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Posted by JT Summers, a Criminal Defense client,
I am a private investigator in the Atlanta and owner of Spearhead Investigations. My investigative firm specializes in criminal defense cases. I have the opportunity to work with many attorneys and wanted to take a moment to recognize attorney Zimmerman as a very gifted criminal defense attorney. Attorney Zimmerman truly excels in the Federal arena. He is methodical, prepared and very knowledgable of the law. You will not go wrong with this attorney as he is a true fighter for his clients.
Posted by a Fraud client,
I was recommended to Lawrence by a friend of mine when a very difficult situation came into my life. Upon the initial meeting I knew that he could handle my case confidently and achieved the results I was looking for. He was eager to deal with me and my case. His assistant and him both were very reponsive to all of my needs and questions along the way. I was in the middle of my own case and I turned a dear friend of mine to him upon an event in his life. I believe Lawrence knew the times that I was concerned the most and actively dealt with matters on my behalf and gave me the conclusions no matter what time of day it was. I would use Mr. Zimmerman again and highly recommend him to my friends and colleagues.
Posted by a Federal Crime client,
I am not from GA and relied strictly on reviews. I am glad I followed many other recommendations to hire Lawrence. He was professional and trustworthy. What was most important to me was responsiveness. My case, although not large in his book, always got back to me in a timely manner. He always made me feel at ease. I would hire him again.
Posted by Brian, a Criminal Defense client,
If you need expert legal counsel, I highly recommend Lawrence Zimmerman. He is very knowledgeable and focuses on achieving the best case scenario for his clients. He is also well-respected within the court system. When I was charged with felony drug possession, I was very grateful that he was my attorney -- he achieved the best possible outcome for me.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
My son had never been in any legal trouble before so I was scared and devastated when he got an MIP. I didn't know what to do or how to help him. This happened on a weekend and I was so amazed and thrilled when Lawrence personally answered his phone on a Saturday. I was so blessed to have found Lawrence Zimmerman. He immediately gave me a plan of action that assisted us efficiently and effectively. Most importantly, he got my son out of jail quickly. Then he took the time to explain to us how the legal process would work for my son's situation. He stayed in constant communication with us and advised us each step of the process. When the judge ruled in my son's case, Lawrence provided me with all the supporting documentation and contact information that we needed to get the community service and counseling completed accurately and on a timely basis. I hope we don't need a lawyer again but if we do, I will immediately call Lawrence!!
Posted by a client,
I had a extremely serious case with cobb county that could have completely ruined my career and reputation. However, Zimmerman saved my career! He did a phenomenal job at keeping me informed with what's going to happen next. He was very knowledgable about all the questions that I asked about. He was easily accessible and made himself flexible with my vigorous work load. Zimmerman fought and protected me to the very end! I am very appreciative and will go to him if I ever have to face any legal matters in the future.
Posted by Danny, a Criminal Defense client,
I was origionally charged with 2 seperate counts after confessing to investigators and writing a written confession. I then retained Mr. Zimmerman and advised him on the details of my case. The state charged me initially with Burglery and Arson. Mr. Zimmerman went to work on my case immediately and after discussing my case with the investigator he worked hard to get the discovery from the ADA on my case and set to working on finding a way to get my charges lowered. He was able to convince a second ADA on my case that my Arson charge should be dropped to Damage to personal property in the second Degree and the Burglery charge dropped to to criminal trespassing. I was facing years in jail and he negotiated a deal with the state that allowed me to do 43 days on work release and 4 years probation under the first offenders act.My judge even commended him on the amazing job that he had done on this case.
Posted by Misha, a Criminal Defense client,
Lawrence was hired by my family while I was sitting in Jail in Detroit after being pulled off of an airplane by 3 Detroit Police officers ad 3 customs agents. I was arrested because my wife had claimed that I had raped her and despite the absurdity of the claim the State took it very seriously and issued a warrant for my arrest. I spent 17 days in a Detroit jail over Thanksgiving.
At that point I already had and attorney that offered me nothing but excuses. Lawrence took the bull by the horns, got me back to Atlanta and was able to get a me a consent bond and had me out on bail 4 days after arriving to Atlanta. As a result of his tenacity I was able to keep my job despite the predicament I was in.
Unlike the other 4 lawyers I have dealt with Lawrence would respond to my correspondence usually the same day and if he couldn't he would at lest acknowledge that he received my call or email. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT WHEN YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT SPENDING DECADES IN JAIL FOR SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T DO.
The District Attorney dragged their feet for 9 months and the whole time Lawrence was on them to drop the ridiculous charges and finally they did. This was no accident. Lawrence works with an excellent private investigator, JT, who has many years experience as a detective. They put together all of the evidence that was presented to the prosecution to show them that there was no case.
He was even able to go directly to the Judge and get my bond modified to allow me to take my 2.5 year old son to the beach.
Lawrence, thank you so much. I can now move on with my life and can fight to get custody of my son from the woman that caused all of this.
My family and I are forever grateful.
To anybody that gets into a bad situation like myself, CALL LAWRENCE ZIMMERMAN.
Posted by Mark, a Criminal Defense client,
I had a TPO and criminal allegations. From the very start, he knew exactly what it would take to win my case. I felt very comfortable going forward with whatever he recommended. I came out ahead, and I'm extremely grateful for the referral i received, to hire him.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
In April of 2012 my husband and I (self-employed professionals) were arrested on criminal charges of first degree forgery. We had helped a friend when he came to our office with a document, asking that we only witness his signature. Unfortunately, the document was fraudulent.
Being arrested, especially when you know you are innocent, is not just frightening - it shakes your trust in what you think is right in the world, in justice and in the legal system. Finding Lawrence Zimmerman to represent me in this nightmare was the first step toward restoring my faith in the belief that our system does work. Having that first person in the legal/judicial system stand up for YOU is a powerful moment.
It has taken almost 18 months to have the charges against me (and my husband) dismissed by the DA's office Nolle Prosse. I have Lawrence to thank for that. During those 18 months Lawrence was there for me. He was a sounding board, a source for factual information, a bulwark between myself and a legal system that seemed to have gone haywire. He was my advocate and became my friend.
My husband is a doctor. I now know what his patients feel when they come to him for advice and expertise on a course of action to help ensure their health. Lawrence filled a similar position for me. He was the expert. I knew he would give me his best advice on how to protect my rights and ensure my freedom. I would gladly and unequivocally recommend him and would not hesitate to use him again, should I need legal counsel - God Forbid!