ...

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Client 2011/11/30

5.0/5.0

Dorothy has been a tremendous help with our church board and some contractual issues we have worked through. I also had a personal issue with my local municipality Dorothy assisted me with. She is incredibly...

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Client 2011/11/30

5.0/5.0

Dorothy Petrancosta (Dee) handled a difficult gas lease issue for me. She was up to date on the recent court cases that affected my dispute with the leaseholder. Her fee was more than reasonable for all of the time...

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Client 2011/11/30

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2011/10/03

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2011/10/03

5.0/5.0

awesome attorney w/ amazing analytical skills

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Sole Practitioner 2011/09/28

5.0/5.0

Excellent attorney in all aspects.

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Sole Practitioner 2011/09/28

5.0/5.0

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Judge 2011/09/28

5.0/5.0

I know that Dee is a highly ethical, highly principled lawyer.

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Partner 2011/08/29

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/08/24

5.0/5.0

Dee is an excellent lawyer with extensive knowledge and skill in financial analysis for family law, good judgment and a temperament perfectly suited to this field of practice.

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Partner 2011/08/24

5.0/5.0

Dee is the divorce master in the Butler County court system and she has brought consistency, expertise, efficiency, and analytical proficiency to the office. She is industrious, conscientious and a credit to our...

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Partner 2011/08/24

5.0/5.0

Excelllent attorney. High ethical standards. Very worthy adversary.

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Partner 2011/08/24

4.8/5.0

Atty Petrancosta is very knowledgable in the area of Oil and Gas leases. I am very pleased to have found her for my gas lease negotiation. She is very pleasant to work with and her advice was extremely useful. I...

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Client 2012/12/06

4.8/5.0

I have referred to her a number of clients and they have all been very impressed and satisified.

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Member 2011/08/24

4.8/5.0

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Principal 2011/08/24

4.6/5.0

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Judge 2011/09/24

4.6/5.0

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Senior Associate 2011/08/24

4.6/5.0

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Associate 2010/05/04

4.4/5.0

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Member 2011/08/24

4.4/5.0

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Associate 2010/05/04

4.0/5.0

Ms. Petrancosta is a very good attorney in the area of family law. She is responsive and knowledgeable. She is a tough negotiator, but willing to compromise as necessary to meet the client's needs.

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Principal 2011/08/27

3.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/05/12