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Janese Michelle Caruthers

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  1. "That Girl!"

    Posted by David, a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Janese Caruthers.
    • I hired Janese 1-3 years ago.
    • Janese handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Ms. Janese is the "truth." She has a reputation as the best in Charlotte County. I have never seen an attorney who was more responsive nor have I seen one more prepared than her. She wouldn't let me take a plea deal...?? Most lawyers dive on that opportunity to clear the case and to move on, but she advised me against it. Ms. Janese searched the law books and found case law that applied to my case and ended up getting my charges thrown out by the judge. The State Attorney didn't even challenge her research or her motions. She always has a smile and her heart is made of pure gold. Ms. Janese Caruthers comes out way above the rest. I recommend her to anyone whether it's a DUI, drug case, sex charge, or burglary. From one end to the next she's got your best interest no matter what the rap says. My case was dismissed on January 12, 2012 and I'm still up to date on the decisions regarding the "drug law challenge." Ms. Janese takes the extra steps, and that's why she is....That Girl!! True Story.

  2. I went to prison because she didn't defend me.

    Posted by Rachel, a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Janese Caruthers.
    • I hired Janese 1-3 years ago.
    • Janese handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    She was my public defender, she didn't provide my discovery, or pay attention to my case at all which resulted me in getting prison time. Right before I was about to go to trial (due to her neglect), she quit the public defenders office, leaving me completely screwed. She kept saying they were going to put me in rehab, but then never followed through with actually trying to help me.

    1. Janese Michelle Caruthers

      Janese Caruthers

      Lawyer Comment:

      I do not specifically recall this case; however, finding rehab facilities for clients was not a normal part of my work when I was an assistant public defender. I would often assist my clients to find rehab facilities but only if they wanted help. If clients did not take initiative or were not willing to go rehab we had to explore other options to resolve cases including going to trial. Clients can have less than desired outcomes if they do not follow my advice which seems to be what occurred in this situation. I sincerely hope this client received the help she needed to overcome any addiction issues and I hope she is doing well now.

      Posted 5 months ago. Flag

  3. That Girl!

    Posted by David, a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Janese Caruthers.
    • I hired Janese 1-3 years ago.
    • Janese handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Ms. Janese is the "truth." She has a reputation as the best in Charlotte County. I have never seen an attorney who was more responsive, nor have I sen an attorney more prepared than her. She wouldn't let me take a plea deal...Most lawyers dive on that opportunity to clear the case and to move on, but she advised me against it. Ms. Janese searched the law books and found case law that applied to my case and ended up getting my charges thrown out by the judge. The State Attorney didn't even challenge her research or her motions. She always has a smile and her heart is made of pure gold. Ms. Janese Caruthers comes out way above the rest. I recommend her to anyone whether it's a DUI, drug case, sex charge, or burglary. From one end to the next she's got you best interest no matter what the rap says. My case was dismissed on January 12, 2012 and I am still up to date on the decisions regarding the drug law. Ms. Janese takes the extra step and that's why she is That Girl!