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Posted by Katherine, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
If you are in need of a criminal lawyer in Gainesville I highly recommend David Salter. A year ago my son faced felony charges and, as you can imagine, we were feeling extremely stressed and anxious. He was the third lawyer we interviewed, and both my son and I felt almost immediately that Mr. Salter was the best fit for us. We felt he cared about helping my son and seemed very knowledgeable and competent. He also charged us a flat rate that was actually less than the retaining fee quoted to us by the other lawyers. When he saw my obvious relief, Mr. Salter explained that he looked at facts surrounding the case and charged us according to the amount of time he estimated would be needed to successfully resolve it. I remember as we were leaving his office it felt as though a tremendous weight was lifted from our shoulders. Mr. Salter has provided professional, reasonable and exceptional service. He patiently and promptly answered all of our questions and ultimately was able to negotiate a deferred prosecution agreement. My son has just completed the agreement terms and all charges have been dropped (again, a tremendous relief). I strongly advise you to hire David Salter as your lawyer.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
David took my DUI case in January of 2012 and was extremely helpful from day 1. It was the first legal trouble I had gotten into. He educated me on what exactly the process would be that I was going to undertake and kept me up-to-date on information from the courts as soon as he received it. His fees were extremely reasonable and was always able to be contacted when I needed him. David took on a few other legal issues for me as well, and was able to get me the best possible deal for me out of them. He really put effort into my cases and did not stop until he did all he could do. I would, and have, highly recommended David to friends whom have also been in legal trouble.
Posted by Gavin, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
He got back to all my emails immediately. Was honest about the amount of time he would take to finish my case. Fair about how he charged me. A kind guy to trust with your representation of character. And got started as soon as I asked for his help. He even included expungement when hiring him for a friend. Strongly recomend his proffessional service.
Posted by Ryan, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Great lawyer. Handle my case in a very professional manner. He took care of my issues in a very timely and reasonable priced manner. I was a college student and this was my first time getting into trouble, he handle me with professionalism and helped my evaluate my options. On a side note, my case took place four years ago and I am fillling my bar application out and Mr. Salter was more than helpful when I called to get some information to properly fill out my bar application. I highly recommend his services.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Knowledgeable and extremely caring. Has rates that are much more affordable than his counterparts. Will really work hard for you. Absolutely the best lawyer if you suffer an injustice with the legal system. He got frivolous charges in my case dropped. Did not even have to go to court.
Posted by Vincent, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
The first time I used David Salter's services was in college, in February of 2008. He provided me with outstanding service that went above and beyond any attorney I have ever worked with. What absolutely amazed me, is that he was able to do it at an extremely reasonable rate compared to EVERY other attorney I had spoken with in Gainesville.
I had a resisting arrest with nonviolence charge, and I am ecstatic that I was referred to David Salter. When consulting my case, he was straightforward with me, laying out all my options and explaining each one in detail. He took personal attention to the case, making sure I fully understood my options and that ALL of my questions and concerns were answered. His personal concern for my case made it much easier to cope with the complications and pitfalls of our legal system, and allowed me to make a thought-out, educated decision.
I felt that David not only worked on my case, but also took into account the desires I had for my future and the negative affects a charge would have on my record. He took the effort to consider my college and career goals, knowing that our legal system can unjustly affect us far into the future. His legal services went beyond the scope of representing me in court, as his expertise was available to me each step of the way. His knowledge of our judicial system and its inner workings truly earned my respect, as my future is not something I was willing to take a gamble on.
I highly recommend David Salter to anyone who has a need for a criminal attorney. No matter if you’re an adult or college student. Since I was a college student at the time of my first incident, I can tell you that he treats all of his clients with the utmost respect. I’m glad I found an attorney who didn’t think I was just another drunk, college kid and was able to focus on my legal needs.
Any time a friend runs into an incident with the law, I strongly urge them to give David Salter a call. I directed a couple friends to him, and they were just as pleased as with the services David Salter has to offer. So if you find yourself in a situation with the law, I highly advise you to contact David Salter, Attorney at Law.