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Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Being involved with the New York court system for the first time as a result of an arrest was a daunting experience for me. Mr. Weinstock put me at ease immediately after our first consultation. He is knowledgeable, upfront, resolute and extremely organized. He deliberately and patiently went beyond his call of duty to help me cope with the stress resulting from my case and thoroughly educated me about the law and how it works in my particular situation. His performance in and out of court was stellar and I am fortunate to have retained his services. I cannot say enough about the value of hiring a well-qualified, experienced, and well-connected attorney who cares for his clients and his job to the extent Mr. Weinstock does. I could not have been better represented and I proudly give Mr. Michael Weinstock my highest recommendation.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
We never thought a lawyer would be needed by our family; however, my son was arrested for aggravated dwi during his senior year of college. We had no idea about the process, and Michael drove out to our house to give us the picture of what he would be facing. He explained the process clearly, and helped us form a plan so that we would know how best to help our son. Michael was unable to get the charges reduced, mainly because of Nassau County policies, even though he gave it his best effort. For several reasons it was around a year before we ended up going to trial. Michael was well prepared for trial and had uncovered several factors, which seemed to indicate things would go our way. He requested copies of documents, took photos, researched case law, came to the house again to prepare my son and his witness for testimony, and provided emotional encouragement and support. He also drafted six different subpoenas, and the judge signed each and every one. During the trial he fought tenaciously for our son, coming up with creative and aggressive cross-examinations, while being respectful of the judge and his fellow attorneys. If you need a lawyer, we would recommend giving Michael a call.
Posted by Rami, a Contracts client, Flag
Mike was upfront and open about all matters. He was easy to reach and achieved my desired outcome, despite a curveball or two being thrown his way. Highly recommended for all your legal needs.
Posted by Steve, a DUI client, Flag
One of the best decisions I have made in my adult life was to hire Michael for my drinking and driving incident.
It was not looking good for me. I was drunk and I had side swiped a police car. Needless to say they took me in immediately. I thought I was going to prison for sure and never be able to drive again. But luckily for me I hit a very understanding officer and called the right lawyer.
Michael not only came all the way from Long Island to NYC on a Friday night. But he stayed many hours to make sure my case got heard and that my bail(which he posted for me) got processed.
Throughout my case Michael not only showed up to all of my court dates but he made sure that I was being treated fairly and doing everything I had to do to keep me out of jail.
I ended up walking away from this nightmare with not even probation.
Just an alcohol education class and some fines. I know for a fact that if I had not retained the services of Mr. Weinstock I would've likely spent time in prison and lose my driving privileges.
If you every get caught in a DUI situation in the NY there is only one lawyer you should call
Posted by Robert, a DUI client, Flag
Michael Weinstock represented my daughter after she was arrested for drunk driving. He not only did an absolutely extraordinary job while in court, but he also took the time to assist our entire family during a very challenging experience. I told Michael that I believe he has the ideal personality and background to assist families after a young person has been arrested. My wife and I were absolutely terrified when we learned that our twenty-two year old daughter had been arrested after a car accident. Michael was recommended through a friend and he met us at the courthouse only a few hours after I called him. Nobody in our family has ever been arrested before and Michael took the time to explain the process from beginning to end. While he was careful not to make promises, I immediately knew that we were in very experienced hands. The judge released our daughter without any bail and within three days, Michael had conducted a second hearing and convinced a different judge to grant our daughter a driver’s license that allowed her to drive to her job. The entire case was resolved much sooner than I anticipated. I strongly recommend Michael Weinstock to any person who has been arrested; especially for drunk driving. His years spent at the DA’s office, combined with his good-humor and compassion, helped make a difficult experience far more bearable.
Posted by Bobby, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Thank G-d I had Michael Weinstock represent me after my arrest for DWI. He always returned my telephone calls the same day and took my case very, very seriously. He worked tirelessly to get a decent plea offer and when the DA's office refused, he told them that he was "Ready for trial." Sure enough, Michael picked a jury and got a verdict of "Not Guilty." I would recommend him 100%.