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Allison is very personable and easy to work with.
I am confident in her ability to leave a court room with the best deal obtainable for her client.
Not only is she effective in court, she does her homework, and keeps her client informed the whole way through the process.
I will say she kept me out of jail on two occasions for motion to revoke probation orders.
I was fortunate to have met Allison and to have had her as my attorney. I could not have hoped for a better lawyer, and would gladly recommend her with high regard.
My family assault charge was dismissed and she is currently working on the expungement process. I'm grateful for all of the work that she's done and consider this review as a very small token of my gratitude.
Allison Secrest is definitely a lawyer I will highly recommend. She handled my DWI case and got my case dismissed. I was kept abreast of every aspect of my case. I was never left in the dark. To have your attorney by your side going to bat for you the way she did is a great feeling.From phone calls to emails to court appearances. I truly felt completely comfortable and confident in her ability to take care of my DWI. Allison is very easy to talk to and she understood my situation.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.