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Our firm has been able to safely expand our services and market share as a direct result of our alliance with Advocate Capital.
We have access to all the money we need to try cases and cover our short-term operating needs. We work all our cases up to trial without the fear of the associated costs. This gives us an advantage in our marketplace over our competition and the insurance companies. Advocate Capital has easy-to-use systems and transparent knowledgeable staff.
For my small personal injury practice, Advocate allows me the ability to practice on the level of much larger firms.
I constantly use the case funding account to develop my cases at a much earlier stage than I used to. I can now hire experts at the pre-deposition stage to assist me in discovery. And, I have the support for my trials that bring me to the next level. Without the support of Advocate, I would be moving my cases at a slower pace.
We have seen significant growth in our business using Advocate.
By financing cases with Advocate, we were able to free up capital, allowing us to invest in growing both our caseload and our business infrastructure.
After more than 17 years at a prominent plaintiff's firm, I left at the end of 2020 to launch a new firm.
In just over a year, our firm has grown to 7 employees and has resolved four cases for values in excess of $1 million. Although we had a very good first year, we are expecting significant revenue growth for year two. None of this would have been possible without our partnership with Advocate Capital. This access to additional capital during our startup and first-year allowed us to reinvest more of our revenues into marketing and case costs, which has enabled us to develop many new significant high-value cases and accelerated our growth.
Advocate Capital has been a great tool for Roybal Mack and Cordova. P.C.
Their staff always demonstrates professionalism and is extremely attentive to all of our needs. Their portal is extremely user-friendly and they always respond to our needs in a timely manner. I highly recommend using their services.
I am so very thankful your company exists to support the work we do.
Too often the rights of the voiceless, the damned, and the forgotten are simply overlooked, or worse, trampled upon. As a plaintiff's lawyer, sometimes our work is lonely and it is satisfying to know that my clients' rights are important and worthy through Advocate Capital's willingness to fund our work. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your support.
We are a very small shop, two lawyers and an administrative assistant. We have approximately 30 to 40 cases on our docket. Because we are not a "volume" plaintiffs' law firm, we may go six, seven, and even eight months without a settlement or collection of a verdict. This is not a good example of a Harvard Business School business model!!! To plug those gaps in income, we rely heavily on Advocate help to fund our cases during those lean times. Advocate understands this is our "business model" and is able to appreciate the value of our clients' cases as non-traditional "collateral." Banks do not understand or even comprehend this type of lending. Banks have to be able to tangibly "touch" the collateral. I want you to know how important this is to our small law firm's very existence.
I also appreciate your AdvoTrac software. We are able to consider passing on the interest attributable to those cases in which we have sought and received funding, though we do not always pass the interest charged by ACI to our client. We consider doing so on a case-by-case basis.
Thank you for your help, your loyalty and your understanding of the work we do.
Advocate Capital has really been a game changer for my law practice and my life.
Achieving justice for our clients has become so much more efficient with Advocate Capital by our side.
Advocate Capital has been an invaluable partner with our firm.
Their processes are smooth and hassle-free, and we never have to worry about funding cases or business cash flow. This allows us to tackle bigger cases at higher volume while still giving our clients quality representation with a healthy war chest to pull from any time it’s needed.
Advocate Capital provides the life blood of capital for my plaintiff medical malpractice and injury law firm.
Those who cannot finance case costs cannot properly pursue them. Advocate Capital's interest rates and initiation fees are low for the industry, funding is easy, their online system to track and pay costs is second to none and, best of all, they free up capital for advertising and other purposes. I'd highly recommend them to other attorney business owners.
Advocate Capital has been instrumental in the growth of our law firm.
AdvoTrac allows our firm to easily track and obtain funding for our client's cases seamlessly. This has allowed us to use our own capital for infrastructure and marketing. Overall, it has been a good experience working with Advocate.
The AdvoTrac® platform could not be more user-friendly.
The 24/7 access to funding and detailed reports are amazing. The professionals at Advocate are even better!
Advocate Capital has been great to work with.
In our practice, we incur thousands of dollars in case-related expenses and expert witness fees each month. By utilizing Advocate Capital, we have been able to ensure that we can fund higher case costs and retain the best expert witnesses in their respective fields. Their financial backing over the past several years has allowed the firm to grow and free up necessary firm operating expenses. I would highly recommend Advocate Capital.
We have developed a great partnership with Advocate Capital.
From top-notch customer service to lightning-quick funding, Advocate Capital is vital to our firm's success. They are very easy to work with and are always just a phone call away. We are very happy with their services so far and highly recommend them to any other plaintiff firms that are looking for litigation funding.
Engaging Advocate Capital has been one of the most important decisions we made in 2019-2020.
Having the ability to fund high case costs has allowed us to be more aggressive in obtaining expert witnesses and evidence to document our client’s claims. The funding enables us to expedite the processing of cases and demonstrate our strong commitment to the claim. The Advocate Capital staff is very helpful! Thank you, Stephanie Wagenaar.
Advocate has been an outstanding partner to work with for several years now.
AdvoTrac is easy to navigate and they have superior customer service.
The pandemic has significantly altered the legal landscape in the field of personal injury law.
Driving has decreased considerably while the court system has become backlogged, with cases being set for trial 2-years from the date of filing. This has led to fewer new clients and tremendously frustrated those with existing cases. Aware of these factors, the insurance industry has exponentially increased their standardized practice of delay, stall, hinder, then low-ball banking on the attrition of Plaintiffs and their lawyers. Advocate Capital is a guardian in our most challenging time and has permitted us to continue to fight, without fear of expense, for just and fair results for our clients.
Advocate Capital has provided confidence and support, which allowed this firm to thrive during the darkest days of the pandemic. We are honored to collaborate with such an exceptional entity and look forward to many more years of success.
Advocate Capital has improved cash flow and reduced my personal taxes for phantom income for many, many years.
I can’t imagine running a profitable personal injury law firm without your help. Thank you!
Advocate Capital has been an invaluable partner in the growth and prosperity of my law firm.
Advocate Capital has been an invaluable partner in the growth and prosperity of my law firm. They have earned my loyalty because of the personal service they provided during our 13 year relationship. They were incredibly helpful in handling the numerous complexities which arose when my ex law partner and I dissolved our former law firm. Advocate Capital made a difficult process as painless as possible.
Advocate Capital has been instrumental in allowing our injury law section to get its feet off the ground.
Their support gave our entire law firm financial breathing room to hire the experts we needed before the settlement checks came rolling in. We will always be thankful to Advocate Capital for assisting us in starting our now-thriving practice area.
Testimonials: North Carolina Advocate Capital has been an invaluable resource to my firm over the years.
Their financial backing has allowed the office the ability to both grow and take on bigger, better cases. And this peace of mind enables me to focus on what I love best, practicing law. Plaintiff’s firms everywhere should take advantage of what Advocate Capital has to offer.
I cannot thank Advocate Capital enough. This pandemic brought our cases to a screeching halt.
While cases are not settling and income is not coming in, your case funding has allowed me to continue working on my cases, getting expert opinions, taking depositions and preparing my cases for the time when trials open back up so I can hopefully finally reap the fruit of our labor. This all would not be possible without the funding provided by Advocate Capital. It is as simple as that.
Advocate Capital is a streamlined organization that we use for case funding. My experience with the Advocate team has been nothing short of positive.
From assistance with filling out forms to using their website and even journalizing the accounting records, they are always available to assist at a moment’s notice. I would highly recommend them to any law firm looking to expand its business by securing additional capital.
Engaging Advocate Capital has been one of the most intelligent decisions we have made.
Having unfettered access to cash for case costs has allowed us to be even more aggressive in obtaining the necessary evidence and expert witnesses to document our client’s claims. This also enables us to speed up the prosecution of our cases and demonstrate to the opposition our commitment to the claim. Clients are also very happy because their cases are not dragging. Plus, the people at Advocate Capital are so helpful and supportive of us. Thanks, Mike Swanson for putting together such a great team!
I just want you to know that you guys have made a big difference.
I just want you to know that you guys have made a big difference by choosing to support me three years ago. It meant a lot to me. While I was a partner in other firms I thought, If I ran things, I would do it this way, but I always worried about whether I could support a business of my own. During the application process with Advocate Capital, the simple act of putting together the fees that I had generated over the years made me see what I generated over the past few years, and how much I would need to carry in order to operate my own firm. The application process alone gave me more confidence and now I’m doing three to four times that much! I will always appreciate Advocate for that.
Thanks to Advocate Capital we can go toe to toe with the defense without the worry of increasing litigation costs.
Case funding with Advocate Capital has been one of the best decisions our firm has made. It has allowed us to give the best possible representation to our clients by granting us the financial freedom to hire the finest experts. No longer are we concerned about how to finance a case to oppose the large defense firms with deep pockets. Thanks to Advocate Capital we can go toe to toe with the defense without the worry of increasing litigation costs. Aside from the benefit to our cases, Advocate Capital has been exceptionally easy to work with, always ready to answer any questions and make case funding as simple as possible.
They have shown a solid understanding of the legal business often not found in other lending facilities.
We have worked with Advocate Capital for the past several years, finding them to be a reliable and beneficial resource for our firm. They have shown a solid understanding of the legal business often not found in other lending facilities. Because of Advocate we are able to fund our caseload at a level that allows for maximum recoveries on behalf of our clients. We appreciate their easy to access service, the dedication they have shown to our firm, and the great people on their staff. We highly recommend Advocate Capital.
They are extraordinarily organized, timely, and easy to work with.
Advocate Capital has been indispensable to the success of our practice. They are extraordinarily organized, timely, and easy to work with. They make advancing costs on personal injury cases an afterthought instead of a constant worry. I have since had other businesses attempt to finance our firm, and none could offer me the immediate and easy internet access, service and painless accounting that they do, and at better rates! I highly, highly recommend trying them. Once you do, you’ll save so much time and effort that you’ll never look back.
Flexible and reasonable.
Good people to work with, who really understand plaintiff’s practice, problems and issues. Flexible and reasonable; we hope to have a long and mutually productive relationship. Thanks!
Advocate Capital has provided excellent services to my firm and its clients since 2010.
Advocate Capital has provided excellent services to my firm and its clients since 2010. What makes them special is that they, in stark contrast to your average bank, understand what we do and have products and customer service that are designed to fulfill our actual needs.
The attention you get feels as though you are #1.
Advocate Capital has improved our financial operations associated with funding cases. It is a pleasure working with everyone at Advocate Capital. The attention you get feels as though you are #1. They have been great to work with and I would highly recommend them to anyone who advances case costs.
Working with Advocate Capital could not be easier.
I have been a very happy client of Advocate Capital for 10 years. With the financial support Advocate Capital provides, my office can go toe to toe with the most well-heeled defendants and insurance carriers. This allows me to focus on results and not worry about financing for a very good case. Working with Advocate Capital could not be easier and my clients have never had a problem with having the interest expense of financing their case costs passed on to them.
Advocate Capital provides resources to firms and counsel that help level the field.
Advocate Capital provides resources to firms and counsel that help level the field. AC is the result of highly committed professionals, that respond quickly, right when you need it.
Advocate Capital has exceeded our expectations.
Advocate Capital has exceeded our expectations, not just in terms of quick and reliable case funding, but overall customer service. In only a few months as a client, my firm has benefited from improved cash flow and a much easier ability to track expenses to individual clients, as compared to other case financing methods. We look forward to a long relationship.
The online interface makes funding cases a fast and simple task.
Utilizing Advocate Capital has given us the leverage and freedom to fully litigate and work up our cases, without tying up and overburdening our working capital. The online interface makes funding cases a fast and simple task. I would highly recommend Advocate Capital’s services to any firm who works on cases on a contingency basis.
The single best decision I’ve made in 30 years of practice.
Advocate Capital – The single best decision I’ve made in 30 years of practice.
Advocate Capital has been instrumental in the growth of our personal injury law practice.
Advocate Capital has been instrumental in the growth of our personal injury law practice. Instead of fronting tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars in one particular case, we are now able to use that money to fund other cases and not have to worry about retaining the proper (expensive) experts, and paying for a critical demonstrative or animation for a jury trial. I highly recommend Advocate Capital.
The people at Advocate get it.
In the catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases that our firm handles, you have to spend money to make money. Litigation has become increasingly expensive, and we are often litigating against defendants whose resources dwarf ours. Success often requires hiring the best experts in the country, and they don’t come cheap.
The last thing we need to be worrying about during the midst of trial is how we’re going to afford to pay for the experts and other expenses that are necessary in these types of cases. That’s where Advocate Capital comes in. They provide us with the financial wherewithal to take on any defendant, in any type of case, in any forum. We could not do what we do without them.
On top of that, their staff is incredibly friendly, helpful and accommodating. Working with them has been a pleasure. Unlike banks with whom we have dealt in the past in order to finance our cases, the people at Advocate get it. They understand that we are not a typical business with typical cash flow, receivables, etc. and that we require financing that meets our unique needs. They also understand and appreciate the importance of what plaintiff’s lawyers around the country do to achieve justice for people and promote the safety of products, workplaces, etc. The people at Advocate have become a critical part of our litigation team.
Advocate Capital has helped us achieve the highest possible recovery for our clients.
Advocate Capital has helped us achieve the highest possible recovery for our clients. They have helped alleviate the financial pressures of the case so that we can focus on the litigation and on obtaining the highest possible settlement or verdict. Advocate Capital has made the funding request simple, flexible and always responds quickly to our needs.
Advocate Capital has provided my law firm the required capital to stand up and fight for justice everyday!
Advocate Capital has provided my law firm the required capital to stand up and fight for justice everyday!
We consider them to be a key part of our success formula.
As a customer of Advocate Capital, Inc., my partners and I have the peace of mind of knowing that we have an experienced financial partner that is dedicated to helping us serve our clients. We consider them to be a key part of our success formula.
The strength of the company makes Advocate Capital an excellent partner to achieve long-term business goals.
Advocate Capital has been a vital partner to our firm and we appreciate the level of service they provide. Our experience with Advocate Capital is always positive as they have our firm’s best interest in mind and understand the nature of our firm’s business cycle. This knowledge and understanding is what sets them apart from their competition, in addition, to the excellent management of Advocate Capital internally. The strength of the company makes Advocate Capital an excellent partner to achieve long-term business goals and has allowed us to grow a business relationship we hope to continue for many more years to come.
In the difficult business climate we find ourselves in, it is a relief to know there is a company that one can turn to assist in funding the endeavors of my firm. A majority of lending institutions are reducing access to vital business capital, with the exception of Advocate Capital. They extended our credit line to allow us to have our best year on record.
We are one of Advocate Capital's longest clients. It made sense to us almost 20 years ago and it makes good sense now. They have been like a partner for us, and I can't imagine why a personal injury firm would not use them. What they do helps us get better results for our clients by eliminating the agony in so many financial decisions. Thank you for your continued support.
Advocate Capital has been very easy to work with and very professional.
Our firm has been working with Advocate Capital for over a year. We are extremely pleased with how they have been able to help our firm. Advocate Capital has been very easy to work with and very professional. We consider this a long term relationship.
Our firm has been a customer with Advocate Capital since 2004.
We rely upon Advocate to provide timely case expense financing for some of our key cases. We value and appreciate our collaboration with Advocate Capital.
Advocate Capital, Inc. is great!
Easy to use, great customer service, and overall good people who want to help our firms grow. Using this service has been a game changer for my cash flow and ability to take on new contingency cases.
Working with Advocate Capital has greatly helped our firm out with respect to managing our litigation costs, cash flow and finances.
They provide all the accounting you need to simplify bookkeeping. Accessing information and funds in AdvoTrac® is a breeze, and the staff is always there and helpful when you need them.
I first learned about Advocate Capital about five years ago through a well-respected plaintiff’s firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.
While at the time my young firm did not yet qualify for their services, the Advocate Capital team was very encouraging, checking in with me every few months, answering my questions, and generally being a great resource.
When my firm finally qualified just over a year ago, we immediately invested the recaptured revenues into marketing and growing our team. We saw results immediately. By the end of 2019, my firm’s revenues had grown 87.4% over 2018.
My firm was recognized by Law Firm 500 as the 22nd fastest growing law firm in the United States and the 4th fastest growing law firm in California. Advocate Capital has been the fuel powering this growth. And even with the challenges 2020 has presented, we expect to continue our growth trajectory.
To say I am grateful to Advocate Capital for their support is an understatement. Any plaintiff’s firm would be crazy not to take advantage of the services this company offers.
Advocate Capital is a great asset to have in your law office management toolbox.
As a small law firm, we are better able to focus on what the case needs to maximize its value, without spending so much time managing case budgets and cost tracking amongst the various cases. The people at Advocate Capital are also great to work with and provide helpful suggestions concerning case cost management and financing. I do not hesitate to suggest Advocate Capital to any other plaintiff’s law firm.
Advocate Capital has helped our practice grow and accept new business in ways that I never imagined.
The flexibility of Advocate’s finance programs makes it easy for us to say
yes to new clients and matters. They have been an excellent partner in our success.
I recently used Advocate Capital on a serious injury case.
The end result was a multi-million dollar recovery. The resources provided by Advocate Capital allowed me to spare no expense in litigating the case, while at the same time freeing up firm resources to prosecute other cases. I highly recommend Advocate Capital. They are a great partner.
We no longer worry about day to day cash flow issues.
Working with Advocate Capital has truly changed our business. The financing has given us the ability to to work with the very best experts to maximize the value of our cases, allowing us to focus on helping our clients. We no longer worry about day to day cash flow issues or whether we can afford the expert we want to hire. The result is a direct benefit to our clients and better results.
Financing cases with Advocate Capital is perfect for our law firm.
We’ve been with Advocate Capital for a little over one year. Miller & Ogorchock, S.C. is a two-lawyer personal injury law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We handle all types of injury cases including all types of vehicle accidents, dental malpractice, insurance bad faith, premises liability and products liability. Financing cases with Advocate Capital is perfect for our law firm, giving us the financial flexibility to aggressively market our business in a very competitive environment. Advocate Capital’s customer service is outstanding. It’s a very user-friendly program.
Our relationship with Advocate Capital has allowed us to go toe to toe with all opponents.
Our firm takes pride in litigating difficult cases at the highest level. Our relationship with Advocate Capital has allowed us to go toe to toe with all opponents and achieve excellent results for our clients.
I highly recommend this service for any attorney who routinely advances costs on behalf of clients.
I’ve worked very hard to grow my personal injury practice. The problem was, the more I increased my client base, the more money I was advancing on behalf of my clients. This was money I often needed to borrow on my existing line of credit. I was not only extending my clients thousands of dollars in interest-free loans, I was actually borrowing money to advance to my clients, and I was paying the finance charges. For a long time I just assumed this was the cost of doing business.
Then I learned of Advocate Capital from a colleague. It immediately became clear that I was unnecessarily tying up my working capital, and essentially throwing money away. The application process was quick and painless, and my account rep walked me through every step. Underwriting was quick to approve me and in no time all that money I had advanced to my clients was back in my bank account. Advocate helped me explain this transition to my existing clients, and has stood at my side as we’ve started to utilize their system.
I have no doubt that this extra operating capital will immediately result in increased revenues. My only regret is that I didn’t hear about Advocate Capital sooner. I highly recommend this service for any attorney who routinely advances costs on behalf of clients.
Everything is always done right and on time.
For the almost sixteen years, this firm has been around we have procured services of all types: banking, accounting, consulting and any number of other functions. Frankly, the service we have received largely has been problematic with one huge exception: Advocate Capital. They are great. Everything is always done right and on time. I hope that the service we provide to our clients comes close to the service we get from Advocate Capital.
We were initially skeptical about case funding programs as either being too expensive or too convoluted for our clients.
We have been pleasantly surprised at how practical the case funding has been for our clients and our firm. The application process was not over burdensome or too demanding. The administration of the case funding has turned out to be manageable. The process facilitates access to justice by clients who might not be able to finance a case and, at the same time, frees up operating funds for the firm. We are very pleased with all aspects of the programs Advocate Capital has offered.
We have been using the services of Advocate Capital for approximately ten years and have found them to be extremely attentive to our needs.
Frequently, we have been required to pay expert witness fees in the thousands of dollars. It would have taxed our operating capital considerably if we had to cover that cost with our own funds. The service rendered by them has been prompt, and I am satisfied the cost is reasonable. They have enabled us to handle cases without concern for the expenses we might incur.
Advocate Capital has been a invaluable resource for our clients and for our law firm.
Advocate Capital has been a invaluable resource for our clients and for our law firm. The folks at Advocate Capital have always been helpful, friendly and responsive. They have been great to work with and we would recommend them to any other law firms.
I can say without reservation that we owe a significant part of our success to Advocate Capital.
I believe that having legal funding available for case expenses increases the average person’s access to justice. I have been using funding for legal case expenses since I started my own firm in 1998. The firm has grown exponentially since then, and I can say without reservation that we owe a significant part of our success to Advocate Capital.
Initially, I used another legal funding company, but the administrative requirements and ever-changing complexities of their funding plans began to frustrate me. If I can’t understand it, I certainly can’t explain it to a client.
Since we began using Advocate in 2003, I have been impressed by their professionalism and willingness to assist us with our questions and concerns. They are consistent, stable, and friendly. I no longer worry about being overwhelmed by the unlimited litigation budgets of huge corporations and insurance companies, and I am able to take cases knowing that I cannot be put at a disadvantage due to inability to fund the expenses.
I wholeheartedly recommend them to other Plaintiffs’ firms and Plaintiffs’ attorneys. If anyone would like to discuss my experience with Advocate, please contact me at (512) 474-7677.
Advocate Capital truly understands how a plaintiff’s firm operates.
After working with Advocate Capital for the past several years, they have helped allow our office to give 110% to every case we decide to fund. Lisa Wagner is the best representative to work with and is always on hand to answer any questions we have. Advocate Capital truly understands how a plaintiff’s firm operates and continues to make technological advances through their website and add capabilities to help streamline our needs. Thank you!
Using Advocate’s online service allows my office immediate access to vital information.
Working with Advocate Capital over the past 15 years has truly been of benefit to my practice. As a personal injury firm, my cases are taken on a contingency basis and I do not worry about having to finance all of the expenses associated with preparing a case for settlement. Our operating capital is freed up for office operations rather than financing case costs. Advocate Capital provides my firm with the cash needed to properly fund our clients’ cases, and does so efficiently, promptly and professionally. Being able to to obtain information for payoff quotes using Advocate’s online service allows my office immediate access to vital information. The efficiency in which Advocate handles advance requests is a testament to their organization and I would highly recommend any law practice utilize their services.
The team at Advocate is very customer focused.
Advocate Capital has helped me help more clients. After reading Mike’s book, How David Beats Goliath, I realized that I should not be using my own “after-tax” dollars to fund my cases. It gives me peace of mind to know that I have a funding source for my large, expensive cases which may take years to resolve. The team at Advocate is very customer focused. It has been an A++ experience.
Now I have the freedom to push multiple big cases at once, and the results have been fantastic.
Before Advocate, I averaged about one seven-figure settlement per year. In the last twelve months, I have settled 5 cases in the seven-figures. Before Advocate Capital, I was never in a position to prosecute multiple big cases with six-figure expense budgets at the same time. Now I have the freedom to push multiple big cases at once, and the results have been fantastic. In short, I love Advocate, and am grateful for the part you are playing in my success.
I absolutely recommend Advocate Capital to any personal injury firm who is looking to expand their caseload.
We’ve been clients of Advocate Capital for many years, and are very pleased with the resources they provide to our law firm. As a personal injury firm, we take cases on contingency. Advocate Capital provides us with the cash needed to properly fund our clients’ cases, and does so efficiently, promptly and professionally. I absolutely recommend Advocate Capital to any personal injury firm who is looking to expand their caseload.
I would like to sincerely thank Advocate Capital for their generous gift to Trial Lawyer College®.
I would like to sincerely thank Advocate Capital for their generous gift to Trial Lawyer College®. This gift further demonstrates Advocate Capital’s commitment to our civil justice system and to ensuring that the doors to the Courthouse are open to everyone.
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Our firm has partnered with with Advocate Capital since 2010. I continue to be impressed with the professionalism of the company and its staff members. Their willingness to blog case results and other accomplishments of the firm and its members has been an added benefit. Thank you Advocate Capital for all you do.
Their service and commitment are without equal.
Advocate Capital has assisted my practice for several years. Their service and commitment are without equal. Using the credit facility they provide allows my practice to quickly meet all its case expense funding obligations so that we can fully document a client’s losses and acquire the evidence we need to establish liability. With the assistance of Advocate Capital, we never have to worry about monthly cash flow issues affecting our ability to meet the needs of our clients.
Advocate Capital helps to level the playing field.
The Stewart Law Firm is an Austin, Texas based firm dedicated to serving the needs of victims, families, and consumers in cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and defective products. From commercial truck crashes to industrial accidents, one thing is for sure, it takes resources to compete and work your case up in order to take quality care of clients, allowing them to seek justice to the fullest extent of the law. We are pleased to work with Advocate Capital. Advocate Capital helps to level the playing field. We don’t have to worry about how we are going to fund a case. Advocate Capital frees up our firm’s cash reserves, and allows us to focus on what is truly important…taking care of our clients the best way that we can.
Advocate Capital understands our needs and delivers every time.
The Law Firm of Jesus M. Dovalina is a two lawyer personal injury law firm in the small town of Del Rio, Texas. We handle all kinds of injury cases including vehicle accidents and products liability cases which occasionally include a wrongful death cause of action. These cases can get extremely expensive very fast. I recently was able to obtain a verdict for a young 24 year-old man who was struck by a bus and had to undergo two back surgeries. The cost of having to hire an accident reconstructionist, economist and vocational expert with the help of Advocate Capital made it possible for me to obtain a $1.2 million verdict. Advocate Capital understands our needs and delivers every time. I highly recommend their services.
Thrilled with the positive impact they’ve had on our firm.
We’ve been an Advocate Capital client since 2006 and have been thrilled with the positive impact they’ve had on our firm. We’re able to get even better results for our clients and have been able to grow our practice significantly, commented Danny Daniel. Partner Jonathan Stark said, We’ve referred numerous other law firms to Advocate and will continue to do so.
Advocate Capital is a true partner in our firm’s quest to provide justice to our clients.
Advocate Capital is a true partner in our firm’s quest to provide justice to our clients. With Advocate as our partner, we can afford even the most costly battles. We’re happy to have Advocate in our foxhole.
How good is it having Advocate Capital?
Here’s my all-time ranking: one, witnessing the birth of my children; two, becoming an attorney; three, signing with Advocate Capital. That good.
Advocate Capital is a great company.
I highly recommend any law firm use them!
Now, we have the freedom to represent all of our clients to the fullest.
Advocate Capital, Inc. has transformed the finances of our practice by removing the fear of paying for cases that cost a lot of money. Now, we have the freedom to represent all of our clients to the fullest.
Cash flow often interferes with most firms’ ability to freely fund their cases…Advocate solves that problem.
Maximizing a client’s recovery on cases is often a function of having the money needed for experts, investigators, medical illustrators, court reporters, videographers, and focus group research. Cash flow often interferes with most firms’ ability to freely fund their cases as quickly or fully as needed to maximize recoveries. Advocate solves that problem.
Advocate Capital has been a true stress reliever for my business operation management.
As a fast growing firm, the expenses per case can consume a substantial portion of my capital. Advocate Capital has totally relieved that worry. This group has totally freed up my practice and I have nothing but great things to say about Advocate. Also, Advotrac® is easy to use, precise, and worry free. I am very grateful for your services!
Advocate Capital’s case expense funding gave us immediate access to the money that was tied-up in our case load.
This allowed us to use that money to grow our business. We have been very pleased with Advocate Capital. The case funding software is easy to learn and use and the reports are great!
I can honestly say that going to Advocate Capital has changed my level of service to my clients greatly.
Changing to Advocate Capital absolutely changed my practice. I went from having cases go the speed that I needed, instead of the speed that I could afford that month. I never realized how much that made a difference in the amount of cases I could take and the speed with which I could get them done until I did not have to finance my own costs anymore. When you have a really good case, it makes a difference to the other side when you can disclose all your witnesses with finalized reports all at once. The best strategy for getting a case resolved is to have it ready to try. When you can get all your ducks in a row with Advocate Capital’s help like this, it makes a big difference.
I can honestly say that going to Advocate Capital has changed my level of service to my clients greatly, and it has also increased my profitability as well. I have never had a client complain about the added interest costs. I have many letters of thanks from people who appreciated how I moved their case along. I expect to work with Advocate for a long time.
Their program allows our firm to go above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients.
I have been working with Advocate Capital for many years. This group does an excellent job with their customer service and availability to clients. Their program allows our firm to go above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients and ensure that we are doing everything we can to represent them. It allows us to hire the experts we need for large and intricate cases. We have been very pleased with this program and would recommend it to other firms.
I find their staff helpful, professional, and efficient.
Advocate Capital has enabled me to grow my practice by providing me with the necessary funding to finance the prosecution of my clients’ personal injury cases. I find their staff helpful, professional and efficient, all of which helps me closely monitor my clients cases.
Our firm would highly recommend Advocate Capital to any firm seeking financial assistance.
We have been very pleased with Advocate Capital’s services. They have helped us to expand our practice and achieve the best results on behalf of our clients. Our firm would highly recommend Advocate Capital to any firm seeking financial assistance.
Advocate Capital provides the case funding I need at a reasonable cost.
Advocate Capital provides the case funding I need at a reasonable cost. This frees up my cash flow to pay overhead. I was a partner in a large law firm for several years. I am a sole practitioner. Advocate Capital is a great resource for sole practitioners like myself because they provide resources for us that are often only available to groups of attorneys. Their system makes funding, payment, and accounting seamless and fast. Interest can be charged back to clients as a case expense so long as your state’s ethics rules allow this and you include this in your client contract. I highly recommend Advocate Capital.
They take the time to understand our practice and our needs.
We are steadfast customers of Advocate Capital. Our relationship with this lender is built on trust. We are very conservative when it comes to our law firm finances. Advocate Capital understands this and provides us with the comfort to know that we stand together. They take the time to understand our practice and our needs. I couldn’t ask for more.
Advocate Capital provided everything we needed to set up the program.
Their AdvoTrac® website is very user friendly and their staff is incredibly helpful and responsive.
Advocate Capital has allowed me to push my cases faster and reach earlier and higher settlements.
I have been using Advocate Capital since 2014. They’re easy to use and consumer friendly interface allows me access to working capital to invest more heavily into my clients’ cases. As any personal injury lawyer knows, investing your time and your energy into proper thorough expert reviews often make the different between success and failure in this business. Advocate Capital has allowed me to push my cases faster and reach earlier and higher settlements. The system allows me to properly and conveniently track the interest costs for each client matter and recoup those costs. I am extremely happy with the service I receive and recommend Advocate Capital to my colleagues!
Advocate Capital has been the most effective decision we have made in growing our practice.
Advocate Capital has been the most effective decision we have made in growing our practice. We don’t hesitate to take on larger, more complex cases and we are on even footing with our well-funded adversaries. Finally, the customer service at Advocate Capital is great!
They provide you with a very hands-on and capable support staff.
Over the course of our 20 year existence, L&B has had occasion to engage the services of a number of legal funding companies. By far, the most professional, most organized, most lawyer friendly company has been Advocate Capital. Their funding requirements are consistent and fair. Their advanced technology capability makes your own record keeping simple and concise. They provide you with a very hands-on and capable support staff. Advocate Capital has been a very important part of our success.
You will not find a better and more understanding partner than Advocate Capital.
When I opened my plaintiffs’ medical malpractice law firm in upstate New York in April, 2013, I was facing a challenge, namely,funding the substantial case expenses of our malpractice lawsuits without depleting my personal savings. Fortunately, I found Advocate Capital.
While bankers do not recognize the monetary value of contingent-fee, personal injury and medical malpractice cases, I found a receptive and understanding ear with Lynne M. Cushing, a business development manager with Advocate Capital. Lynne expressed understanding about my financial needs during a difficult transition time for my new firm and treated me like a friend and ally throughout the process.
Today, having worked with Lynne M. Cushing and Advocate Capital for ten months, the funding of case expenses has been seamless and this has helped the cash flow for my new firm. I do not hesitate to hire the top medical experts and create cutting-edge medical exhibits for my trials with the help of funding from Advocate Capital. The main beneficiaries have been our disabled clients. I am lucky to work with Advocate Capital as a partner for our cases!
If you’re considering a third-party lender for case expenses, you will not find a better and more understanding partner than Advocate Capital.
Thank you for making our stressful profession a little less stressful.
Advocate Capital, Inc. has been enormously beneficial to the ongoing efficient operation and management of our practice by allowing us to concentrate on practicing law and moving our cases on a timely basis. As a result of the disbursement financing provided by Advocate Capital, Inc., we no longer have to concern ourselves with cash flow issues in relation to timely outlay of expert fees and other case expenses. More importantly, Advocate Capital, Inc. has created its own user friendly tracking system and software which provides exacting information concerning all monies borrowed with the fees and interest being charged so there is total transparency and never a question leaving you or your clients in the dark. Most of all, the staff and representatives of the company sincerely strive to assist you in any way they can and are always accessible in every way. Thank you for making our stressful profession a little less stressful.
Advocate Capital, Inc. has made it easy for my firm to cut through the red tape to fund our cases in an efficient manner.
The professionalism of the staff and management of Advocate Capital, Inc. has made it easy for my firm to cut through the red tape to fund our cases in an efficient manner, resulting in our being able to resolve our cases quicker than before.
Advocate Capital has helped our practice grow and accept new business in ways that I never imagined.
The flexibility of Advocate’s finance programs makes it easy for us to say
yes to new clients and matters. They have been an excellent partner in our success.
Not only am I able to borrow money at the click of a button on their website, I am also able to get an immediate payoff figure.
I recently opened my own practice and knew that the financing of personal injury files could be problematic for a start-up solo practitioner. I met a member of Advocate Capital, Inc. at an AAJ seminar and they provided me with exactly what I was looking for – the ability to borrow money to fund specific personal injury files without the need to micromanage the interest charge on each and every file. Their website and software keep track as to what exactly is owed on each particular file at any given time. Not only am I able to borrow money at the click of a button on their website, I am also able to get an immediate payoff figure and pay off an individual file’s balance at the click of a button. I would highly recommend this to any start-up personal injury practice.
Our firm has been able to take on bigger cases that would be more expensive to litigate.
My law firm has been working with Advocate Capital since February 2012. With the advance funds, our firm has been able to take on bigger cases that would be more expensive to litigate, but that ultimately bring in more lucrative settlements and verdicts. This benefits our clients and keeps our firm going strong. I’d highly recommend Advocate Capital.
Advocate Capital is the best thing to happen to our practice in nearly 30 years.
Being able to hire three top notch expert witnesses with our line of credit from Advocate Capital helped us to settle a negligence case for 1.5 million dollars. Without our line of credit from Advocate Capital, I don’t know where we would have gotten the $19,000 to hire the accident reconstructionist, economist, and vocational expert necessary to prove plaintiff’s case. Advocate Capital is the best thing to happen to our practice in nearly 30 years. Insurance companies have an endless supply of money to defend cases. Now with Advocate’s help, the playing field has been leveled. The best part is that we’re able to pass the cost of financing cases onto the client.
The Advocate Capital expense line allowed me to work up my complex cases the right way.
I acquired my law practice less than a year ago from the retiring owner. I had to pay a 1/3rd referral fee on the full case inventory I inherited. Giving up 1/3rd across the board in my first year of business was a difficult proposition. The Advocate Capital working line provided me with the flexibility to hire a new staff, manage cash flow, and invest in a robust marketing campaign which allowed me to bridge the gap to the following year where I have a fresh case inventory. The Advocate Capital expense line also allowed me to work up my complex cases the right way. I’m not hesitant to invest in expensive experts who are going to bring tremendous value to my case in the long run. Moreover, what is so unique about Advocate Capital, is that they break down each client expense advance per case. No bank lender is willing to do that.
Advocate Capital has enabled my firm to do our work more efficiently and capably.
We are a small personal injury law firm. Advocate Capital has enabled us to promptly fund the costs necessary to assure that our case preparation, including expert witness retention is thorough, timely and effective. Our operating capital is freed up for office operation rather than financing case costs. The interest rates are very reasonable. We pass these interest costs on to the client when the case resolves, with no complaint from any client. Advocate Capital has enabled my firm to do our work more efficiently and capably. I strongly recommend Advocate Capital.
They treated us with care and respect.
We have been very impressed with the service from Advocate Capital. They treated us with care and respect. Having them on board has greatly improved our ability to push cases by giving us the freedom to invest as much as we need to in them. We highly recommend Advocate Capital.
They truly take a personalized approach to their business relationships.
I can’t say enough good things about Advocate Capital. They have allowed our firm to handle larger, more financially demanding cases than we could have ever pursued before. As a result, we have increased our income and gotten better results for our clients. Most importantly, I can’t say enough good things about the people that work there. Every single person has been friendly and helpful. They truly take a personalized approach to their business relationships. For example, Leese called one day and was told I was out of the office because I was getting married. To my surprise when I returned to the office, I found a wedding gift waiting for me from the great staff at Advocate! That gesture epitomizes the way they do business. I highly recommend them to any lawyer who wants to grow their practice and enjoy the financial freedom to do so.
I checked them out carefully prior to signing up, and heard nothing but positive reviews.
As a new client of Advocate Capital, I have been extremely impressed with their professionalism and with how responsive they have been to inquiries. I checked them out carefully prior to signing up, and heard nothing but positive reviews. Those reviews, so far, have been spot on.
Advocate Capital understands the funding needs of plaintiff law firms.
In today’s practice of law, it is not possible to vigorously prosecute a case without proper case funding. Inability to adequately fund a case can often lead to a case being settled prematurely or in some cases, dismissed because all aspects of the case were not fully researched and investigated. Advocate Capital assures that these things do not happen.
Unlike traditional funding institutions, Advocate Capital understands the funding needs of plaintiff law firms. Advocate provides case funding along with the expense tracking system and professional staff. All of which makes Advocate Capital the best at what they do.
Advocate Capital has been a great asset in our firm’s success.
Advocate Capital has been a great asset in our firm’s success. They are professional and easy to work with and they have become an integral part of our client injury team. Their assistance gives us much more strength and flexibility when representing our clients and helps us achieve greater results.
Advocate Capital, Inc. has always been responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with.
Our practice involves complex civil litigation which frequently has significant capital requirements. Advocate Capital, Inc. has played an important role in allowing us to vigorously represent our clients against very powerful and well-financed adversaries. Advocate Capital, Inc. has always been responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with.
Advocate Capital is by far the most efficient and professional funding company that is out there.
Many thanks to Advocate Capital for always going above and beyond. We first sought advance funding from Advocate Capital 10 years ago, and our experience with them has been nothing short of wonderful since the beginning of our business relationship. Advocate Capital has exceeded expectations in every phase of our transactions, and the financing is always accomplished seamlessly and professionally.
They are in tune with the needs of our company and handle the sensitive matter of our firm´s confidential and financial information with the utmost respect. Advocate Capital is by far the most efficient and professional funding company that is out there. If you are looking for a company that truly cares about how your business needs are handled, you need look no further than Advocate Capital.
Two words come to mind…
Reliable and professional.
Advocate Capital has been a huge benefit to our firm since day one.
It is a great pleasure to work with the staff at Advocate Capital. Everyone has a wonderful approach to each matter and is always helpful. Advocate capital has been a huge benefit to our firm since day one and we are extremely grateful for them.
Advocate Capital has always been a true partner in the operation of our business.
Advocate Capital has always been a true partner in the operation of our business. In 2012, I suffered a totally unexpected health issue. In February, I had a heart attack and 5 bypasses! Without the continued support of Advocate Capital and its staff, and some wonderful personal encouragement from Michael, my business would not have been able to survive much less rebound and gain the strength it has today going into 2013. Thank you Advocate Capital!
Advocate Capital believes in long term success and supports this firm in our endeavors to reach our objectives.
Advocate Capital is an important part of our business operation. My relationship with Advocate Capital was thrust upon me after my previous funding source went out of business. From the beginning, it was clear that Advocate Capital was a professional funding source committed to assisting trial lawyers in obtaining the best results for their clients. To be successful trial lawyer, you must have a long term commitment to your practice and to your clients. Advocate Capital believes in long term success and supports this firm in our endeavors to reach our objectives.
Litigating a case the right way has always been our practice…
This includes spending the money you need to spend in order to bring the case to a jury. Advocate Capital has greatly helped us increase our access to case related expenses. More importantly, the reporting system is parallel to none other that we have found – and we looked extensively.
We’re a small plaintiff’s-only practice and we’ve been with Advocate Capital since 2007.
They have always been friendly, fast and efficient. They sure make it easier for us to do what we do.
Receiving information needed to work our files is so much quicker.
Since using Advocate Capital, our turn around of requesting, paying for, and receiving information needed to work our files is so much quicker, resulting in faster settlement and resolving our cases.
I love AdvoTrac®!
Advocate Capital is fantastic, everything runs smoothly. It’s painless and requires less paperwork than my mortgage. I love AdvoTrac®!
Advocate Capital lets me be an attorney, not a banker.
Advocate Capital lets me be an attorney, not a banker.
Advocate Capital provides tremendous flexibility and the means to develop fully our clients’ cases.
Advocate Capital has become an integral part of our firm’s business practice and a fiscally responsible solution to the management and development of our clients’ interests. Advocate Capital provides tremendous flexibility and the means to develop fully our clients’ cases and maximize recoveries on their behalf. I would strongly recommend them to any law firm looking to strengthen their firm’s operational ability.
I have had nothing but good experiences with Advocate Capital.
I have had nothing but good experiences with Advocate Capital. The application process and renewal process is a quick and easy process. It is very simple to obtain additional cash flow or place client expenses on the line of credit. The direct deposition of any advances saves me a great deal of time from having to go to the bank to deposit the check. The customer service is excellent. I can always get someone who is familiar with our firm, and even if my regular representative is not available, I can always find someone willing to help. Thanks for everything you do to make my life easier Advocate Capital.
There are many funding companies out there, but the reason that we choose Advocate Capital, Inc. and will continue to is for the outstanding customer service that we receive from them.
Whenever there is a question or help is needed, you always deal with real people which is the way business should be done. Aside from the outstanding customer service, the money comes quickly and the website is clear and easy to use.
Advocate Capital has provided the ability to manage cash flow in a more efficient manner.
Advocate Capital has provided the ability to manage cash flow in a more efficient manner. The website is very easy to use and provides real time data. Any requests for transfers or payments are posted immediately and the reporting is extremely helpful to document the transaction detail.
The staff has been great to work with and have accommodated any request needed to ease the process of recording the data in to the client’s books.
As a CPA working with the attorney / client, implementing Advocate’s program has been an important step in managing client expenses and recouping expenses in a more timely manner versus waiting for case settlement. I highly recommend Advocate Capital, Inc.
Thanks for everything you guys do.
Our partnership has been a key component to the significant growth we have experienced; it has allowed us to more easily take on the advances required for more complex cases without having to sweat the budget impact.
Advocate Capital has been great, and I have had a very pleasurable experience with the staff from the beginning.
The added flexibility and ability to grow that comes with the extra liquidity is wonderful. I didn’t really have any idea how much my file costs were impeding the growth of my firm until I began using Advocate. They have definitely helped me take my cases, and my firm, to the next level.
Advocate Capital has allowed us overnight to prepare our cases for trial against the biggest insurance giants,
so that we may seek justice for our injured clients without cutting corners due to cost. This knowledge has allowed us to focus more on the law and more importantly on justice rather than business and bottom lines. Thank you.
We have been very pleased with our decision to work with the Advocate Capital team.
We have been very pleased with our decision to work with the Advocate Capital team. Their products have allowed us greater flexibility in assisting our clients in obtaining full compensation for their harms and losses.
Growing a personal injury firm requires picking bigger fights.
We knew that we wanted to work bigger cases and not refer them out. Taking bigger cases and doing justice requires the ability to fully fund them. Thanks to Advocate Capital, our clients have access to the best experts in the world when we need them. Advocate Capital changed the game for us.
My clients are getting representation and my firm is making more money. It is a win-win.
Since I started with Advocate Capital, my firm’s profitability has increased. This is because my working capital is not being tied up in case expenses. My clients are getting representation and my firm is making more money. It is a win-win.
Get on with being a lawyer and not a banker!
Ok, you’re a plaintiff’s lawyer and you know you have to obtain clients and, once obtained, you have to prosecute the client’s claims. Part of this relies on your hard work and experience. Part of it relies on your wallet because you have to pay for the costs of your efforts in prosecuting the case. You’re taking all of the risk and regular banks have no clue what a contingent liability is. You want to charge interest on the costs to the client but you do not have the infrastructure or personnel to do it because it is too costly and the banks won’t do it. So what do you do, just pay the cost and eat the time that your money is in the case? No, you use Advocate Capital who understands contingency work and understands trial lawyers, especially plaintiff’s trial lawyers. You will find that they are actually enjoyable to work with. You now sleep at night knowing your ability to fund your cases has been handled. Get on with being a lawyer and not a banker!
Not only does Advocate Capital enable us to provide excellent customer service to our clients without missing a step, they also help us to ensure financial stability for our firm as a business.
Whether it is case funding or the option of a working capital loan, Advocate provides us with the cash flow and stellar customer service necessary to efficiently run a business and a successful law firm.