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Me and my fiance was very pleased to work with John, he takes care of his clients. My fiance was originally charged with drug charges & DUI (felony) and John dropped all of those cases, my fiance was NOT convicted on none of the drug charges but was convicted on a misdemeanor for DUI and sentenced to probation for a year and 6 months, on top of that he helped my fiance with the VOP charges (currently one in process). I'm very thankful for helping us get through these harsh times. John always kept his words and I would defiantly recommend Mr. Trevena to those who been charged with criminal offence. John won't leave you hanging!
John was hired to handle a VOP for my son on a very serious original charge. To make a long story short, my son was OVER charged in 2009 by Pinellas County Sheriff's and the Prosecutors. We had bad representation for that charge so this charge 'hung' over my son's head for years. The VOP he had was a minor event that could have had very serious long term consequences due to the original charge. John was very successful in accomplishing everything we wanted for my son. He got him into treatment for drugs and mental health issues which is what he has been needing the court to order for years as he wouldn't do it voluntarily. John was able to keep my son's adjudication withheld. He was able to keep him out of prison as he was looking at approximately 5 years in prison but possibly longer. John is a very reasonably priced attorney. He is patient and answers your questions even if you've already asked the question 3 times. He listens to your frustrations about our judicial system to let off some steam, even though he probably thinks this isn't time well spent. He never got annoyed with us for calling him repeatedly. He always remained polite, professional, sympathetic and never gave false hope. He can be a little challenging to get on the phone but I'm sure he's very busy as he's a GREAT attorney.
i am kimberly sult cauler and i hired mr. trevena to represent me when i was unlawfully arrested. he is the best lawyer i have ever hired. i would reccommend him to anyone and have several times. thank you for justifying my rights.
I have a great distrust of attorneys. Trevena is one of the few that I would recommend. He's helped me and my family through some harsh times. He is forthright and tells how it is. Even when it's not good. But doesn't try to scare. He also does his best to LISTEN and answer questions no matter how silly they may seem. He makes himself available when others won't and you might be in the scariest place you've ever been.
He is also frank about his charges. He doesn't come back for more and more and more as so many do. Not a shyster. That's uplifiting all by itself!