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I was facing two false charges (family violence, and interference with a 911 call) placed on me by a vindictive wife looking for an upper hand in divorce. I was completely innocent of her charges, but quickly learned that the deck is stacked against you in defending yourself from these baseless charges. The threshold for proof is so low that someone simply needs to claim they felt pain in some manner and you are considered guilty, proof is not necessarily needed in this situation. She was pushing these charges full force and I had found my once simple and easy life completely thrown out the window. I went the normal route of finding the most well-known attorney (who shall remain nameless) in this area, but after a lot of wasted money, I learned that I was just another client and my story meant very little to him. He secured the standard plea bargain and informed me that I should accept, otherwise I was taking a foolish risk in court. I was innocent, and for better or worse, I was going to fight to be clear of these charges. I needed real help and needed someone that was willing to fight for me. After much research and interviews, I finally came to Scott Palmer. When I met Scott, he took my story seriously, and did not lay out the standard attorney sales pitch. I did not budge from my stance that I am innocent, and will not accept any deal under any circumstances. His attitude and seriousness told me everything I needed to know that he was the right one to fight for me. As the trial drew closer, my wife attempted to create even bigger problems by threatening me to go to the DA and prosecutor unless I gave her what she demanded at any given time. Every time Scott was on the phone immediately informing the DA/prosecutor of what my wife was doing, even before she had a chance to call. He was pro-active in every sense of the word. When the trial finally came, he showed his true worth. He was so passionate and energetic about my defense, it was as if he was defending himself and not just doing a job. He took every witness (the arresting officer and my wife's best friend) and skillfully turned them into our witness. And when my wife was on the stand, he took someone that I believed was an unbreakable liar, and made her cave under all her lies. He knew the details of my wife's claims and reports even better than she did. He kept her on the stand for hours, and made the trial about her lies. Most amazingly, he even got her to admit on the stand that she was using these charges to get money out of me. In ways I would have never imagined, he got her to crack completely under his questions. Even in the face of a judge that was trying to give the prosecution an edge, he was completely fearless and did not let up on the pressure until she came clean. He was so thorough, that when I finally took the stand, the prosecutors seemed lost. They questioned me for less than ten minutes and their final question was "so your assessment is that your wife is a conniving, manipulative, evil person?" I had never made that claim the entire trial, but Scott had shown my wife's true colors to such an extent, the frustrated prosecutor simply let her own view slip. He was so good that my wife's only mention of the case since then was that I got lucky because I found a "damn good attorney."
I have never written a review of anything, but Scott Palmer's skill, professionalism, tenacity, and brilliance demands recognition. He is a lion in the court room, and a true defender in every sense of the word. Your case becomes his case, and he leaves no doubt that he is going to fight his hardest for you. Though I am anonymous on here, if you interview Scott and have a similarly hopeless situation, Scott has my permission to have you contact me to learn more about what this man did to save my name and my life. If you are facing tough criminal charges, I could not recommend anyone more highly than Scott Palmer.
After speaking with Scott during my first consultation, i knew this firm would be the right firm to represent me. Scott was far more aggressive than any lawyer i had spoken with. Needless to say we ended up with the best possible ruling i could have imagined. Scott and his associates were great and left me feeling well protected and hopeful that my case would go well. Scott got my felony dropped to a misdemeanor then dismissed after just 6 months of non supervised deferred adjudication. I have no conviction and now Scott is getting this case sealed in an non-disclosure file. I cant thank Scott and his firm enough. Hands down best law firm in Dallas. I would recommend this law firm to anyone who values their rights and reputation. Thanks again Scott.
I am forever grateful for Scott Palmer! He did the impossible for my case. I went from facing 20 years in prison to a 2 year probation, from 2nd degree felony to state jail to class A misdemeanor on a possession of Methamphetamine charge. No one does that. You would be a fool to not call him to represent you.
I was nervous at the thought of even having to hire a criminal defense attorney. I had no idea what/who to look for. After speaking with Scott, I didn't feel the need to go any further. It takes a lot to leave your future in the hands of someone else, but Scott reassured me many times not to worry. He was very straight forward and gave me every scenario possible. Let me tell you, he absolutely went over and beyond what I thought was possible! When something "clicked" in his mind he ran with it and it made sense!! Sometimes you have to sit back and leave things in the hands of an expert! All of my emails/calls/questions were answered by his team, and there were a LOT. I was kept informed about the happenings of my case throughout the year+ process. I can't express how much I appreciate how hard he worked for me!
The day I walked into Scott's office, the day I meet him, was the first day of the rest of my life. Scott is great at what he does, he is an awesome lawyer, he knows the law, protects his clients, works hard. Scott and his assistant, Brittany, are wonderful, very tentative to all questions, concerns, and doubt and fear. Hiring Scott was the best decision I could of made. I highly suggest and recommend calling, and hiring Scott for any legal situation!! Thank you Scott Palmer for everything you did for me.
Scott has handled different issues my family and friends were dealing with. He is extremely intelligent and I have recommended Scott to a couple of friends. He is very responsive and such a pleasure to work with as well as his office staff , Brittany and J R were always a pleasure to deal with.
Mr. Palmer and his associates took over my motorcycle accident case when it became too much for me to handle. Another driver ran a red light and hit me while on my motorcycle. I had no broken bones but did have some head trauma. I was having hard time trying to negotiate the medical bills by myself. Mr. palmer and his staff took over and washed alot of the stress away. The settlement was more than fair for all parties involved in my eyes.
I have always had an enormous fear of the legal system and just didn't trust attorneys. Mr. Palmer put all my fears to rest. He and his staff kept me informed of anything regarding my case. The fees were more than fair and the professionalism by all in that office was outstanding. The entire staff is honest with you upfront and throughout. There is no fancy lawyer talk without all full understanding what it means. I appreciated him and everything his staff did for me. I cannot tell you enough how highly I would recommend him.
Scott Palmer is one of the most intelligent and talented people you will ever meet. His reputation precedes him as one of Dallas’s Premiere Criminal Defense attorney’s. Scott is highly respected by the judges; feared by the prosecutors and beloved by his clients!
We knew the moment we met Scott that everything would be OK. Everything that can be done, Will be done!
With his cool, calm, charismatic demeanor, he took over our case with a sense of urgency and tenacity. He works 24/7 behind the scenes for you and is no doubt more prepared than anyone else in the room. Scott is extremely responsive to your needs and will take a personal interest in you and your case. No matter how crazy your case is, you can trust that Scott will fight for you and treat you with respect and dignity.
He has helped us with a couple of cases facing felony charges and jail time. In our last case, Scotty’s fast action and prompt attention to detail got all the charges dropped while we were waiting to go before the judge. Scott was Sensational!! This would not have happened without him. Scott saved us thousands of dollars, jail time, and/or years of probation. We could never thank him enough!! People make the difference!!!
Scott Palmer knows the Law and will find every opportunity to protect you! You will not find a better person or a better attorney!!
this guy was my layer and was horrible. after almost a year on the case he knew nothing about the case. the office was very unprofessional.the guy doing his case filing was always too busy to help you.the reason being is that he was always painting his toenails.he even stated that he had to tell scott what to do because he never remembered anything.
we were standing in front of his receptionist when the phoe repeatred rand, she never answered the phone.reason being was that she was too busy painting her fingernails. she yelled at the phone that if it is important they woulkd call back.we came to talk to scott and he knew nothing about my case. the person working on my case he had fired,when I told him that since he could remember nothing about my case then we will go to court and we walked out of is office.
scott got mad and yelled at me. he was very unprofessional. he was always yelling at everyone instead of using his phone.he had to borrow $50,000 he said to work on my case. the honesty was that he could not pay his bills.his legal ade sued him for wrongful termination. I was a witness in the case. scott was found guilty of perjury.i will gladly go to any court with scott to state this charges to anyone he wants to listen.
he lied to me so many times I called the lawyer helping him and said I was going to fire scott for always lying and being so poor at his job. the helping lawyer said to just call him.we all went to a meeting with the other side. scott was too bust working a crossword puzzle to handle my case.this guy is a waste of time. do not under any circumstances put your case in this guys hands.
I've known Scott for a few years. He's a very knowledgable attorney and I always felt comfortable opening up to him. Scott is really good at listening to what it is that you want to accomplish, where you stand on issues, and he knows how to communicate that very well with opposing counsel. The thing that I like most about Scott is his accessibility- often with attorneys you find yourself waiting for that return call or email. I've never come across that with Scott, he normally answered my questions within minutes of my seeking an answer. I also like that he is a straight shooter and explains those gray area's that you will come across in black and white answers. The one thing that I can tell you above all else is that if you choose Scott as your attorney take a deep breath, step back and let him do his job. Don't stress over the small stuff, he will navigate the waters well and in the end you will be happy that you trusted him at the wheel.