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MACGREGOR & BERTHEL
21700 Oxnard St.
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20. No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship. The materials on this website have been prepared by MacGregor & Berthel (the Firm) for informational purposes and are not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. You should not act upon this information without seeking advice from a lawyer licensed in your own state or country. Do not send us confidential information until you speak with one of our lawyers and receive our authorization to send that information to us. Providing information to the Firm (via e-mail links on this Web site or otherwise) will not create an attorney-client relationship in the absence of an express written agreement by the Firm to create such a relationship, and will not prevent the Firm from representing someone else in connection with the matter in question or a related matter.
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by Gregory Michael MacGregor
"An encyclopedic knowledge of the facts, a professor’s command of the law and novelist’s gift for telling a story is a potent combination in front of a jury."
The defendant’s lawyers were so organized, so thorough in presenting their case. It was easy to follow.
- Juror, after Gibbs Case
I think it’s amazing that Mr. MacGregor seemed to know every single detail – down to the smallest point, of what the evidence was going to be.
- Juror, after Gibbs Case
After he cross-examined the plaintiff’s expert, one juror asked, “Why doesn’t Mr. MacGregor have his own TV show?"
- Juror, after Verniero Case
I hate to say this but I think the case was over when Mr. MacGregor made his opening statement. Actually, it was over when we realized that every single thing he told us, every date, every fact, every letter, every conversation he told us about came into evidence exactly the way he said it would. You just knew that he was telling us the truth.
- Juror, after Yavetz Case
Every day when we waited out in the hall for the trial day to start, we had the same discussion; what is Mr. MacGregor going to do today? Honestly, he is the most entertaining man I have ever met.
- Juror, after Lazarovitz Case
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