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I had cash unlawfully seized from me on a traffic stop in Atlanta. I was referred to Steven Berne. Being from out of town he agreed to meet me on a Saturday to review the details of my situation. He quickly negotiated an agreement and had the cash returned to me.
Many thanks to Steve Berne! He stood by me when Bank of America was trying to bully me. Steve worked diligently and aggressively to help me get all hundreds of thousands the bank was holding for no just reason. You got a client for life sir and I'm glad I retained you as my attorney.
I met Steven several years ago as I needed some legal advice regarding a criminal matter involving one of my former employees. Though I am not a lawyer, my work required me regularly to interact, work with and supervise many, many lawyers. Over the years, I'd gotten pretty good at identifying a good attorney. Steven "passed" my screening test. It also helped that everything I'd read about him was favorable.
Years later I was charged with DUI. Having never been arrested for anything, my mind was made up that I would hire Steven. I spoke to friends for moral support and received referrals to two attorneys in the process who'd either helped them or helped people they know. In the interest of not appearing appreciative, I spoke with the attorneys my friends referred.
The first attorney advised me to call the prosecutors office and "tell them you want to plead no contest". I was insulted! This person asked me to call the government myself.
The second attorney did not appear to take my case seriously, but agreed to represent me if I wanted him to.
Steven and I met at his office, talked about the case and I walked out with a peace of mind that I didn't have when I walked in. I've seen people fight DUI charges for a year or more. My case was resolved in three and a half months - Mr. Berne is also efficient, in a system renowned and perceived by many for being inefficient. In the end, I still have full driving privileges, served no jail time (outside of the time when I was arrested) and, best of all, my case will be dismissed (though I blew over the legal limit). I've known several people who've been down this frightening path and I know of no one who received an outcome nearly as favorable as mine.
If you need a criminal defense attorney, Steven should be the man to represent you. The value he brings is far beyond what he will charge. In fact, when I hired him, I happened to be low on available funds. Steven was kind enough to offer me a payment plan while I worked to gain access to some savings so I could pay him.
I hired Mr. Berne for a state case and a federal case I was facing some serious time , the federal case was in another county at that!! Steven Berne had both cases dropped federal and state, I can't explain the joy I had when I heard the out come yes heard cause I didn't have to be there ,,,,yes that man is that awesome..
Steven is a great lawyer and man. he kept me informed on my case every step of the way. if I had a question about my case, I could call him or email and hear back from him in very timely manner. he is very knowledgeable and told me what would what happen with my case when he first saw my case. I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs a lawyer.
Steven Berne was my lawyer for my DUI case. He is very knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate. My case ended up better than expected because of him, so I really am thankful I was referred to him. I would absolutely hire him again and recommend him to anyone who wants a lawyer who will really work for them.
Mr. Berne was compassionate and supportive. He assisted me with an unfair legal charge and was successful in obtaining a dismissal and expungement for my case. I would highly recommend him.
Steve Berne is a great lawyer not just for the money but for your freedom he help my boyfriend on his federal & state case he got him a great bond in federal and his violant crimes in state he got it throwed out. If you looking for a lawyer go see Steve Berne great funny man and he will help you & fight for your rights!!!
Was in the mortgage industry running my own mortgage branch and investing on the side. A loan client was involved in a seperate investigation and as a result I became caugnt up as a subject of several investigations. I have never been accused of anything before and suddenly I am the subject of over 5 diffrent type of charges. My life as I knew it was at risk. Just doing 6 months would have been detrimental to my life. Pyschologly I was not prepare to spend one minute in orange. I was terrified!!! Steven was my lawyer, my counselor a friend. He walked me through my entire ordeal and explained the entire process. I did not do one day, no felony. My Hero, Steven Bernes.
Mr. Berne was very informative throughout his representation of myself. His attention to detail is phenomenal. He won my case with flying colors, no DUI school, no fine, no license suspension and no record. Many of my friends had or have the same type of charge that I had with the exact same charges and they had to pay fines, attend school, pay very high fines and they now have a record. The law states "you are innocent until proven guilty." Mr. Berne proved that I was "not guilty." He is a great attorney and I highly recommend him. Thank you Mr. Berne.