5.0 stars 11 totalReview Ernesto Gapasin
Posted by Wayne
Ernesto, was an awesome attorney. I hired Ernesto in May of 2014 and we did not go into court until Nov 23, 2015. Ernesto was professional and engaging the entire time. He was very accessible throughout the long legal process leading to the day of court. He was passionate about my case and I felt like I knew him for years after a short period of time.
On the day of court, he had a plan, but like any good plan - it was subject to change. Ernesto had very impactful opening and closing statements and was very organized and prepared to counter any of the imposing arguments. There were several spontaneous events during the court proceeding to include accessing Face Book for pictures. His keen attention to detail allowed us to maneuver our way through the entire proceedings and make changes as necessary to leave a lasting impact on the board and the court room.
I am very appreciative of his hard work, dedication to his client and hunger for justice.
I highly recommend obtaining him as your attorney in a time of crisis.
Thanks to Ernesto, I am able to continue to serve in the Army and protect this great nation.
Posted by Lucas
After being accused of multiple charges by the Military I knew I had to hire the best. After a lot of research and talking to many lawyers I choose Mr. Gapasin. He was there for me whenever I needed him during my court martial. He fought tooth and nail to prove my innocence of crimes that were collaborated by other soldiers. These charges could have ruined my life and my career. However Mr. Gapasin with his hard charging tactics and experience shown during court. Final outcome was not guilty, I couldn't be happier and thank you Mr. Gapasin for standing by me through all of this. Now I can continue my career and be there for my family all because of you. If you want the best and someone that will put in the extra work then Mr.Gapasin is the right man for you. Thank you again, you have saved my life.
Posted by Yong
Mr. Ernesto Gapasin is the best lawyer you can hire. I will not hesitate to hire him. He defended me against the “hand-picked” best prosecutors in the Pacific. I believe my case is in the “unofficial” military record of facing most number of charges with the result of FULL Acquittal in the military Court-Martial. I faced false allegation charges from Rape, Sexual assault, to other military related charges that were initiated by foreign ex-wife whom wanted a revenge for divorcing her. My corrupted chain of command supported her and added other charges to make sure I will be found guilty of something…if not all and to make me look bad in front of the panel members. I faced over 100 years in confinement if I was found guilty of all charges. From the allegations, investigations, Article 32 hearing, and to the date of Court-Martial took almost 15 months. In the court, Mr. Gapasin was able show the Officer panel that she was lying from the beginning and displayed her evil and vindictive motives to destroy me. The judge and panel members could be believe how my chain of command and prosecution team wasted their time and government's money to have the court martial against me. During the 15 months, was my hardest moment in my life and Mr. Gapasin was there for me each and every day. He believed in my case and I believe in his ability to defend any clients like he did with me. I trust him 100% with my life because he literally saved my life in the court room that day. I was able to continue my Army career afterwards and have been successful. I, absolutely recommend that you hire Mr. Gapasin to represent you.
Posted by a Military Law client
I was charged with multiple offenses under the UCMJ based on a 15-6 Investigation from my chain of command that led to a general court martial with me facing over 40 years of confinement and sex offender registration. From the moment of consulting Mr. Gapasin to hire him for my defense until the end of the court martial he informed me of every course of action that he was going to take throughout the whole process including me in the decision making. During the court martial Mr. Gapasin proved that not only the accuser but the witnesses were incredible and dishonest. In the end I was found NOT GUILTY of all charges and specifications! Words or actions cannot show the gratitude I have towards Mr. Gapasin, I truly feel that without his experience and dedication as a defense attorney I would not be able to be with my family today. I highly recommend Mr. Gapasin to represent you!
Posted by Jared
I was charged with multiple offenses under the UCMJ based on testimony of other officers i had considered friends. From Day 1 Mr. Gapasin kept me informed throughout the whole process. I faced a year long investigation which ultimately led to a General court martial. Mr Gapasin defended me to the very end. The end results were that i was found NOT GUILTY of all charges and specifications. I cannot thank Mr. Gapasin enough. Without his experience, drive, and devotion to proving my innocence, i would be sitting in confinement and ultimately carry with me a conviction.
Posted by Robert
I was looking to retain a Defense Attorney for a Military Board of Inquiry (BOI) that was constituted based on an Article 15 and General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand (GOMOR) that had been levied on me and placed in my Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). This was based on statements that were of of inappropriate nature. These types of accusations (whether unfounded or not) can cost you a lot more than just a career, they can cost you your benefits. I have over 15 years Active Duty and have served in the Gulf War, Iraq three times, and Afghanistan.
I found Mr. Gapasin online after speaking to a few others. I found him to be genuine and trustworthy and that he was a person with a willingness to help (not just fees). He immediately requested an extension to my hearing and we began putting our case together. He gathered my facts rather quickly and began composing my witnesses and making his recommendations as to who should be present, be telephonic, and/or provide character statements; to include the reasons why. He made it a point to make a recommendation to strategies, but always asked ME what I thought about the idea. He was definitely "Customer" focused.
The day prior to the hearing Mr. Gapasin arrived and met with me and we finalized our game plan. This guy listens and absorbs like a spung...The next day at the hearing we arrived at the BOI and commenced with opening statements, I was astounded with his delivery. He cross examined all of the prosecution's witness and discredited all of them; as the Board Members (by perception) believed they were fabricating their accounts of the facts.
The end result was ultimately receiving an Involuntary Separation with an Honorable Discharge and without any Personal Misconduct on my behalf. The Separation was truly unavoidable as the Military is cutting down on manpower and I had derogatory information in my OMPF. This case was a WIN.
Being represented with Mr. Gapasin's wit, intuition, and professionalism this all was possible. He is astounding in the courtroom and his characterization of being an astute Defense Attorney is his claim to fame.
Thank you Ernesto, for your candidness, believing in me, and your professionalism!!!
Posted by a Military Law client
My son was facing 30-50 years in federal miltary prison at the age of 20. He was accused of sodomy x2,disboeying a lawful command,oxocodine usage and attempted sodomy. This was his Second Court Martial only this time he was facing a General Court Martial which carries a max life sentence. I couldn't take any chances but when Ernesto Gapasin was hired for the case it was a relief. Mr. Gapsain at the article 32 hearing fought for my son the 2 sodomy charges were thrown out Thanks to Mr. Gapasin. With the remainibg charges he plead guiilty with his attorney still fighting by his side he received a 10 month sentence and will be coming home May 2013. If you want an attorney that will fight for you and get results call Mr. Gaopasin.
Posted by a Military Law client
Mr. Gapasin aggressively represented me at the Article 32 hearing, fighting every bit of the way with every witness. I was not guilty of rape and at the hearing, Mr. Gapasin showed that the witness claiming false rape allegations was uncredible and lying. I learned that the Article 32 investigator did not believe a thing she said. The charges against me were dismissed today and I can move on with my life. I highly recommend that you hire Mr. Gapasin to represent you in your case.
Posted by SP
I recently had a General Court-Martial and Mr. Ernesto Gapasin represented me along with CPT Alyson Mortier. I was accused of four separate charges and was fully acquitted. He spent time with me preparing both my case and preparing me in case I needed to take the stand. I felt like Mr. Gapasin did not only take on my case as a business transaction, but he personally wanted to help me. I have recommended Mr. Gapasin to all of my friends and battle buddies. He is a great lawyer and works hard for his clients!
Posted by R
Mr. Gapasin did a great job defending me in a court-martial over a year ago and kept me out of jail even though my unit was really gunning for me. The court also retained me even though my unit wanted me to get a bad conduct discharge. Then, just last week, my unit tried to separate me from the Army and Mr. Gapasin did it again, argued for me in front of the board, and allowed me to stay in the Army. I would definitely recommend Mr. Gapasin.