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I am only writing this so others can make an unbiased opinion. Unlike what others may have stated, my experience with this firm has been terrible.
Mark may be a good Attorney for DUI and other Traffic related offenses but for handling Criminal Defense he is definitely not the man, besides being expensive and making wrong excess charges you never agreed to and were not aware of he is not out there for you in these matters.
Mark Dycio of course is the first person to come meet and talk with you up until you have made all the payments. After you have made your payments, his role ends, he rarely responds to emails and is unaware of what is going on with your case. A few days before your case is to come up for hearing Mark will send out an email letting you know that something has come up either with his parents or his wife or kids and that he will not be in Court and one of his juniors, he refers to as partners, will be there in Court to represent you. This so called partner will email you a couple of days before the Court Date asking you to come into their office the day before the Court Date to discuss the case and that is all the time they will spend and they, his juniors, will decide what the best plea you would possible get even before the trial and will tell you that to set your low expectations in advance. They thrust it down your throat, what they want to do and what they want YOU to do. Not what is right or what should be done.
They don't care whether you are going to be jailed or if your life will become miserable after that, no, they just don't care and all they care about is money which they have already pocketed.
So yes, I am sure others who have dealt with this firm have had similar experiences. The difference might be in the expectations already set with the clients which probably left them happy. But for me I am knowledgeable in law but do not have a law degree so I hired them but they just did not do the right thing.
First promising to represent me and a few days before the Court date telling me he was not available and assigning a junior to represent me leaving me dry, was not an ethical thing in my opinion to do by Mark Dycio.
I just wish Mark Dycio had been more open from the beginning telling me he would not be able to represent me and one of his firm's attorney's instead would represent me, giving me an opportunity to choose between this firm or seeking out another attorney, instead of telling me at the last minute and leaving me without options to consider another attorney more experienced who would have gotten me the results I really deserved.
I hired Mark to represent me for a first time DWI charge. I thought my situation was dire and not much could be done. I felt that my case was black and white with not many options. I was hoping to get a reduction to the charges and some leniency from the court since it was my first offense. I believed that would be my best result. When I first met Mark for the consultation he told me nothing but hard facts with no sugar coating. He explained to me the different types of scenarios that could occur in my case. I appreciated his directness and down to business attitude. On the court date I received an offer for a reduced sentence with no jail time. Mark could have accepted the deal but insisted that he could get a better outcome in court. Mark Dycio fought relentlessly and was successful in court. He successfully got the whole DWI charge dismissed and I was able to expunge the charge from my record. I thank Mark for his hard work and would recommend him to anyone who needs professional legal services. Mark is a fighter and is relentless in trying to get the best possible outcome for his clients. Thank You Mark!
Mark represented me for a first time DUI. He is extremely knowledgeable and confident. He's not going to coddle you through the process, but if you care about results, he is DEFINITELY your man. Offer was on the table to drop down the DUI to ensure no jail time, but he was adamant that he could get it dismissed (even though I thought it was a pretty open and shut case). With a flat fee, I would have thought he would have just recommended taking the deal and being done with it, but he was committed to getting it dismissed. And about 3 minutes into the trial he did just that! Lifesaver. WORTH EVERY PENNY.
Hired Mark Dycio for my dwi charge first offense. I had crashed and totaled my car into a fire hydrant and blew a .17 also I am under the legal age to drink. All the other lawyers I talked to made it seem as though there was no way I could get off with it, I could only get it minimized. When I talked to Mark he clearly stated it could go one way which I would be charged and have the interlock installed in my car, take asap classes, pay a fine, license suspended for a year, and five days in jail. Or the other way I could go I would be able to get not charged at all. I decided I would rather risk all of that for the possibility to get off. He is very helpful and knowledgeable, very likeable, kind and funny. I would have never hired another attorney. He doesn't keep you as update as you may like because hes very busy but it is so worth it. He maybe a little more expensive than other lawyers but he was able to give me a payment plan so I didn't have to pay it all at once. He got my charge completely dismissed and I wasn't charged with anything! He is the best person to hire if you have a dui/dwi.
I have retained Mark Dycio multiple times including: a DWI (>.20), misdemeanor assault, and reckless driving charge (90 in 55). All three charges had me facing jail time. Mark was a consummate professional, incredibly diligent and meticulous, and he found ways to get the charges dismissed. Retaining Mark has been worth every penny, and I would strongly recommend him to anyone in the need of premium legal representation.
Mark Dycio has been adamant in meeting all of my specific request requirements for the out come of my cases. Mark is sharp and quick witted, as he handles my cases and it gives me confidence in him. It gives me a sense of relief to know I'm in good hands. Mark has won all of the best out comings for all my court case scenarios that I have inquired. THANK YOU MARK DYCIO! YOU'RE THE BEST!
Mark is a life saver! He is the most amazing attorney I have ever met. He was able to get me out of a very horrible situation. I will forever be thankful for having hired such a wonderful attorney!
This attorney is amazing! I was arrested for DUI in Fairfax County and and the prosecutor would not deal. So Mark advised me to go to trial, which I was quite leery of. We were in court/trial for 15 min and he made a motion to the judge to dismiss based on a constitutional technicality and it was GRANTED!!! Right there on the spot. I thought I was hallucinating! I totally recommend this attorney, he was well prepared obviously, and knows his case law like nobody's business. I am not sure I have ever seen anything like his performance in the court room. He is a total pro and was so compassionate on top of it. I will definitely use him again in the future, although I hope I never need him again!
Mark and his team were extremely helpful during my case. They took the time to understand my issue and got my case taken care of beyond my satisfaction in under the amount of time and money I anticipated to use.
Mr. Dycio provided the best service that I believe any lawyer could. From the beginning, Mr. Dycio led me step-by-step through the process of my case. He sat down with me personally and actually explained in-depth the details of the case and his course of action. Mr. Dycio treated me as if I was a friend and not a client. He made me feel like I was important and that he would do everything he could to make sure we got the best results. I was always informed of any changes and Mr. Dycio even called to update me throughout the case. This was by far the best experience I've had with a lawyer. I would absolutely recommend Mr. Dycio to anyone who would need a lawyer in the area. Thanks again, Mark!!