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Meredith Mochel Ziebold

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  1. Top notch!

    Posted by a client,
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     Excellent
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    Ms Ziebold did an outstanding job with my case. She was excellent about keeping in touch and keeping me informed, and quick to respond when I called with a question. I always felt that she was on top of the situation, which helped keep me at ease with the process. She was actually able to get my case dismissed! I would highly recommend her to anyone in this situation. My case was in GA....she covers both TN & GA.

  2. DUI First Offense

    Posted by a client,
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    • I do not recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    She talked a BIG talk!! But when we went to court she was not prepared and had done NOTHING on my case....and just advised me to plea. All the big talk about there being no cause for an arrest with NO sobriety field test done by the officer... just all talk. She didn't even review the tape of the officer harassing me. I was told it would be reduced to misconduct on not show at all on a driving record. However, I found out when my employer did my yearly driving record pull that it is showing as DUI despite what I was told and despite the $3000.00 she was paid and the $2000.00 in court fines I was charged. All talk, no backbone for her client, no responsiveness to treating this case with seriousness, and did not keep me informed. I didn't even know she hadn't reviewed the video or done anything on my case until she advised me of this the DAY OF COURT! And she didn't respond to my email or VM msg about my possible job loss because of recent pull of background. DO NOT use her firm.

    1. Meredith Mochel Ziebold

      Meredith Ziebold

      Lawyer Comment:

      I normally do not respond to reviews, positive or negative, but this one and the excellent outcome bears explanation. This review appears to be from a client unhappy with what was an excellent result given all of the facts, both the facts as she had presented them and what facts I later learned through my investigation of the case. She was charged with a DUI and had accused the officer of impropriety solely on the basis of being a male officer pulling over a female at nighttime, prompting the officer to call for back up. The client also complained of inappropriate remarks about her appearance that other attorneys had made during consults with them about possible representation. I was sympathetic to her claims and even charged her a reduced fee. I never guaranteed any outcome as it is unethical to do so.

      The client claimed that she had consumed one drink but that a roadside breathalyzer showed a blood alcohol content of .09, an amount over the limit and inconsistent with just one drink. More importantly, the evidence later revealed that her roadside test was actually much higher, it was .17.

      Despite the evidence against her, I was able to secure an offer to plead to "reckless conduct", a minor offense unrelated to driving, and also persuaded the prosecuting attorney to reduce the fine by $1000.00. I did not “tell” the client to plead to reckless conduct but presented her the plea, reviewed the evidence with her, and offered to reset the case so that she could consider her options. The evidence we reviewed was everything that was available at that stage of the case. The client said that she understood this and did not want to continue her case or take it to a higher court and risk losing the excellent offer. After much discussion with her and her significant other whom she had brought to court, she entered the plea to the significantly amended charge.

      That court date was the last I have heard from that client. Communication with my clients is important to me and that is why I give clients my cell phone number. Had this former client called as she claims, I would have provided her with documentation showing the DUI was reduced to a non-driving offense. Unfortunately, some people expect that their DUI arrest can be "wiped away" from their driving record as if it never existed. Frankly, had the client just waited, her driving record will reflect that the DUI charge was amended to a minor, non-driving offense THAT CARRIES NO POINTS ON HER LICENSE!. This client was saved from certain jail, hefty fines, loss of drivers' license, AND a DUI conviction.
      DUIs are incredibly hard to beat and almost impossible when the client registers a .17 and is clearly guilty. Her case was an amazing success, whether she recognizes it or not.

      Posted about 1 month ago. Flag

  3. Would hire again if needed

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    I was very pleased working with Mrs Ziebold. She worked hard and got me excellent results. She was busy and sometimes hard to reach but her receptionist was always very helpful and always got the information I needed or passed it along. If needed, I would hire her again.

  4. great lawyer!

    Posted by Connie,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    She was very precessional. Key me informed on what was going on with my case and even got it resolved quickly. I was convicted of dui and it got dropped to a failure to maintain lanes. I couldn't be happier with the result.

  5. An Amazing Professional!

    Posted by Meredith,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    First off, I am a different Meredith from her, we just have the same name. Ms. Ziebold is amazing at what she does. Her discretion and legal acumen saw me through a legal process (against a combative DA!) that could have torn my family apart, and her personal sensitivity was instrumental in keeping me calm during the worst month of my life. She was always available to talk or text even outside normal business hours, and she took an interest in my case beyond treating it like just a job. She is an amazing woman and you could not pick a better lawyer.

  6. Worst lawyer I could have gotten and not cheap either

    Posted by a client,
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    • I do not recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    I would never recommend this lawyer to anyone
    very unorganized and waited to last minute to try
    and get ready and not sure she even had my information correct
    I paid her $3500 and got $35 worth of help

  7. THE BEST

    Posted by Chris,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    Meredith is very intelligent very informative and does a very good job of putting you at ease she is very good at what she does she is the only lawyer in my book.

  8. Highly Recommend!!

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    Mrs. Ziebold represented me in two serious cases one being a DUI and the second being a vehicle lien settlement resulting from the DUI arrest. I have previously worked with two attorneys and by far she has been the best. I called her office Saturday and within a matter of minutes I had received a call back to schedule a consultation. During my consultation I could tell she was very confident in her abilities and knew I could trust her to represent me. She was always accessible, personable, and never gave me false hope. She worked diligently on my cases and always made sure to update me as they progressed. She was able to resolve my DUI case in less than three months with a remarkable outcome. The settlement case was resolved without me owing any additional money to the vehicle lien holder which was more than I could have asked for.

    Meredith came to me highly recommend and exceeded any expectations I had regarding my cases. I would recommend her to anyone who hopes to achieve the best possible outcome for their case.

  9. AMAZING!

    Posted by Corinne,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.

    I initially hired Meredith to help me with my unfortunate DUI. I was expecting jail time, but she literally got me off with only a speeding ticket! What a god sent! She is awesome, I would recommend her to anyone in a tough spot in their lives. Not too pricey, and definitely worth it in the long run.

  10. Amazing Job

    Posted by Tyler, a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Meredith Ziebold.
    • I hired Meredith 1-3 years ago.
    • Meredith handled my DUI & DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Meredith did an amazing job on my case. Not once did she ever give me false hope, she was truthful and straightforward. I had an uphill battle DUI case, i did not have much going for me in my favor. She recognized that it was a mistake that i had made and that i was truly remorseful over it. She fought tooth and nail for over a year to work things out and in the end, the optimism paid off. I would recommend Meredith to anyone, she works hard and has great relationships with those on the other side of the justice department.

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