"Shelley came highly recommended by my therapist, for dealing with a complicated divorce with a highly emotional and potentially volatile spouse. Ms. Kester was knowledgeable, prepared, compassionate, and I felt a sense of calm with her reassurances while I was in her presence. She worked hard, long hours when timeliness was critical for a desirable outcome. Eventually everything worked out exactly how I had hoped it would, thanks to Shelley’s competence and commitment."
“Shelley was compassionate and understanding through the whole process. She has an aptitude on how to read people and was very instrumental in helping me deal with my ex-husband effectively.”
“She is well respected in the professional community, which was evident in our court proceedings. Shelley and her staff made me feel extremely comfortable and I knew that my best interest was at heart.”
“My inquiries and concerns were always promptly and thoroughly addressed, even beyond regular business hours. Ms. Kester is extremely knowledgeable in the area of family law.”
“While Ms. Kester is meticulous, thorough, analytical and diligent, I appreciate her transparency most. She never makes promises she cannot deliver and she is honest in her assumptions and predictions in how matters in a case may go. Her reliability and trustworthiness make her an asset to her clients in the times when they are most vulnerable.”
“Ms. Kester and her staff treated me like I was a part of their family from day one, they and continue to do so today.”
“I needed someone who could navigate the legal system and counsel me through a VERY emotional process. Shelley helped me to remain focused and deal with the task at hand.”
“She showed me so much about being a strong woman.”
“Shelley exuded confidence, knowledge and experience, mixed with a genuine understanding of the toll divorce can wreak on every aspect of a person’s life. She brought a sense of calm into what felt like a never-ending living nightmare, allowing me to take a deep breath, secure in the fact that someone most competent was looking out for my best interest.”
“Each person I encountered at Wilson Kester carried themselves with professionalism and compassion. A rare combination in any field.”
"Melissa was very helpful on numerous matters regarding my ex-husband. She listened, offered quality advise and kept me informed of what was going on. Not only was she supportive professionally, but also in a kind, personal manner."
"Melissa did an amazing job on my behalf during a recent reworking of an in-place JoD. I felt that she has a great sense of what is truly important and super attention to detail. She worked hard, yet efficiently, to get me where I wanted to be and represented me very well at a hearing."
"Melissa's expertise regarding my situation was unprecedented. Her extensive knowledge and experience allowed me to put my complete faith and trust in her ability from day one. Her relationship with the court and the government agencies involved speaks volumes about her integrity and status in the area of child/family law. Melissa was able to develop a plan to protect myself and my family while reaching the best possible outcome for all those involved. I always felt throughout this process that my case was a top priority for her and I cannot say enough about how well Melissa handled this case."