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Posted by Dave, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Allison Secrest got my case dismissed in a very timely fashion, she made the process very simple for me, and she is very nice to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a defense attorney.
Posted by Ben, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Allison served as my defense attorney in a family violence related case that included immigration complications. Attributes that made her stand out included her excellent knowledge of the law, legal process and strateigc yet realistic view on possible outcomes of the case ( including guidance to seek out immigration lawyer counsel).
She is an effective communicator and is vey responsive to clarify areas or issues that her client would not fully understand. I am lucky to have retained her as my lawyer as I could trust her competence and clarity on expectations.
Posted by Mel, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Allison was highly recommended to me by her colleague, a reputable and talented attorney for whom I have great respect, and whose plate was quite full at the time. I was immediately impressed with Allison’s professional and personable demeanor. I could tell my son was also at ease with her and felt comfortable talking to her frankly. She answered all of my questions entirely, appropriately investigated the matter, and instilled in me the confidence that she would be able to secure the best possible outcome for my son – and she delivered! Brilliant!
Posted by David, a DUI client, Flag
I met attorney Allison Secrest in her office on July 19,2012 to discuss my DWI case, during the meeting,she gave me very detailed information about how she will be handling my case and outlaid all the options, she was very informative and responsive, I do not want to see anyone like me made mistake to involve in DWI case, but if you are in my situation, I definitely will recommend you to contact her for legal assistance in this field.
Posted by Chris Wilkerson, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
A friend of mine who lived in Austin couldn't help me with my Houston case because she felt she didn't understand the legal climate here in Houston that well, so she immediately went to an attorney bulletin board and someone recommended Allison. I decided I should visit her and was very pleased with our first meeting and hired her shortly after.
Reviewing my evidence: She was very informative when reviewing the state's case against me and answered all my questions, gave me all sorts of different routes things could go and was very candid about what I did incorrectly, which is exactly what I wanted from an attorney. Also keep in mind I did ask her to not hold any punches back with critiquing my case.
Court hearings: She showed up to every hearing, I once had a court case where at the last minute the attorneys partner showed up and no one told me this would happen, it left me feeling really uneasy. I never had to deal with anything like such.
Case results: She definitely outlaid all my options, we decided on which ones we'd aim for first and we ended up getting the exact result that I wanted.
Post court case: She has always answered my questions about stuff related to my case and continues to be very helpful.