Exceptional Level of Expertise in Employment Law
Alan has proven himself over the years to be a very knowledgeable, patient, respectable, diligent and caring lawyer during some very frustrating years. Many lawyers, prior to finding Alan, didn’t want to even take my case, which speaks to Alan’s exceptional level of expertise in employment law. When initially speaking with Alan about my case and learning about the details, it was very clear that my wrongful discharge case clearly fell within the bounds of the law regardless of “at will” employment laws due to the clear violations of public policy that were present in my situation. Alan’s confidence and support allowed me to stay the course throughout the entire process providing constant communication, support and insight on the workings of the judicial system.
When beginning our trek, our initial arguments went through the department of workforce development and so started some of the most frustrating months of my life. Alan was always there with reassurance, insight and support as I learned the processes and steps necessary as we worked towards a solution. Though this portion of our trek didn’t end as I would have liked, Alan was just as determined as the first day we met to bring my case to trial. A new stretch of trail evolved over the next three years.
As we moved into our next stages Alan was just as focused on getting results and even though I was very frustrated and disappointed with the non-responses from the department of workforce development, Alan had a strong argument of the violation of public policies surrounding auto insurance and my wrongful termination. We were moving forward successfully. Alan’s demeanor and confidence in court is clearly visible in his communications written and orally to the courts and with opposing counsel. His mannerisms and non-verbal communications showed strength and confidence in this case, and was very reassuring. His clear and consistent communications with me, even late into the evenings when I was feeling nervous and anxious, was always patient, reassuring and supportive.
Though I never want to go through an experience like this again, I know who to call! Alan helped me not only find closure for my bad experience as we came down to a settlement in the mediation process, he taught me about the processes of the system that if I did need an employment lawyer again, or anyone I knew, he would be the only one on my list. I would not hesitate to high recommend Alan to anyone. ~ Curt, Wrongful Termination Client
Competent, Capable and Complete
During the first overview meeting, Attorney Olson at mid-point, commented the situation was not going to get any better and the suggestion was to look at what options were available to me. Attorney Olson had been referred to me by my former divorce attorney whose statement was, “He is an attorney of action, straightforwardness and will get it done for the best outcome possible.I appreciated Attorney Olson’s candor during our initial meeting, made the decision to move forward with one of the suggested options and retained him at that point. What I was unaware of, was the level of incompetence we would be dealing with by opposing counsel. It is imperative when a client finds themselves in that type of situation to have the very best counsel representing you. Attorney Olson and his team where always available by telephone or email. To be able to speak directly with your own attorney or another attorney within the practice or the paralegal is incredibly important to a client. While I am “another case” to the legal practice, for me, it is my life. To have that type of accessibility for legal counsel is very beneficial to that crucial moment in a client’s professional life. I personally did not plan at this point in my career to be dealing with a harassment/retaliation issue at this level. This case should have been resolved in 2 months but dragged on for nearly 6 months due to the aforementioned incompetency of opposing counsel. Attorney Olson’s tenacity and attention to detail and again candor afforded me to best outcome in a difficult professional situation. I highly recommend Attorney Olson and his team for any employment related issues. ~ Lisa, Employment Client
Black Belt Employee Law Master. Alan Negotiates My Case to Success!!!!!
Alan, carefully listened to my employment issue and gathered and asked questions to best determine my case. After gathering details, he determined we had a valid reason to seek considerable recovery based on specific facts of my employment issue. He also proved himself in both written and oral communications with opposing counsel, and negotiated a substantial settlement to help provide me with much more time to find similar work in the new year (2014). Without Alan’s help, our resources to run the household would have been severely depleted.Alan, navigated our case with great care and skill. I must admit at times I was nervous as he and opposing counsel negotiated terms. Initially opposing counsel declined to participate, then they were nudged by Alan to reconsider his claim and to provide evidence to support their refusal to work with us. Opposing counsel then agreed to offer more severance compensation, and Alan continued to negotiate on my behalf as he turned down several offers until he had achieved his original goal to provide me with a maximum compensation to our claim!Alan also worked with us on his fees , to provide us with several options to pay for his work to negotiate our case. I had flip flopped on one payment method over the weekend to another, and Alan graciously supported our decision to change the compensation plan to one of his fixed plan offerings. So the point I’m making here is that Alan was flexible with me as I decided to change to another contract with him to handle my case. I had a goal to preserve household income and savings, and over the weekend had decided it was best go with one of Alan’s fixed payment options. If I lost the case it limited my expenses to his reasonable fees, and if I won the case I preserved valuable severance income to keep the household functional with much less stress while I seek new work.I should mention that this is not the 1st time, I’ve utilized Alan’s services. I had sought his help nearly 9 years ago on a non-compete issue. He successfully deterred my employer at that time to stop harassing me regarding his non-compete claims as they were in violation of Wisconsin law. Alan wrote one letter and that ended the weekly harassment from this employer.Alan carefully and calmly determines how the law applies to your case and he then uses the facts you have provided to navigate your issue. If you tell him the truth, and you leave no important facts out of your claim & Alan determines employment law has been violated– he is the attorney that can and will fight for your rights to a successful conclusion!Alan, thank you so much for all your hard work here! Our family is tremendously appreciative of your efforts protecting our rights! ~ Michael, Employment Client
False Claims Act (Qui Tam) Expert Advocate
Alan Olson assumed legal representation for my False Claims Act case at a critical time. Very quickly Attorney Olson took necessary action to preserve and protect my interests as a whistle blower in a False Claims Act case, (enjoined with the federal government.)With gratitude and great pride I was honored and privileged to be the recipient of such devoted service by Alan Olson & Associates. Because of Alan Olson’s commitment to his profession, with exemplary ethical advocacy, we worked together as a team. Throughout my case Alan’s commitment and competence remained client-centered, and resulted in an indescribable level of deep trust and ultimate settlement.My personal appreciation for Attorney Olson’s advocacy and legal prowess was earned and compounded over several years. I believe he is an exemplary asset to his profession. I am sincerely grateful for his willingness to accept my case, and his unwavering commitment through a difficult and extremely trying time. ~ Debora, Fraud Client
I Highly Recommend Alan Olson
Right from the very beginning I knew Alan was the right Lawyer to represent me. He was very prompt to answer my questions or concerns throughout the whole process, which helped to elevate some of the stress of dealing with my case. Alan’s highly intellectual and methodical approach to my case, coupled with his Professionalism and Experience, gave me a great deal of confidence in his ability to provide a positive outcome, which indeed was the final result. I highly recommend Alan Olson. ~ Doug, Employment Client
Alan and his team were on top of every aspect of our suit. Anticipating the moves of the defendants and being ready. I would highly recommend. ~ Sally
Justice in an Unjust World
The ratings are not high enough (5 0ut 0f 5 star rating)! Alan did an excellent job. Although I was initially nervous and wanted to do the right thing, Alan clarified matters for me and made me feel confident that what we were doing was just and fair. My goal was to get what was rightfully due me, so I wouldn’t have regrets in the future at not challenging my former employer’s treatment of me regarding wrongful termination around Age discrimination and retaliation, plus ERISA violations around retirement funds. He answered all my questions and kept me in the loop in all negotiations. I was happy with the settlement monies, which was more than expected. He is extremely ethical in all his dealings and represented me well, in a way I could not represent myself as I hate confrontation and was still licking my wounds from the treatment of my former employer. Alan certainly did exceed my expectations in all areas. I would highly recommend Alan to anyone who believes they may have been treated wrongfully by their employer or former employer. ~ Mary, Discrimination Client
Small Town Employee vs. International Company
Alan provided great guidance on how to handle my case. He articulated the holes in the companys position and used their own depositions and testimony to win my case. He truly is one who can can give the best possible legal assistance for employees who take on companies that have unlimited resources. Alan did an incredible job! ~ Michael, Arbitration Client