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5.0/5.0

Mr. Kopelson was kind enough to give me a full 1 hour consultation for free. I know he's a super busy guy, and his time is valuable, so I really appreciate how generous he was with his time. He explained everything...

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Jonathan M. 2019/05/25

5.0/5.0

I'm so glad I was able to speak with Robert. He is a very knowledgeable car accident attorney. He was patient and took the time to carefully understand my situation and offer different solutions. I highly recommend!

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Lorenzo G. 2019/04/10

5.0/5.0

I spoke with Attorney Kopelson (Robert) last week concerning a traffic accident (rear-end collision). I respectfully disagree with the very few negative Yelp reviews of Robert. I think the review gives an unfair,...

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Cynthia Nguyen 2019/04/08

5.0/5.0

I spoke with Attorney Kopelson (Robert) last week concerning a traffic accident (rear-end collision). I respectfully disagree with the very few negative Yelp reviews of Robert. I think the review gives an unfair,...

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Cynthia N. 2019/04/08

5.0/5.0

Quite a guy that truly cares. He's not about the almighty dollar. Although he is not my attorney of record, he educated me enough to allow me time to find good representation. Thank you Robert Kopelson. You are a...

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Dottie C. 2019/03/22

5.0/5.0

I needed a defense lawyer to represent me in an auto claim. The other personal injury attorneys I had called all turned me down because they only served plaintiffs. Mr. Kopelson called me back the same day after I...

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Kathy Z. 2019/03/05

5.0/5.0

While Robert wasn't able to take on my particular case, he spent a good amount of time on the phone with me discussing options and potential strategies in moving forward and made some great suggestions. I can't say...

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Deanna C. 2019/01/22

5.0/5.0

Robert was extremely helpful in my accident case. My parked car was hit in Bakersfield CA while attending a wedding. The man at faults insurance was taking a long time to pay out my totaled vehicle. I was...

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Emiliano O. 2019/01/04

5.0/5.0

I called Mr. Kopelson's office to ask about my case, which turns out not to fall under his specialty. However, Mr. Kopelson was so kind and patient that he wrote me a response explaining in details why he could not...

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Yiming C. 2018/11/06

5.0/5.0

Mr. Kopelson is very kind and are willing to help who need legal advice for their bodily injury case even when the case is too small for him. He truly cares about people. With his extremely busy schedule, he still...

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Susan J. 2018/09/24

5.0/5.0

I have been looking for a PI attorney for a recent multi-car accident, wherein my car was totaled and my sister injured.  The details are a bit complicated and frustrating so I requested a consultation with Mr....

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Lindsey N. 2018/08/13

5.0/5.0

I have been involved in an accident and i left a message to Robert with my info , he called me shortly after i left the message he then took the time and spent an hour to explain me how it go's and what should i do...

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Nir L. 2018/07/07

5.0/5.0

Called Mr. Kopelson with an auto insurance issue. He personally called me back after two hours. We could not do business because my situation did not warrant it and yet he provided me with some very valuable advice...

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Lgx H. 2018/06/25

5.0/5.0

Called Mr. Kopelson with an auto insurance issue. He personally called me back after two hours. We could not do business because my situation did not warrant it and yet he provided me with some very valuable advice...

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G P. 2018/06/25

5.0/5.0

This review is way too long overdue. Four years ago I got into a very large multiple car accident on 880 and the accident ended up closing nearly all lanes on the highway. Long story short, my car was totaled and...

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Jisu S. 2018/06/05

5.0/5.0

I sent a request for consultation to Mr. Kopelson regarding a personal injury case in which i was not at fault. He was kind enough to respond to me in short time period and provided his years of experiences on...

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Ching Y. 2018/03/06

5.0/5.0

My wife and daughter had a car accident one year ago. They both were serious injured and our car was completely totaled. The another driver denied her responsibility, even though there was an eyewitness, and she...

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Huang Y. 2017/12/24

5.0/5.0

Mr Kopelson's office actually answered the phone (other offices had answering machines and did not return calls). His assistant listened to my concerns and then transferred me to Mr Kopelson, who discussed my...

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Nicole C. 2017/12/07

5.0/5.0

Just had a conversation with him on the phone resulting in two referrals for my specific issue. A very kind demeanor and empathy, gave comprehensive and appropriate advice. Listened and served as a great advocate....

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Shawn D. 2017/11/22

5.0/5.0

I had left a message for another attorney who advertises that they respond in an hour but it's two days later and I still have not heard back. I ended up calling Robert Kopelson and he called me back in an hour....

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kim t. 2017/09/07

5.0/5.0

Robert is literally the best attorney ever. Asked for help on a case which out of his range. To my surprise, Robert still gave me a lot of useful suggestions which really helped me a lot. Professional and patience,...

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George W. 2017/09/06

5.0/5.0

This is a long overdue review for Mr. Robert. I had an incident with a stranger in the park that involved my toddler son few months ago. I couldn't elaborate the detail of the incident, however, I needed a personal...

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Maureen M. 2017/07/26

5.0/5.0

Once again I needed guidance from Attorney Kopelson,  due to an auto accident that occurred today 5/30/2017 to a close family member and I needed so legal advice, so I called Attorney Kopelson and he made himself...

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Tammy S. 2017/05/30

5.0/5.0

I had a great experience with both him and Lori. Lori was the first initial person I spoke with, she was knowledgeable and kind. She spent a lot of time seeking to understand the nature of my accident and how I was...

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Tess R. 2017/04/29

5.0/5.0

Attorney Kopelson called me back within an hour of my inquiry regarding a personal injury I suffered from due to negligence on part of an establishment. He described my options very clearly and spent 30 minutes on...

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Renee S. 2017/04/24

5.0/5.0

I was involved in car accident as a passenger last year and sustained serious injuries. I went to Mr. Robert B Kopelson and explained to him about the incident. I wanted to seek his legal advice on matters of...

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Venkata V. 2017/04/06

5.0/5.0

Unfortunately I did not get to work with you, but I thank you for your time and valuable advice.

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Tuan T. 2017/03/16

5.0/5.0

Felt that Attorney Kopelson is very thorough and really care about people. He offered lots of suggestions and referrals in his free more than 30 minutes consultation!

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Manisha C. 2017/03/10

5.0/5.0

I called as a potential client, but it turned out the Mr. Kopelson does not practice in the area that my wife's injury required.  However, he took the time to explain carefully and clearly the issues involved in...

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Peter J. 2017/02/17

5.0/5.0

Wow. I just got off the phone with Robert. He helped me understand my case and my options as well as provide me with direction on where I should go next. You get an immediate feeling that he is trustworthy, and...

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Brandi W. 2017/02/10

5.0/5.0

I am posting this review as a way to acknowledge the time and expertise provided by Robert in moving my case forward.. Based on a recommendation from my Estate Attorney and a review of YELP, I contacted Robert....

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Jim Z. 2017/01/04

5.0/5.0

I called Attorney Robert Kopelson for guidance after I was hit from behind on the 85, while I was stopped in traffic.When dealing with insurance companies, things can be complicated and difficult to understand.On...

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Farnam A. 2016/12/23

5.0/5.0

Robert is very honest and professional. He gave me more than 30min's free consultation on the phone. After that, he sent us a letter to explain why we don't need to hire him as well as provide helpful suggestions...

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Qingfei C. 2016/11/12

5.0/5.0

Robert is awesome: super helpful, upfront, honest and empathetic.  Even though he couldn't take my case, he spent 36 minutes from his extremely busy schedule to help me answer my questions regarding an automobile...

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Sumeet S. 2016/11/03

5.0/5.0

Robert is as honest and helpful as all of the reviews indicated.  He took time to educate me about my situation, and was kind enough to refer me to another lawyer who could take on my case when needs arise.  I...

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Susi L. 2016/09/15

5.0/5.0

Hire this man ASAP! Robert is such a fantastic lawyer. He is full of terrific info & advice. My specific case was out of his area, but he was able to provide me with a wealth of info which has been TREMENDOUSLY...

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R A. 2016/08/25

5.0/5.0

Robert Kopelson was super helpful in educating me on the process of what to do since I had been in a car accident and now suffer from neck and back pain as well as a concussion. He wasn't able to take my case but...

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Nicole L. 2016/07/28

5.0/5.0

Robert Kopelson was super helpful in educating me on the process of what to do since I had been in a car accident and now suffer from neck and back pain as well as a concussion. He wasn't able to take my case but...

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Nicole H. 2016/07/28

5.0/5.0

I wanted to add to my original review.  Finally, my case in another area was resolved and I called to again thank Mr. Kopelson.  He again took the call and was absolutely gracious.  If only he were in Southern...

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Diane W. 2016/07/21

5.0/5.0

Wasn't able to help me with my specific case but offered a referral and responded in less than 1 hour! Thank you!!!

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Lucrecia M. 2016/05/20

5.0/5.0

Robert was great! Even tho he couldn't take our case he spent an hour on the phone with me answering questions, asking questions, giving us great information regarding what we should do, and giving us great...

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F S. 2016/05/11

5.0/5.0

If your looking for a honest personal injury lawyer i highly suggest Robert. Despite my case being something he doesnt handle... He gave me suggestions and referrals to someone who may help me. So far i had a...

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christine r. 2016/04/21

5.0/5.0

Ethical, trustworthy, honest and a tireless work ethic with meticulous attention to every imaginable detail that has even a remote chance of affecting the ultimate disposition of one's case.  This is a good start...

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Sean C. 2016/03/28

5.0/5.0

I'm currently looking for an attorney in regards to a criminal defense case, and Yelp suggested a few other attorneys besides the one I was initially trying to get a hold of (side note: don't take Yelps...

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C. L. 2016/01/27

5.0/5.0

When I was a minor,  I was in a car accident. My mother found Robert Kopelson and he helped get me a settlement.  Over the years, I have called him if I need legal advice.  He is so generous to do so at no...

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Lily S. 2015/06/08

5.0/5.0

You Want Him On Your Side..... My wife was injured on a cruise ship and we needed to find an appropriate attorney to handle the matter.  I did some research on Yelp and came across the almost unanimously great...

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Richard N. 2015/05/24

5.0/5.0

Robert is soooo awesome . i need consulting for a malpractice lawsuit and he personally talked to me for a half hour and gave me great advice! gave me options and i truely cant thank him enough! awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chris H. 2014/12/18

5.0/5.0

I contacted Mr. Kopelson to discuss a motorcycle accident. He gave me useful tips and information that calmed me down. Robert patiently listened to me on the phone, asked me questions whenever I couldn't explain...

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Nikola Z. 2014/11/13

5.0/5.0

Great advice from a great person. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to advise and refer. You help is greatly appreciated! Top notch Attorney! Absolutely top notch!

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Amy 2014/09/19

5.0/5.0

I had a consultation with Mr. Kopelson and would gladly base my recommendation on the time and care he put into understanding my situation and the advice he had to give regarding doing what was best for my auto...

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Cher B. 2014/09/11

5.0/5.0

Discussed an accident situation with Robert over the phone. Robert patiently listened to me, asked me pertinent questions whenever I couldn't explain the situation clearly. He was polite, understanding during this...

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Kapil B. 2014/09/08

5.0/5.0

To say AMAZING is an understatement! Spent over an hour and a half on the phone with me and did not charge a cent! Not only was he full of knowledge but did an amazing job translating my legal case (that my actual...

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Martha K. 2014/04/16

5.0/5.0

Although Mr. Kopelson could not represent me in my case, he took the time to talk to me personally. He was extremely informative with reguards to my rights and options.

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Dimitri M. 2014/04/10

5.0/5.0

Gave Robert a call regarding a traffic accident  issue.  He doesn't handle those kinds of cases but he took the time to talk to my husband  about the case and gave me two referrals to another attorney and seemed...

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Anju S. 2014/02/13

5.0/5.0

I contacted Mr. Kopelson after I was thrown from a taxi when the driver took off with the door open and before I was seated. He followed up immediately and after office hours. He listens carefully and gives...

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DeAnna D. 2014/02/07

5.0/5.0

Just spoke with Robert. He explained the process thoroughly, he is extremely helpful, knowledgeable and professional. Thank you Robert for being so helpful and professional.

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Rose R. 2013/10/11

5.0/5.0

Got to know Robert quite a while ago when he answered my questions on AVVO.  We had several email exchanges, he was very nice and professional.  The free consultation went way beyond my expectations.  I decided...

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Ying Y. 2013/09/26

5.0/5.0

After reading so many 5-star reviews, I decided to give Robert a call.  When I first called, he wasnt in the office so his receptionist took down some information about my accident and 2-hours later, I received a...

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Amy H. 2013/08/30

5.0/5.0

Robert is good in keeping me in the loop of information. He informed me of what is going on with the case.

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Client 2013/08/19

5.0/5.0

Gave Robert a call regarding a worker's comp issue.  He doesn't handle those kinds of cases but he took the time to ask me about the case and gave me a referral to another attorney and seemed like a genuinely nice...

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Johnny W. 2013/07/11

5.0/5.0

A few weeks ago during my research on various web sites I found out about Mr. Kopelson (on avvo.com) and the high rankings he has achieved in the legal community. I was looking for a substitute attorney in a case...

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Shahram T. 2013/07/10

5.0/5.0

I talked to Robert last week regarding a minor car accident I had, not my fault. I NEVER EVER leave a review, just so you know but I owe to him. Talking to Robert made me believe that there are still good people...

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Paula B. 2013/01/16

5.0/5.0

This gentleman would make a fine judge.

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Sole Practitioner 2013/01/04

5.0/5.0

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Unknown 2012/12/20

5.0/5.0

Bob is a great litigator that I have enjoyed working with over the years. He brings integrity, skill and finess to the table with every case.

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Managing Partner 2012/12/15

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2012/12/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/12/07

5.0/5.0

I called Robert after I was on the losing end of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.  I didn't know what to do when the motorist's insurance company started calling me, so I called this law firm.  Robert spent an...

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A W. 2012/10/20

5.0/5.0

I sought the services of Mr. Kopelson and have been very satisfied from the moment that I called him to inquire about his services till he closed my case. He was prompt to respond to any questions that I had and...

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C B. 2012/08/22

5.0/5.0

As mentioned in several previous reviews, Mr. Kopelson's responsiveness is impressive. He is unrushed and clearly enumerates what must be done, step-by-step, in moving forward with the multiple aspects of an auto...

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Sonny M. 2012/05/14

5.0/5.0

I just got off the phone with Mr. Kopelson.  You can add me to the list of pleased callers.  Unfortunately, my current situation might not allow me to use his services, but if that situation changes, I will...

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Jeremy M. 2012/05/09

5.0/5.0

I am very impressed by Mr. Robert B Kopelson. After talking to him, and discussing my accident injury over the phone for 40 minutes, I understand more about what will/should happen rather than just worrying and...

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Prateek G. 2012/02/01

5.0/5.0

I called Mr. Kopelson to discuss a minor incident in which I had been involved. He gave me several tips and information that helped me out. When I told him I would probably contact him if the other party in the...

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Roger G. 2012/01/10

5.0/5.0

I was recently involved in a "I got rear-ended" accident which resulted in my car being totaled. Found Mr. Kopelson through Yelp and, just as others have reviewed, I received very good advice from Mr. Kopelson on...

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Emmanuel S. 2011/11/28

5.0/5.0

I got rear ended on Almaden Expy and wasn't sure if I had enough damage/injury for a case (it was a pretty minor accident).  After considering those 'other guys' who always advertise during Sharks games, I...

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Jeff S. 2011/11/07

5.0/5.0

Having had been in a recent car accident, I did some research and found Mr. Kopelson about 3 weeks ago.  After a phone call to his office, I received an immediate call back from Robert himself.  We talked about...

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V B. 2011/10/23

5.0/5.0

After reading this Yelp resource I decided to give Mr. Kopelson a call.  And just like the others here have said, he spent a lot of time discussing my worker's comp - personal injury case (a traffic accident while...

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David B. 2011/08/18

5.0/5.0

So I first found Robert Kopelson from all the positive reviews on Yelp. I happen to call during my 12pm lunch break and he was more than happy to assist me with a possible case that I wanted his feedback on. Sure...

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Jeff S. 2011/07/18

5.0/5.0

Recently I contacted Robert Kopelson regarding my not-at-fault auto accident. He spent 25 mins understanding my case and gave me excellent advice on how to proceed and negotiate with the other party insurance...

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S N. 2011/06/25

5.0/5.0

I contacted Robert Kopelson about an auto accident where I was the victim of a hit and run.  Even though my case was too small for him to take he spent over 40 minutes on the phone with me giving me advice on how...

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Mark H. 2011/06/15

5.0/5.0

I had my first free consultation with Mr Kopelson, he really takes time to explain everything (I mean, EVERYTHING) . He's very patience, you don't feel rushed and you can ask him as many questions as possible. I...

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JP C. 2011/05/23

5.0/5.0

I stumbled upon Mr. Kopelson's yelp page when I was looking for good lawyers in San Jose. I called the number and after talking to the secretary I was able to get in touch with Mr. Kopelson's right away. He was...

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Thao N. 2011/05/05

5.0/5.0

I had an opportunity to use Mr. Kopelson's yelp offer. I gave all the info to his secretary, and he called me back within 2 hours. He answered many of my questions and was very professional. He was very...

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Mai M. 2011/03/16

5.0/5.0

Robert is wonderful. He is kind enough to give me his time (a full hour) and his candid advice about my case. Though he can not take my case because of the distance, he gave me great advice and showed me the route...

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Sophia H. 2011/02/10

5.0/5.0

I called him for initial consultation and he answered everything in a way that anybody can understand. He also gave lots of usefull advice for what to do after an accident and how I need to change my current auto...

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Jenny B. 2010/08/03

5.0/5.0

In a very difficult case, through a friend I found  Mr. Kopelson. I was so completely satisfied with the outcome and his attention to detail was incredible. I also felt his sincere dedication to my situation as he...

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Lori M. 2009/09/13

5.0/5.0

Robert Kopelson, Attorney At Law has your best interest at heart. I have so much to say, as I work at a Dr's office who refers automobile accident patients all the time. He is our favorite, and deserves a quality...

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GG-5 from San Jose, CA 2006/07/03

4.8/5.0

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Member 2015/12/12

4.0/5.0

Robert is an experienced, sharp and honest gentlemen. you cannot say this about most of the attorneys. He provided me with lot of good insights in first consultation.

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Kushal B. 2019/06/18

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2015/12/08

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/12/26

4.0/5.0

Despite so many seriously shady looking characters on yelp under the category of Personal Injury Lawyers, I did manage to find Mr. Kopelson. I am currently dealing with AAA trying to screw my girlfriend out of a...

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D R. 2010/08/12

2.0/5.0

I called Mr. Kopelson's office yesterday because my mom was in a very serious car accident and I wanted to see what our options are for her specific situation. Pros: He is knowledgeable and informed me of what I...

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Sara M. 2019/02/21

1.0/5.0

This attorney rip you off everything.My mother died in a car accident. That was a tragedy. I looked into yelp, went through this attorney. I wish i would i have chosen another attorney. He rips you off everything....

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bekuf y. 2016/07/26

1.0/5.0

Sorry but this guy is a total jerk! Calling in and needing some advice that I was actually at fault for ( so on opposite ends here) he continuously  gave me smart remarks and a ridiculous attitude. He giggled and...

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Brittany C. 2014/02/06

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