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Posted by a Fraud client,
“HOWARD WEINTRAUB AND BENJAMIN ALPER ARE FANTASTIC CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
I have been charged in two Georgia Superior Courts with felony fraud prosecutions. I retained The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. and the firm's team of accomplished Atlanta criminal defense lawyers Howard Jarrett Weintraub and Benjamin Black Alper. As to my felony prosecution of income tax evasion, my attorneys convinced the prosecutor to dismiss my case! As to my other fraud case, that case is still ongoing but I know that I am in the best hands I can ever have prayed for. These attorneys are very compassionate, are always available to discuss my two cases (now the remaining one case) with my parents and me, and are completely dedicated to do their very best for their clients. If you need great criminal defense lawyers I strongly urge you to hire Howard
Posted by a White Collar Crime client,
A few years ago I was in dire financial straits and made terrible decision to defraud my employer of several hundreds of thousands of dollars. Having never been in trouble previously, I now found myself being prosecuted by the State of Georgia Attorney General’s Office. Luckily, while I was in jail, my mother contacted The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. and attorneys Howard Weintraub and Benjamin Alper. As soon as they were on the case, they came out to see me and worked quickly to get me out of jail on bond.
I reviewed online similar cases to my own and realized that similar defendants were getting as much as 15 years in prison for the same type of crimes that I was charged with. Howard and Ben worked tirelessly to review all of the evidence in my case and keep me informed as to what was going on. After long and repeated negotiations with the Assistant Attorney General prosecuting my case, Howard and Ben were able to get me a sentence of only 4 years in prison. They even convinced the Judge to let me stay out of jail FOR A WHOLE YEAR before serving my sentence so that I could take care of my children. I couldn’t believe it! I am so grateful to Howard and Ben! They are two amazing attorneys that will go the extra mile to help out their clients.”
Posted by a Federal Crime client,
Attorneys Howard Jarrett Weintraub and Benjamin Black Alper saved my life. In 2012, I had made a terribly stupid decision with another person to distribute kilograms of cocaine. Before this extremely foolish decision I had never been in trouble. In fact, the only violation I had ever done was running a stop sign. At the time I decided to distribute cocaine I was employed by the United States Postal Service as a mailman. The way the cocaine was to be transported to Georgia was to have my drug trafficking partner ship the cocaine from California in packages addressed to fictiously named persons at genuine home addresses on my mail route. The plan was that I would see the packages in my mail delivery bin and I would retrieve the packages before I left the post office building for my daily delivery of the mail and I would at the end of my work shift hand deliver the packages to the other person in Georgia.
In 2012 I was arrested by federal law enforcement officials. Somehow my grandmother through her prayers to God, guided me to Attorney Howard Jarrett Weintraub and Attorney Benjamin Black Alper. When I first met with Attorneys Weintraub and Alper, part of our discussion included my attorneys advising me that under the United States Sentencing Guidelines and the criminal federal drug statutes I was looking at a mandatory minimum sentence of 60 months and a possible maximum sentence of 97 months. Under the brilliant and vigorously fought representation by Attorney Weintraub and Attorney Alper, where my attorneys won all three of their critically important objections to the Presentence Investigation Report, I was sentenced to just 12 months and 1 day in prison! This meant that I would serve no more than 10 months and 7 days of incarceration!
If anyone had told me when I got arrested that instead of a maximum of 97 months Attorneys Weintraub and Alper would get me a sentence of only 10 months and 7 days I would think they were out of their mind. Now, I am telling anyone who needs a great criminal defense team that if you are charged with any federal or state criminal offense you must hire Attorney Howard Jarrett Weintraub and Attorney Benjamin Black Alper. They are miracle workers who really saved my life and I am confident they would do the same for anyone else facing a criminal prosecution.
Thank you Howard and Ben! God bless the both of you!
Posted by a DUI client,
I remain delighted to have had Mr. Weintraub and Mr. Alper represent me in my DUI case. Not only are they both clever and caring, I deeply admire them for their candidness. These two were a breeze work with. They are communicative, dependable, and each possesses the ability to put anyone at ease during the most taxing of times.
From the start, they spent an immeasurable amount of time and effort on my case and offered me nothing short of the best advice for a person in my position: advice of which would later make a great impression on the judge and offer me the best possible outcome, given the circumstances. I am grateful I chose them to perform on my behalf and would highly recommend them to anyone in need of legal representation.
Posted by Chad, a Federal Crime client,
When you first meet been your first impression will be wow he looks young. Don't cast judgement until you read this. I currently have a federal case that has been going on since 2009. I just recently had a two day hearing where Ben took the lead role in attacking the prosecutors expert witness as well as their theory. Not only did Ben meet my expectations but he truly exceeded them. He was very organized, methodical and absolutely NOT intimidated by the Government or their expert witnesses. In Layman's terms Ben was like a Lion in a cat fight ferocious. His calmness and precision timing of questions is something of beauty unless your on the other end. Ben not only is a awesome trial lawyer but he is also a genuine person who listens and cares about you as a human. I never have once felt like Ben has just given me Lip service, he always has been honest straight forward and concerned. When you hire Ben you gain more than a great Lawyer, you also gain a friend who truly cares about your case as well as you and your family. Bottom line is I am proud Ben is my lawyer and was extremely proud I could call him my lawyer when we were in the courtroom. I would recommend anyone who wants the best of the best lawyers to hire him, you will not regret it.
Posted by FreeMan, a Federal Crime client,
My case began in the summer of 2007, and the investigation by the Feds was complete in 2012, which resulted in a Federal Felony Indictment with my name on it. In the fall of 2010, I received a “target” letter from the US Attorney’s Office which basically said the US Government is going to indict you unless you come in and plead guilty. I called several lawyers and picked one based on what I thought I could afford. That attorney had convinced me he was going to fight for my rights and freedom, but as soon as I paid him he told me I needed to “man up” and plead guilty to the Felony Charges. I knew I needed a different attorney.
My gut told me that if I could find the right Attorney there was a very small chance I could get a better outcome than going to prison. I searched the internet relentlessly and found Ben and after speaking with him I knew that he was the Attorney I needed to defend me from the 10 years in prison I was facing. Without a doubt hiring Ben was the best decision I could have made to protect my rights and freedom.
When Ben handed me over 2,000 pages of evidence against me I thought it was the end of the road. On the other hand, Ben saw it as an opportunity to mount a defense that would ultimately get the indictment DISMISSED. Ben isn’t afraid to fight the Government every step of the way and based on my experience you cannot afford to step in the courtroom without him.
Here I am almost two years later with my freedom, no Felony conviction, and my life back. Ben made all of this possible for me and I’m forever grateful.
Posted by David, a DUI client,
Over three years ago I was arrested for my third DUI this time with an accident. I hired Howard and Ben two years ago when it came up for trial. They were incredible. They told me that this was not going to be easy and made no promises of a great resolution. They told me some things that I could do to improve my chances. One of these was wearing a ankle monitor, which I wore for a year. I took all the classes/treatment/AA meetings they suggested. When it finally came up for court, the prosecutor reduced the DUI to reckless driving, no jail, no suspended license, a fine, a list of classes (which thanks to Howard and Ben, I've already done) and 1 year probation. I can not recommend this team enough. Through it all they were always available, whether by phone or email, and would respond quickly.
If you need a lawyer do not hesitate to call Ben.
Posted by a DUI client,
One of the poorer choices I have made in life (driving after drinking) was thankfully followed by one of the best decisions I could have made: retaining Ben Alper. I received truly outstanding professional advice and support through a stressful and trying experience. When I had a question, communication was fast and detailed and Ben made it clear that he was always happy to discuss my case. I will also say that the entire staff at the firm were supportive and genuinely caring. They obviously fully understand the legal processes but also that you are a human being in the midst of a challenging situation. Ben negotiated with the prosecutor and my potential DUI was reduced to a reckless driving charge. He also made sure that I had completed all the requirements in the plea as determined by the prosecutor ahead of the court date, so no probation. A DUI would have had a devastating professional and personal impact so this was a great outcome. Also worth noting that the judge actually asked in the courtroom if I realized that my attorney had worked out a great deal for me. Yes, I certainly did. Thank you, Ben!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
I have had Ben Alper represent me in two unrelated cases. During both cases, I worked closely with him and, because of his vast wealth of knowledge and his dedication to the cases, I could not have had better outcomes in both instances. Ben really cares about his clients and stays in communication throughout the duration of his cases. Even when there is nothing new to report, he checks on you to see how you're doing. He also has a very calm demeanor which I, personally, found comforting during the very stressful times during my cases. But don't let his calm demeanor and youthful looks fool you. He is a bulldog in the courtroom when he needs to be. There were, literally, times when he got going and I wanted to cheer for him! He was fierce! I cannot say enough good things about him. If you are ever in the unenviable position of needing a criminal defense attorney, call Ben. He will make it his mission to get the absolute best outcome for your case.
Posted by a DUI client,
I was arrested in February 2013 on suspicion of DUI and possession of Marijuana. I did not consent to a breathalyzer test when arrested.
This not being the first time I had been arrested for DUI, I knew I had to find a great lawyer to defend my rights.
I located Howard and Ben via avvo.com and left a voicemail on a Sunday afternoon and my call was responded to within minutes. This was greatly reassuring that I had found the right lawyer as Howard and Ben always made themselves available when I had any questions or concerns. I met with Howard and Ben the following day at his office where he went through in great detail the facts and circumstances of my arrest. They were even familiar with the arresting officer. As far as cost goes, Howard and Ben let me know exactly the cost of your defense so there were no financial suprises throughout my case.
I was able to continue driving prior to my court date as Howard and Ben were able to reach an agreement with the Officer at the administrative hearing. This was very important as I have to drive a good distance to get to and from work.
When my day in court arrived Ben was able to reach a plea agreement with the prosecutor and reduced my DUI to wreckless driving. As this would have a 2nd DUI, Ben's negotiations may have saved my job and relieved a great strain on my marriage! I had to do 1 weekend in jail and 1 year of supervised probation, which I am gladly in the process of completing.
I highly recommend Ben and Howard, who make a great legal team and made this proces as painless as possible!