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Posted by Bonnie, a Criminal Defense client,
Attorney Pollok expertly and quickly handled my son's complex legal matter. My son's case was complicated due to several reasons; one complication is that he lives out of state. Attorney Pollok arranged to appear in the New York Courts on my son's behalf numerous times without my son having to be present. Attorney Pollok is very professional, kind and understanding but tough and resourceful in the Court room. I will always be very grateful to Attorny Pollok and highly recommend him!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
In 2011 I got arrested for something I did not do and was absolutely terrified. Michael Pollok was referred to me by a family member and worked very hard to help me throughout the whole process. He was extremely professional and made himself available to me whenever I had any questions (even the stupid ones). Mr. Pollok got my FELONY charges dismissed and now I'm even in law school myself. I HIGHLY recommend Michael Pollok as an attorney for anybody who is looking for results and for somebody who sincerely cares about his clients.
Posted by Jonathan, a Land Use & Zoning client,
Contacted Michael at 9:00AM; was sitting in his office at 1:00PM. Within one hour he clearly understood the case and paperwork was flying. Within 48 hours a beautifully written response to the appeal was submitted to the Higher Court. Two months later based upon "our" response, the Higher Court affirmed the ruling of the lower court. This was a small claims case where Plaintiff (Me) was awarded financial damages and opportunity to return to court if Defendant did not remedy a dangerous condition. We return to the lower court this week, after two years, with intention of being awarded these damages.
This was the first time that I ever needed to retain an Attorney for other than purchases of Real Estate. It was obvious that I was being bullied by opposing Lawyers. The lower court ruled in my favor and I was representing myself. In time it was clear that this case was out of my league. Being party to these actions began to take an emotional toll. Michael Pollack was expert at the "Lawyering"
but also getting me to relax. I am grateful to have had this Attorney in my corner.
Posted by DirkMcCall, a Contracts client,
I have retained Michael Pollok on a few matters and have always found him to be outstanding. He is diligent, insightful and achieves great results. He is able to quickly grasp issues and their implications and explains them to you in a way that makes sense, then offers sensible solutions. He has achieved very good results for me in all of our work together. He is highly recommended. I have sent him other clients and he was very successful with them as well.
Posted by Matt, a DUI client,
Michael is an outstanding attorney. His brilliance in law matches his good-natured character. I always felt like he cared about me and that I was aware of everything going on with my case. He got the best outcome for me possible, which was historically a very difficult outcome to get. He has many connections in the Hudson Valley. It was clear that he is well-known and well-liked. I'd recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Christopher, a DUI client,
Having been arrested for my second DUI I was informed by a public defendant that I was for sure facing jail time. Though both arrests were under false circumstances where medication was messing up the blood/alcohol tests when I hadn't been drinking at all. I decided to contact a private attorney and I couldn't be more pleased that I did. Mr. Pollok met with me the next day and was able to prove, through use of doctor documentation and tests, that my medication affected the test results, though not my ability to drive. He was quick, efficient, understanding and reasonable with his costs since I was facing two felonies. I highly recommend. It's worth the money and the knowledge that your rights (even if you made a mistake) will not be taken advantage of.
Posted by Greg, a DUI client,
Michael was the consummate advocate and professional in dealing with my son's addiction and legal issues. His primary focus was on what was best in the long run for my son. The result was not only a significant reduction in the charge but also excellent advice on how and where we could find treatment.
Posted by Steve, a Criminal Defense client,
I was charged with two serious felonies. Michael was able to reduce the case to a non criminal matter (not even a misdemeanor) and I did not lose my professional license.
Posted by Glen, a Business client,
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Mr. Pollok was very well versed in the laws that affected my case. He was happy to discuss the different options I had and was willing to take the time to explain the likely outcome of each. While in court, he was very professional and kept me calm and informed of the happenings. The results he obtained for me, far exceeded my expectations.