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Posted by Ben, a Transportation client, Flag
Nicole Naum is the most responsive and efficient attorney I have ever had. A better than expected outcome. I trusted her every step of the way. When first contacting Nicole Naum, she gave me the reassurance I needed to go through with my case and provided me with the best outcome possible. I will definitely recommend her to others.
Posted by David, Flag
I could not have asked for a better outcome! In July of 2013, I was stopped in Prince William County for suspicion of DWI. I was terrified because if convicted, this would have been a DWI 3rd offense in the state of Virginia. The charge is a class 6 felony and carries with it time in prison, revocation of my driver's license, court costs and fines, VASAP, and a lifetime of being branded a felon in the eyes of the law, my family, and employers alike. Upon being released of my own recognizance I was bombarded with advertisements from law offices wanting to consult with me about the case. I decided to go with another law firm who claimed to have extensive experience with cases like mine.
Almost a week had passed since the offence. I had been going back and forth with the previous law firm trying to set up a face to face consultation. The previous lawyer did not return my phone calls and I got aggravated. I looked through the pile of advertisements and the pamphlet for Price Benowitz LLP caught my eye. I was impressed with the amount effort it must have took to put together such a thoughtful advertisement. Inside of the pamphlet it displayed the current laws for DWI in the state of Virginia as well as the areas of law they specialize in. I gave them a call and 10 minutes later, Nicole Naum called me back. I briefly explained to her the events of that night and, promptly set up a time to see her in her office. After speaking with Nicole in person, I retained her as counsel. I really appreciated the fact that they understood that time was of the essence when dealing with a matter this serious. Nicole is extremely knowledgeable of the law and worked with me to obtain every detail that she could from the night in question. I felt very comfortable and confident in her abilities to represent me.
After the details of that night were on the table, Nicole went to work. It was discovered that the length of time between my 2nd and 3rd offenses exceeded 10 years. Nicole made a motion to amend the charge from a third offense to a first. The motion was granted and the charge was amended to a misdemeanor. I was relieved to say the least but, it did not stop there. Upon futher review of my case, Nicole discovered that there were holes in the officer's original statement. This suspicion lead Nicole to obtain further evidence of the night. She obtained video footage of me inside of the store, leaving the store, and pulling out of the store where, the officer was seen pulling me over as I turned onto the street. Nicole was able to prove that the officer gave false testimony to justify the stop when he did not really have a reason to stop me at all. Nicole made a motion to suppress and the case was dismissed. I could not have asked for a better outcome!
Nicole Naum gave me my life back with her hard work and attention to detail. I made a great choice with Price Benowitz LLP. I would recommend them to anyone who is In need of legal representation.
Posted by Alina, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I spoke to dozen attorneys over the phone regarding a reckless driving ticket I have received. Ms. Naum was the only one who gave practical advice over the phone right there and then. I could tell from the start that she is honest and knowledgeable. I wanted only her to handle my case. My case was dismissed. I spent less than 10 minutes at the courtroom and was able to return to work at no time. I had a wonderful experience under the circumstances and I am highly recommending Nicole Naum for any traffic related issues especially for Prince William County.
Thank you Nicole!
Posted by Evelyn, Flag
I haired Nicole on my diving on suspended charge and obstruction of justice charge I was so worried about those charges because I already had 2 previous dwi so I was facing time when my court day came I was ready for the worse but Nicole was so warming and very confident she made me feel like everything was going to be fine. And thank you so so much she got me off with no jail time!!!!! I love you so much!! You don't know how grateful I am I had Nicole on my side I recommend her to anyone thats looking for a lawyer that listens and treats their clients right. words can't even describe how happy I was that day!! I had the biggest smile ever I can't thank you enough! :)
Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Nicole represented me as a witness in a domestic violence case in Prince William county in 2013. After interviewing several other attorneys, I settled on Nicole because of her ability to quickly understand my situation and explain a representation strategy to me during the consultation. I hired her on the spot and never regretted it! She was very responsive (returning all calls within one business day with only one exception), highly informative and put real effort into understanding my unique interest in the case. She ultimately fought harder than I could have expected for my interests, contacting prosecutors and defenders before trial to be sure that my voice was heard by everyone involved in the process and keeping me informed every step of the way. I was very happy with the work she did for such a reasonable fee. Having her on my side gave me true peace of mind. Nicole will be the first and only attorney I will be recommending to anyone in need of reliable, compassionate representation in northern Virginia.
Posted by Matt, Flag
Nicole Naum was hired for my Driving on Revoked with Endangerment, Obstruction of Justice, and Reckless Driving charges this year, which were the result of an accident when I was a passenger in the vehicle. The original driver of the vehicle pinned me with the charges due to their own license being suspended and did not want to get themselves in trouble. Considering my record and my current situation with probation, I was looking at 5-20 years with these charges. I have quite the rap sheet. I originally had a public defender because I was incarcerated and unsure if my family could hire an attorney for me, but it was the best thing that they have ever done. The case ended up in Circuit court for jury trial right before Nicole was hired. Two of the charges were dropped and the other charge I ended up taking a deal (plea bargain) on because I could not afford to be away from my family any longer. I had full confidence that Nicole could beat the last remaining charge, but I could not have faith that the jury would not look at my history and not consider me guilty. I could not chance it. Nicole was understanding of my decision and was able to get a plea with time served, which was a few months and one year probation. I honestly was not expecting that they would give me a deal at all, but again, Nicole is a great attorney.
I have dealt with my fair share of attorneys in the past, well most of my life, and I can say that Nicole is by far one of the best attorneys around. She will keep you informed, she puts forth her due diligence on every case in every instance, and she will go above and beyond to figure out every detail and every aspect of your case.
This is not the first time I have used Nicole to represent me. She has also represented me on an Assault & Battery, Driving on Revoked and Refusal Blood/Breath test over a year ago. All these charges were dropped except one that was reduced to a misdemeanor with probation and a fine.
In my mind, she has gotten me out of everything and I can’t thank her enough!
Posted by Laura, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Nicole has a rare gift; she is a brilliant attorney with integrity and skill that are unparalleled. She is a diamond in the justice system. Her knowledge, skill, demeanor and dedication redefine what an attorney should be or strive to become. Nicole has been my criminal defense attorney on two occasions and in both situations she achieved the results I needed. I trust her completely. Having Ms. Naum as my attorney has been an honor and has brought peace to my life. I will always be thankful to her and her team.
Posted by Matt, a client, Flag
My son needed representation against an Underage Possession of Alcohol charge in Manassas, charged as an adult. He attended a small party where all present were charged, though some as minors. We called around, in part from the AVVO site, and spoke to a few prospects. It basically came down to another attorney who is also well-reviewed at this site, and Nicole Naum. We chose Nicole because her price was reasonable, her office called back within a few minutes for pre-qual information and she called back the same day, she asked a lot of good relevant tactically-minded questions on the phone, and mostly because seemed to genuinely care about the disposition of our case and had some preliminary ideas about handling it. We set up a meeting for a day or two later where I was even more impressed with her genuine interest, her cautious optimism colored by a vigorous determination to defend my son to the utmost, some valuable experience she shared about the PW court system and the players involved, and some very helpful and concrete suggestions by which my son could constructively prepare for the actual court date.
Having researched the charges made, we were aware that jail was a legal and logical but unlikely possibility. ASAP referral was much more likely (and that is what the other attorney we considered had suggested was most likely, almost resigned to I would say). Losing his driver's license for I think about 90+ days was also a distinct possibility. And then there was the distinct possibility of a criminal conviction at 18. Well, without revealinging the specific methods of her marvelous representation that day, we got a far better result than I expected. She was able to persuade the prosecutor to “Null Proc” the case, and the judge unflinchingly agreed. No conviction, no ASAP, no deferred judgment, all finished that morning!
No one can guarantee what results you might get for your circumstances. I only know that should anyone I care about require legal representation, I will enthusiastically refer them to Nicole Naum.
Posted by Stephanie, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Nicole Naum is one of the best lawyers in Virginia. I would recommend her to anyone who is searching for a lawyer that can represent their client to the fullest degree of the law.Nicole Naum is a talented and dedicated criminal defense attorney in Virginia. Ms. Naum has been named to The National Trial Lawyer Association which speaks for itself. Nicole Naum is a excellent Lawyer.
Posted by Jenna, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
When I was initially charged with Reckless Driving, I didn’t understand the consequences of the charge. My fiancée posted a comment on Facebook asking whether this was something we might need an attorney for, and three of his friends recommended the criminal defense attorneys at Price Benowitz LLP. I called in and spoke with the staff at the office, who got me a call back from attorney Nicole Naum within an hour or two. When I spoke with Nicole, she was honest with me about the possibilities and what my expectations should be. I was expecting the worst and Nicole made me feel secure in that we could achieve the best outcome working together. Her fee was more reasonable than other firms I spoke with and Nicole let me adjust the payment plan to suit exactly what I needed. She seemed more familiar and supportive than other attorneys and always kept me in the loop about my case. At the end, Nicole managed to get my Reckless Driving reduced to a speeding ticket even with difficult circumstances – I was ecstatic and so relieved. I would highly recommend Price Benowitz to anyone looking for an experienced criminal defense attorney.
Posted by Luisa, a DUI client, Flag
Won my DWI case, she was amazing! Not once she made me feel insecure about my case. She answered all my questions and she was always there for me. I highly recommend her! She a fighter and an incredibly smart woman.
Posted by Josh, a DUI client, Flag
If you want an expert who will seriously fight for you, Nicole is the person for you! I think that she likes the challenge and fights to win. In our DWI case, her well researched and well thought out arguments won this one. In my opinion, Nicole is an expert and very professional. I would definitely hire her again in the future!
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Nicole Naum was recommended to me by another attorney who did not work with traffic violation charges. I was charged with passing a stopped school bus, which in the state of Virginia is a misdemeanor. However, I knew in my heart that the school bus was not stopped. I was very happy with Nicole’s services. Nicole was quick to return my voicemail messages, and when we did connect she really listened to my case. Throughout the process, she was empathetic and did not try to force any decisions on me. One of the best attributes about Nicole was that she took the time to meet with me before the trial in order to ensure that we were on the same page. She also went over the definition of my charges and discussed various options/outcomes. On the day of the trial, Nicole was very competent with my charge, and provided a formidable defense for my case. The judge found that there was not sufficient evidence to find me guilty. Not to mention, Nicole cleared her calendar for the whole day to wait for my case! If you are looking for an open-minded, personable, and reliable attorney, I would
recommend Nicole Naum!