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He did nothing. Went along with everything the prosecution suggested. I hired a trial attorney to fight, he has no fight in him.
Really disappointed in him, very high priced. All show no go!
Mr, Bodiford is the man! I (unfortunately) have had to hire a few criminal defense attorneys before and they did well for me too, however – Mr. Bodiford has set a new standard for my expectations in representation. His competence and diligence is absolutely UNPARALLELD. What attorney will e-mail you at 6:55AM on a Saturday with information regarding your case and insist you call him over the weekend to talk about it? What attorney will answer your phone call every single time you attempt to reach him? NONE OTHER THAN JOE BODIFORD! He is the 4th defense attorney I have dealt with and I recommend him with the most ultimate, ultimate, ultimate regard. Even though this case was a misdemeanor and a relatively smaller matter of things he handles, Mr. Bodiford somehow still managed to make me feel like I was his only client. There are no words that could possibly convey how thankful I am for the work Mr. Bodiford did for me and how truly assiduous in my best interest he was. I have no doubt he will do the same for you. No review can properly justify the extent of how awesome this man is when he is on your side. Do not hesitate; call Joe right now if you need a defense attorney for any matter!
In my first ever encounter with the legal system, Mr. Bodiford was exceptionally competent, professional, and reassuring. He devised a outstanding defense strategy that achieved the best possible results and minimized the long term impact on a family member. I am very glad that I hired him, and would highly recommend him.
Joe Bodiford is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney. He kept me well informed throughout this hectic experience and was able to accomplish the best outcome for my situation. I would strongly recommend him to anyone, and already have recommended him to a few of my friends. He knows what he is doing and I made a great decision in choosing him as my attorney.
Listen, I am in a position in life that I can afford any attorney. And when something from my past of 10 years ago creep-ed up I was recommended to Joe Bodiford.
It was the best recommendation I have ever taken. Joe went way beyond his duty as my attorney
to help me and to help me dissolve my old 'Cold Case'.
Heck his Legal Assistant is more knowledgeable than most attorneys!
Three things I look back and admire:
1) He always kept me in touch with the latest involving my case
2) He is accessible whenever I had to call him with a question
3) Of course I wouldn't say this until now but I would have paid twice he charged
me for his services.
Mr Joseph C. Bodiford is the best lawyer Tampa, Florida has to offer hands down. Very impressive! I have encountered no one of his expertise before, his résumé is impeccable and it speaks for itself. Mr. Bodiford is truly a people's person at heart. He is an outstanding man who puts all your burdens on his shoulders; one who takes pleasure in fighting the legal system on your behalf, for your justice, rights and freedom. I was a client of his, and Mr. Bodiford solved all my legal problems swiftly. I was over satisfied with his work. His seventeen years of experience really reveals who he truly is. I had a VOP with two misdemeanors charges. I was reinstated on my VOP and the two new charges were dismissed until my next court date. Once his private practice is retained it will impress you too. My advice would be his advice "if you are going to court...take Mr. Bodiford with you!"
Mr. Bodiford is expensive however he was willing to work with me to lower the cost and make agreeable payment schedule and I really appreciated that.
Mr Bodiford is an exceptional Lawyer and I would recommend him to everyone! He is honest, trustworthy and only has your best interest at heart. Thank you again Joe!
I had retained Mr. Joe Bodiford recently to resolve a criminal issue, which occurred in the state of Florida a few years ago. Mr. Bodiford resolved the issue in a prompt and very professional manner. Mr. Bodiford kept us well informed of his progress in the case and communicated frequently. He remained persistent in dealing with the Prosecuting Attorney, in order to achieve our goals and a satisfactory settlement. Mr. Bodiford proved to be very knowledgeable in Florida criminal law. He treated us with respect and always took time to explain and answer questions, which were presented to him. I highly recommend Joe Bodiford and would not hesitate to retain him and his staff in the future for legal issues. Joe has gained my utmost respect.
Hiring Joe Bodiford as my lawyer was the best decision I could have ever made. He defended me in a DUI case and with his expert knowledge of the law was able to make the jury understand his side of the argument. He is not only a great lawyer, he is a great person. He truly shows care and compassion. He is so down to earth and straightforward which I find to be really refreshing to see in a stiff courtroom. He finds ways of making complicated situations very relatable and/or easily understandable. From the moment I first met him at his office I knew this was a lawyer I could completely trust. He will never lead you down a path he thinks is wrong. You can just tell he was really in his element during the trial and makes sure you are comfortable every single step of the way. You can truly tell he is an experienced lawyer. I will always be grateful to him and would recommend him to anyone. A stand up lawyer, don't know what I would've done without him. There really isn't enough I could say about him. Thank you Joe from the bottom of my heart for defending me and believing in me.