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Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
After meeting with Mr. Shafer about him handing a case for me in Clay County I must say I was impressed. He talked a good game to me about how he knew the prosecutor in my case and would make good things happen for me...after paying him, he never even showed up in court with me and he always send someone else with some excuse about why he couldn't be there . And good luck getting him on the phone. You can talk to Lisa all day long - I nicknamed her the gate keeper - getting passed her is like getting pass a locked gate. He was sure quick to take my money but he never did what he said he would for me and couldn't even be a man and tell me to my face, or even over the phone he didn't know what he was doing! RUN!
Posted by Michael, Flag
I went to consult with Mr. Schafer regarding a complex drug case. He never listened to what I had to say about how i was arrested. He just kept going on and on about how he used to be in charge of the state attorneys office and had relationships with the police. It felt like he would have plead me out in the back of the police car if he could have. When I questioned him about how to beat the stop in a suppression hearing he said judges never grant those motions! Needless to say I consulted and hired another lawyer.
Posted by Warren, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Shafer’s firm represented my son in a complex property crime/drug case. Mr. Shafer’s office kept me informed and up to date. One of the attorneys was there for every court appearance. His office did not have much to work with as my son had pretty much confessed to all the charges so there was not much he could do to mount a defense. However I feel his office did everything possible for my son and my son’s sentence was considerably less that the other two codefendants.
The truth is the state attorneys for the Fourth Judicial Circuit play extreme hardball and you need an attorney who knows how to deal with the SAOs office in Jacksonville. I think Mr. Shafer’s office fits that role. I recommend him.
Posted by Jerry, a DUI client, Flag
Had a DUI of which I know they had no reason to pull me over and hired the Shafer firm. This kind of case is usually not won from what I hear by the defense attorney's. It took 10 months and a lot of court visits on my behalf but through diligant fighting and investigating what I thought at best would be a reckless driving turned out to be all charges dropped. I am so glad I chose this firm which came highly recommended by other friends. Both Robert and Zack a father and son team, did above and beyond my expectation. Lisa the paralegal was also amazing when it came to communication and any time I called in. This team is exactly what you need on your side.
Posted by Tera, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Robert Shafer & Associates are miracle workers..... Kim Sadler is awesome..... She did wonders for my son...They are the best !!!! I just pray I never have to use them again... But I would....Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
He would say one thing during one meeting then the next meeting he would backtrack or contradict everything he said or his staff has said. I would not recommend him for anyone who wants a true criminal defense lawyer.
Posted by Charles, a DUI client, Flag
Shafer is one of the best lawyers I have ever met or had dealings with , i am not an expert on lawyers, but I have a family member who is a lawyer and I would go to Bob before I would ask his advise. My family has used Bob four different times and he pulled us from the fire in every case! I would allways recommend Bob Shafer and I have.
Posted by Dianne, Flag
If anyone can help you with any legal matter that he specializes in, it will be this firm. My experience in a couple of hard situations was the best. Also the people that work for Mr. Shafer could NOT be better. The were very helpful to me and went above and beyond what anyone would expect. I really appreciated that during those hard times. I highly reccommend this firm and believe me, you will be very glad you did. He will shoot straight from the hip and if he tells you he can help, you can bank on it. Good people you can trust!
Posted by ANDY, a DUI client, Flag
This firm has helped me in cases that with any other firm would have been the end of the road. I cant thank them enough for all they've done for me. Mr. Shafer is the best and Mr. Fletcher is fantastic as well. Keep in mind that Mr. Shafer is a super busy man and you may not get to talk to him directly as often as you'd like while he is representing you, but I can assure you that he will get the job done. As for his staff, I can't say enough great things about them. They will get you the information you need if the attorneys aren't available and will help you above and beyond any other firm I've ever dealt with. Lisa is an assistant there and I will tell you they do NOT get any better than this lady! Super blessing to the firm and my life. You will NOT go wrong hiring this firm to represent you in ANY matter. GREAT supportive hard working and fighters for justice! I owe them my life! I THANK everyone there for all they have done for me.
Posted by Sherry, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My husband and I hired Mr. Shafer to help our son. Fortunately, my husband was referred to him because we had no idea who to call. Mr. Shafer was very professional yet easy to talk to and understand. Our son's case is now over and we couldn't be happier with the service he provided. I'd definitely recommend him.