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Let me preface this by saying I came to the team with criminal charges pending in multiple counties and I was somewhat a mess in every way. I did not make it easy for them and they still managed to make a miracle happen!
They worked out a reasonable payment plan with me and walked me through an overall game-plan of how we would clean up the considerable mess I was in. They persuaded the court to lean towards treatment and kept my time spent in jail to the minimum possible and at times not at all.
They are also great about keeping you informed. I have heard many stories from peers unable to get so much as an email response from their attorneys, however, with this team that was NOT the case. They are incredibly responsive AND often would reach out to me to check in / see how I was doing and if I had any questions/concerns.
I'm wholly convinced my life wouldn't be what it is today if I hadn't come across this team here and I’m very grateful. I would, without hesitation, recommend this firm to anyone in need of Criminal Defense.
Scott was tremendous in handling my criminal trespassing case. He responded to my questions promptly and professionally, even when I was out of the country. Although the case took several months to be resolved, Scott kept me updated as soon as he had new information. Working with him gave me great peace of mind, and I found him to be both trustworthy and personable. He followed my case through to record restriction, as he promised on our first meeting. I am exceptionally pleased with the service he provided, and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
This was my first experience with the justice system (charged with criminal trespassing) and I did not know where to start. Scott was confident and knowledgeable about how best to proceed. He and his staff were very responsive to my many questions throughout the process. I was updated at each stage and constantly reassured that my case was being handled as a priority. Scott personally met with various county officials which allowed for my case to be resolved faster than usual. He was able to get all charges dismissed and my record cleared. Thanks to all of his efforts, I did not have to take any time off from work to appear in court and I can now put this whole mistake behind me. I absolutely recommend Scott to anyone who is looking for representation because he has proven that he will work hard to get the best possible results.
Scott Smith and his team were awesome!
They were very understanding of the situation we were in, took care of our case and kept us updated through the entire process. I could not recommend them enough!
Scott and his "dream" team are great,unlike other firms I have had dealings with in the past, I always felt like my case mattered, they always had time to answer any questions I had, kept me informed, and did everything they said they would do at the time of my consultation. Anytime anyone asks me if I know a good lawyer my reply is "NO I know an awesome lawyer" and I give them Scott's name and number.
W. Scott Smith is the very best defense lawyer in Atlanta, GA. We would highly recommend Scott to anyone that needs representation regarding a DUI. Scott is an outstanding and very professional lawyer who sincerely cares for his clients. Scott and his exceptional staff were always available to answer any questions that we had and he went above and beyond our expectations. We were confident from our first meeting with Scott that he would successfully handle our family member’s situation. Scott was a God-send to us and we couldn't have gotten through such a challenging and stressful time without him. It was a pleasure to work with Scott and his staff during this very protracted experience. We will never be able to thank Scott enough for his support and for making such a positive difference!
Scott Smith was recommended by another attorney friend when I was pulled over for DUI while driving from a client meeting. I was completely mortified, when I crawled into Scott's office. He immediately put me at ease & I knew there was no need to interview any other lawyers. During the time of my representation, Scott & his associate Daniel Farnsworth skillfully guided me through the turbulent waters of an unknown legal system and kept me informed every step of the way. They were patient, happy to answer my multitudes of questions & even met me in their office on a Saturday afternoon! They have a magical way of making you feel you're the most important person in their firm and I honestly believe they really DO CARE about the clients they represent. Mr. Smith is a highly intelligent & knowledgeable attorney. However, his eye for detail, passion for his work and creativity in a courtroom makes him an absolute stellar defense attorney.
My son got himself into a sticky situation as boys are prone to do, and Scott was an incredible peace of mind as we went through the grind of getting through the legal system. Everything Scott promised he delivered, and his staff was very professional and accommodating. Another benefit was that Scott is extremely well connected. He knows an amazing amount of people in and around the courtroom who seem to like him as a person. I recommend Scott Smith wholeheartedly and although I hope to never need him again, I do keep his card in my wallet.
I got arrested for a first time DUI and my videotape looked kinda bad - my speech, stance and sobriety tests showing some signs of impairment. I interviewed 5 lawyers - and even though Scott was clearly on the pricier end, I felt I could trust him and he seemed to have the passion to fight for his clients and get the best possible outcome in every case. I am so glad I chose him. Mine was not a slam dunk case and on top of that I presented Scott with a very unique set of challenges to address - a mix of immigration, work and international travel related consequences that would be devastating to me if I got a DUI conviction. Scott fought till the very end and managed to negotiate a very creative plea bargain (non-DUI, traffic offenses) that uniquely satisfied my immigration and other constraints. All the other lawyers/court personnel around were like: "wow - how did he manage THAT ?!". Scott has a very strong court presence - you should see the way he breezes around and ease with which he connects with people. More importantly, I believe he possesses good court instincts - he seems to know just when/how to ask for something and when to shut up and back off. Before I left court on the final day, whoever I came in contact with - the prosecutor, the judge, another attorney, and finally my probation officer - ALL of them complimented Scott and congratulated me on choosing such a fine lawyer... and I couldn't agree more :) Thank you Scott!
In life you get what you pay for, and in my case, this held true. Mr. Smith recently represented me on a DUI charge. I was elated with my charges being reduced down in the middle of my trial, enabling me to keep my job. I had found a couple lawyers a little more affordable, but I felt comfort with Scott Smith and the way that he listened to me and my wife. From the first time we spoke, I could feel Mr. Smith's confidence in his ability to help me.
I definitely would hire Mr. Smith for any future issues that may arise. Thanks again Scott for your dedication to helping me keep my job.