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Posted by Tyrone, a Criminal Defense client,
Brain Fisherman handled a case for my son about 1-2 years ago, Brain was up front with us we knew exactly what my son was facing, he's honest, He takes his time with you all questions are answered, he responds to e-mails,texts and phone calls right away. He has a way of making you feel comfortable and you get gut honest with him. You know once you leave his office he's going to fight for you with all he has.You feel relieved once you talk to him. My son was going in to do a state sentence and Brian fought for him as if he was on the streets. My wife still stays in contact with him. If you have a issue talk to him before you hire another lawyer and if you have hired someone go talk with him you can't go wrong. Hopefully we never need him again but if so I wouldn't think twice about using him.
Posted by Corey, a Criminal Defense client,
Brian M. Fishman is a very skillful, diligent, and intelligent lawyer who is honest and straightforward with his clients throughout the entire litigation process. All he asks is that you tell him EVERYTHING. From there, he works hard to get you the best possible result for your case. He keeps you well-informed and updated of what’s going on throughout your case.
Brian is the complaining witness’ worst nightmare. A lot of the BS in my case was exposed at the preliminary hearing upon Brian’s thorough cross-examination of the witness. Character assessment, inconsistent statements, and evidence that somehow missed the discovery were communicated to the prosecutors’ office in the duration of the hearings leading up to trial. Months passed, and I was convinced the case was going to trial. That was until Brian called me days before my last pre-trial hearing, and informed me that the DA would be withdrawing all of the charges after reviewing his communications with them! The charges, which upon conviction would have placed me behind bars for up to ~50 years, were indeed withdrawn. The verdict then translated into subsequent victory in family court against a Protection From Abuse order for the same charges in the same day!
I highly recommend Brian Fishman as a criminal defense lawyer to anyone charged with crimes in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
I wouldn't hire another attorney for a Philadelphia criminal matter after working with Brian Fishman. He was not only my boyfriend's attorney but he became a part of the family while my boyfriend dealt with two cases.
I hired Mr. Fishman to represent my boyfriend for a gun possession case in Philadelphia. At the time, he had an open drug case but I had hired another attorney. Despite the fact that police recovered a gun off my boyfriend and he gave police a statement admitting possession, Mr. Fishman had the case dismissed after the officer testified at the preliminary hearing.
After seeing his work on the gun case, I switched attorneys and hired Mr. Fishman for my boyfriend's drug case. Things looked bleak as the case was very difficult and we weren't getting the answers we wanted from our other attorney. My boyfriend was facing a mandatory minimum of 3 years of state incarceration. Mr. Fishman took on the case and even though he was up front that it would be a difficult case to defend against, he got the DA to agree to a 9 month sentence followed by probation! I couldn't believe that he pulled that out. Thank you so much Mr. Fishman for all of your help and if I know anyone who needs an attorney in Philadelphia, you will be the first person they call :-)
Posted by Lou, a Criminal Defense client,
We were strongly referred to Brian and found out why. He is a fantastic attorney. Our adult son had 2 drug charges. Brian took the case at a flat and very reasonable price, helped convince him to go away to rehab, extended the court cases until he could demonstrate that rehab was complete and effective, had had the case WITHDRAWN and our son's record EXPUNGED. Our son NEVER had to face a judge despite 2 heroin charges.
This took 7 months, seemingly countless emails and calls, and Brian never asked for more money. In fact it never seemed he worried about the money.
Very sincere, responsive, exceptionally competent and knowledgeable, very understanding. Bright spot in a dark time while our son continued working through his problems. As a criminal defense atorney, there is no one better than Brian Fishman!
Posted by Robert, a Criminal Defense client,
After 17 years an old case came back to haunt me and would have destroyed a life I worked so hard to create for myself, but Brian was not going to let that happen. From the moment I met Brian I knew I was in excellent hands! His kind and caring demeanor made me feel so comfortable, like we had known eachother for years. I was facing very serious felony charges and Brian got me ARD! Brian saved my life and I am eternally greatful! If you ever find your fate in the hands of the court, do not hesitate to call him!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
I hired Brian Fishman a few months ago to defend me in a felony assault charge. Not only did he get the felony charges reduced to a misdemeanor at the preliminary hearing, he also succesfully defended me in the subsequent trial where I was found NOT GUILTY of all charges.
Throughout the process, he filled me with confidence. He researched the case and kept me informed during each step. Whenever I felt nervous or apprehensive he always had a kind word and a knowledgeable response to my concerns. He seemed to genuinely care about not only the outcome of the trial but also me in general.
Before I chose Brian, I went to visit a few other defense attorneys and ultimately Brian was the best choice. If your future or livelihood is on the line, I strongly suggest you hire Brian Fishman. He will represent you fairly, honestly, and do all he can to achieve the best outcome. Of any lawyer I've ever come across, he is the one who had and has my full confidence and respect. Thank you so much.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Mr Fishman is a spectacular lawyer. He represented me for an assult case and during our introduction he was very honest and imformative that's how I knew he was the lawyer to hire. When I often reached out to Mr fishman concerning my legal matter he always responded to me either by phone or email in a timely manner. Unlike most lawyers he listened to me without giving a judgement vibe and was able to communicate legal terms, the pros and the cons concerning my legal issue to me and my family in a way that we could understand . He was so great at communicating that I felt like I was apart of his firm not a defendent fighting a case. Mr Fishman is a meticulous and ethical lawyer that works towards getting the best outcome for his clients. He gets the job done!
Posted by Perla, a Criminal Defense client,
If you need a lawyer to fight for your rights without questions, nobody is better than Brian. I am so pleased with how he worked with me, kept me informed, never looked down on me and most of all with the outcome of my case. I will highly recomend him with my eyes closed, no doubt.
Posted by The Best Client, a Criminal Defense client,
Brian is by far "The Best" lawyer in Town and a genuine caring person! I had my first and last arrest at the age of 40. Due to my occupation; I was in severe jeopardy of losing my job as well as my Real Estate career! Brian reassured me that everything would be okay and provided me the solace and support that I needed! He is extremely knowledgeable as well as prompt with returning call(s), email(s), etc. I would HIGHLY recommend Brian for a Criminal Attorney!
Posted by Silvia, a Criminal Defense client,
I defenetly will recomend Brian to anyone who need an attorney. This guy is one attorney that will fight your case as you was his family member,. He knows what he is talking about, keeps you informe and is trustworthy to the maximun. If you are in trouble with the law and you think you are guilty, you'll be amazed how you are not after talking to this guy, I am real pleased with him.