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Posted by Client of Trentacosta, a Criminal Defense client,
I was fighting a criminal case of shoplifting. Prior to this I had never been charged with a crime not even a traffic violation. I'm very clean with no criminal past. I hired Chad Trentacosta because I wasn't guilty of the crime and I wanted this nightmare to end. Mr. Trentacosta arrived late to EVERY court appointment I had. Once he didn't even show up saying only that he was in court with another client which is unprofessional being that I was his client as well. The last time I appeared in court his associate showed up and she seemed to have little interest or knowledge of my case. She kept insisting that I plead guilty to the charge just to "get it over with". He neglected to keep me informed about what would ultimately happen on my case. I felt blindsided and I ended up on probation although Mr. Trentacosta and the solicitor said that nothing was on the tape to show me shoplifting. I could have fought the case on my own and ended up with the same or better results. I honestly feel like I wasted my money on his services and I would never recommend him to anyone.
I am writing this because I actually reviewed him on this site and many people gave him high recommendations but after hiring him and being a client I am truthful saying that I am not impressed by him and for me he wasn't a good attorney.
Posted by Carla, a Federal Crime client,
I LOVE CHAD TRENTACOSTA!! He is the best Attorney that I have EVER had!! I have not, and will not work with anyone else. He kept me informed every step of the way throughout my cases (even though i bugged him periodiclly with crazy questions..lol..!)... He has worked with me for a long time now and just finished another. He knows the law like the back of his hand; so ask him anything... He calls to check on you... He is beyond efficient... He is available... He is personable (And appropriately funny. I was at ease.)... He has great relationships with other Attorneys/Judges/Clients... I have used him for (3) drug cases; and I am here writing this review. ENOUGH SAID!! He is everything you would expect of an Attorney. I am from Atlanta, I am a black female, and you know we can be difficult..lol..!! All I can say is that he is the BEST!!
Posted by Jeremy, a Criminal Defense client,
I can't begin to tell you the help that Mr. Trentacosta has provided me with. I had multiple open cases, in several counties, including probation revocation, all while being on bond, and he was able to keep me free amidst all the chaos. Not to mention, I just concluded my cases, and it ended up being a suspended sentence on felony drug charges. I've had priors, I've had pending cases during all this, I am a convicted felon, but some how, Chad worked his magic, plenty of my friends and acquaintances know of my fortune and all say if that day ever comes for them, Mr. Trentacosta is who they'll use! Thanks, again, bud!
Posted by Jutta, a Criminal Defense client,
I would always recommend Mr. Trentacosta because of his knowledge, he is trustworthy and kept me informed about my case and i want to thank him for believing in me.
Posted by Alicia, a Criminal Defense client,
Attorney Chad Trentacosta represented me on a burglary and criminal trespassing case. He made me feel very comfortable, was honest, and professional. I would definitely recommend him and would rehire him if ever needed in the future. My case was dismissed!!!
Posted by Duan, a Child Abuse client,
I don't have enough words to say what am excellent job Chad did for me. Thank you. The most awesome thing that happen is when the prosecutor paid him A Compliment on the job he did, that was truly something to see. All thanks Chad me and my family Thank you
Posted by aubery, a Criminal Defense client,
My name is Aubrey I would truly recommend any one with a case to talk to him and his staff they are excellent and treat with respect and a friend not like a criminal he goes above his duty to help you out and I am thankful to have met him I give him a 1 million rating
Posted by Max, a DUI client,
Chad is awesome and hands down the best lawyer I've ever had. I hired Chad to help me out with an aggravated assault and dui charge. Chad came to Athens on short notice and helped me out tremendously by getting my bail down. He was always there to answer any questions I might of had randomly , and he always let me know what was going on with my situation. He managed to get both of my cases dropped in about 2 months time!!I didn't have to worry about a thing. I was so surprised I thought it was a dream. I would highly recommend Chad Trentacosta he exceeded my expectations and was worth every penny.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
We hired Chad in November 2012. We live out of state and my son got in some trouble in Georgia. We had 2 different attorneys go see my son in jail and Chad was the second one that visited him. My husband and I only talked to Chad on the phone and we felt like Chad was the one. My son liked him also and Chad made my son feel very comfortable and at ease and felt that he could help him so we hired him. Chad was able to get my son out of jail in just a few days. It was not easy doing this from another state but we relied on Chad and he made it happen. My son was being charged with felony drug charges. We had to wait for court dates and make trips to Georgia. We did a lot of talking on the phone since we did live out of state Chad and Fallon were always there to answer questions and if one of them were busy one of them always called us back. The first court date Chad was not able to make it to court so he sent Fallon another attorney that works for his firm. We did not know until the morning of court that Chad would not be there, we were not too happy but when we got to the courthouse and met Fallon we felt at ease , she was so sweet and very professional and tried to assure us that things would be o.k. That first court date nothing got resolved so we had to come back in a month. When we showed up for the second court date Fallon was there and the judge gave my son probation and first time offenders and he was able to transfer his probation to our hometown. The state we live in would of been misdemeanors for my son's charges. My son is a great young man and unfortunately made a wrong choice. He is working 2 jobs and is a full time college student. Chad and Fallon pushed for probation because they felt my son could get through the probation process. My son has a very busy and expensive few years ahead of him but we know he can get through it. He can one day put this behind him and go on with his life. And we can thank Chad and Fallon that he did not get jail time We are all very thankful for Chad and Fallon and the great job they did to help my son out. We would definitely would recommend Chad and Fallon . My husband and I are so grateful we have our son at home. Thanks Chad and Fallon your the best!!!!!
Posted by Mike, a Federal Crime client,
Brilliant, Resourceful, Ingenious, Proficient and Adept. Chad Trentacosta completely turned my situation around right before the holidays. He performed a miracle metamorphosis for me this past week when he was able to persuade the prosecutor and judge to reduce my FELONY case of possession with intent to distribute to a slight MISDEMEANOR POSSESION!!! I couldn't believe the amazing bullet that I dodged by hiring this guy. I could've been a convicted felon with a bad record and sentenced to five years probation with a public defender but be because of Mr. Trentacosta my case was discharged, I have a short term probation and best of all NO RECORD! He came in the clutch for me as well My case was in another state that was six hours away from the state that I currently reside in and he guaranteed me that I would only have to show up once and never have to make the dreadful trip again. He kept his word from the very first moment I hired him and didn't fail to exceed my expectations of him. I recommend anyone who has a serious case to give Chad Trentacosta a call, he's experienced, he's got the legal skills you need to succeed, negotiable on the proceeds and is dedicated to working diligently for getting the best results in each case he sees, at least that's what he did for me. Thanks again Mr. Trentacosta you really saved me and my family a lot of grief and stress this holiday, God Bless you and yours.