Posted by John
Obiously a very thoughtful attorney. I wish I could contact him back. But he has no contact info. None of the attorneys' answers really got to my situation, and I'd like to clarify.
Posted by anonymous
Mr. Ballard patiently answered my questions with regard to making my own subtitles for commercial films. I appreciate his directness and willingness to go the whole nine yards to explain his reasoning and provide me with legal sources supporting his arguments; the information he gave was more than I hoped for. Thanks for the help!
Posted by Alice
Daniel went above and beyond a simple reply regarding my YouTube video content and I appreciate him taking his off time to respond in detail. By the time I finished reading his info-packed answer I had more ammunition than ever to understand the convoluted ramifications of the law pertaining to my question. You have to respect the brilliance of attorneys like Daniel who also choose to share themselves pro bono. Saved me a ton of creative time for which I am grateful.
Posted by Sheldon Daniels
I've seen a few of his answers from other questions. They are always as detailed as possible & I appreciate you taking your time out for the advice you give
Posted by Ryan
My Youtube Copyright Question For CC-BY Video Attribution Was Answered Very Throughly & Quickly. He Also Included The Specific Section Of Code That Pertained To My Question That I Was Unable To Find In My Own Internet Searches.
Posted by anonymous
I am an Amazon seller and had a patent infringement complaint. Daniel was very helpful and cognizant in his advices. He helped me to understand the situation and make my decision on how to move further. Amazon is a fairly new playground for lawyers and it is hard to find the professional who can give a good advice with the understanding of the specific environment. Daniel is a go-to guy for any amazon seller.
Posted by John Edward Flynt
Dan answered very quickly, got more information from me, and gave me a detailed answer to my specific question. I would recommend him to anyone who needs representation for intellectual property, copyrights, and any other areas related to protecting one's creative property.
Posted by Varun Gupta
I was about to hire a lawyer searched on Avvo but wasn't very comfortable with the contract he drafted. I approached Mr. Ballard to review the contract drafted by the other guy and was willing to pay from the very beginning for his consultation. He however offered to review the contract free of cost and even suggested I should not continue with the earlier guy as his verbal promises and contract had different tones. In other words the other guy was trying to bind me in a contract which would have costed me a lot of money and time. Not only this he was patient enough to go through the case and suggested I shouldn't pursue it and take it with a pinch of salt as justice at times could be very expensive and non rewarding.
Posted by Rick Bennette
Daniel opened my eyes to a legal status of copyright not known to me, even after I read through the posting of copyright law on the government web site, copyright.gov. Implied copyright is something I was not aware of before the initial consult with Daniel, and had I gone into court without knowing this, I could have wasted my dollars and time.
Posted by Hans Merkel
It's understandable that lawyers need to make a living just anybody else. Their livelihood is based on their services which includes giving advice. To come on here with questions and get free advice from the many attorneys on this site is God given and much appreciated. But with Mr. Ballard it just goes a step further. I asked a few very complex questions regarding derivative works and copyright and such. Mr. Ballard answered them in detail and bluntly, exactly what anyone should want to have from an attorney. He even researched and posted the cases that pertained to my questions. In a litigious country like the States, an attorney such as Mr Ballard would not only be very knowledgeable, but I sense he'd also fight for your case ferociously and smartly by digging deep in his analyses of cases. So far, a 5 star rating from me.