Colleague Testimonials

Dear Natalie & Eric,  Having my ex-husband send me a court summons was very upsetting. You guys helped to make the process so smooth and made me feel safe, knowing you were representing me, the kids, and our best interest. Thanks for everything!… ”
Natalie, You have done an excellent job in preparing all the documents and keeping me updated on all the steps. I have been impressed by the professionalism of everybody I have spoken to at your office. I will be happy to recommend your services to m… ”
Natalie, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you, for all your help in my recent court case. My daughter really appreciated how comfortable the two of you made her feel during the whole process. She wanted Eric to know that his fast thinking… ”
Mary, THANK YOU for all you did to help this family and their dogs. You are a hero! ”
Takura, Just read your article and thought that I would drop you a note. You did a great job dealing with a most timely topic. Happy to learn more about the Court. Thanks. ”
Hi Mary, I just wanted to say a heartfelt thank you for your coming out last week. You were just terrific on the panel! Thanks again. ”
Hi Natalie, How do you thank someone who puts your life back on track?? I’m simply not sure. Thank you so much for everything you’ve done. Such a weight has been lifted off of my shoulders . . . it’s hard to describe. I’m head… ”
Takura, I just wanted to express my thanks one more time. I truly enjoyed getting to know you, and so appreciate all of the support you offered – legal and otherwise. You were wonderful to work with during this difficult time. Thank you for every… ”
Hi Mary, Thank you just isn’t enough. I appreciate everything you did for me and my family. You brought hope, laughter, and spark back into our family when we needed it most. You became one of us and we a part of your team. I miss not seeing you i… ”
Mary, Thank you once again for your kind and expert guidance through the “legal maze” of the MMMA. You do your job more than well. I am the lucky beneficiary of your expertise. I am . . . Gratefully yours. ”
Dear Mary, Takura, and Team, I wanted to take a minute and personally thank you for your OUTSTANDING job in defending my friend. What you and your team did for him and his family is beyond words. I have been with them from the beginning and to final… ”
Hi Mary, We have alot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. You will be in our prayers when we sit at the table together for our dinner. Thank you Mary and we wish you Happy Holidays. ”
Natalie, Thanks for everything from the bottom of my heart. . . . Watching you at work is one of the most amazing and inspiring things I have ever witnessed. My son and I are blessed to have you in our lives. I am so grateful. Love you! ”
Mary, Thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement. I have appreciated all you’ve done for me. Thank you again. ”
Takura, Thank you so much for your support through this insane accusation! Your expertise and kindness have been the rock making this situation bearable. I appreciate your honesty; you have been as clear with me as possible regarding what I should ex… ”
Hi Mary, I just want to once again THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for taking care of this matter and for your extreme generosity. I know that one way or the other you will be blessed for your kindness. ”
Mary, Thanks you very much for taking on this case, we are very pleased with the outcome. It was even better than we anticipated. Our daughter does have a bright future and we are happy that it won’t be affected by this issue. ”
Natalie, Sincere appreciation for the time and effort you invested on my behalf. Your expertise as well as your humanity are evidenced in my appeal – you told my story. Thank you. ”
Mary, As usual, your writing is exceptional and wonderful. ”
Mary and Takura, A note to thank you for your thoughtfulness and to let you know it really meant a lot. This card sent to you today holds more appreciation than any words can say! Thank you ALL. ”
Mary, You are the very best! Thank you so much for taking the time at the end of your long day to call me with a report. In addition to doing such a sterling job, you have also managed to put a smile on my face in the process– almost surely wor… ”
Dear Mary, I wanted to send you an email to thank you for everything you did for me. It meant alot to me how understanding you were of how scared my mother and I were. I mean in the best way possible I hope to never have to see you in court ever agai… ”
Mary, Thanks again for all of your help. You truly have been excellent. I hope I never get in trouble again, but if I do, believe me when I say: I will be contacting you! Thanks again for being so nice and having a great attitude throughout the whole… ”
Dear Mary, Thank you! And I mean it. You were always very attentive and I felt you would go to any length to fight this case and that says a lot when you were appointed. Thank God you were there. The judge respects you very much – that is very obvi… ”
Hi Mary, The judge seemed to be in automatic “motion denied” mode until you presented your arguments to the court. You were Brilliant!! You were highly prepared, quick on your feet, and spoke clearly. The consideration given by the court… ”
Dear Mary, Thank you very much for assisting us in this matter. You did a great job. I will be contacting you soon regarding a celebration dinner. ”
Dear Mary, Thanks for making this a better year than we would have had without you. It feels like we are on a better path with more to look forward to in the coming years. Some things we will never forget. Thank you. ”
Mary, I know I say this all the time, but we appreciate you so much. You have went above and beyond all expectations. It is truly a blessing to finally have someone help us with this big fight. You are a wonderful person! I am so glad that I found yo… ”
Mary, I can’t begin to tell you how much I appreciate you – what a blessing it was have you represent my son! And Fate! Anyway here’s some “chocolate” for you on those stressful days – God Bless you and your family! Thanks… ”
Mary – I never expected to meet such an amazing person under such circumstances (you!). Thanks for everything! ”
Mary – I just want to let you know how appreciative I am of everything you have done for me and all that you have yet to do. You are the best! ”
Dear Mary, Thank you! It really looks like you’re the only that understands my side in this matter. Thank you again! ”
Mary, I’m so glad that you all enjoyed the cookies I sent! I really mean it when I say that you were the reason why I didn’t lose any sleep through the whole process. From the moment I talked to you on the phone I felt relaxed and at ease… ”
Mary, I just wanted to let you know my appreciation in your hard work for resolving my case. It truly means a lot to me that you care for my future in school. I can only wish the best for you as well. Thank you again! ”
Mary: Thank you very much for all your work. We are very happy with the outcome and your guidance. Thanks again! Best Regards. ”
Hello Mary Chartier, Thank you for all your wonderful assistance. I honestly feel that you gave me my life back at a time when all that seemed sane and logical was falling apart, and for that I am most grateful. It’s been my pleasure meeting yo… ”
Mary: I want to tell you how much you are truly appreciated! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. ”
Mary – Just wanted to thank you for counseling us last Friday. We have had many sleepless nights worrying – it is good for all of us to know you are looking out for her best interests! Thank you for helping us through this tough time. ”
Dear Mary, Sending sincerest gratitude for your legal counsel. Representing me with poise, expertise, and compassion for my circumstances. Warmest regards! ”
Mary, We can’t thank you enough for what you’ve done. We feel like you’re a member of the family. Thank you to you and all the members of the firm! ”
Dear Mary, I wanted to thank you again for your kindness in advising me and helping me make an informed decision. Thank you again! ”
Mary, “Thank you” again for all you’ve done to help my son! ”
Mary, Thanks again for everything. I can’t even express how relieving it is to have that weight lifted off my shoulders. ”
Mary, Thank you for all your help. I don’t know what I would have done without it. ”
Mary, Thank you for everything you’ve done for me and most of all for your kindness. ”
Dear Mary, I just want you know that I really appreciate everything that you have done for me. The things that you have done have given me peace of mind that I would not have otherwise. May God ever bless you. ”
Mary, Thank you so much for all of your help! This was one of the most difficult times of my life, and I really appreciated your support (and for making me realize I’m not a bad person)! I can tell you are passionate about what you do and I hop… ”
Mary, Thank you for everything! Thanks for your thoughtfulness. ”
Mary, Thanks for all your work on our case. We really appreciated it. Thanks again. ”
Mary, I cannot tell you how much I appreciated all of the hard work that you put into my case and your interest in it. Your brief was compelling and very fascinating for me to read. I could never have wished for a more excellent team, and you were an… ”
Mary, I hear your nickname is the Pit Bull in high heels. If the hearing was a dog fight, I’d put my money on you. I really want to thank you for all you’ve done for me and my family. Mary, I’m very proud to have you as my lawyer as… ”
Dear Ms. Chartier, I wanted to thank you again for your kindness in advising my brother and helping him make an informed decision. Thank you again! ”
Mary, I would like to start by extending my appreciation for all the effort and time that you have expended on my behalf. You have proven to me that you do have my best interests at heart and are fighting most zealously to protect my constitutional r… ”
Mary, Just wanted to say thanks for your patience and understanding. Thank you for allowing us to fight through our situations. Thank you very much. Much love. ”
Mary, I can’t THANK YOU enough or say it enough for all you have and are doing for us. You truly are a Godsend. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! ”
Mary, Bravo! Great job! Well Done! You have a made a difference through your hard work and wonderful personality and you are the first and only recipient of The Hummingbird Difference Award! ”
Dear Mary, I am writing to say thank you for all that you did for me in my case. Also thank you for getting me into counseling. I feel blessed to have this chance and am working hard and keeping positive about my situation. You have a beautiful smile… ”
Ms. Chartier, Thank you for your time and effort. It was much appreciated. ”
Mary, We can’t thank you enough for the help you gave to our son. Your guidance was a tremendous help and calmed our nerves. Thank you. ”
Ms. Chartier, I want to thank you for representing me at the evidentiary hearing. You did a good job. You are a very good attorney and I am so blessed to have you helping me with my case Thanks again. ”
Mary, I can’t tell you enough how much I appreciate everything you have done for me in getting my case dismissed. Thank you so much. ”
Mary, I’ve been in trouble before, and I’ve never had a lawyer fight for me like you did. Your nickname is the “pit bull in high heels” and it’s true. Thank you so much! ”
Mary, I want to thank you so much again for everything that you have done for me with winning the prelim. Thanks again. ”
Dear Natalie and Mary, Congratulations on receiving the Pro Bono Circle of Excellence Award from the State Bar! I was excited to hear this news, and proud that it was awarded to a law firm here in Lansing. Your commitment to public service deserves r… ”
Mary and Natalie, I want to tell you both how proud I am of the law firm you’ve put together and operate successfully.  I greatly admire your fortitude, ambition, drive, zeal, and intelligence.  As I spend day-after-day reading examples of sub-pa… ”
Thank you for serving as faculty for Exploring Careers in the Law, the Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center’s moot court program for high school students. Your presentation about preparing for court struck exactly the right note. I particularly a… ”
Mary, Just a note to say “Thank You” for the awesome presentation yesterday!  You provided a very important perspective as we continue to ensure compliance with the law as well as an overall standard of “fundamental fairness”… ”
Natalie & Mary, You are two of the brightest, hardest working ladies I know and your success is well earned. Congratulations! ”
You were a hurricane that just blew opposing counsel off the floor deck! ”
Excellent win for us here in Michigan.  Thank you Mary Chartier!  Now I get to tell some prosecutors “I told you so”. ”
Takura, from your many success stories, you are the superstar young barrister in the Alane & Chartier Ass-Whooping Society.   ”
Congratulations to Natalie and Mary! Alane & Chartier, P.L.C. (a women-owned law firm) has been recognized with the 2010 Pro Bono Circle of Excellence by the State Bar of Michigan! Fewer than 20 firms statewide were recognized in the small-firm c… ”
Natalie, Hope your firm’s anniversary celebration was a blast. You guys have a lot to be proud of—like the fact that your seminar materials virtually wrote my latest trial brief on custody. Here’s to even more good things to you both in… ”
Mary, Congrats on being named on of Michigan’s top 25 women lawyers for 2013!  A very well deserved honor! ”
I heard about the award.  That is amazing . . . you totally deserve it.  Many Congratulations, I know you worked hard for it. ”
I join the chorus of congrats to Natalie and Mary for the Pro BonoCircle of Excellence Award. Natalie and Mary have shown a wonderful commitment to our community. Many congrats to them for their tireless and inspiring work. Way to go, Natalie and Mar… ”
Natalie: Today was the first time I had the opportunity to see you present. I thought you were terrific today. The hard work you had put into your preparation for your presentation translated into a flow of information and ideas and concepts. Congrat… ”
Mary, I’m at a loss for words on your victory.  Bravo.  Wow.  ”
Hi Takura, I was so pleased to see that you would be recognized at the Davis-Dunnings banquet – a well-deserved honor!  ”
Hi Natalie! I just wanted to let you know that I had my change of custody motion yesterday and it went very well which is largely attributable to you. I watched the ICLE seminar online and you did a great job! ”
Dear Mary and Nat, Another great win for you guys! Great job, Mary. These cases are impossible to reverse, but you did it. ”
Mary, that’s a wonderful result in a medical marijuana case!  That ruling could be great help in many other cases.  Congrats again!! ”
Dear Takura, I would like to formally offer my congratulations.  The Davis-Dunnings Bar Association Honor of Rising Star is a tremendous achievement!  I will admit, I was not surprised to hear you received this most prestigious honor.  Your distin… ”
A Big Congratulations to you, just saw that you received a Woman in the Law award and it could not have gone to a better person.  That is fantastic!!! ”
Mary and Natalie, I want to tell you both how proud I am of the law firm you’ve put together and operate successfully.  I greatly admire your fortitude, ambition, drive, zeal, and intelligence.  As I spend day-after-day reading examples of su… ”
The Koon opinion is an classic.  When all is said and done, it will rank right up there with the likes of Cobbs and Milbourn.   ”
Your presence in the courtroom is among the “top best”! ”
Congratulations Mary! I received my copy of Lawyers Weekly this afternoon to see your name prominently displayed as one of this year’s honorees for Women Lawyers of the Year. It is a prestigious award for which you are most deserving! ”
You inspire us all.  Congratulations!!!!!  ”
Mary, Congratulations on being recognized as one of the top women lawyers in Michigan. So awesome! ”
Congratulations on all of your achievements and your contributions back to the community. ”
Congratulations on the victory in People v Koon!  It’s a great victory for Michigan medical marijuana users!  Huge victory.  Excuse me while I pick up my jaw. ”
CONGRATULATIONS on the Koon victory!!!! And thank you for the gift you’ve given all of us and our clients!! ”
On your Supreme Court win – beyond amazing!!!!  I want to be you if I grow up!  Great job!!!! ”
Mary, you ROCK!!!!  Thank you so VERY much!!  You’re the best. ”
Thank you so much!  Your motion was quite masterful. ”
You’re an appellate rockstar. ”
You were outstanding during oral argument.  You crushed your opponent.  Nice job. ”
Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to be a teacher at the Hillman Advocacy Program.  I learned so much from you, and I really enjoyed it.  Thank you again! ”
Mary: Great job on your presentation regarding medical marijuana. I really learned much! ”
Mary, You are an awesome advocate. Great job and I am totally proud of you. ”
Mary: Congratulations on the win! Great work! I read both of your briefs and was very impressed with your work. Congratulations on obtaining some semblance of justice for your client. ”
Mary, You did a great job in your presentation yesterday! Your energy and enthusiasm was infectious. ”
Mary, Thanks again for making the trip to the University of Michigan last week and teaching us about the appellate courts. ”
Mary, You are a delight. I was so thankful you came up with the idea that turned the mediation. I look forward to working with you again. Thanks again. ”
Dear Mary, Congratulations on the excellent result in the appeal – great job! Thank you for your expertise in this matter. ”
Hello Mary, I attended the Animal Law Symposium recently. I have been meaning to write and thank you for coming to speak with us concerning updates on animal case law. I am inspired to see that there are selfless people doing good things with their l… ”
Dear Mary, You were an honorable and effective advocate today – your client was very well served. You missing nothing! It’s good to work with you! ”
Mary, We haven’t met, but I had a chance to watch you in action in connection with your appeal. I thought your oral argument was one of the best appellate oral arguments I’ve seen in 31 years of practice in the federal and state courts. N… ”
Both Ms. Chartier and [Assistant Attorney General] Mr. Pallas represented their clients in this court with integrity and professionalism. The court is indebted to Ms. Chartier for her diligence in unraveling a complicated set of facts surrounding pet… ”
Thank you so much for being a big part of the fabulous experience I had at the Hillman Advocacy Program.  I really enjoyed all of your great advice.  Thanks again! ”
Takura,  I am writing to say a Big Thank You for your help and support all the way during the case. We will never forget the way you helped us steer through these difficult times and pass through various stages of the case especially the immigration… ”
Takura, I just had the opportunity to read the memorandum and I think you did an OUTSTANDING job on it!! WOW! ”
Mary, I want to start off with thanking you for everything you’ve done! I’m pleased with your work and am blessed to have you representing me in this appeal. Congratulations on all your accomplishments in the courts.  ”
Natalie Absolutely knows what she’s doing!! Natalie has helped me tremendously through a long and drawn out custody dispute. I hired her initially to appeal what was a completely uninformed decision by a judge, which we won. She then took my ca… ”
Takura, Thank you for being on top of everything!! You are amazing. ”
Nicole expedited this so quickly. She really made a difficult situation bearable! ”
Mary, Thanks to everyone for their hard work, especially to the outstanding up and coming attorney! Thanks again for your kindness! ”
Natalie and Nicole, I just wanted to drop you a note this evening to say how amazing I think Nicole is. She does and is doing such an outstanding job and deserves serious kudos! Can’t thank either of you enough for helping us through all of thi… ”
Takura, I just wanted to thank you for everything you helped me with. It was a very smooth process working with you and I will be sure to refer you to anyone who may require your services in the future.  I wish you all the best in your future endeav… ”
Mary, Thank you for all you do for our family! ”
Mary,  Thanks again for all your help, support and kindness that you have extended to our family. ”
Nicole,  I have thought about you each day since the med agreement was signed because I still remember you talking to me the prior day to convince me that attending the mediation may turn out to be a productive investment of time and effort. And as… ”
Takura, I just wanted to thank you for your firm’s services.  I was happy with your representation. ”
Mary, Again, I really appreciate everything you are doing for me. Thank you so much. ”
Takura, I just wanted to let you know, that I have all my property back from LPD…If anyone is in need of your services, you’ll definately be recommended…thank you for your services!! ”
Natalie, I couldn’t be better. I’ve NEVER been better. I’m so good I often burst into tears. I finally filled that hole in my heart that lingered for years. The very best advice you ever gave me was to tell me whether I liked it or… ”
Hi Mary, We can’t say enough about Takura.  God forbid that my son gets in any more trouble, but if he did he said he would call Takura.  If you ever need anything, I’ll be the first in line to help.  My son is a new man without the threat… ”
Mr. Nyamfukudza,  I hope all is well with you. I’m writing to personally express my gratitude for the noble and dedicated service you provided as my Attorney during my legal procedures. You performed brilliantly and exceeded my expectations, going… ”
Natalie, I don’t know if I had the sense yesterday to thank you for everything you have done for me. This past year has been an emotional nightmare and yet with your steady help I have survived! ”
Mary,  Thanks again for your patience, kindness, and counsel. ”
Thank you so much Natalie and Mary!!! Because of you two and all your hard I’m able to have moments like the one in this photograph all the time. My children are the best thing that ever happened to me and I’m so grateful to you. ”
I want to thank you a lot for your help. If any of my friends get in trouble, I’ll let them know about you. ”
Natalie, I can’t thank you enough for all your help this last year. Your help has made it possible for my son and I to be able to start a new life. ”
Mary, Our family cannot thank you enough for what you continue to do for us. ”
Mary and Natalie, Thank you for everything! We are so blessed to have you in our lives. ”
I want to share with you who Natalie Alane is to me:        Aggressive        Intelligent        Thoughtful        Prepared If I had to go to war and was looking for somebody to lead me and my troops into battle, Natalie would be m… ”
Mary, You’re a good person and your lawyering is superb. ”
I can’t remember when I’ve been so relieved!! Takura was wonderful & we are so grateful to both of you for everything! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! ”
Hey Natalie, I just wanted to tell you and Nicole, thank you again!! I can’t tell you enough how much I appreciate your expertise. You ladies are amazing at what you do!!  ”
Mary, I never imagined in a million years I would have someone of your skill set and expertise assisting me. Never in a million years. Thank you. ”
Thank you Natalie for everything you have done for us. My life has gotten better and you have helped to make this happen.  Thanks again. You helped me in a horrible situation and I’ve risen above the mess. ”
Takura, thanks very much for your service! I will let the Attorney who referred me to Alane & Chartier know that you personally & your firm did a great job! Thanks again! All the best! ”
Mary, thank you! You gave me my life back. ”
Hi Natalie,  I wanted to sincerely thank you for everything you have done for us in these past 9 1/2 months.  The life that I had had for the past 15 years disappeared right in front of my eyes and I knew that you would and could help us put togeth… ”
Hello Takura, I can’t begin to thank you enough for the excellent job you did in handling our daughter’s case! The outcome was so much better than I had dared to hope . . . you truly excel at what you do!  . . .  Thank you so much for a… ”
Mary, thank you for everything you did for our family. We know that you and your staff worked hard on our case and appreciate all your communication. ”
Natalie, First of all, I want to say “Thank You” for being there for us.  Also, I read your brief – it goes beyond words – everything was great.  Thank you.  My heart is overwhelmed with thankfulness to the Lord for you. … ”
Mary, I was glad to see the opinion granting my license in my mailbox yesterday!  Thank you for all of your hard work, it is truly appreciated. You were most helpful and great to work with.  Your positive attitude and friendly guidance made this wh… ”
You are absolutely INCREDIBLE!  You and your staff! Worth every penny!  Beyond worth it!  I’m beyond words of expression!  All I can say is THANK YOU!  Thank you from the bottom of my heart and soul! ”
Mary, I’ve got all the confidence in you and your abilities. I know you’ve worked hard on my case. There’s no words I can find to express how grateful I am for your work. Again thank you! ”
Natalie:  I just wanted to thank you for today.  You certainly are well-spoken, energetic, organized, and have great tenacity.  Every time I hear you present oral argments, I am impressed.  I just wanted to thank you. ”
Mary, we don’t know what we would have done without your help and knowledge!!!  Thank you so much.  We knew you were the right choice!! ”
Thank you so much for being so wonderful!  Yesterday you were perfect with keeping me calm and just being in tune with everything.  I cannot stress enough how helpful you have been and how perfect you are for a lawyer for me!!!!!!! ”
You are our shining star, and thank you for all the work you’ve done for us! ”
Natalie,  Wow!  How utterly amazing!!  I’m shocked!  I almost want to cry. Thank you SO very much! My appreciation is so deep.  Thanks again!  Made my day! ”
I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.  Our son is at home now, and all is well. I wanted to let you know how grateful we are for everything you’ve done for him. ”
Natalie is the most competent professional I’ve ever worked with. She did an amazing job handling my case and was also a wonderful and supportive person throughout the whole process. She remembered all of the details of my case without promptin… ”
Thank you again for all that you are doing not only for me, but my family. ”
I am very happy for your support throughout this entire situation.  I couldn’t have chosen a better person, and I mean that.  I felt you were ready to go to battle and that means a lot to me. ”
I’m proud of you, Mary, and it’s a blessing to have you on my team.  Thank you. ”
Wow, nice work!  It overwhelmingly repudiates their arguments.  ”
I just know that one day everyone will know that your name will be synonymous with the greatest! ”
You were a hurricane that just blew opposing counsel off the floor deck! ”
Ms. Chartier, I just want to let you know that I will never forget the depth of your loyalty to me regarding your work to overturn my conviction. Thanks again for helping me with my appeal. ”
So glad you were on my side!  Thanks for making sure that nice guys don’t always finish last!  🙂  You’re the best!!! ”
I was pleased with the brief that you submitted on my behalf. It was a sound and persuasive argument supported by applicable law. I do not think I could have been represented better by Daniel Webster himself.  Thank you. ”
Natalie, Thank you for all that you did for me.  You really were such a support and I know that you are very competent in what you do.  It is so great what women can do if we help each other.  Thanks so much. ”
Thanks for being so kind and listening to me. I appreciate it! ”
Hi Natalie, I’ll continue to send anyone I know that’s in need of outstanding representation or advice your way.  Take care! ”
Again, I cannot thank you enough for your kindness and generosity. Thank you for all you have done. ”
I do thank God for you and Kim.  You helped me through one of the worst times in my life or should I say non-life!  I am so happy now and I really am starting a whole new life – THANK YOU!  ”
Mary, I cannot say thank you enough for everything, I think that just needed to be said!  Thank you again for all your hard work and support to me. ”
Natalie:  Since January 2001, this is the first time I have felt I am not alone in this matter – thank you.  Thank you. ”
I started sleeping better when you came on board.  Thank you! ”
Who might be one of the best exemplars to argue that girls should not be stifled academically?  How about Natalie Alane herself.  Is there anyone who is going to step forward to say that she isn’t a role model for young girls everywhere?  ”
Mary, I wanted to thank you for all that you’ve done for me.  I’ll always be thankful to you.  I’m on the right path, and I’m staying out of trouble now.  Thank you for your time and thank you for fighting for me.  Gld ble… ”
Natalie, I do want to thank you for all the work you did for me.  I know you are being compensated by the $$$, but beyond that, you were supportive and didn’t push me in any direction where I didn’t feel comfortable.  It was a lot messier than… ”
Mary, I wanted to thank you for everything.  You were great.  I sincerely appreciate everything.   ”
Hi Natalie, Just wanted to say thanks again 🙂 You are amazing. I really didn’t care as much about the money as I did about the child custody portion . . . however it feels pretty nice to win . . . and double what I originally was thinking . . .… ”
Mary, I can’t remember when I’ve been so relieved!! Takura was wonderful & we are so grateful to both of you for everything! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! ”
Hi Natalie!  I just opened the settlement papers and want to thank you for all of your hard work and encouragement. Although no one ever wants to have to go through this, I am so grateful that I had you. I will recommend you to anyone who ever needs… ”
Thank you very much. Your work and support for me has been brilliant. Thank Takura for me too. In fact thank Judy, Lizzy, and all your staff. Thank you for the generous sharing of the Dove candies! This opinion is much more detailed and in direct sup… ”
Thank you so much for your graceful wording and unique talents!  I know it helped us in the courtroom today.  I believe what your practice specializes in is exceptional and it’s been apparent throughout my meetings with you.  I know you were the… ”
I want to personally thank you for the hard work that you put into the case. You did an incredible job knowing that you had an uphill battle to convince the Judge that we were telling the truth. Again thank you for your time and hard work it didnR… ”
Dear Natalie, I know that I pay you for your services but I just want to say “Thank You” because you provide way more than a service. You provide hope, sincerity and a sense of security. Thanks again Natalie. ”
Thank you again for all your help and getting me through this. I greatly appreciate it and you! ”
Natalie, I thank you so much for listening to us. I feel better now. I am so proud of you and Mary and what you have accomplished. It is truly a privilege to know you. Take care. ”
Mary, We want to Thank You for helping us out with our situation.  Your thoughtfulness is very appreciated.  Kindest Regards! ”
Natalie, I know I’m not supposed to speak for my ex-wife, but I think in this instance I can do so confidently when I say we both appreciate beyond words you for your professionalism, sensitivity, and unfailing fidelity to the mediation process… ”
Mary, I can’t tell you enough or find the words to express how grateful I am to have you as my attorney.  ”
Hi Natalie, I just wanted to write you and tell you how thankful I am that you handled this divorce case. You made this “ugly” process bearable. I felt I could confide in you with anything and you would not judge. You were and are always… ”
I thank you for being my guardian angel and helping me from the bottom of my heart. ”
Dear Natalie, I still am so grateful for having met you . . . and having you complete the appeal. I still remember how distraught I was when I met you. Just know . . . you have many gifts. . . intellect, compassion and integrity! You make a differenc… ”
I thank God that I have you to protect me. Thank you. ”
Hi Natalie – You Rock! Thank you for helping me through all of this. It’s so touching that you know and understand me – you’ve been there with me. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. ”
I am so grateful for all that you’ve done for me and how hard you fought to get me out of jail and for a new trial. ”
Mary, You’re a blessing to everyone you fight for in the courts. There’s not many attorneys like you or, of course, as good as you! ”
Hi Natalie, To the point, I am writing you because I feel so indebted because of your kindness. Only by your efforts was there any glimmer of a chance to see a light of hope as shining in a very dark place. To have been given the privilege to have yo… ”
Congratulations on your 2013 award!  You truly deserve it!  Thank you for all you have done for us.  You rock!! ”
Dear Natalie, Thank you again for your time and expertise in representing me!! I still remember your calmness when I was losing it. I feel so relieved it is over. The saga is over – on to the next chapter! ”
Thanks a lot for your patience, and all of your hard work with my case.  Thanks again! ”
Natalie, If I could be frank with you? The Leave to Appeal . . . Kicked Ass!!!! Really you are amazingly intelligent and very empowering. I am very pleased with the Brief and almost in tears. If I could I would give you a big hug. : ) Thank you for a… ”
Thanks so much for what you did!!!  You made everything fun and easy. ”
Natalie, I am so thankful that you helped me to stand up for what was right for me. I am not sure I can ever express to you how grateful I am. So here is just a little: THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH. You are so awesome. Thank you for being supportive and… ”
Thank you for being so great through all of this! ”
Natalie, We would like to express our gratitude of your great support and being a great help in our unique situation. We are blessed to have someone like you on our side. Many thanks and thank you for your kindness. ”
Ms. Chartier, I just want to say thank you for your effective representation in federal court. You vigorously pursued my case until you were able to convince the judge to rule in our favor. Because of that, I owe you a future dinner and drinks, of co… ”
As always, you have been really good in helping me with my case and I do appreciate it. ”
Thank you for your efforts.  It was certainly beneficial to have you at the hearing.  Thanks again! ”
Hi Mary, Words alone cannot describe the gratitude that I feel we owe your staff, your office, and especially you Mary. I just have to say it “Thank you”. Your diligence, your intelligence, your professionalism, and your SMILE all togeth… ”
Mary, Thanks so much for everything you have done for me in this case. I am very grateful that this could be resolved. Even though you are very nice, hopefully I won’t have to be sitting in your office ever again!  ”
Mary, Thank you for everything you’ve done for me.  I have a smile right now as big as Texas! ”
Mary, I’m very happy with the federal brief and everything you’ve done for me.  Thank you so much!  I don’t only believe in you, but I trust you.  Thank you for fighting for me! ”
I just wanted to thank you for taking the time that you did on my brother’s case and for your representation of him.  It meant a great deal to us to have someone with your expertise and experience representing him.  Thank you.  ”
I’ve written this letter about ten times trying to find the words to express to you how grateful I am for you and your office for not giving up on me and most of all the hard work put in to fighting for my rights.  Thank you! ”
Thank you for EVERYTHING, YOU ROCK!!! ”
We both appreciate your hard work & support in this action.  Thank you. ”
Thank you, Mary, for everything.  You are greatly appreciated.  If I were a better speaker, I would do a commercial for you! ”
Just a note of Hello, and you still and will always ROCK!!!!!  THANK YOU!!!!!! ”
Thank you for everything you did for me during this difficult time. ”
For you, Mary, I thank you for supporting me during this time. ”
Hi Kim, It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t personally Thank You for your time and help and effort on our behalf. You have always been so helpful and kind with any and all of my questions or any correspondence we had. You guys have helped us… ”
I just wanted to reiterate how appreciative I am for your services and all that you were able to do to help me get through this.  Not only was the result incredibly favorable, but the manner in which you and your office handled everything was very… ”
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you for all you do. Much appreciation and gratitude. ”
I would like to say thank you for helping me. God will surely bless you. ”
Mary, I appreciate all your help on this issue. Thank you! ”
Hi Mary,  Our entire family would like to thank you for the work you did, we hate to think where our son would be without you and your staff.  Not only you, but your entire office, are some of the nicest, most courteous and professional people we… ”
You are terrific! Thank you for your humor and encouragement. ”
Just wanting to say thanks for your work with us.  Thanks for your understanding and allowing us to fight. Love you so much for your time and patience. ”
It was a pleasure working with you and I’ve recommended you every chance I have gotten. ”
Thanks again for the excellent work.   ”
Thank you for all of your help, Mary! It was highly appreciated. ”
Thanks for winning us our freedom back multiple times. ”
Mary, Thank you a million times over!  You made the process bearable and fun when we were with you!  Thanks again. ”
Mary, We enjoyed meeting you. Thank you for the great work you did on our son’s case. We are very happy with the outcome. I will pass you name on to anyone in your area that might be in need of your service. ”
Mary, Thank you so much for your help with this matter.  I’m not sure how I would have handled this otherwise. ”
Mary, I just read the brief for the second time.  My hats off to you . . . what a fantastic job.  Again, great job and thank you for all your support and help. ”
We cannot THANK YOU AND KIM ENOUGH for this WONDERFUL DAY!!!!!  You two rock, rock, ROCK! ”
I truly, truly appreciated your representation of my case.  You truly are a kind attorney working for my best interest.  It wouldn’t be proper for me to not write you a thank you letter so THANK YOU.  God Bless you and I mean it from the hea… ”
Mary, Without the efforts you guys put in to win my appeal and get me out of prison, I would’ve never had this opportunity. Keep up the fantastic work and I’ve never been more excited to have had you guys representing me. Thanks again! ”
Watching you in court was like watching an episode of “The Good Wife.”  You were excellent! ”
Thank you for taking care of this case and doing your usual excellent job.  We’re very happy with the outcomes all around. ”
Thank you for your time and effort.  I really enjoyed getting to know and working with you. ”
I want to sincerely thank you for your efforts in getting my son’s case dismissed.  I am so happy with your hard work! ”
Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me.  You’ve been my rock through all of this, and I really appreciate it. ”
Thank you for your successful efforts to get my case dismissed.  I appreciate so much everything you did.  You are a delightful, dedicated, and talented woman. ”
You really did just make my day, Mary.  All the battles I go through with different things, it’s nice when one works out.  Just wanted to say thanks for doing what you do. ”
Hello Mary, Thank you for agreeing to represent our daughter, especially on such short notice. You had to get up to speed quickly on the issues, and you really did a nice job. It was a pleasure meeting you, and a comfort having you there. ”
Mary, Thank you all for all you’ve done in helping me I really appreciate it. You all are a true blessing from above. ”
Hello Mary, Thank you so much for your commitment and dedication to this case. I appreciate all that you have done for our family. ”
Mary, You forever impacted our lives in a positive way and for that, I will be eternally grateful. Thanks again for everything. You’re truly the best!!!!   ”
Hi Mary, I wanted to thank you for doing such a great job.  After watching you in court, I would recommend you to any of my friends or family. Again ….Thank You!! ”
Hi Mary, I wanted to thank you for a 3rd chance at a free life. Without you, it wouldn’t have been possible. Not only are you an amazing lawyer but a great person. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. ”