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From the moment I stepped foot in Mr. Fishman's office, I felt at ease. He helped my boyfriend in every way he could which got us the outcome we wanted. The service he provided for us was perfect. Mr. Fishman was very helpful, understanding, and SO trustworthy, being as though I've never been through that situation before. He does not sugarcoat anything and tells you all of your possibilities whether you like them or not. He is definitely the first one on my list, God forbid something happens again. Thank you to Mr. Fishman, I really can't thank you enough.
The day that I called Mr. Fishman was the worst day of my life. I was just discharged from hospital before I was arrested, and charged with assault and recklessly endangering another person. My preliminary hearing was couple days away, and I was 4 months pregnant, with no support system in the city. I had no idea what to do. Mr. Fishman was really nice on the phone, he calmed me down, listened to my story, told me everything’s gonna be alright. and set up a meeting on the next day. He is very professional, he knows exactly what he is doing, he replies emails, texts and return calls right away. He answered all my questions and explained the whole situation to me, kept me informed the whole time. The most important is the result he got for me, after he communicated with the DA’s office, he got them to agree to withdraw all charges before the preliminary hearing! So if you want a trustworthy, knowledgeable, caring attorney, Fishman is the one. He would bring you.the best results. I certainly hope I will not need a Criminal Defence lawyer in the future, but if I do, I will hire no one other than Mr. Fishman. Thank you Mr. Fishman for being an awesome attorney and being such a kind person.
I have worked with Brian Fishman on 3 prior occasions to represent my fiance on 2 vop cases and 1 criminal case after working with Mr. Fishman I would NEVER work with any other attorney by far he is the best lawyer in Philadelphia my finance was arrested in 2012 and 2013 for violating his probation Mr. Fishman made sure he didn't serve any jail time on either case by having him enroll into a drug program but in 2014 my fiance faced much more problems when he was arrested on a gun charge but with the help of Mr Fishman my fiance charges were dropped at the 2nd preliminary hearing he did such a amazing job in the court room the prosecutor had no choice but to withdraw all charges I have nothing but great things to say about this attorney he is honest, trustworthy, understanding, friendly, supportive, I was so comfortable working with Mr. Fishman at times when I spoke with him on the telephone I felt like I was speaking with a friend his work is priceless if your reading this review because your in need of a attorney please look no further you have just found the perfect one
I would never use another lawyer in Philadelphia. When Brian Fishman took our sons case we felt like our lives were crashing down around us. Our son had a criminal drug case in Philadelphia but was also in trouble in another city. A bad outcome of this case could cause terrible long-term repercussions there. The case in Philadelphia turned out exactly as we hoped, but didn't believe would. Every time we communicated with Brian, we always felt like he had my son’s best interest at heart. He guided us expertly through the path we wanted to explore with the case, and never made my son feel like a terrible person. He was very honest about the case and didn't try to rush us through the process. Whenever we spoke with Brian we felt like a 1000 pound weight was lifted off of our shoulders. He is very smart, professional, responsive and an excellent lawyer, but also has a wonderful way with clients--and that made all the difference for our son. We came to Brian at the lowest point in our son’s life. We were lucky to find him and lucky he accepted the case. I truly believe he is one of a few people who came into our lives at that time who helped our son turn his life around. We have nothing but the highest praise for Brian Fishman.
Brian M. Fishman is by far the best who's ever done his job he knows exactly what he's doing and kept me informed the entire time he was representing me. Not only was I impressed by the outcome of my case but I was impressed by how much he knew about everything he was talking about. I'd highly recommend him to represent anyone who needs a defense attorney. He's amazing at his job!
I don't know where to begin to tell you all of the wonderful things about this particular attorney. I met Brian Fishman under very stressful circumstances, my fiance had been arrested for aggravated assault, and I had no idea what to do or where to go. Mr. Fshman was compassionate, empathetic and very personable. He was the total opposite of what I was always told an attorney was.He didn't rush me through the process and he never made me feel like any question was to small. Brian Fishman is an attorney with integrity and morals and still is quite successful in the legal process. He worked very hard for us and he was always available to us. This case is no different from the many many other cases he has taken and won. We are eternally grateful for meeting, hiring and working with the best criminal defense attorney in the state of PA. If you are in need of an upstanding, knowledgeable, professional, personable and hard working criminal defense attorney, stop your search. You've found him!
From our first conversation I was at ease after talking with Brian. He is up front, honest and down to earth; however, he is extremely knowledgeable in the practice of law. I understood every thing he told me and I was never misled. I would recommend him to anyone at anytime. His response time is impeccable. He is an authentic genuine good person. In one word he is exquisite.
My husband and I hired Brian a year ago my husband was facing a felony charge and Brian fought to get it down to a misdemeanor . He was honest and kept us informed on all aspects of his case.always showed up on time . Always answered calls and emails .we were never nervous of any outcome our trust was always in him and god that this would be resolved ! We would recommend Brian to anyone that needs a good trustworthy attorney ! God bless you Brian may you always remain down to earth !
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.
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.