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Posted by Impressed, a DUI client, Flag
My husband I needed an attorney for our son. Your office was referred to us along with several other local attorneys. After reading the online reviews and the phone interview with you, we felt very confident that your office was the best choice for our situation. Throughout the entire case you and Lily spent considerable time speaking with us and researching our options. You and Lily both impressed us in many ways from your caring demeanor, the amount of time spent in your office going over the facts, and visiting the incident site. Your knowledge of options was reassuring that you were going to do whatever was possible to lessen the charge. We were very satisfied with the results of going from a Felony charge to a traffic violation. We commend you and your office for the professionalism and knowledge exuded during our stressful time of need. A sincere Thank you !!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I was arrested for DUI in march 2013. I heard from different reputable sources Armando Edminston was extremely well informed when it came to handling DUI's. He proved to be reliable, hard working, and trustworthy. I am pleased that the charge was reduced, and will not permanently effect my record.
Posted by Jen, a DUI client, Flag
I can never repay Armando and Lily enough for the work they put into fighting for my rights as I was charged with a DUI. My whole life was falling apart at that moment! My career, my hope, my self-esteem...EVERYTHING! When I met with Armando and his team I was instantly relieved and knew I was in hands of professionals who were going to fight for me! They heard every word I spoke, looked into every fact of the event, probed for more information, constantly kept me updated on dates, new required information and possible outcomes. I never felt alone and unprotected in such a vulnerable situation, not once! They were always responsive to emails and phone calls in a timely manner and got back to me when they said they would! I will spend a long time trying to repay them with my service to promote the professional, successful and quality counsel Armando and Lily provided for me! I refer them to everyone I hear who needs an awesome lawyer! Thank you for winning my case and putting my life back in order!
Posted by Chris, a DUI client, Flag
Earlier this year I was charged with a DUI. I was very concerned how this arrest would affect my short term goal of attending graduate school and my post graduate school career opportunities. After interviewing several attorneys, I hired Armando Edmiston based on the recommendation of one of his former colleagues. By the end our first meeting, I knew I my decision was the correct one. Armando eased my anxiety and was very honest about the challenges my case presented. He also advised me on what proactive steps I could take to help with my case. Armando was able to utilize several mitigating factors to our advantage, which resulted in a plea agreement to a lesser charge. Throughout this difficult process, Armando was available to answer my questions and always responded to my calls and emails. His support staff, Shelby and Nydia, were also very gracious and helpful; always quick to respond to my inquires and offer assistance. I highly recommend John Armando Edmiston if you want an attorney who will fight for you and do everything possible to resolve your legal challenges.
Posted by Tony, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
All of the attorney's at The Law Offices of J. Armando Edmiston are professional, courteous and detail oriented. If any situation were to arise in the future I would definitely rehire and recommend to any friend or family member in need of legal representation.
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I am a sales manager and drive throughout the state of Florida daily. I have received multiple speeding tickets in a variety of counties, all of which I have hired The Law Office of J. Armando Edmiston. Attorney Armando Edmiston has been able to get each & every ticket dismissed at an incredibly reasonable cost to me. This has in turn, kept my insurance coverage at low rates and enabled me to have a perfect driving record with my employer / company vehicle.
I would highly recommend Attorney Armando Edmiston for any traffic violation in any county of the state of Florida if you are looking for the best results available to your scenario.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Armando was great throughout my case and was referred to me from someone else. He resolved my matter in the best possible way for me and looked at all aspects of the case. He is very knowledgeable and shed light on various things that left me confused and uncertain. He made me feel comfortable and not worrisome throughout the entire duration, and even after he still checks to make sure everything is going well. I would and will recommend him to anyone.
Posted by a client, Flag
I would recommend Armando to anyone seeking legal consult. He was highly recommended by a friend and did not disappoint. Armando was easy to work with and very professional, but still seemed to care about my case.
Posted by Craig, a Car Accident client, Flag
My experience with Armando was fast and precise. We accomplished our goal in a timely matter with little or no stress. I would have to say my experience was fantastic.
Thank you Armando
Posted by Heather, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
With my situation I came across a few lawyers that I took in consideration. Armando Edmiston was the only one I felt had the confidence and fight needed to represent my case. He is very efficient and is a hard worker. He was dedicated to handling my case and kept me up to date on everything. He was always easy to get in contact with and really fights for his clients. I 100% recommend him to anyone seeking legal help.
Posted by Lex, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Armando kept me informed from the beginning to the end of my case. Gave clear instructions and detail into what the case involved and what to realistically expect moving forward. Performed excellent in talks with prosecutors and went above and beyond when communicating those talks with me. I'm very happy that I retained his services and would do so in a heartbeat if needed ever again!
Posted by Amber, a DUI client, Flag
I recently had to retain the services of an attorney for a DUI. I never expected myself to be in this situation, and was very concerned about my driving future, as well as the costs associated with representation. I was referred to Mr. Edmiston by a friend, and can't believe how easy he was to work with, how much he made me feel at ease, and how he was able to get my charges reduced. I would recommend Mr. Edmiston to anyone in need of legal services, even in other areas of law.
Posted by Jamie, a DUI client, Flag
John Armando Edmiston is a lawyer who knows the law! I highly recommend him. I have used him on several occasions and have referred many friends & family to him. Every single referral has reported an A+ rating back to me. Armando is passionate, assertive, trustworthy and reliable. He is prompt in returning my calls and always kept me in the loop throughout my case. This lawyer establishes trust and confidence immediately. I will continue to seek his services if another need arises. I highly recommend Armando to anyone interested in the best lawyer in the Tampa Bay, FL Area!
Posted by Henry, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Armando has helped me with everything from parking tickets, dispute with the city, and disputes with other individuals. When your his client getting a hold of him personally is never a problem. He kept me informed throughout the whole process and always fought hard for my interests.
Posted by Pamela, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Edmiston goes the extra mile and doesn't care who is on the other side he is arguing against. I know that he has my best interest in any work he does and treats me like he would if I was his mommas.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
John Armando Edmiston always gives me advice in any situation in life and when i've had a couple of legal problems. The trust I have in him is priceless. Solved my situation by avoiding jail time and keeping me updated of every move of the process. The respect he has in the law industry shows his hard work and ethic. If any representation J. Armondo is the person for you. He is my representation.
Posted by Anastasia, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
While visiting the Tampa area on vacation I was arrested for the allegation of DUI. Unfamiliar with local attorney's, I asked other people in the jail with me for attrorney names. Armando Edmiston's name came up numerous time so I called his office and scheduled an appointment. Little did I know at that time that I was making the BEST decision of my vacation thus far. Not only was Armando able to win my hearing with DMV and save my drivers license, but he successfully argued a motion to suppress and the State was forced to drop charges against me.
I owe this man more than I can ever repay and believe me I have learned a lesson in all this.
I would also like to add that his assistant was very friendly and knowledgable. I was kept in the loop the entire way through this frightening ordeal.
Thank you Armando!! You are by far the BEST attorney in the Tampa/St. Pete area!!!
Posted by Mike, a DUI client, Flag
Armando Edmiston is a fantastic lawyer. He is very knowledgable and works very hard for his clients. I will use Armando for any legal issues going forward.
Posted by James, a DUI client, Flag
Armando is par excellence when it comes to DUI representation. He demonstrated a proficiency in recognizing the seemingly esoteric elements of a case which can aid one's defense, such as ground evenness, placement of signs in addition to the standard fare investigation of police officers and whether they followed protocol. Should your case present difficulties, Armando will be honest and forthright about telling you -- he makes no lofty promises, though he does deliver amazing results. Armando is a modest attorney in all regards, and that is a refreshing trait provided what the current tradewinds in lawyers have yielded.
Posted by Allen, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Edmiston is an honest, ethical, straightforward attorney. The best lawyer that has ever represented me. He was very thoughtful, understanding, caring, and always did what he said he was going to do. He always returned my phone calls. He has responded very quickly to my questions and has been on top of everything the entire time. He has worked with me and been very upfront about everything. He doesn't sugar coat anything, at least you know where you stand with him. He is also very professional. I highly recommend him. I will always come to him for any legal problems.
Posted by Olga, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Armando spoke spanish and english which was helpful when he was trying to explain to my mother and father why he thought he could win a case that other lawyers didn't want to take.
I had a charge against me for which I was found not guilty, but the charge still kept me from getting a high-paying job that I really wanted when they did a background check. I needed to have my record expunged not just sealed. I spoke with four other attorneys and they all said that I didn't qualify based on the expungement criteria. Armando went before the judge and argued that the criteria did apply to me by constructing a complex argument that seemingly reconstructed my past history so that the criteria did allow me to qualify. Nothing illegal just using his knowledge of the law to my advantage. I didn't get that job that I wanted, but I have since gotten another job and it ends up that the last job I wanted with another company has disappeared because the company went bankrupt. In the end, Armando was definitely the great choice for my legal issues.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I have done work with many lawyers over the years. Armando Edmiston is wise beyond his years. Also, he is trustworthy and reliable - something rarely seen in the legal profession. I would trust him to either handle my legal work or refer me to the right person to get it done and done to my satisfaction even exceeding my satisfaction.
Posted by Chris, a DUI client, Flag
I got pulled over one night after having a couple drinks. I never realized what was really involved with a DUI. I was arrested and taken to jail after doing the field sobriety tests. They said I failed, but I know I did great on them. So, then a friend told me about Attorny Edmiston. I called him as soon as I got out of jail. His staff was very helpful and he met with me the same day. He explained that there are two cases against you in a DUI. One with the Dept of Motor Vehicles for my license and one with the State Attorney's Office. He was able to get me to keep my license so I could keep working. And then we fought the other case and got my DUI knocked down to reckless so I did not have to go to trial. I am very glad that I got him in my corner for this crisis, and I will never drink and drive again.