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Posted by a DUI client,
My mom and Joel are longtime friends and hired Joel to be my lawyer with no room for discussion after I got a DWI. From the first time we talked until our last meeting I was very impressed by Joel's professionalism. Joel was always available when I needed to talk to him and made me way less terrified about going to court. Joel was able to reduce my fines down to a minimal amount and my court ruling as well. I would absolutely recommend Joel to anyone in stuck in a DWI situation!
Posted by a DUI client,
I got a DWI in July 2013 and thank God Joel was an old friend of my father's. I was terrified and overwhelmed. Only in speaking with other people who have DWIs did it become apparent I had a superb attorney. Not only does Joel have over three decades of legal experience and dealing with DWI charges, he has an amazing track record in the court room.
It was imperative that I felt confident in communicating and understanding my attorney. From our very first conversation, I knew I could not have found a better attorney to help me. Joel was filing documents immediately after he agreed to take my case. I was continually impressed with his timeliness and how he completely ran the show and put me at ease.
Thanks to Joel, 3 out of 4 charges were dropped and my consequences are minor compared to what could have happened. Joel's defense of me could not have been stronger.
I will be recommending Joel to anyone who needs help whether DWI related or not. You would be lucky to have Joel on your side! Thank you Joel for everything!
Posted by a DUI client,
From the first phone call, in the middle of the night, to the final court appearance, I was impressed with Mr. Heiligman's professionalism. He obviously had the experience and knowledge, 39 years worth, to handle my DUI case. I would recommend Mr. Heiligman for any DWI/DUI situation.
Posted by Eli, a DUI client,
Joel provided excellent representation for me as I faced my 2nd DUI. He provided reassuring support during a scary time. He fought my case as far as he could and got a result that I was more than happy with. He is clearly well connected and well respected in the courtroom.
Posted by EJ, a DUI client,
I've never been in the type of trouble that has required the services of an attorney. I picked a good one. He answered my phone call in the middle of the night and was on top of everything from that moment on. If I had questions about any of the procedures along the way, he answered them without any hesitation. Always kept me in the loop and was able to keep my nerves calm during the whole ordeal. In the end he got my charges dropped to just a careless driving charge. He is very understanding, professional, and knowledgable. In this business repeat customers are usually frowned upon, but if I needed services from a lawyer again, I would definately call Joel.
Posted by Ben, a DUI client,
Excellent lawyer, who really fought for me! I was immediately impressed that there would only be one flat fee, regardless of the duration of the defense. As it was, Joel defended me vigorously for over a year, not leaving any stone unturned. He finally worked out a deal that got me less than the minimum penalty; and I was very pleased!
Posted by Julie,
Joel was referred to me by a friend and was very responsive throughout my case, answering my questions and advising me along the way. He even called after my case was resolved to ensure I was fully understanding my conditions. My DUI charge was reduced to careless driving!!
Posted by Kurt, a DUI client,
Joel was great at getting my DWI charge dropped to a illegal lane change. He was on top of everything right from the start. I highly recommend Joel to anyone!!!!!
Posted by Jonathan, a DUI client,
Joel did an amazing job working with me on my third DWI and Probation Violations. He knows everyone and uses his knowledge well. Joel got me into treatment and it has changed my life in so many ways already. I couldn't ask for a better lawyer to represent me. Thanks Joel for your hard work and help! Jonathan
Posted by a client,
Joel helped me with a speeding incident I had. Pulled over going 120mph with a friend in the car. They tried to charge me with carless driving and reckless driving along with the speeding ticket. Joel was able to get both of those charges dropped and I was only responsible for the $350 speeding ticket. He was very comforting the entire process and would definetly recommend him to anyone who just doesnt want to have to worry throughout the process!