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Client Champion Platinum is awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 10 reviews, with an average score of 4.5 or higher.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.5/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

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5.0/5.0

Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale is a hard worker and servant leader. She works very hard for her clients and is dedicated to helping families come to a resolution in custody cases. She is not afraid to stand up...

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Client 2019/10/01

5.0/5.0

Very intelligent and passionate for her clients

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Attorney 2019/08/22

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is a very skilled attorney. She is very intelligent and has a passion for her clients.

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Attorney 2019/08/22

5.0/5.0

We highly recommend Attorney Schaffranek. We had problems with PennDOT and even though our problem was handed over to him unexpectedly, he immediately started looking into all aspects of the situation. He...

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Client 2019/08/20

5.0/5.0

Gary T. Vanasdale is a genuine, assertive and knowledgeable advocate.. I have always felt extremely comfortable and confident with the direction and guidance provided by Gary. He is a ROCK and I have the utmost...

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Client 2019/08/15

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is the best family attorney. She has a great deal of experience, high values and integrity, and she is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in. We were fortunate that Jennifer took our case. We had...

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Client 2019/08/13

5.0/5.0

Jill is an amazing attorney. She is kind, fair, and honest. Jill is also very experienced won not only my case, but cases for my family as well. I highly recommend Jill for anyone who has a family case.

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Client 2019/08/13

5.0/5.0

We retained Gary to represent us as local counsel and he was able to get us dismissed out of the lawsuit quickly. We found him to be very efficient and well prepared. He and his staff were prompt to respond to any...

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Client 2019/05/13

5.0/5.0

I iniitally sought out a highly respected and knowledgeable attorney to represent me in my family law case. I what rather particular in who I wanted to handle my case and after working with John, I immediately was...

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Client 2019/05/02

5.0/5.0

Gary is an excellent experienced attorney. He is honest, trustworthy and very educated in the laws. Gary always makes himself available to be there for his clients. He took time to listen first and then explain and...

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Client 2019/01/30

5.0/5.0

After searching for months to find the right attorney that would take the time to assist me in resolving a divorce settlement issue, John took the time to listen and immediately took action on my request. John was...

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Client 2019/01/09

5.0/5.0

Jill Sinatra is a very experienced, professional and kind attorney. She will represent you and your legal needs as though you are a member of her family. She is quite compassionate and her legal expertise is...

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Client 2018/11/16

5.0/5.0

John is a very experienced attorney that has represented our family with custody issues and estate matters. John has represented us for years and is an experienced and compassionate attorney. He listens to your...

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Client 2018/11/16

5.0/5.0

I was sued, Gary came up with a plan to counter sue and we won. Great job and thank you.

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Client 2018/11/06

5.0/5.0

This was a jury trial and Jen was amazing. Before it was over Jen had turned the tables on the crooked plaintiffs and they went from expecting a big payday to being in trouble with their own state's...

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Client 2018/10/12

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale has done an excellent job for me any time I have used him. I find him to be very efficient with his time while still being well prepared. His staff are very prompt to respond and are a...

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Client 2018/10/01

5.0/5.0

My wife and I went to Jen's office after having terrible service from another attorney elsewhere and wow was it a blessing we did. Jen and her staff completely turned our case around and not only turned it around,...

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Client 2018/09/13

5.0/5.0

Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale, attorney, represented me during a very emotional event in my life. Thanks to Jennifer and her guidance I was able to navigate the event to resolution. Thank you Jennifer and Gary...

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Client 2018/09/13

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale is a knowledgeable, trustworthy attorney. He is very resourceful and well respected attorney. Gary is a very good listener, kept us updated at all times. Office staff very very helpful...

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Client 2018/09/12

5.0/5.0

Jennifer and her entire staff were always on point with every detail when dealing with them. They always made me feel that they were working just for me, when in fact, I knew they had many other clients and...

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Client 2018/09/12

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is an outstanding attorney that consistently achieves positive results for her clients. She helped me successfully navigate a very challenging divorce, support and complex custody situation, while always...

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Client 2018/07/16

5.0/5.0

Attorney Sinatra was very helpful to us in navigating the justice system. Her expertise and professionalism was invaluable.

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Client 2018/07/12

5.0/5.0

Gary was very helpful in explaining the outcomes and what would be needed to rectify the situation. He was able to work with the DA and the court to make the process work quickly and efficiently, and his demeanor...

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Client 2018/07/11

5.0/5.0

Jennifer and Jill are thorough, knowledgeable, and aren't afraid of a challenge. They represented me in an unusual case, and ultimately got the outcome I wanted! Plan to use them in the future, and recommend them...

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Client 2018/07/09

5.0/5.0

Jennifer helped my husband and I get his 2 kids out of a very bad situation theoughout the custody process and after a 2 day trial! Exhausting! However she is completely supportive and straight forward giving...

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Client 2018/06/23

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is a fantastic lawyer! Her experience and knowledge led me through a difficult child custody trial, which we ultimately won. Had it not been her strong will and ability to speak hard truths, we would have...

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Client 2018/06/20

5.0/5.0

We were seeking A lawyer to close an on going estate Saw Jennifer's website and was impressed with the reviews She has provided excellent service to close the estate

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Client 2018/06/13

5.0/5.0

I’ve been using Ms. Vanasdale for fifteen years and by far the best lawyer that I have ever trusted and depended on for my legal issues. The last problem I had with a large corporation. I run a small business,...

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Client 2018/04/30

5.0/5.0

Jen and Gary Vanasdale consistently deliver superior quality service and excellence

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Client 2018/02/23

5.0/5.0

Mr. Vanasdale is an excellent attorney.

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Partner 2018/02/01

5.0/5.0

I highly recommend Jennifer as a lawyer and her law office! Jennifer has helped me in various legal matters, to include forming my business, litigating and winning a breach of contract dispute and now with my...

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Client 2017/12/28

5.0/5.0

Child custody issues define extreme stress. Finding an attorney who will provide you with the best service is equally as stressful. I found JENNIFER Vanasdale through a personal friends daughter who is an...

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Client 2017/08/19

5.0/5.0

I am the chairperson of an organization that needed legal advice. Gary was able to break our issue into 3 distinct problems and systematically worked to solve each. He worked tirelessly to make sure we were able to...

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Client 2017/08/18

5.0/5.0

I am the chairperson of an organization that needed some legal advice. Jennifer’s expertise and knowledge about nonprofit organizations helped us to find a quick solution to our situation. She worked tirelessly...

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Client 2017/08/18

5.0/5.0

Jen and Gary lived up to every bit of their award winning and results driven reputation. They proved themselves to be highly knowledgeable of all facets of our company's employment related matter, tenacious in...

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Client 2017/08/14

5.0/5.0

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Client 2017/05/21

5.0/5.0

Attorney Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale and her staff handled my family law related cases with ease. She is a great lawyer along with her staff. She got me exactly what I wanted and I could not be happier. I...

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Client 2016/12/31

5.0/5.0

Gary is an outstanding lawyer - very resourceful and diversified in experience and education that makes him well equipped to handle my legal needs. As a CPA, I also refer clients to him and they are always pleased...

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Client 2016/12/30

5.0/5.0

I trusted Jennifer's knowledge with all of my legal issues pertaining to my custody matter! She analyzed every detail of my case and came up with a great game plan for me executed by herself along with other...

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Client 2016/12/30

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale handled a contract matter for me involving construction law as well. He was prompt and efficient and my company and I are very pleased with his service. I highly recommend him and his...

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Client 2016/12/30

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale and his office provided me with excellent representation and service. Gary was diligent and smart to investigate issues related to my case that helped to lead to an outstanding result. He...

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Client 2016/12/29

5.0/5.0

Gary Vanasdale is a wonderful, extremely tenacious and trustworthy attorney. He is knowledgeable, resourceful and consistently goes above and beyond for his clients. I am proud to be a loyal client to Gary and...

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Client 2016/12/29

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale has proven on more than one occasion to be a good listener, a good communicator, very knowledgeable, and always made himself accessible to me. I would trust him with absolutely anything....

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Client 2016/12/29

5.0/5.0

This law office provides extremely talented lawyers and staff. I have worked with them for the past 16 years on many different legal issues for myself, my family and my businesses, to include complex issues. They...

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Client 2016/11/30

5.0/5.0

Gary is an excellent attorney. He kept us updated at all times. Was available for any questions we had. He is a stand up guy that is very knowledgeable and easy to communicate with. I would highly recommend him to...

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Client 2016/11/15

5.0/5.0

Consummate professional, very thorough, genuinely listens and cares, and works tirelessly for the absolute best results for her clients. I would highly recommend her and her staff to anyone.

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Client 2016/11/07

5.0/5.0

Faced with false and serious allegations, I was referred to Jennifer Gilliland-Vanasdale by a dear friend. After the first meeting and initial review of the case, I was impressed with her professionalism and strong...

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Client 2016/11/05

5.0/5.0

Faced with false and serious allegations, I was referred to Jennifer Gilliland-Vanasdale by a dear friend. After the first meeting and initial review of the case, I was impressed with her professionalism and strong...

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Client 2016/11/02

5.0/5.0

Jennifer Gilliland-Vanasdale is a professional, thoughtful and highly-intelligent attorney. Her experience, education, tenacity and due diligence consistently delivers a successful outcome for her clients.

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Client 2016/08/11

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gary Vanasdale provided me with excellent and professional service as he helped me identify the issues in a civil dispute and resolve the matter quickly. I would highly recommend Attorney Vanasdale if you...

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Client 2016/06/02

5.0/5.0

The attorneys and staff used their expertise and experience to resolve my matter efficiently. I felt confident and comfortable with this team on my side. I would highly recommend Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office,...

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Client 2016/04/06

5.0/5.0

Attorney Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale settled a landlord dispute matter for me. I was very anxious about the matter at first, but I immediately felt better after speaking with Attorney Vanasdale! She was confident,...

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Client 2016/04/06

5.0/5.0

Gary is a very experienced and knowledgeable in the area of civil litigation. He has a wide variety of cases and keeps up to date with legal trends and issues. I would recommend him, without hesitation, to a...

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Associate 2016/03/22

5.0/5.0

Gary is an excellent lawyer. His client and case management skills are exceptional, and he has had great success for his clients. He is knowledgeable regarding the law and stays up to date with changing legal...

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Associate 2016/03/22

5.0/5.0

Gary is a very good tax practitioner, and he also is extremely trustworthy as well.

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Associate 2016/03/22

5.0/5.0

Gary knows the law and is very helpful, practical and conscientious. He is well prepared, ethical and a hard worker. I recommend him very highly.

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Associate 2016/03/22

5.0/5.0

Gary is very skilled in the courtroom and relates very well to the Court and to the litigants. He is also very good with clients. His knowledge of the law is exceptional. His practical approach is what...

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Associate 2016/03/22

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2016/03/21

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/14

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2016/03/14

5.0/5.0

An outstanding lawyers with very high professional standards.

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Associate 2016/03/14

5.0/5.0

Very professional adversary. Ethical, honest and professional.

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Partner 2016/03/14

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2016/03/09

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2016/03/09

5.0/5.0

I have known Gary for a long time, and he has always shown that he is an excellent lawyer.

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Managing Partner 2016/03/08

5.0/5.0

Gary Vanasdale is smart, professional, reliable and knowledgable. I recommend him for the highest possible rating in both ethics and ability.

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Associate 2016/03/08

5.0/5.0

Gary Vanasdale is an excellent attorney.

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Associate 2016/03/08

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2016/03/07

5.0/5.0

Jennifer Vanasdale is a passionate, tireless advocate who is completely devoted to her clients and truly loves being a lawyer. She is a well prepared and skillful advocate in the courtroom. She also possesses...

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Of Counsel 2016/03/07

5.0/5.0

Very knowledgeable in this field. Possesses excellent communication skills.

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/05

5.0/5.0

Attorney Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale represented me in a criminal matter. Attorney Vanasdale tried the case and obtained an acquittal after the close of the Commonwealth's case. Her legal strategy and dedication...

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Client 2014/08/06

5.0/5.0

Attorney Jennifer Gilliland Vanasdale represented me in a complex custody relocation and modification matter. Without her dedication, devotion and expertise, I would have not had won primary custody of my son with...

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Client 2014/08/06

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/04/18

5.0/5.0

Attorney Jennifer Vanasdale and the Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office has always been there for our family and provided excellent legal services.

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Client 2012/04/18

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/04/18

5.0/5.0

Attorney Gilliland Vanasdale represented me in a case that spanned two years and required proficiency in several areas of law. Throughout the entire period she maintained the highest levels of...

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Client 2012/04/08

5.0/5.0

GVLO represented me in several areas of law related to a two-year long case. Throughout that period of time the entire team maintained the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, responsibility and...

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Client 2012/03/28

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/29

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/29

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/29

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/14

5.0/5.0

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Client 2012/01/14

5.0/5.0

This firm represented our interests in a complex legal matter against a large company and was successful in obtaining us a very favorable settlement.

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Client 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

I have referred other friends to this firm as they have consistently kept me informed of my legal matters and have represented my interests with zealous and professionalism.

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Client 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

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Client 2011/05/01

4.8/5.0

I have had a couple of Family Law cases with Ms. VANASDALE and found her to be very well prepared and knowledgeable about the facts of the case and the appropriate law; I would have no hesitation in recommending...

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/08

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2016/03/17

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2016/03/17

4.6/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/09

4.4/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2016/03/09

4.4/5.0

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Associate 2009/12/09

4.2/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2014/09/10

4.0/5.0

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Member 2016/03/05

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/09/18

3.8/5.0

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Other Law Firm Position 2009/12/01

3.6/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2010/05/04

3.4/5.0

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Partner 2018/04/17

3.4/5.0

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Partner 2010/05/12

3.0/5.0

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Partner 2016/03/07

3.0/5.0

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Associate 2014/09/10

3.0/5.0

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Associate 2010/05/04

2.6/5.0

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Member 2014/09/11

2.4/5.0

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Partner 2009/12/17