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Posted by Bryan, a DUI client, Flag
I was arrested the morning of 8/1/2013 in Berkley County WV, charged w/ DUI > .15. I called several lawyers over the following few days, and Harley was the only one willing to talk to me without first setting up a meeting face to face. Since I don't live in that area, this was exceptionally helpful. It was a very stressful time, and him being available to talk me through it and keep me sane was invaluable.
My initial hearing with the court was scheduled for 10/30/2013. He, and two of his team members, Connie and Heather, were patient with my many questions in the weeks leading up to it. We exchanged quite a few emails during that time, and they helped to ensure that I was doing everything possible on my end to prep. They were very friendly and professional every step of the way. The day of the hearing, Harley was able to get the case dismissed entirely! There was no impact to my license or permanent record at all.
The separate hearing with the West Virginia DMV has yet to be scheduled, but Harley and his team will be supporting me through that as well. With the dismissal in the county court, I have no doubt at all that it will be handled quickly and cleanly. I couldn't recommend him and his team more strongly, he's really been a life saver.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
It is with the greatest amount of confidence that I recommend Harley. He kept me informed, took the time to understand me and my background, and worked hard to obtain the best outcome possible. He and his assistant Heather made this difficult experience as livable as humanly possible. Most importantly they are good people doing a great job. Thanks to them!!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I received an aggravated DUI charge in Morgantown, WV in March, 2012. I was a student at the time, so my first instinct was to work with a court-appointed attorney. However, I realized that as a professional, I did not want a criminal record to follow me throughout my life. I decided I needed to hire someone who would help me reduce my charges. After a quick search, I found Harley Wagner's website, www.westvirginiaduilawyers.com and subsequently read his glowing reviews.
During my initial free consultation, he promised I would not have a criminal record, as long as I followed through with completing a DUI class, 24 hours of community service, and nine months with the interlock device installed in my vehicle. He kept his promise. My final court date was last week, and after everything, I received a speeding ticket rather than a criminal charge. I could not be more happy with the results.
Throughout the entire ordeal, Harley and his assistant Heather made sure to keep me informed, all the while navigating the complex legal system for me. Harley is an excellent advocate. You will not be disappointed if you work with him. He is very well-informed, as he focuses on DUI cases alone. If you have found yourself in a similar situation, you should hire him--it is an investment in your future.
Posted by Bobby, a DUI client, Flag
I got a an aggravated DUI as a 19 year old college student and didn't know where to turn. After reading reviews for the Wagner Law Firm I knew they were the team for me. Harley met with me and told me everything that I would have to do and the outcome at the end of the process. Harley walked me through each step of the process and kept me up to date with court information. Two years later and having listened to everything Harley instructed me to do, I am now clear of my DUI, all thanks to Harley and the Wagner Law Firm.
Posted by Amy, a DUI client, Flag
I was arrested for aggravated DUI when I was a college student in West Virginia. It was by far the scariest thing I have ever been through in my life, having never been in trouble before. My family and I heard great things about Harley Wagner and thought that if anyone could help me, he could. Boy, did he deliver. He spent time talking the process through with me and his calm, confident attitude definitely reassured me. He was always available through email or phone if I had any questions. The best part of the whole thing is that he got the aggravated DUI off my record and changed to reckless driving. He definitely knows his stuff and the prosecutors do NOT want to mess with him. The reason he is so confident is because he has the knowledge and skills to back it up! I would 100% recommend Harley to anyone who gets a DUI in West Virginia. You can rest assured knowing he is fighting for you to get the best possible outcome every step of the way. Forever thankful for Harley's guidance and expertise!
Posted by Cathy, a DUI client, Flag
We live out of state, my daughter attends school in West Virginia and was arrested for a DUI in West Virginia. Very scary time for us. Harley walked us through every step of the legal process and succeeded in getting the best possible outcome for her. She received reckless driving, NO criminal charge and that was the goal....so this doesn't follow her the rest of her life. I can tell you that there is punishment, as there should be, but at least she doesn't have a DUI on her record. Harley took care of my daughter as if she were family. He was most helpful in keeping us all calm and always informed. His assistants, Heather and Connie were excellent as well. Any time I had a question or needed information they were prompt in getting me a response. Overall, Harley and his team realize how traumatic such a charge is and they treated us with respect, truthfulness and kindness throughout the entire process. So happy we found him and his staff!
Posted by Lindsey, a DUI client, Flag
Harley was an absolute pleasure to have as my lawyer. He was always on top of things and never failed to keep me informed about the status of case. He presented me with all the information that I needed and I felt well prepared when I went for my hearing. E-mails and phone calls were returned promptly. Harley took the time to reach out to my family as well to keep them informed. Over all, I am more than pleased with the outcome of my case and all the help that Harley has provided me.
Posted by Kim & Darrell, a DUI client, Flag
For a DUI, you couldn't ask for a better lawyer. He knew more than the prosecuting attorney did. Mine was completely dropped and Darrell made out like a bandit on his case. Thank you, Harley, for everything!!!!
Posted by Sarah, a DUI client, Flag
I came to Harley with an aggravated DUI, first offense. I was on my way to graduate school and it was extremely important for my career path to not have this on my record. After all was said and done I was able to get the DUI dismissed and in a years time will be expunged. He was very quick with responses and both he and Heather were available for my many questions. Glad I went this route, turned out better than I could have expected.
Posted by Brian, a DUI client, Flag
I would recommend Harley Wagner 100% to anyone who needs DUI representation & wants the best lawyer possible. I made a bad decision & drove while intoxicated but I did not want it to define the rest of my life. Mr. Wagner provided me with straight forward advice & I did every step that he required of me which resulted in the dismissal of my aggravated dui & driving left of center charges. Mr. Wagner also has excellent office support staff as well. Heather needs patented.
Posted by Amanda, a DUI client, Flag
In August of 2011 I got pulled over for a rolling stop a little after 1:00 am. I had definitely been drinking and I surely shouldn't have been driving, but I passed all three field sobriety tests. Then when it came to the breathalyzer-- I failed miserably. I was arrested and at the police station the officer re-tested me because if I was under a .150 at that point I would have eligible for some first offense deferment program. I failed, again-- I blew a .152 and was booked for aggravated DUI, first offense (An aggravated DUI conviction carries harsher penalties than a non-aggravated DUI conviction in West Virginia, including a jail sentence ranging from two days to six months, of which twenty-four hours must be actually served through incarceration, and a mandatory license suspension of 45 days, followed by a mandatory ignition interlock device in any vehicle driven for 270 days). I got bailed out a little after 4 am and called the Wagner Law Firm the next morning. Harley himself got on the phone with me and explained quickly what was going to happen, what it meant for my future, and what we needed to do to fix it. My mom & I met with Harley and Heather in their office in Martinsburg a few days later. I was a stressed-out mess because I was disappointed in myself as a person, as a mom, and as a daughter. I knew how disappointed my mom must be and that really, really hurt. Harley made me feel better by acknowledging that I am a good PERSON, I just made a bad decision. I'm a great mom, I work hard, I'm in college, etc-- I just made a bad DECISION. My mom felt better and I felt some relief. I went to court with Harley and he got it so that the courts DID allow me into the deferment program that I was denied on the night of my arrest. I had to take 10 weeks of classes, my license was suspended for 45 days, and I had the Interlock in my car for 9 months (which is really, REALLY expensive!). Because of Harley though, I didn't get any points on my license and after a year this whole mess will be expunged from my record since I've complied with the program. Everything turned out exactly how Harley and Heather said that it would and I'm thankful that the entire debacle is almost behind me. Heather was sweet and understanding and genuinely made me feel like it was going to be okay. She is ULTRA efficient and returns calls/emails in record time. Harley was thorough, knowledgeable, and considerate. Both Heather & Harley were very accommodating in that they met with me when I got off work for the day and allowed me to pay my retainer in 3 different installments. Overall, they made a bad situation as good as it could have possibly been. The ordeal was an emotional roller-coaster for me, but they definitely softened the blow. I'm only 28-- I don't need or want a criminal record, and because of Harley Wagner... I won't have one. Again, the Wagner Law Firm is highly recommended by me!
Posted by James, a DUI client, Flag
Working with Harley was fantastic! This was my first DUI, and I was incredibly frightened. I have a senior-level management position with a well-respected healthcare company which requires an enormous amount of travel . Having a DUI conviction on my record would certainly jeopardize my livelihood and my career ....Harley took over my case and represented me with expertise, confidence and skill. He was able to negotiate a full dismissal of my DUI charge. Hire the best DUI attorney in WV! He is worth every penny you pay him!!!!
Posted by Mike, a DUI client, Flag
I was charged with 2nd offense DUI in addition to several other charges, I was in a situation where I could loose my job and wreck my career. When I fist hired Harley I spoke to someone who works in the Magistrate office and when I said I hired Harley her response was "You won't get a DUI, not with Harley." She was right. From the beginning Harley promised to get the best outcome possible in my case. He was able to get a 2nd offense DUI down to a reckless driving, not only saving me from serving jail time, saving my career in the Federal Government. I could not be happier with the outcome of my case, and couldn't recommend Harley enough. Thank you!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I was charged with misdemeanor DUI in March 2012. I was incredibly nervous about job loss and not being able to support my growing family. I then contacted a few lawyers and found that Mr Wagner and his team were the most knowledgable and helpful with my situation. Harley is not the cheapest in town, however you get what you pay for. Harley assured me the whole way through the process that he would do what was necessary to get me the best outcome possible. The end result was I plead the charge down to a traffic ticket and paid a fine.
Then Harley's office sent all the correct paperwork to the office of administrative hearings and the DMV to withdraw a hearing to suspend my licence for 90 days. We were conceding to the 90 day suspension and somehow I slipped the the very wide cracks at the office of administrative hearings. They did not send my paperwork to the DMV to suspend my licence. Therefore, I was facing an additional 90 day suspension because they didn't do their job. After many emails and phone calls Harley's persistence paid off and they backdated the suspension. This was the first time Harley has known them to do this.
If you want a lawyer who cares about their client, and their family, and their clients future...
CALL HARLEY WAGNER...
Best of luck in your case
Posted by Mike, a DUI client, Flag
Tucker Cnty, WV, 1st Offense Aggravated DUI with a .178 BAC. My friend wrecked his ATV, the police breath tested everyone on the scene that had a bike and off to jail I went. Went on the lawyer hunt the following Monday and found Harley via Internet search. Left an inquiry on his website and got a call that evening to review my case, I retained him the following day. My end of the deal...DUI Awareness class; 6 months Interlock; 6 month license revocation (WV only). Harley's end of the deal...DUI reduction to Reckless Driving and no loss of driving privilege in my home state (MD). Harley's end of the deal might sound simple but there are hundreds of moving parts to be considered in this process and he knows it inside out. The best thing you can do, if you have the financial means, is admit that you don't know what you don't know and hire the best to represent you. Harley Wagner is the best and his support staff is very efficient and responsive...you won't find a firm that knows the process better or works harder to achieve the best possible outcome for your particular situation.
Posted by Charles, a DUI client, Flag
I was arrested for a DUI in Berkeley County WV; I was asleep in my car, wasn't driving and did not realize I was breaking the law. However, by the time I learned that it was too late and I was in a very bad situation that no one would want to face. I called Harley and he took my case, at his first opportunity he was able to get the case dismissed. It wasn't cheap but if you are looking for a competent attorney that knows the law and how to help you Harley is your man.
Posted by jenifer, a DUI client, Flag
As a mom of 6 and single on a very tight budget and away from all my family and friends and just moving to this area I contacted Mr. Wagner on a very short notice when my lawyer bailed on me. I was absolutely terrified, I had never been in trouble in my life and facing my first dui charge. Mr. Wagner was very generous with his time and understanding. He spent his weekend helping me and walking me threw the steps of what was going to happen and what I needed to do. He spent a good deal of his Sunday evening away from his family easing my mind and preparing me for what was to come. He let me know things that my other lawyer had kept me completely in the dark about. I appreciate everything Mr. Wagner did for me. He showed me that there was a light at the end of the tunnel.
Posted by Warren, a DUI client, Flag
I was facing quite a dilemma, and Harley came to my aid. Facing a harsh DUI and permanent damage to my driving record, Mr. Wagner comforted me during my consultation. The determination and sheer skill in his field of expertise radiated from him. The clouds parted , and I knew that from this point on eve would be okay. My nightmare was soon nothing more than a memory. My 1st offense DUI was reduced to a reckless driving, and my Maryland driving record stayed in tact with no points. What's a few months not being able to drive in west Virginia, compared to the painful alternative? If you need help, I would give Mr. Wagner a call. You can't afford to not call him. His staff was great also, very helpful and supportive. Thank you for giving me my life back. You are doing the community a great service. You are the best, but I hope we don't meet under these circumstances again. My lesson was learned. Let Harley give you the second chance you deserve.
Posted by Keith, a DUI client, Flag
Harley is the best type of lawyer: efficient and well connected. He and his office focus on DUI/DWI cases in West Virginia, and they are extremely good at what they do. The outcome of my case was better than I expected, and am deeply grateful to Harley. In my humble opinion, there isn't a better lawyer out there for DUI/DWI cases in West Virginia.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Harley was great. He was very personable and always made me feel conformable. At any point when I worried he was available to quickly put me at ease. Harley is very knowledgeable of the system and willing to fight for his clients.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I highly recommend Mr. Wagner for any of your DUI/DWI needs . My charges were very severe,including 2 felonies with incarceration ,and Mr. Wagner was able to reach a plea agreement of 2 misdemeanors and no incarceration at all, due to his determination and drive,not to mention an overwhelming amount of knowledge in his field. By far ,the best DUI attorney in the panhandle. My family and I ,both thank Mr. Wagner for all the patience ,understanding ,and numerous hours he had to endure.He was steadfast,and determined to get me the best possible outcome from day one . Once again,thanks to Mr. Wagner and his team for all the hard work .
Posted by Kevin, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Wagner and his office staff were extremely helpful throughout a very trying and difficult time in my life. Harley is on top of his game and worked with the court to get me the absolute best agreement possible. I cannot express adequately the trouble that he saved me and my family!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Harley is a great lawyer. He is very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. Harley helped me with my embarrassing legal troubles and I wound up with the best possible outcome. If you get into alcohol-related car trouble in the eastern panhandle of west Virginia, give this man a call and you won't regret it.
Posted by Srini, a DUI client, Flag
I had my first DUI on a Friday. Mr Wagner was reachable on the same Weekend, over phone and in person.He carefully and clearly explaned the procedure and next course of action. His reassuring words and in depth knowledge would boost your confidence and lets you focus on your nomal life and work routine. Also, it is reassuring to know that he has authored DUI laws reference books/guides and is a pundit in DUI laws.
"To err is human and to forgive is divine". Mr Wagner helps you in getting you a second chance, especially for first time DUI incidents, making sure that your record/history is clean without effecting your future job prospects.
Heather, is Mr. Wagners office assistant,. She is prompt is replying to your queries and efficiently handles your case file. Both make a very good team.
Thanks a lot for everything.
Posted by Thankful Buckeye, a DUI client, Flag
I was charged with DUI second offense, leaving the scene and driving on a suspended license. Expecting and facing the worst, Harley explained up front that the best, most positive outcome was a reduced charge to first offense, $100 minimum fine, and the other charges dismissed. Well, he did exactly what he said would be absolute best case. As a result, I've been able to keep my business, continue to grow, and am able to put the worst experience of my life behind me. Harley is the man!
Posted by Elvin, a DUI client, Flag
Excellent lawyer keeps you informed always a phone call away. I was in a situation talked to Harley Wagner he met me over the weekend i told hime about my DUI he is very knowledgable in this filed. If you ever find your self looking for a DUI lawyer Harley Wagner is your man. Also i wanted to mention that Heather takes care of the office stuff she is also excellent always very prompt. All In all a great team to work. Thanks Harley and Heather.
Posted by Debby, a DUI client, Flag
I was faced with a DUI and was terrified! I contacted Harley and HE FOUGHT FOR ME all the way! He WON the case and it was dropped. I will forever be thankful for his knowledge in the law and support he has given me.
Posted by Deborah, a DUI client, Flag
Being charged with 2nd offense DUI in addition to several other not-so-pretty charges was the most terrifying thing that had ever happened to me. I was facing the possibility of jail-time, plus losing my license. From the very first meeting, Harley put my mind at ease, assuring me that he would do everything possible to get me through with as little damage as possible. He guided me in a very pro-active direction, and was always available to answer my questions. He fought for me and was able to get most of the charges dropped and the DUI reduced to 1st offense. I did not lose my license at all, and did not get any jail time.
Posted by Scott, a DUI client, Flag
I was charged with DUI 2nd. The Wagner firm was able to get it reduced to reckless driving. Harley and Heather were very professional and skilled. 16 months to settle case. Harley was correct in saying it is the results not how long it takes. Thanks to everyone!
Posted by Sue, a DUI client, Flag
I would more than highly recommend Harley Wagner for anyone who has found themselves in the awful situation that I did. I made the horrible mistake of driving under the influence of alcohol, had an accident and was put in jail for a night. Being a 57 year old woman with no concept of the criminal system I was absolutely devastated, couldn't eat, sleep, felt so guilty, and embarrassed. I hired Harley and he was so reassuring, he said he'd take me through the whole process and work for me. Well he certainly did, my offense was reduced to reckless driving, so I have no criminal record. Anyone who feels as lost as I did should talk to Harley and hopefully have the outcome I did. Sue
Posted by Jeff, a DUI client, Flag
Earlier this year, coming home from a wedding rehearsal, I was pulled over for speeding and charged with a DUI. I was completely devastated. I was released later that morning just in time to make the wedding. Later that day at the wedding, I was given some advice from a friend of mine whose father knew Harley on a personal level and also knew of his extremely high level of proficiency in law, DUI law specifically. I have to say, that was probably the best advice I've ever taken. From the first time I contacted Harley, he was always available and always concerned for my situation. He met with me right away and assured me that he would do everything possible to get the best outcome for me. After meeting with him, I knew that having him on my side was definetely the best way to go. He told me everything I needed to do for the court system and how we would proceed with the charge. I was very impressed with his knowledge and how personable he was. I didn't feel like just another client, but a friend of his that he would be helping out. I can honestly say that I don't think there is anyone more knowledgeable and experienced in DUI law than Harley Wagner, anywhere. And, I know several others that believe the same. He is an expert at his practice and completely professional at all times. He was able to get my charge dropped to a wreckless driving. Furthermore, I know of several other people that he was able to help in the same manner. If you're looking for a DUI attorney, look no further. Harley Wagner is the best option. It will be the best advice you've ever taken.
Posted by Rob, a DUI client, Flag
I was charged with an aggrevated DUI-1st offense. Harley reviewed the facts of my case, and with his thorough knowledge of DUI Laws, was able to develop a strategy that enabled me to keep my license, and to avoid any criminal record. Im was very thankful for his expertise.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I plead guilty to dui charge. Harley helped me get this charge overturned without going to trial. The dui charge was reduced . Thank you Harley for all you have done. I would recommend the wagner law firm for any dui case.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Harley was very professional and a great asset to have in my corner. He produced exactly what he stated to me the first time I met him. I would highly recommend him to anyone that has had the unfortunate circumstances of being arrested for a DUI in WV.
Posted by George, a DUI client, Flag
Harley Wagner was a pleasure to deal with right from the start. Both himself and his secretary do a great job of keeping you in the loop of what is going on, as well as letting you know what to expect. The service was A-ONE!!!
Posted by Mark, a DUI client, Flag
Harley O. Wagner delivers! Harley should be your West Virginia DWI lawyer if you want justise, honesty and the best possible representation. Harley can "GET R DONE."
Here's my story:
I live in Virginia. On a Monday night in the fall of 2010 I was driving in West Virginia.
I was stopped by a courteous police officer for driving at night without headlights. Later that night I was in the Eastern Regional Jail having been charged with DUI (2nd) and driving without headlights. The next morning I was led to a room where I had a tele-conference with a magistrate for Jefferson County. I was informed that, if found guilty of the DUI charge, the possible penalties would be a possible fine of $1,000-$3,000 and 6 months to 1 year in jail.
Later that morning I contacted the Weatherholtz Bonding Company (Great job Tommy) and was released from jail.
I immediately sought out finding the best lawyer there was in West Virginia to defend me. After checking the internet (including his web site) and contacting two of my Virginia lawyer friends, I decided to give the Wagner Law Firm a call. Tuesday's phone conversations with Heather McCoy, the understanding, sensitive and preimer legal assistant of the firm and with Harley I believed I would have the best possiblie representation by retaining Harley O. Wagner, Esq.
The past six months of being represented by Harley has proven I was correct. I had the best!
What make me know I had the best?
*Face to face converstaions,
*Many telephone conversations,
*Reassuring text messages,
*And seeing Harley in action in the Magistrate court in the spring of 2011.
I can honestly say that to have any other DUI defense attorney is not the best choice.
Here is what Harley did for me:
No loss of freedom-No jail time :)
No huge fine-paid court $660 :)
No DUI conviction.
Yes, I plead guilty to reckless driving charge
Yes, I can't drive in WV for 90 days.
The Wagner Law Firm is not inexpensive, but they do GET R DONE!
Thank you Heather and Harley.
Posted by Richard, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Wagner is the most professional, intelligent, and caring lawyer the state of West Virginia has to offer. His compassion about my case showed he was genuinely concerned with the outcome. And his concern was sincere, he proved his goal isn't only to add to a impressive record in the court room, but how his clients life is going to be effected by the judges decision. His knowledge about DUI cases is tremendous. He literally wrote the book on the subject, and proved it. After speaking with Harley for the first time I felt confident that I gave myself the best chance possible for putting this traumatic event behind me. I owe Mr. Harley my future and much more. His skill and demeanor is beyond what I could ever have expected. His benevolence towards me and my family during this terrible time put us at ease. Mr. Wagner is supported by an incredibly brilliant assistant, Heather. She was the guiding light during these dark times. Her helpfulness and organization is what made this process painless and simple for me. I can't say enough about the service this office offered me. I wouldn't trust anyone else to handle my legal concerns after being so fortunate as to have Mr. Wagner on my side. This office is in a league of their own. If you want the best chance at a second chance, then you must talk with Mr. Wagner.
Posted by bob, a DUI client, Flag
harley helped me with my dui case.other lawyers gave me little hope but harley knows all of the dui laws he listend to every thing i had to say and prepared an exelent defense.in the end i kept my drivers lisence and like i said five other lawyers gave me little to no hope
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Wagner is very knowledgeable in his subject matter. He seemed to have all the connections in place with his constituents. I was very happy with the outcome of his representation.
Posted by William, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Wagner and staff responded to all requests for information and truly helped me in a time of need after an arrest of DUI. After my arrest for DUI and the constant worry of what is going to happen next, Mr. Wagner and staff made my worries less, and especially made me feel better when the charge was reduced to a traffic ticket! The cost of aquiring Harley to represent me by far outweighed the cost of increased auto insurance and I thank him and his staff!! Mr. Wagner and staff are great, just avoid drinking and driving to begin with and you will not need their services!!!
Posted by Steve, a DUI client, Flag
I have a successful career, and I found myself in trouble not once, but twice. I was charged with a DUI in Sept 2008, and then like a nightmare come true, I made the same mistake again 2 years later. Needless to say, they were traumatic events - with a million questions going through my mind; thinking the worst.
Both times I called on Mr. Wagner immediately after the incidents. Meetings were set up very quickly (Mr. Wagner's assistant, Heather, is the best!) to go over any and all questions I had, as well Mr. Wagner outlining everything that I needed to do in the meantime. THE MAN KNOWS WHAT HE IS DOING. He sets up a custom "game-plan" in order to achieve the best results possible for YOU.
I cannot recommend Mr. Wagner enough if you find yourself in the same kind of trouble. He got me favorable results in both cases (Even with the same arresting officer in both cases). Trust Mr. Wagner, he became not just my lawyer, but a friend that had my best interests at heart. He fought for me!
Posted by Joe, a DUI client, Flag
In December 2010 I was arrested and charged with DUI. Harley was recommended to me by my boss, one of my employees, one of my friends, and my bail bondsman. Their faith in him was well placed. Harley is very experienced, very knowledgeable, and has a very calming demeanor. The entire way through Harley made sure I had all the necessary information and recommended the best course of action. Ultimately my first offense DUI was reduced to a traffic citation.
Posted by Jeff, a DUI client, Flag
My case was a complicated incident involving an aggravated DUI with a single car accident. I knew I needed to get the proper lawyer to represent me in my case. Right from the start Harley instills a feeling of confidence that things will be working out down the road. Harley always explained everything that I should expect and all potential outcomes throughout every step of the way. Harley's assistant, Heather, took care of all of the necessary paperwork and always kept me updated in the process.
In the end it took quite a while to get to the end of the road. I was not convicted of DUI and could not be more pleased with the overall outcome. I highly recommend Harley O. Wagner to any individual facing a DUI charge in the state of West Virginia. He is absolutely your best shot at walking away without a conviction.
Posted by andy, a DUI client, Flag
Last June I found myself is some trouble with a first offense aggrivated DUI. I called Harley the next day and it was the best decision I ever made. From the first meeting it was just a stress relief knowing he was on my side. I ended up with a reckless driving charge with 90 days home confinement. Probably the best outcome for my situation. Harley was extremely professional throughout the course of the events. I was kept well informed by both Harley and Heather. I would recommend his services to anyone in a similar situation.
Posted by Paul, Flag
Mr Wagner is not only a very respectful and sincere gentleman, but a dedicated master in his career with whom I assimilated a great deal of confidence from by the end of the very first conversation I shared with him. Mr. Wagner went beyond his job role, and reached out to me as an individual who found himself in a very difficult situation. Within a week, we had touched base and I had gained a world of courage and trust from his words, and had no doubt that he would succeed in the goals we established. Throughout my experience with Mr. Wagner, he kept very close contact with me, responding instantaneously to my messages (via phone and email) and keeping me informed with where we stood and our position in reference to our goals. Never once did I feel alone or out of the loop. The thanks I have for this individual exceeds any words I could ever provide; he is truly at the top of his level. I strongly reccomend Mr. Wagner to anyone looking for the best of the best.
Posted by Harry, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Harley Wagner handled the defense of the DUI charge made against me with extreme professionalism, resulting in a positive outcome. His office was always informative and responsive to any questions I had. thank you Harley and Heather.
Posted by michael, a DUI client, Flag
After a second DUI charge within 8 years, I was offered 1 year with 6 months suspended, and a possibility of home confinement. I had first hired another local attorney, who answered most questions with blank stares and promises to "research that", so I finally fired him and hired Harley Wagner.
Harley Wagner answered more questions in our first 45 minute conversation than the previous attorney had in 5 months, and he did this while driving home from teaching a DUI seminar!
At the first hearing with Harley representing me, I went from a practically guaranteed 6 months in jail, to a possible weekend, and even that was eliminated at the second hearing, thanks to Harley's thorough knowledge of the timeline of West Virginia's implementation of DUI laws, It was knocked back to a first offense, no jail, and the usual 90 days suspended, a fine.
Harley literally wrote the book on WV DUI law, and a less than honest deputy was sweating and fidgeting as he left the magistrates court after 10 minutes with Harley.
On a more personal level, I have found a new friend that I respect immensely, Harley has restored some of my faith in the WV criminal justice system, which I still believe has very little to do with justice.
Harley's calm, professional demeanor, his formidable expertise in DUI
law, and his ability to be extremely aggressive at just the right moment has earned him much respect in this system.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
In September 2010 i was charged with DUI, and reckless driving. Both
charges carried potential jail time, expensive fines, and serious penalties. If found guilty I risked losing my security clearances, 20 years of Govt. service, and my life as i know it today.
Mr. Wagner is well respected in his profession, and has built a strong reputation in the community. Mr.Wagner is a diligent, knowledgeable
and hard-working attorney. He returned my call promptly, and within 5 minutes of our first conversation i knew he would represent my case well.
The final outcome - DUI dismissed, reckless driving reduced to speeding, a short driving suspension with a small monetary fine.
Thank you Harley
Posted by Clay, a DUI client, Flag
I received a charge of felony dui in oct of 2010. Harley argued the case down to a lesser offense with no DUI on my record.
Posted by Rolland, a DUI client, Flag
In February of 2010, I was stopped and charged for DUI. After spending the night in jail and facing further jail time and loss of driving privileges in West Virginia, I knew I needed a good lawyer to represent me. Since I deal with the public in my business, I read the paper and had remembered that Mr. Harley Wagner's record with winning cases, especially DUI's was very good. I needed the best to keep my job.
Mr. Wagner showed the utmost professionalism as he dealt with me and my case. He advised me in respect to what would and could take place at each step in the legal process. He provided me with various options from which I could choose. Along with this he advised me of the additional expenses that I would have with several of the options which helped me make informed decisions. I would highly recommend Mr. Wagner to anyone needing legal help.
Posted by Scott, a DUI client, Flag
Harley is a professional, he is always on top of it all,Harley handled the court and magistrate with fact and professionalism,in the judical hearing he got my DUI reduced to Reckless Driving, I can only say (Thank you) to Harley for coming through for us in such a proactive manner.
Posted by Stacey, a DUI client, Flag
Harley Wagner is very knowledgeable of West Virginia's DUI Law. I am an out of state resident and wasn't sure of what to expect. I knew that i wanted the best lawyer that i could afford so i could get the best outcome in my case, and after i did some research i decided to hire him as my attorney. I am very glad that i did because he worked diligently on my case and kept me informed along the way. He made the process easy and i am thankful and pleased with the outcome in my case. My DUI was reduced to a reckless driving charge in which my out of state drivers license will not be affected. His devotion to me as a client has given me peace of mind and will allow me to get my life back on track. In my opinion Mr. Wagner is a great attorney that truly cares about his clients.
Posted by Aaron, a DUI client, Flag
I had Harley for a DUI case and found him very intelligent and hardworking. He knows the law and is always focused on doing everything he can to help his client out. I would highly recommend him to anyone. I am very thankful for what he did in my case and I am more than happy with the results from my case. He is without a doubt the best lawyer in this area and the best lawyer that I have had.
Posted by Richard, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Wagner is the best lawyer I've ever had. He kept me well informed, and got me a lesser charge. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by JP, a DUI client, Flag
After much research, I found Harley and I'm very happy with my choice to have him represent me. In my few dealing with attorney's, Harley is by far the most knowledgable one I've ever worked with. His understanding of the law as it relates to DUI is astounding. My DUI was reduced to a traffice violation which allowed me to keep my security clearance and my life as it was before this incident. His effectiveness is unparalleled.
Posted by Rebecca, a DUI client, Flag
Harley was very knowledgeable of the laws and the court systems. He probably got me the BEST possible outcome for my DUI and I am very pleased with his work. He really seemed like he knew what he was doing and helped me threw the whole ordeal. I would recommend him for anyone with a DUI charge.
Posted by Brandon, a DUI client, Flag
I have never been in any kind of trouble before my accident. I was very worried about the outcome of everything. Harley welcomed me with open arms and never stopped reassuring me that everything was going to be fine and that he was going to take care of me. I was charged with a DUI and Harley worked his magic and I ended up getting a simple traffic violating!!
Posted by Rob, a DUI client, Flag
I was arrested for my first DUI in the spring of 2010 under unfavorable conditions. I called Harley Wagner right away. From the first phone conversation till the end of the case, I felt very confident in his knowledge, reputation, and demeanor to see my case to the end with positive results. From the beginning he informed me of all the necessary steps that needed be done to help finish this stressful ordeal and move forward with my life. He is a friendly person who truly looks out after you and your best interests. Together we reached the goals we set from the very first phone call. I recommend Mr. Wagner to anyone who has been charged with a DUI offense. Thanks Harley!
Posted by Pete, a DUI client, Flag
I, like many other professional, upstanding citizens, found myself in a very difficult situation with being charged with my first DUI. After I got over the initial shock of the situation, I knew some very important decisions had to be made. It only took me a few minutes to make the decision to put my case in the hands of Harley Wagner! I have known Harley as friend for over 8 years. His work ethic, persistance, confidence, and dedication, is what made me confident in my decision. Harley has been excellent to work with on my case. I would highly recommend him to anyone that finds themselves in one of these difficult situations. Trust me, you will be thankful with your decision to hire Harley Wagner to represent you.
Posted by David, a DUI client, Flag
I was recently charged with a 2nd offense DUI charge. Despite the fact that the charge came under relatively questionable circumstances in comparison to my previous DUI conviction, I was still facing suspension of privledges, significant fines, and a possible 6 months of jail time none-the-less...
These penalties would have resulted in the loss of my job, freedom, and college future. I relied on a court appointed public defender for my first charge and recieved the maximum penalties across-the-board. This time i was determined to hire the best...
Harley's reputation in this area of legal defense is already very well and widely known throughout the state of West Virginia. It was even reinforced by the admissions of several of the other local attorney's that i consulted before finally retaining his services. He is definatly not the cheapest available option, but you wouldn't want to be operated on by a bargain basement brain surgeon. I'd prefer to hire the best specialist avaiable, and that is what Mr. Wagner was in his chosen field. He was essentially "defending my life" in court after all...
Harley is professional, has top notch credentials, and exudes a level of confidence that helps to lessen your level of concern, and makes coping with this incredibly stressful situatuion much easier from a mental and emotional standpoint...
After Harley's higly fruitful negotiations on my behalf, i was not ultimatly not charged with a 2nd offense, and even had my charge dropped to a non-criminal traffic citation. I've experienced the best and worst of this process, and I can assure you that The Wagner Firm's letterhead alone will make a significant difference in regards to your final outcome. Pray that you're never put in a situation that requires you to require Mr. Wagner's services, but if you are, do not hesitate to hire him...
Posted by Todd, a DUI client, Flag
I contacted Harley Wagner after I was arrested with my first DUI. This was a very traumatic event for me since I had no prior convictions on my criminal or driving records. He was very compassionate about my case and wanted only the best for me. He explained the court process to me, what we could be up against, and how he would handle the case. Mr. Wagner was able to have all criminal charges dismissed and it looks like he will prevail in having all DMV charges dropped as well. Mr. Wagner is a very knowledgeable lawyer on the DUI and DWI laws. I would highly recommend him to anyone in the same situation.
Posted by Kristen, a DUI client, Flag
In February of this year, I was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and DUI 2nd Offense. I have never been so terrified in my entire life. I am a mother of 3 and have a career I am very serious about. I was about to lose everything. I was facing serious jail time and the loss of my license, which I need for my job. I asked around on who to call and everyone I asked said there is only one person to call.. Wagner. I was immediately given an appointment for the next day when I called. I explained to Mr. Wagner my situation and how I made the biggest mistake of my life and after reviewing the case he looked at me and said "I will fight for you"! And fight he did. Not only did he fight my criminal case, he fought my civil case and fought to restore my peace of mind! He gave me a list of things that I needed to do right away, like getting in DUI classes, taking alcohol abuse classes and tips to help me prepare. Things I would've never thought to do proactively. He called me on a regular basis to touch base and make sure I was okay and to keep me informed on everything he was doing. He really was not only the best attorney I have ever worked with but words cannot describe how I truly relieved I felt knowing he was going to bat for me. I was not just a case name and number. Mr. Wagner really knew his stuff and I was truly impressed at his knowledge of the DUI law. In April 2010 I walked away from all charges free and clear thanks to Mr. Wagner. I recommend him to anyone who has any kind of driving and/or driving while under the influence charge. When Harley Wagner says "I will fight for you" he means it! Thanks to him I still have my kids, job, license, and I never had to see the inside of that horrible jail again!
Posted by lee, a DUI client, Flag
In Feb. of 2009, I was involved in a horriffic auto accident. After some inquiries I contacted Harley Wagner, which, as it turns out was and still is the best phone call I have ever made. From the first seconds of that initial call Mr. Wagner vigorously attacked my problem. From the beginning to the end, he has continually provided me with the status of my case, as well as all of the possible scenarios and options, honestly and in language I could understand. He has never been more than a phone call away, and even though he traveled over 3 hours each way to talk to me, and handle my case, I always felt as though I were his only client. His compassionate approach and genuine caring for me as a person, as well as his knowlege and professionalism in the courtroom and with his peers set him apart, he is far and away the very best in his field.
Posted by Joan, a DUI client, Flag
I wanted share with other people the great experience I had with my lawyer Harley as he represented me. I first learned about Harley from a person who I do business with and that person also happend to be my bondsman as well (image that). He shared with me that if he ever got a DUI he would only hire Harley as he's the best. The next couple of days I met with Harley and I knew just from the first few minutes I was in front of the right lawyer. Harley was very knowledgeable, professional and he was great at explaining things to me and answering all my questions. When I left that appointment I was so much more at ease with what we had to face ahead because I knew I just hired a great lawyer.
Once we received my final order from DMV I was so pleased with the out come as I know had I not hired Harley I would of received more serious charges on my record and would of had to suffer much more serious consequences.
Thanks Harley..keep doing great things for people!!!
Posted by John, a DUI client, Flag
I am a professional and had never required the use of a defense attorney. Unfortunately, I found myself in a situation that required legal counsel. After checking with my colleagues and close friends, the attorney that came with the highest recommendation was Harley Wagner.
I phoned Harley for an appointment and was greeted by a very warm and personal professional. Harley listened to my situation and told me what I was facing, the options I had, and what he could do for me. He was very straightforward and explained his background, credentials and fees. He showed genuine interest in helping me and compassion for my situation.
I was very pleased with the outcome of my case. Harley was true to his word in both his knowledge and commitment to my defense. While I do not expect to ever need his services again, I am glad to know I have a friend who is there to help me.
Harley's fees are not the cheapest. However, I learned a long time ago that you get what you pay for and when it came to my legal defense, I was glad to invest in the knowledge, experience, and professionalism of Harley Wagner.