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Posted by Mike, a DUI client,
I have just finished reviewing all of the written documentation on my DUI arrest. James listened very carefully about my physical issues and details of how the police handled the case and my arrest. Like many of you, I've never been in "trouble" with the law and being identified and treated, as a criminal was a very unsettling. The first lawyer I hired discouraged my desire to appeal at the RMV. He said, "Nobody ever wins there." That may be true, but I wanted a legal advisor to give me every chance and opportunity to plead my case and obtain a favorable outcome. I fired him. James and I researched the law, discussed strategies and went to court with a well thought out plan. I felt I was treated unfairly on many levels by the state but Mr. Milligan was able to focus on issues that would result in a positive outcome regarding my trial.
The important stuff:
1. He is readily available. He returns calls ASAP.
2. His office staff is caring, competent and understands and knows how to deal with our frustration.
3. He has some serious courtroom credibility. He identifies and amplifies testimony that helps his client.
4. He has a great understanding of the courtroom process. He is well versed in the intricacies of choosing a jury or a judge for your trial. This choice is influenced by factors that occur right up to the last second.
5. He knows and is respected by the court personnel, officers, judges, secretaries and many of those employed in the justice system.
6. He possesses a demeanor, personality and mindset that are aware and respectful of the law and the people involved.
7. He understands truth, compassion, and fairness and will do his best to help you get the best outcome possible.
8. Well after the trial was over, his office responded to my requests for information.
My son, who is a reporter, accompanied me to my pre trial and trial. He has had the opportunity to view and hear many court cases. He said, “Dad, you picked a great lawyer. He is smart, asks great questions and seems to be personally invested in providing you with a good outcome.” As I sat and watched the proceedings while waiting in the courtroom for my trial to begin, I became aware that Jay Milligan possesses a burning desire to do his best for the clients he represents.
Jay understands how difficult it is to deal with getting a DUI. Depending on the facts, and your circumstances, I’m sure Jay can offer you the best advice to mitigate possible monetary or freedom penalties. Attorneys with his skills in the Boston area, demand a much higher fee for services.
Posted by CA, a DUI client,
I contacted the office on a sunday morning and within a few hours Jay had gotten back to me and was able to talk over and take on my case. Through a tough and stressful time, Jay, Joe and Karen helped us with our matter whenever we called or needed to know we were being taken care of. Their professional attitude and skilled knowledge got us a favorable result that was above our expectations. I would use them again or highly recommend them if ever needed, Thanks again.
Posted by a DUI client,
Words cannot express how thankful I am for Attorney James Milligan. I contacted Attorney Milligan after my license was suspended for a first time OUI offense. My only hope of being able to get to work and continue supporting myself financially was to have my driver's license reinstated. He was extremely knowledgeable throughout the entire process and guided me through each step of the way. I had a meeting at the RMV just a few days after our initial phone conversation. I left the RMV that day with a restricted license that has allowed me to keep my job and get my life back. I highly recommend Attorney Milligan to anyone who needs legal help. I will be forever grateful for him.
Posted by JR, a Appeals client,
I would like to first extend my gratitude and appreciation again to Attorney Jay Milligan. Attorney Milligan represented me in a 2nd OUI and Negligent operation of a motor vehicle charge. Naturally, I was extremely concerned with the charges and the potential outcome. Attorney Milligan created a game plan that would most likely lead to a trial. As the trial begun Attorney Milligan coached me through the entire ordeal and let me know his honest opinion on the likelihood of our victory. As a
result of his years of experience in this legal subject matter and his time spent in the courtroom. He was able to convince the jury that there was not enough evidence to convict on an OUI charge. The just deliberated and I was found not guilt on a 2nd OUI charge.
I would recommend Attorney Milligan to anyone facing the same charges.
Thank you Attorney Jay Milligan.
Posted by a DUI client,
Jay was always available for consultation. He knows the law, the procedures, the court system and the people in the judicial to negotiate when the time comes. If you find yourself in trouble with the law and it is alcohol related you better hire the top defense lawyer that will look after you. Jay is the best and I am glad I chose him for my council after interviewing 2 other attorneys.
Posted by Cheryl, a DUI client,
Was arrested for DUI, third offense. I had two when 18 years old, now in my 40's but in Mass the two prior's still remained. I knew that I was innocent but needed a good lawyer to prove it. My case lasted for over a year and Attorney Milligan hung in there with me, answering my panicked texts at all hours. My case was dismissed, and then recharged... The DA "suggested" that the officer change the police report to the states favor, and I was in court again (police report was actually changed twice). Attorney Milligan was calm during this process and ultimately after a jury trial I was found not guilty. My case was not an ordinary case and Attorney Milligan remained professional and understanding throughout.
Posted by Leo, a DUI client,
Jay represented my son in a recent OUI case and I was thoroughly impressed with his work. He knows how to find any doubt in a case and expose it to the jury. He is very good at what he does and I would highly recommend him. Thanks to Mr. Milligan my son was found Not Guilty and now has a new lease on life.
Posted by a client,
Attorney Milligan did an excellent job handling by OUI case, and achieved a not guilty verdict at a jury trial. His experience in this field was very evident. I would highly recommend him to anyone who has been arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence.
Posted by a client,
Jay Milligan, Joe Higgins, and Karen Williams performed, delivered, and proved their services for me. Facing multiple counts and a lifetime mark on my record, Jay challenged the best of the best and I walked away with a very favorable outcome. Eliminating the lifetime charges and allocating a significant amount of his time, team, and resources Jay returned my right and confidence to be a productive member of society.
Posted by a DUI client,
I could not say enough good things about how Jay handled my recent OUI case. He immediately called me back after my first call to him and gave me a fair review of what to expect. He was fair in his pricing and responsive to every call, text and email I sent. He was on time for every court appearance and went over and above to handle my case professionally and confidently. He put me at ease in a very stressful time and made sure that he explained everything to me. Adding to it all he was successful in getting me a favorable ruling. I would highly recommend his services.