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My husband and I were very pleased at how Mr. Speaks and his firm handled our case in a professional and timely manner. We had minor wreck which was not our fault earlier this year. He and his team were not only able to get our expenses taken care of, we were able to get extra money for the settlement. We would definitely recommend Mr. Speaks to our friends and anyone looking for representation.
Mr. Speaks and his entire team went above and beyond to help me in settling a claim after my not at fault head-on car crash. The lady that injured me had our state's minimum coverage and I was very concerned that I could come out of this situation owing money to health care providers even though it was not my fault! Mr. Speaks was able to get me a settlement that was not only fair, it exceeded my expectations. All my medical bills were paid. I was even able to get paid for some of the pain and suffering that I went through and continue to deal with. I highly recommend Mr. Speaks and his team. You would be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable and caring attorney. I pray that I am never in this situation again. But if I need legal representation, my one and only call will be to Mr. Speaks.
I am a student who was charged with misdemeanor assault after a weekend trip to Wilmington -- a charge that was completely unanticipated and especially daunting since I have no experience with the legal system and do not know anyone in the Wilmington area. Clarke was very helpful and available, always returning my calls and even gave me his personal phone-number to reach him via text-messaging. He is exactly what you need out of a layer; our phone calls consisted exclusively of business. Clarke is not there to be your friend; he is there to get your case resolved as effectively as possible. My case required 3 court appearances from July - September and he came to each and spoke to me before, during, and after. I'm sure this was a frustratingly long process since he only charged me a flat-rate for his services. It ended up getting dropped as we had hoped, but this took a significant amount of bargaining and strategy on his part because the defendant and the officer charging me were intent on going to trial. Clarke subpoenaed witnesses for me and also advised me in pressing counter charges. He seemed to know a fair amount of people in the Wilmington area and to be on good terms with the magistrates and DA's at the Hanover County Courthouse. I'm glad I hired him.
Mr. Speaks represented me with a felony arrest. He was able to work with the police and prosecutor to get my charges reduced and help me keep my job. His staff was real helpful and always answered my questions. I would tell anyone that's got in trouble with the law to hire the Speaks Law Firm.