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Joel Leppard did an excellent job representing my son not only did he have a well-planned course of action; He was respectful, sincere and passionate about his craft. I felt confident when he took the case. I know you do not win every case, however, I felt he gave us our best chance. Even though the odds were against us, he still persevered, always thinking and strategizing for a successful outcome. I genuinely felt he cares and believes in what he does, and that carried over in the trial. Mr. Leppard is knowledgeable and truthfully kept us updated, not sugar coating, but gave an honest assessment of the situation and represented us well.
Mr. Leppard just recently handled my case for a criminal felony. He is very competent and knowledgeable about the law. When we first got started he went over all my options and how he could approach their case and any other options in the event that something else happened. He explained everything that was going on with my case and answered any questions I had very thoroughly. He kept me informed about all my court dates and whether I had to attend or not. He was very easy to get in reach with thru either text or call. Thanks to Mr. Leppard my case ended up being dismissed after he won a motion to suppress.
This unusual case of alleged DUI involved an aggressive prosecution where no drugs or alcohol or objective evidence of DUI was present. Multiple expert witnesses from all over the country were retained by both the prosecution and defense. Even the judge acknowledged this was a highly unusual case. The full client load of a public defender would have made it very easy for this attorney to simply roll over with the aggressiveness of the prosecution, especially with 3 different prosecuting attorneys. He did not. Attorney Joel Leppard went to court on our behalf 15-20 times while the defendent was out of state and unable to attend. (Not in jail). He kept us constantly updated and we always felt he was taking our case very personally and that we were in competent and capable hands. We could never expect an expensive private attorney to have exceeded his availability to us and his professionalism. Mr. Leppard, thank you.
Mr. Leppard was extremely conscientious with Rigoberto's case he was there answering a myriad of questions and forwarding me so much information that other wise I could not get with out running around with dead ends.
He was ready with motions to the judge and was able to get Rigoberto released from incarceration. That was a joyous day for us.
We appreciated the fact he went the extra mile on the court date to get two different court dates rolled into one. That saved a lot of money and time.
I would recommend Mr. J. Leppard for services he proved well worth the money.
August 12, 2012, was one of the most distressful days of my life. After getting over the initial sense of loss, shock and dehumanizing experience in detainment, I regained my composure. I contacted the Attorney's office. and was told that my case was assigned to Mr. Joel Leppard, I left him a message and had no idea when he would call back. That evening, he called and listened attentively to everything that I said. He helped me regain a sense of trust, and optimism in the things he said and how he said them. He was available and extremely patient and kind. I will never forget all he did for me. On the day of my hearing he was present and I immediately felt reassured. He is truly an amazing human being and I will always value his contributions and zeal for defending his clients to the utmost degree. Thank You Joel you are an awesome human being. :-)