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Our 14yr old daughter was sexually assaulted by a man whom she met at school. When my husband was informed of this devastating news he immediately went to this mans place of employment with a tire tool. Having never seen the man but knowing his name, my husband hit a man twice in the elbow with the tire tool, it was the wrong man. He caused minor damage to this person, immediately apologized, and turned himself in. He was under extreme duress, had just had back surgery and was heavily medicated, our son had just gotten out of ICU after having a near death seizure, and he had just found out our daughter was raped. My husband has no criminal record at all prior to this and the prosecutor mentioned having a mental health evaluation because of the medication, which she also did not inform us of. We hired Julie at an enormous fee, she did little work for or with us, she did not inform us of a plea offered by the state, she recommended we plead no contest and be at the mercy of the judge, I actually obtained copies of emails sent between her and the prosecutor telling him what a strong case the state has; that is not DEFENSE! She rarely returned a call or email, and now our life is ruined because she is a part time attorney with no defensive criminal trial experience. My husband who had a 13 year career, insurance for our family, is a great provider, husband, father, best friend, prayer partner, church trustee, and outstanding member of this community, is now sitting in prison for 34.5 months with 10 years of probation. All of this because this attorney failed to do her job, convinced us to trust her, failed to stand up to the prosecutor at sentencing, and took advantage of the fact that we are Christian people with absolutely no experience with the judicial system. We are devastated, our life and our children's lives, especially that of our severely handicapped son and our daughter (who is now in rape and Christian counseling, are devastated. Please do not make the same mistake we made. Just because an attorney has a good rating from a few clients and business associates does not mean they are a good attorney, the majority of the people represented can not speak because they are probably incarcerated. If you have a serious legal matter, do not hire Julie Schlax. She is very sweet and is a wolf in sheeps clothing, took our money and hasn't looked back.
Julie has a great and amazing way she lobbys for her clients and her style is above board she is very tough she goes by the rules of the ABA American Bar which is the "Bible" for all attorney's in how she represents her clients she is a tiger in the court room she has a "mike tyson" type of gameplan and that is to knock them out in the court room how do i know this she was my former proscuter NOW my private attorney i really believe in julies work and i believe her as a person she is loyal and trustwothery she does not bind ,bow, or break in the court room she will not hold her client in the dark from the law she is a winner and her team is awesome she's a quatity trial lawyer that is very important when hiring a firm mark my word julis will be a judge or attorney general some day i will make 100% she wins
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Ms. JULIE SCHLAX Esq. is the best i will bet my mortage lending firm on it............
I am an attorney who specializes in personal injury law. I have referred several cases to Julie involving criminal matters or divorce situations. She has always been extremely professional and performed her job to the satisfaction of those I have referred to her. I would not hesitate to recommend her for any criminal or domestic case.
I appreciate Julie's candor and legal advice. She is professional, confident and understanding. Julie made a difficult situation easy to manage. Lawyers can be intimidating but Julie really makes you feel comfortable.
Mrs. Schlax did an outstanding job with my case. She was very professional, honest, and made me feel like a person, not just a client.
My son was wrongfully charged with discharging a firearm. He was a college freshman and was accused of shooting from a car. Mrs. Schlax was the only one who listened and eventually succeeded in getting the charges dropped. She has been a blessing to our family.
I have worked with Ms. Schlax on numerous cases as co-counsel. She is professional and respectful to her colleagues and clients and practices with integrity. She is an efficient, responsible, zealous advocate and one that I would retain if I was ever in need.