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Posted by Carlos G, a DUI client,
After facing a second DUI and other misdemeanor charges accompanying the felony, I was referred to Frank Gaviria by one of his former clients. I was immediately impressed by Frank's professionalism. He was direct in regards to what outcomes he would be able to produce and always kept me abreast throughout the process. His diligence to my case and superb communication skills were critical in receiving a "no jail time" outcome in my case. I would recommend Frank Gaviria's expert services for anyone facing criminal charges.
Posted by Meredith, a Criminal Defense client,
Mr. Frank Gaviria is a renowned criminal attorney and the Founder/President of Frank J. Gaviria, PA, based in Downtown Miami (FL) since 2007.
I found myself in a few criminal legal binds between 2013-2014 including both felony and misdemeanor charges. I immediately sought out a blue-chip, well-established and revered attorney. I was referred to Mr. Gaviria through word of mouth from past and current satisfied clients, many of whom raved of his professionalism, his obviously well-developed relationships with judges, prosecutors and peers in the courtroom and its peripheral.
He was successful in achieving my two objectives I relayed to him at our first meeting - "No jail and no conviction on my record." Despite me being a difficult and emotional client (at times) and it being a complicated, multi-layered case including substance abuse; a relentless (alleged) victim; a fierce, unwavering prosecutor and an increasingly displeased judge, he came through with those initial objectives against all odds.
He exudes a confident yet respectful, grounded & poised disposition of character. It is my experience and impression that typical lawyers - criminal and otherwise - are often temperamental, loud, mercurial and self-important. Mr. Gaviria strays radically from that generalization in that he is almost stealthy in his less-emotional and more pragmatic approach. That is not to say he doesn't take each client and case to heart yet rather that he maintains a smart & steady mindset to navigate, assess and engage all parties involved.
It is suffice to say that if I ever (foolishly) find myself in the criminal justice system again; I would - without question - call on Mr. Gaviria for his assistance, legal insight & representation.
Posted by a DUI client,
Do NOT hire this attorney. Once he gets your money he wont do ANYTHING at all for your case. He waits until the last minute to tell you to accept whatever they are offering in court (by telling you that is the best deal, be done with your case and thats it)
I paid him more thab $8,000 and he did not do anything for me. I was being acussed for a DIU, he wanted me to go jail for 2 years and plead guilty. He never interviewed anybody , he didnt do anything at all. I finally hired another lawyer and did everythin in a month, so worth it. I didnt get a DIU, i did not go to jail. He is always late at court, he wont call you or let you know whats going on. You
Would never know whats going on before court.
Posted by Sam A, a Criminal Defense client,
I was 15 years old at the time of my offence. It was my first and only offence. I was sentenced to a total of 8 years with 5 probation. I completed my prison sentence. Unfortunately without any recourse in the city I was in I was forced to move out of town. My transfer was not approved by my probation. For 7 years I lived as a fugitive. I remade my life without any additional crimes or unlawfulness. I was re arrested and sent back to my original state. My family contacted Mr. Gaviria for help. I honestly have to say he is the most professional, precise, and dedicated lawyer I have ever worked with. He was completely honest from the beginning. The best part is he did exactly as he promised. In my book there is no better lawyer. He is fair and honest and will always do everything that can and sometimes the impossible to find the best resolution.
Posted by Joanna, a Criminal Defense client,
frank gaviria helped us in a big criminal case •TAMPER/WIT/VIC/1F/1PBL,•BURGLARY/WITH ASSAULT with a deadly weapon•ASSAULT/AGGRAVATED/WITH A firearm. Mr.gaviria was able to make a deal and the charges were lower down. Thank you for all your help and thank you for all your patience with our family.
I have my boyfriend home and my daughter 6 months, now were able to raise our daughter.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
We were given Mr. Gaviria's name by an inmate our family member met in jail who was being represented by Frank. This inmate was very complimentary of Mr. Gaviria. Our case was a tough one. Long story short, there was a parole violation and the prosecuting attorney wanted four years. After three months of negotiations, our boy is coming HOME! We are so grateful for Mr. Gaviria and for what he has done to get our family member home where he is needed and belongs. Frank saw the good in this young man and never gave up! Mr. Gaviria is a no nonsense attorney and we trusted that he would get us the best possible result. He delivered!! He went way beyond the call of duty and we will always be deeply appreciative of what he has done for our family!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
HE USE MY PAIN AS A MOTHER TO GET MONEY HE WAS HARASSING ME FOR ME TO PAY HIM IN CASH AND DID NOT DO NOTHING IN MY SON FAVOR, NEVER REVIEW THE CASE HE WAS NOT PREPARE AND NEVER ASK ME FOR ANY DOC. NEVER EVEN SEND AN EMAIL AND HE GOT MAD WHEN I CALL HIM , AND IF I TEXT HIM HE ALSO GOT MAD , FER I PAID HIM . I DO NOT RECOMMEND HIM AT ALL HE USE PEOPLE .
Posted by Laurel, a Criminal Defense client,
Frank was very helpful in getting my case dismissed. He knew exactly what to do. He is extremely knowledgeable and trustworthy. He kept me very well informed. If your in a criminal bind he is the one to call.
Posted by Thomas, a Criminal Defense client,
I thank him so much for his dedication and hard work on my case. He is an honest lawyer who tells you the truth without giving you the beautiful blah blah blahto get you hire him. before I met him and went with two different lawyers and they didn't do anything for me. They were just asking for money all the time saying that everything was going to be okay and I didn't see any work done.
Thank God I found him. FRANK GAVIRIA IS THE BEST ATTORNEY I KNOW for DUI and also TRAFFICKING. He is the lawyer of one of my friends.
Posted by Carlos, a Criminal Defense client,
A very professional and well spoken attorney. With over 20 years of experience, i felt very comfortable with his representation. My case involved several felonies that after some restitution is paid, charges will be dropped . I recently re hired frank for a domestic violence charge , while still enrolled in my prior paying for the restitution . Even after my new case he managed to get me out of jail,drop my domestic violence charge and re enroll me back into paying my restitution. I cant be any more contempt in my decision picking Frank as my attorney ...