Cordell & Cordell’s dedication to customer service, employment of highly-skilled family law attorneys and focus on the rights of men and fathers has greatly contributed to the firm’s success. Through an emphasis on the needs of our clients, Cordell & Cordell has developed high standards of excellence it expects all attorneys and staff members to represent.

Cordell & Cordell reviews the performance and professionalism of all attorneys regularly, and the Practice Quality Department is able to provide and institute changes on the fly to deal with any issues that arise. Additionally, Cordell & Cordell’s Client Care Department maintains consistent contact with all clients throughout the course of their case to collect genuine feedback on how they feel their case is proceeding. If any problems arise, clients can feel reassured that the complaints will be addressed and resolved as quickly as possible.

With tens of thousands of clients represented and currently maintaining a 94 percent attorney satisfaction rate based on client-completed surveys, see how Cordell & Cordell’s client-centered approach has benefited countless men and fathers across North Carolina.

Cordell & Cordell Reviews — Charlotte


5/5
“Everybody in the Charlotte office is easy to talk to and easy to get along with while I have had my case with them. I believe that [my attorney] is doing a good job on my case, and I am confident in her abilities.”
5/5

“I am one hell of a happy client. [My attorney] was wonderful; I enjoyed working with her a lot. Her office did a fantastic job. I hope that I do not have to use you all again!”

5/5

“[My attorney] was very thorough and helpful in her capacity not only as my attorney, but also as my counsel.”

5/5

“Your support team works well together and communicates with one another. I appreciate that you listen to me and guide me appropriately in accordance with the law. Kara has been great so far.”

5/5

“​Kara did a wonderful job! I am not very tech savvy and don’t do well keeping up with email or checking things online. Kara really went out of her way to make sure she and her legal staff reached out to me by phone to keep me in the loop. I sure thank her for everything she’s done for me!”

5/5

“​Kara was great! I didn’t have to do a thing! Kara and her paralegal were amazing! They were so on top of everything. They really took care of everything for me. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate that. They were fantastic! I couldn’t be more pleased! Anyone would be lucky to work with Kara! I think all fathers out there should know there is someone out there like Kara fighting for us. I’m in a wheelchair and this would have been very stressful for me without someone like Kara on my side!”

5/5

“​Kara was very professional. She actually listened to what I had to say and gave me great advice! Honestly, she gave me some personal advise as well and it turned into the best thing possible. I was able to get the best possible outcome thanks to Kara! I never expected to get that kind of treatment from an attorney and I am just very glad I got to meet Kara and would absolutely work with her again!”

5/5

“​Kristen did everything she could within the guidelines of the law. She really kept me calm and made things easier for me. When I would get alone in my thoughts, I would really let myself get carried away. Then I would come in and see Kristen, and she would really put my mind at ease. I appreciate everything she did for me.”

5/5

“​Kristen was very knowledgeable. She gave me a lot of advise that I am very grateful for. When I am ready to pursue my case, I will definitely contact Kristen!”

5/5

“​While going through a divorce is an extremely difficult process, my interactions with Kristen Leonard, including her entire handling of my case, were extremely positive; she is a valuable asset to the firm.”

5/5

“​Morgan and her team have been beyond helpful. Every email and call have been answered in a timely manner., Morgan and her team have kept me up to date every step of the way. , Morgan and her team helped me reach my goals, discussed all options and kept me informed in a timely manner., and Every step of the way has been a breeze. I honestly thought this was going to be the hardest part of my life but with the help of Morgan and her team they have made this go smooth. I appreciate the work they have put in and appreciate them keeping me updated along the way.”

5/5

​”Morgan is amazing and absolutely the best to work with! She is very easy to talk to and gives very simple explanations on the why and what needs to happen to move to the next step! I cant wait to see this process all the way through.. Morgan has helped find me my happiness again!! Thank you Morgan!”​

Cordell & Cordell Reviews — Greensboro


5/5

“[My attorney] is very engaged. She was my voice of reason. She is levelheaded and a good person to have on my side.”

5/5
” Your firm represented me in the best possible way and was very successful in getting my custody and child support modified to where it should have been all along. I felt [Elizabeth’s] follow up with every issue was outstanding.”
5/5

“​Chelsea did a great job! She returned all of my calls and emails and did the best she could with what we were working with.”

5/5

“​Chelsea was absolutely phenomenal! She was completely dedicated to providing the best service to my case in every possible way!”

5/5

“​I have been very pleased. Chelsea has been very knowledgeable and responsive. She’s been a pleasure to work with. She always keeps me in the loop. She never reaches out too much or too little, she’s very conscious of that, which I appreciate.”

5/5

“​I’ve been really pleased with the firm and Chelsea. One thing that I think she does exceptionally is her counseling. She’s always thinking ahead of the next step and kind of giving me counsel of the next pieces to be thinking about for the next time we talk. She touches base back with me to follow up to see if I have any thoughts. Which I’ve been really pleased.”

Cordell & Cordell Reviews — Raleigh


5/5

“​From my very first meeting with Stephanie I left feeling confident in moving forward and that a huge burden had been lifted. This is a very stressful situation and being so worried about it has affected other things in my life. Now that I have Stephanie I feel at ease and I have even been taking better care of myself and able to focus on other things in my life that need attention.​”

5/5

“​I was very pleased with Stephanie! She was very professional. She did things as she said would and within the time frame she promised. I have nothing but good things to say about Stephanie!

5/5

“John was very thorough, always available and helpful. He was extremely knowledgeable about my type of case, but did his research and told me what I needed to hear! Tell John ‘Thank you’ for me.”

5/5

“​Ms. Horton has been available by phone, text and email. She has been so easy to work with. She has always answered my questions and explained everything after each conversation and always sent a follow up message to make sure we both understood the conversation and were on the same page. For an unpleasant experience Ms. Horton has been compassionate and patient. She has explained the process to me in a manner I could understand. She has advised me in areas that I needed guidance always explaining the law behind her advice and how it may affect my case.”

5/5

“Overall, John is easy to work with. As a whole, my experience with John has been very pleasant. John is a tireless worker, and it shows. There have been a few frustrations with the process, but overall I am happy.”

5/5

“​Stephanie is awesome! Very thorough and does a get job in helping me understand the law and what my rights are. I sure wish I had her in my corner for separation agreement proceedings.”

5/5

“Everyone in [the] office is terrific. … I do want to say that John has been a terrific advocate for me and has really pushed my case forward as hard as he can. There are some things that are outside of John’s control, but what he can control, he’s done very well at. In fact, the whole office has been very polite and professional. …”

5/5

“​Stephanie is very responsive and always very professional. Stephanie is a wonderful communicator. I felt that she always had a firm grasp on the matter and had my best interests in mind. She was artful in how she would present the scenarios so that I always felt confident that we were making the best decisions at each step along the process.”

5/5

“Although I know Ms. Horton has other cases she is involved in, I feel like I am her only case when I talk to her. She is always concerned about my concerns! Ms. Horton’s advice has been absolutely spot-on so far in my case. I know I still have a ways to go, but every single piece of advice she has given me has worked exactly as she said it [would]. I am extremely pleased with Ms. Horton!”

5/5

“Dr. Kelly and the Raleigh group of Cordell staff made this very tragic time in my life, very bearable. I hope to never need their services again, but if I ever were to divorce again, I would definitely contact them. God bless you all. I have worked with attorneys in several areas before. Your system is very good. Please continue what you do.”

5/5

“I am extremely pleased. I came into the whole situation very apprehensive; I had never been through a divorce before in my life. The trust wasn’t there immediately, and I had a lot of apprehension. All the fears were looming. It worked out just wonderfully! I am very secure with how I am being represented. I’ve learned a lot, and you all have kept me well-informed and responsive to my particular situation. It has helped me through a very difficult time. I would do the exact same thing all over again.”

5/5

“​Both Allie and Stephanie did a great job. Allie took over at the end when there was some non-sense from my soon to be ex. She stepped right where Stephanie left off and knew exactly what was going on. I have nothing but the highest praise for Stephanie. She is a jewel with a great hand shake. I appreciate her forthrightness, honesty and genuine care for me. I loved her from the beginning.​”

5/5
“​Allie did a great job. She made everything go smoothly. If I need anything down the road, I will definitely reach out to you all.”
5/5

“My case resulted in a dismissal and I think Bennita did well getting us to that point. I connected with Bennita almost instantly due to our shared interest in diversity and equality, so I believe it was divine intervention that she was assigned to my case. She is very friendly, frank and her diverse background in family law was very helpful in my case. In different circumstances I would include her in my circle of friends and I hope that she would do the same.”

5/5
“I am beyond thankful for Allie. She is very thorough, professional, and done a great job at keeping me calm. Allie has always kept me well informed and has gone above and beyond to show she truly cares about my case. It truly feels she is looking out for the best interest of both myself and my kids.  She is kind hearted yet strict with the opposing party by not letting things get by. I like that she provides me with all my options as well as her opinions. I  couldn’t be happier with the service that Allie has provided me.”
5/5

“​Zach and Katie were great to work with through this difficult situation. They were always on top of everything, and I felt like they cared about my specific case. Men need a good legal team for divorces as well, and Cordell & Cordell lived up to the hype for me.Really it went as smoothly as possible. I would not change a thing.”

5/5
“She has been straight with me, she calmed me down. She is awesome. I want her to know that I think she is the best.”
5/5
“​Bennita was extremely professional. She was there for me and guided me through my case from day one. Everything worked out pretty perfect and that is all because of Bennita’s knowledge and how well prepared she was. I think she did an excellent job!”
5/5
“​I was confident in having great representation by my attorney Bennita.”
5/5
“​She is doing a great job and has been articulate and been able to develop a good methodology going forward with things. She has been spot on with everything so far.”
5/5

“​I couldn’t be more satisfied with John Machuca. He’s a great attorney and a great person. His sense of humor and personality is unreal. I came into this matter blind, not knowing anything about your firm, but I’ve never been more confident about my case and John Machuca’s knowledge of the law and ability to win for me. I recommend a promotion and a healthy pay raise for him!”

5/5

“​I truly do not see a way John can do anymore. He truly is amazing at his work and very acute to keeping me in the loop. He makes sure that I am comfortable with all preceding’s before taking any action. I have nothing but great things to say about Mr. Machuca. I would recommend him and Cordell & Cordell to anyone that in need of a attorney.”

5/5

“​John was great! He was very responsive and knowledgeable. He did a good job advocating for me.”

Cordell & Cordell Reviews — Wilmington


5/5

​”She took her time to answer my questions and never got aggravated. She was great.”​​