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Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Ray is honest and works hard for his clients. He doesn't just tell you what you want to hear but is honest and delivers, NO EMPTY PROMISES!!! I have a big family, made a BIGGER mistake, and Ray cared about my wife, my children, my job, my life!!!! I would recommend Ray to anyone that needs an attorney for any reason. Though I hope I never have to hire a lawyer again, if I do, it will be RAYMOND CASSAR!!!
Posted by Sue, a Criminal Defense client,
Ray Cassar is outstanding. His professional demeanor is impeccable and his compassion for his clients is incredible. For someone who has been doing this as long as he has, he is not one bit jaded. He treats his clients with respect and instructs clients as to what to expect prior to court. If Ray says he can get it done, he can. My own experience with Ray over the years has been one of mutual respect and honesty. I am grateful to know that Ray is in "my court" (no pun intended) when I need him. The absolute best.
Posted by Meg, a DUI client,
Recently my college age son found himself in legal trouble after being picked up for drunk driving. We were panicked and had no idea what to do other than find an attorney. A friend recommended Ray and we could not have made a better choice.
He met with us immediately and assured us we would feel more comfortable after talking with him, which we absolutely did. He treated all of us, especially my son, with respect, was non-judgmental, informative and caring. What struck us the most was in our first conversation he told my son that he not only wanted to help him legally but more importantly help him get on the right path for a successful future. And he really meant it.
Ray is so knowledgeable and spoke to us in a "non-legalese" manner. At each step we felt comfortable and understood what was going to take place. He knows many people in the legal arena; judges, attorneys, law enforcement and is highly respected by all. We could see that each time we went to court.
My son (as were we) was very scared of the consequences of his poor decision. Ray gave him such a sense of comfort that whatever Ray asked of him he did with no resistance even when he said to get into the Brighton Hospital outpatient program. Ray knew that would go a long way in terms of the final legal outcome but more importantly he knew that it would help my son deal with something that could become a much more difficult issue later in life. My son said that he "did not want to let Ray down and would do whatever he said".
Ray did such a great job of minimizing the legal impact but did not take credit; rather he gave it to my son who he said never once deferred responsibility, complained or refused to do something but in fact took everything Ray said to heart. He wouldn't have done that if he didn't fully believe that Ray cared about him and was helping him with more than just the legal matters.
We firmly believe that without Ray this situation would mostly likely have had a much different outcome. It has been life changing from my son. Ray has become more than just our attorney. He has told us and our son that if we ever need him he is just a call away and I know that is true. He has become somewhat of a mentor for my son and I know the relationship will continue.
Posted by Connor, a DUI client,
First of all, I would like to start off by giving Ray my thanks for a job amazingly done. Ray is not you're typical lawyer. He doesn't treat you as a client, but rather as a friend he has known his entire life. He pushes you to give him your best, not because he wants to look good if your case goes well, but because he wants to see everyone of his clients (what he considers friends) to succeed. He does not just want his clients to succeed in their case, but he wants them to succeed in life. He told me everyday during my case that I was going to go on to do great things in my life and that nothing is going to stop me.
On top of being a genuine person who really cares about his clients, Ray is amazingly knowledgeable about the law. He got my DUI reduced to an Impaired Driving charge by getting me to do the right things an example being getting enrolled Brighton Hospital, not just to look good for court, but to help me make necessary changes in my life that I hadn't even noticed needed to be changed. Along with that great feat, Ray was also able to move my case through the court at a more than speedy pace. My entire case lasted less than a month.
Overall, Raymond Cassar is not just a great lawyer, he is an amazing person. I consider him a great friend and he is someone I will continue to keep contact with for the rest of my life. If you ever find yourself looking for a great defense attorney, look no more. Ray is the best lawyer that money can buy!
Posted by Tim, a Appeals client,
Ray Cassar is the genuine article when it comes to legal representation. Not only will you find that he is familiar with the many nuances of the law but he also has a deep personal conviction to provide you with the best possible representation available. From your initial contact you WILL sense that he is compassionate, caring and a straight shooter who will do everything in his power to right your situation. In the sea of laywers, Ray is a rare individual who has earned my undying respect and admiration not only for his professionalism and legal ability but also because he is a man of integrity and character that is quite uncommon these days. When you need someone pulling on your end of the rope, Ray is definately the guy want pulling for you.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Finding good legal services is very difficult, especially when you're not familiar with this sort of thing. My nephew was in trouble for the 3rd time - in both other cases, we hired lawyers that seemed to want the quickest, least difficult result - they were also not the most responsive, rarely spent time with us, and did not explain the legal situation very well. We always felt we should’ve had better support but didn't know where to turn. A friend of mine who is a lawyer outside of Michigan did some research for us, and found Ray on the Super Lawyer list. After we had one call with Ray, and after he met with my nephew, our decision was made. My nephew didn’t want anyone else to represent him - he connected with Ray, respected and trusted him. Ray not only provides the most professional legal services, he and his office sincerely care about their clients. They all went above and beyond, and there's no way to thank them enough for the support they provided and also for making us feel more comfortable in the process. I hope we never need legal services again, but if we did there's no question we would go back to them. I highly recommend Ray's office to anyone who is looking for the most experienced, professional and supportive legal team available.
Posted by Pat, a Federal Crime client,
I had a situation come up that I never thought I would be involved in, I was horrified and embarrassed. Ray was the third lawyer that I consulted. He settled me down and talked to me with concern and understanding. He explain what was going on and what the different outcomes could be. Ray asked important questions and got to the facts quickly and efficiently. He was able to explain what the next steps would be and what the time table looked like. He was impressive as a lawyer but he was amazing as a life coach. Ray was talking me up like a coach; to be positive, to eat right, to sleep at night, and to enjoy my family. Ray did a great job as a lawyer and cared about me as a person. I am thankful I had him looking out for my best interest.
Posted by Professor P, a Domestic Violence client,
I can't say enough about Ray Cassar and his legal team. From the moment you step into his office, you know you can be confident that you will get not just great representation, but a lawyer who is truly there for you and your needs. Unlike some lawyers that seem too busy to speak with you, Ray asks that you contact him whenever you have a question or concern, and he gets back to you promptly. You never feel lost or out of the loop. When you find yourself or a loved one faced with a legal matter, you can't go wrong with Ray Cassar. You'll be very happy you called him...
Posted by Brandon, a Criminal Defense client,
I had some very serious legal problems in my early and mid 20s and hired Raymond Cassar twice. In both cases it seemed as though I was destined for prison, and both times Mr. Cassar and his firm were able to structure a plea deal that was acceptable to the prosecutor and kept me out of prison. They are extremely knowledgeable and you will not find attorney that is more dedicated to criminal defense. When I was charged with my second, third, and fourth felony (2nd time arrested on 3 new drug charges) and still on probation from the first time I was arrested 2 years earlier, I was so sure I was going to jail that I did not even call a lawyer at first because I did not want to waste the money. When my parents found out about the charges they insisted I call Ray. After my initial appearance in court Raymond Cassar and Darrell Wood were able to negotiate a deal with the prosecutor that essentially extended my probation. It has been nearly five years now since I was arrested the second time and I have totally changed my life around. I got married, had 2 children that are my world, and started 2 small businesses. I truly believe without Ramond Cassar and his law firm in my corner I would still be in prison today. I could not recommend them highly enough.
Posted by Sunny, a Criminal Defense client,
I would give this law office 100 stars if I could. We were referred to Ray by a trusted attorney friend, when our son made a bad choice that could have severely affected his future and our family for many years to come. In shock and devastation we arrived at Ray's office, and were immediately absorbed into their comforting "family". From the moment they took our son's case, we were overwhelmed by the caring and support, not to mention the legal expertise that came from everyone in their firm. Daryl Wood handled much of the day-to-day proceedings and contact, and I can honestly say that we were never "out of touch" with him. Daryl and Ray are the consummate attorneys, in every sense; because of their experience and respected relationship with the court personnel and police involved, they were able to achieve an outcome we had prayed for but never thought possible. I could never say enough about this law firm, and if you look anywhere else for an attorney when in need, you will be losing the best representation you could possibly have.