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Posted by garrett, a Criminal Defense client,
Under 50 gram pot charge.. Got license back in two months.. Joe knows everyone and is highly respected by his peers..he is the man to go to for any legal reason
Posted by ALGEE,
When consulted, Mr. O'Neill quickly identified type of lawyer needed and referred me without delay.
Posted by James, a Criminal Defense client,
I hired Joseph O'Neill to handle a criminal case. I was recommended to him by a former client of his, who happened to be involved in the current criminal case. O'Neill was aware of this, as I traveled over 2hrs to retain his services. Upon hiring O'Neill a conflict of interest was immediately seen by the courts due to O'Neill's representation of a co-defendant in the case (his previous client who recommended me to him)
O'Neill dragged the case on for months before he was eventually kicked off the case. He not only kept my retainer, but when I asked for a refund based on the assumption that he KNEW or SHOULD HAVE KNOWN that he couldn't be my attorney, he sent me a bill for DOUBLE my retainer and said he'd settle it for half! Ironically the amount he already got from me!
Case was taken to fee arbitration and I'm awaiting the results. Once fee arbitration is completed I will be taking this in front of the attorney ethics board as Mr. O'Neill should have never taken my case and I suffered from him being on my case, not only financially, but legally as well.