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I hired Atty. Powell for a close friend of mine who was arrested for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. He had just completed his year without a license due to a prior DUI (which occurred before I met him), and was understandably terrified about the impact of this new arrest. Atty. Powell delivered on his promise to get the charges reduced, and my friend ended up paying a nominal amount for a simple, single misdemeanor charge, rather than having to go through drug/alcohol education courses and having another serious conviction on his record. He and I couldn't be more grateful to Atty. Powell! If you're freaking out, he's your man!!!
Three years ago, Russell was referred to me by a friend for legal advice. I hired Russell for a fair price, and he was able to get the case dismissed from court.
Russell was very easy to work with and provided me with great advice. He was able to get my DUI charges reduced to a minor traffic offense. Also, he was also able to win my administrative hearing so I was able to keep my license. Great outcome!
Six months ago I received a DUI while camping at an area lake with my family. Up to that point my most serious traffic infraction had been a speeding ticket. Needless to say, it was a very traumatic experience. The following week I began the search for a lawyer to handle my case. After conversations with two different lawyers, I called Russell Powell. He answered his office phone; there was no gate keeper. I immediately felt that I was Russell’s number one priority. Our phone conversation lasted more than 20 minutes. And I knew I had found my lawyer. He was very knowledgeable and empathetic about the situation in which I found myself. Russell worked very diligently, recommending a strategy that was very specific to my case. In the end, I kept my driver’s license; the DUI did not go on my driving record; I was not required to do community service hours; and I received a suspended imposition of sentence, meaning I would not be convicted of the DUI if I do not have a recurrence in the next 2 years. Without Russell’s assistance, I’m sure the outcome would not have been nearly as positive. If you want a qualified lawyer who cares, I highly recommend Russell Powell.
I presented Russell with a DUI in Cass County MO. I was specific in needing a full dismissal in lieu of a deferred judgment, due to my security clearance. Russell was able to hire a Forensic Consultant to disprove the BAC at the time I was given the breathalyzer. He was also able to win the administrative hearing (the one about keeping your license or not). In short, my DUI was dismissed, and I was able to keep my license. I'd highly recommend Mr. Powell in DUI cases, as he is truly a very knowledgeable attorney!!!!