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Eaton Law, LLP
Based on 64 reviews
We found Attorney Mary John with Eaton Law delightful to work with. She was very informative and explained things very comprehensively. We found her to be thorough and informative - and kept our best interest first and foremost.
Response from the owner: Ruth - we're so glad you had a positive experience with Mary. We’re grateful to have you as a valued client. Don’t hesitate to reach out if there’s anything else we can assist you with.
I am incredibly thankful for Trevor Peterson's assistance during a difficult custody case for my daughter. Trevor's expertise and guidance were invaluable throughout the process. He patiently explained each step, ensuring I felt informed and supported.Trevor's dedication to advocating for fathers' rights was evident in his approach to my case. His professionalism and attention to detail were commendable, and I felt confident in his abilities from the start.Thanks to Trevor's efforts, we achieved a positive outcome in court. I highly recommend Trevor Peterson to anyone in need of a family law attorney. Thank you, Trevor, for your outstanding service and support during a challenging time.
Response from the owner: We appreciate your feedback, Jeremy! Going to court is never fun, so we're happy that Trevor made it a positive experience for you.
Thus far we have worked with this law firm on two separate occasions. Both times we worked with Mary John. We found her very knowledgeable and efficient. We truly enjoyed working with her on both occasions.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Dwight. It was a pleasure working with you too!
Our estate plan was completed in a timely manner, and the cost was exactly what the firm estimated it would be. Our attorney, Mary John, listened to us and answered all our questions. We couldn't be happier with our Estate Planning Documents.
Response from the owner: Thank you, Mary! We really appreciate your positive review and look forward to serving you again should the need arise.
Attorney Mary John updated my estate documents in 2002 and again recently. I recommend her highly for her attention to detail and ability to write concisely , clearly and in a way the keeps the documents pertinent for years. She’s also a pleasure to work with.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your kind words, Debra! We appreciate your ongoing relationship with our firm and the time you took to share your experience with Mary.
My lawyer Trevor Peterson was so nice and I would highly recommend him to anyone! Pamela Parent and Atty Peterson were super helpful in my family law case in regards to child custody. They made the process quick and painless. I was able to come to a settlement agreement versus having to go to trial and they made that possible for me. Thank you so much.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with our law firm, Lily. We are delighted that Trevor was able to provide you with the support and legal guidance you needed. Special thanks for recognizing Pam's work too. We think she is a great paralegal, and it's nice to see clients give her the praise she deserves.
Professional, caring, friendly and prompt service. I would highly recommend this firm.
Response from the owner: Thank you, Sue!
Atty Trevor Peterson and his paralegal, Pam, handled my divorce and while rather simple and uncomplicated; they were both very personable and I felt as though they both had a vested interest in my case. I would strongly recommend Atty Peterson to my family and friends.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Sarah. Even a simple divorce isn't exactly fun, so it means a lot that you would share your positive experience with Trevor and Pam.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your review, Moua. Your feedback is very important to us, and we would love to know how we could have made your experience with our firm even better. Please reach out to us if you'd like to let us know how we can improve our services.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your review, Joe. Your feedback is very important to us, and we would love to know how we could have made your experience with our firm even better. Please reach out to us if you'd like to let us know how we can improve our services.
Trevor Peterson was my knight in shining armor!!! He has a very kind nature and was able to help me through a long drawn out 2 1/2 year divorce. He was able to work well with the opposing counsel and come up with a very fair deal. I am a business owner, and it was very helpful to have someone on my side who understood exactly what I was going through and fought for me.I had a different attorney representing me for the first two years of my divorce and I am so happy I switched to Eaton Law Firm!! Going through a divorce as a business owner, and specifically a female business owner is especially stressful, and I truly am thankful for everything he did for me.
Response from the owner: Sounds like Sir Trevor came to your rescue! We might have to buy him a white horse. 🙂 Here's to your happily ever after!
Dale was extremely professional yet personable. He helped my company retrieve a refund from a vendor who otherwise wouldn’t deliver the full amount owed.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your feedback, Todd. We're pleased Dale achieved a positive outcome for you. If there's anything we could do to make your next experience with our firm even better, please don't hesitate to let us know!
My husband and I had a great experience while working with Trevor. We can not thank him enough for helping us through our case. Trevor was very personal and dedicated to help us win our case. He changed our lives immensely. We would highly recommend anybody to work with Trevor.
Response from the owner: We are humbled by your kind words, Andrea. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of your experience with Trevor.
Attorney Dale Eaton was beyond helpful in my case. He is a great listener, very strategic thinker, and was able to help me in so many ways. I'd highly recommend his legal service to others.
Response from the owner: Allison, you are too kind. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience as a client of Dale's. We appreciate you!
Response from the owner: Thank you, Dr. Messner!
First class Law Firm. Took great care of me during my divorce hearing allowing me to keep my business. Thanks Dale
Response from the owner: Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, Mike. We're glad Dale was able to achieve a good outcome for you.
This team is absolutely top notch! I was in quite a predicament and Dale was able to help me out & make sure everything was all good. Everyone was very nice and I'd recommend this firm to anyone looking for a lawyer.
Response from the owner: Thanks for taking some time between adventures to give us a shout-out, Alex. "Predicaments" are Dale's specialty. 😉
Response from the owner: Thanks, Brian! 🤩
Trevor is an amazing attorney! I highly recommend him.
Response from the owner: Thank you, Maddie! We're glad Trevor was able to assist you, and we appreciate your nice review. 😊
They helped me tremendously! I gave my retainer and instantly they got the ball rolling. Within a very short time my matter was dealt with in a respectful and professional manner. Trust me you want these guys on your side! they get results.
Response from the owner: Thanks Nelson! You are a pleasure to have as a client. 😊
The city of wausau proves to have some shady attorney's. I hired Dale Eaton after a lengthy conversation about the goals I had for my peticular case. He told me everything I wanted to hear. I paid him a $2500 dollar retainer. We had a trial date set and coming up and I tried contacting Mr. Eaton several times in the coming weeks before trial with no luck. 2 days before trial I get an email from Mr.Eaton stating he was substituting another attorney by the name of Trevor Peterson because he had overbooked on another big business meeting and Trevor was to be my new attorney. Trevor has limited experience in the type of case I have. Thankfully the trial got pushed out but then Mr Eaton decides to bill me another 4997.02 for his services. That's rediculous. These people are crooks. Please don't put yourself in a shady situation like I did. Look elsewhere for a attorney that is honest and has integrity.i have hired a new attorney and I will be filing a grievance against this firmI am going to edit this review in response to their reply. I never said Trevor Peterson was a bad attorney. The problem lies with Dale Eaton who owns the firm. Mr Eaton knows better than to substitute an attorney for a client. Especially without the clients knowledge or approval and then to charge that client the amount of money he did is way left field. We will let the grievance I am filing iron this out
Response from the owner: Hi Al – We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with our firm. We strive to give each client exceptional legal services, as evidenced by the fact that the vast majority of our clients give us a 5-star rating. As attorneys, we are constrained by the Rules of Professional Conduct from responding in detail, but we will simply state that it is our belief that your characterization is neither a fair nor accurate description of what occurred. Dale Eaton and Trevor Peterson are both experienced, skilled trial lawyers, and we stand behind their work product. We are proud to have them as part of our team.
Listened to client wants and needs! Gave different ideas and discussed what goes on by take which choice. Very well informed! Thank You!
Response from the owner: Gerry and Jackie - Thanks for taking the time to write us a nice review. It was a pleasure working with you!
Response from the owner: Hi Amanda - We have searched our client database going back to the inception of our firm 22 years ago, and we have no record that you were ever a client in any matter handled by our firm. Since we don't know who you are or what this relates to, it is difficult to address your concerns. If you have a complaint, we encourage you to reach out to us by phone so that we can work things out.
Trevor and Pam were a pleasure to work with! Both were very knowledgeable, helpful, and made the process much easier.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your kind words, Jennie! Glad to hear that Trevor and Pam were able to help you.
Attorney Mary John was very helpful and knowledgeable in helping us prepare our estate documents. She made made many great suggestions and never made us feel that our questions were insignificant. Very professional and reasonably priced. Would recommend to everyone!
Response from the owner: Thank you for your kind review! We're so glad Mary was able to guide you through the estate planning process in a positive way. Your business and recommendation are much appreciated.
We were extremely pleased with the service provided by Mary John for our estate planning and Scott Jackman for our corporation needs. We highly recommend them. Their support staff are incredibly kind and professional, as well.
Response from the owner: Thanks for being a great client, Doug, and for taking the time to write us a review! We especially appreciate the shout-out to our support staff, who we think are fantastic. It's nice to know our clients feel the same way. 😊
I recently had a harassment charge put on me with a very short notice injunction (3 days), and had Trevor Peterson from Eaton Law handle it for me. From the initial sit down, until the end, my worries were lightened by his professionalism. I couldn't have asked for a better outcome.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your review, Doug! We are thrilled, but not surprised that Trevor did such an awesome job for you. We were fortunate to have him join our firm.
Mary John at this firm was timely, precise, professional and honest. What more could you ask for? Mary was consistently professional & patient as we gathered needed documents. I recommend this firm and Mary John with the utmost sincerity and confidence.
Response from the owner: I am humbled by your kind words. It was a privilege to represent you. Many thanks ~ Mary
Thank you for getting us in so quickly! Great professional service! We were recommended to your office and we will do the same.
Response from the owner: No problem, Lauri. Glad we were able to accommodate you. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review. We truly appreciate it!
Response from the owner: Thank you, Erin!
Dale Eaton was extremely professional and responsive to all questions and concerns that I had with my legal situation. I recommend anyone who needs legal assistance to contact him.
Response from the owner: Thank you for the privilege of representing you, Mike! We are glad you were pleased with Dale's service and appreciate you taking the time to write a review.
Mr. Eaton did a wonderfully thorough job researching cases in the field that I required his guidance for, he was extremely knowledgeable and informative. With his help there was an out-of-court settlement reached in a timely manner. I could not ask for a better experience with a legal matter!!!
Response from the owner: Thank you for your nice review, Amy. You are too kind. So glad we were able to assist you.
Attorney Dale Eaton frames the defense of his clients with high integrity and provides representation based on his vast knowledge of the law and legal precedent. His ability to reason and explain with civility, and without unnecessary condemnation and judgement of adversaries is admirable.
Response from the owner: Lori, I was so privileged to assist you. Your words are eloquent and too kind. Thank you!
As a new business owner, I had an opportunity to do some independent contract work with a global company in the industry of my expertise. I was very excited about it, and ready to just sign on the dotted line. But then my better senses told me to have a legal review of the contract first. The attorneys at Eaton John Overbey Jackman reviewed the contract terms and pointed out several areas of concern that could have left me financially vulnerable. They provided a thorough draft of recommended changes which provided the foundation for my contract negotiations. I was able to approach the contract discussions with clarity and confidence, and we signed a deal that protected my business interests while ensuring me increased financial security. It was nice to have the legal expertise of this firm protecting my interests all along the way. I would highly recommend this law firm for small businesses like mine.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review, Linda! With you at the helm, we have no doubt your business is going to be a tremendous success. Glad we were able to help with some of the legal details. Best of luck to you in your new venture!
Did a good job
Response from the owner: Thanks, Buck! We appreciate your business.
Mary John helped to finalize the estate of my sister after her untimely death. It was a long, slow process, but our situation was not normal. I appreciate everything she did to expedite the process.Yes, I highly recommend Mary John to handle any of your estate needs.SCOT HANSON, CFPShoreview, MN
Response from the owner: Scot, thank you for your recommendation. As tedious as the probate process can be, you made my job much easier with your financial acumen and attention to detail. It was a pleasure working with you. -Mary
Called twice with no receptionist to answer. Left two messages requesting a call back for family law representation. Never got a call back. After my review posted i received a voice mail from a senior partner apologizing for the two missed calls that she looked into as well as an explanation on how the calls were missed. The following day I received a phone call from the receptionist her self with a full sincere apology from her. We are all human and make mistakes so apologies accepted. I can see they do care about their professionalism and quickly made right of a mistake that was brought to their attention. My rating of yhem went from a one star to a four.
Response from the owner: Jeremy, please accept our sincere apology. We strive to provide exceptional service to our clients, and we regret that we missed the mark in this instance. We have taken steps to ensure that this does not happen again.
I was in a bad marriage and needed a lawyer. I was lucky to have a friend that used the services of Attorney Overbey for his divorce and Daniel came highly recommended. I met with Daniel and knew that he was the Attorney I needed to get the job done. Attorney Overbey is well spoken, respected by the courts, honest, caring, and really does have my best interests in mind. He worked very hard to keep my costs in check but ensured that the job was done right. He is an attorney with high moral standards. I feel lucky to have had Attorney Overbey represent me. I am better off today than I ever thought I would be thanks to him being in my corner. I feel it should also be mentioned that the staff at EJOJ is FANTASTIC. From the moment you call and are greeted by a friendly voice that always recognized my voice and asked how I was, to Daniels Paralegal Pamela, the team is outstanding. There were even a few issues in my divorce that other people in the office needed to be brought in for guidance on and those issues were handled with ease, smoothly, and with total team integration. The service I received was beyond my expectations and I can’t thank Daniel and the team enough.Update - I needed the services of Daniel for a contempt motion against my ex. Again, he and the team are simply fantastic! There are not enough words to express my gratitude to Daniel and the whole EJOJ team!
Response from the owner: We are so glad Daniel was able to assist you through this difficult time, Brent. And thanks for giving our staff some much-deserved praise. We think they're fantastic, and it's nice to know our clients think so too.
Mary John was so helpful. She took my call right away. Gave me advice on a realestate transaction, and made a recommendation for a title company. Very professional!
Response from the owner: How kind of you to leave a nice review for Mary. We're glad she was able to help. Hope your transaction went well!
Mary John was very pleasant to deal with, but very assertive in getting a slow investment company to honor their obligations. She used the correct legal terminology to forcefully motivate them to follow through on what they agreed to. Her price was also very reasonable. We were impressed that she returned part of the original retainer. I recommend this trustworthy autorney of high integrity.
Response from the owner: Thank you, Steve! We are happy to hear how pleased you were with Mary's representation. Your assistance in providing the necessary details definitely helped to facilitate the resolution of this matter.
Attorney Mary John of Eaton, John, Overbey, Jackman, LLP was very competent and complete in her approach to solving our family's estate needs. She was able to resolve our issues without a petition to the court. I have already recommended Lawyer Mary John to several friends and relatives
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review, Mary. Your referral of friends and family is the highest compliment we can receive, and for that we are very grateful.
I have known and worked with Dale & Mary for over 20 years. They set the standard for professionalism and experience. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for legal advise.
Response from the owner: It's always a pleasure to work with you, Matt! Thanks for the positive feedback.
My experience with this firm was highly professional, very responsive to my needs, efficient use of time and most importantly easy to communicate with. I will recommend them to anyone in need of their skills.
Response from the owner: Thank you, Corey! Glad you had such a positive experience.
What a terrible experience. Over priced. Would have saved thousands of dollars not hiring them. Just a bunch of nonsense. Very dissatisfied in this firm. All you will get are invoices in the mail and NO results. And piss poor communication. Do not hire for anything with a contract.
Response from the owner: We regret that you did not have a positive experience with our firm, Ryan, and wish you all the best.
Professional. Efficient. Personable. Scott helped guide us through the negotiations and sale of a business and was wonderful to work with. He provided excellent legal advice and services. Highly recommend the firm.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your kind words, Jennifer. So glad we were able to assist you. Your assistance in facilitating this transaction was invaluable. And the fruit box you sent was over-the-top! Totally unnecessary, but very much appreciated. All the best to you and your family.
Extremely diligent, knowledgeable and professional! Highly recommend Scott and Mary in helping me with Elder Law situation.
Response from the owner: Thank you Tom. Glad we could help!

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