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Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
If you find yourself in an unfortunate situation, this is the attorney you want! Extremely professional, goes above and beyond for his clients. He is easy to contact as well as quick to respond or inform you of new information. I found him easy to talk to and every piece of advice he gave us worked out perfectly.
My son was charged with a 2nd degree felony. We were hoping it would be reduced to a misdemeanor, and Mr. Trent actually got all charges dropped! Mike Trent is an Incredible attorney!
Posted by toni, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
First I called him on a Saturday answering service was excellent. Then he called back 2 hours later I was pleasantly shocked. He took my information and was on the case immediately. He was honest about what I should expect before we ever discussed a payment. He met with me on the following Monday, he spoke with the judge the next week and the following week I had a court date. He kept in touch everyday! He called and text. The week before my court date he issued a motion and notified me at 7 am. He was working on my case while I was sleeping. Well court has come and he got exactly my desired outcome. This was my second lawyer. He was on time to court unlike my previous attorney. Make it your business to get him to handle your business.
Posted by Sheila, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mike Trent is the best ever. When he enters that court room he is prepared to tease that D.A. into believing that he does not know what he is doing. Good thing is, he actually does is very prepared to win you case. I hired him and was so glad that I did, he got the charges against me reduced. If you need a lawyer that is a tease, loves to win, can't stand to lose, call this man.
Posted by wrongdoer, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I felt uneasy when we met this attorney, but all I had heard about him was praise. He told me he would be committed to my case so I hired him right then and there. He was very easy to communicate with, returned all my phone calls and was conscious most of the time. If you want high quality, a sharp attorney, a man who will hatch a plan to get you off the charges you are facing, a lothario, and a professional, you want this attorney. One of a kind fierce, passionate and vivacious.
Posted by Wan, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I hired Mike Trent to represent me in a criminal matter. He told me to believe in myself which I hadn’t done in a really long time. I hung with the wrong crowd and didn’t care who I hurt or what I did steadily spinning out of control. I found Mr. Trent exceptionally intelligent, possessing a vast knowledge of criminal law which is exactly what I needed. His closing argument was most excellent. I sat there as the jury came back, petrified of what verdict would be read. I will never forget those words, not guilty or the man who fought so hard for me. There is always a reason for change, for improvement, for empowerment to better oneself. I walk a free man that is no thanks to me but to Mr. Trent.
Posted by brett, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
This attorney has fortitude; let us warn you that he will bring tears of joy to your eyes. Sure he might throw a tantrum if you want to do something your way instead of listening to him but that is because he knows what is best for your case. He might act at first with the D.A. that he is fumbling about, does not know what he is talking about but beware he has hatched a plan about how to win your case. His cleverness in the court room is astonishing simply amazing. If you want to win it is mandatory that your hire this knowledgeable, wise, duty-bound man to be your attorney.
Posted by Results, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was afraid that when we contacted an attorney he was going to browbeat us but Mr. Trent was really broad-minded when it came to my case. My new motto is No. 1 - never get in trouble again but if I do, contact Mr. Trent. I am proud to say Mr. Trent got the case against me dismissed and I very thankful that he did. Not only was he trustworthy with the information provided to him, but he is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to criminal law. He was responsive to all my questions, and kept me informed always. Plus he not only was considerate but easy to talk to; thanks Mike.
Posted by Brett, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I hired this here Mr. Trent to work on a case of mine because I messed up as simple as that. I messed up bad and I told the man I could work out some payments but I could not be giving up money and then living on the streets. He agreed to work with me, I almost passed out right there and then. Then we went to court I almost fell out of my darn chair at how darn smart he was. I still paying this here man but he did a great job for me and I spreading what a good lawyer he sure is.
Posted by a client, Flag
Michael was very helpful and can be trusted to handle your case! He is no doubt one of the best in Houston, and I would recommend him to others. His expert advice and knowledge helped greatly in the outcome of my case and I am very pleased with how everything worked out.
Posted by Bunker, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
This man is a natural talent in criminal law. When my husband hired Mike to represent him in a criminal case I realized upon hearing about him that he was honest, and frank about what we could expect when my husband went to court. I knew Mike would be discreet with the information and drive a hard bargain to obtain the results my husband wanted. He was very responsive and consciousness during this time. Mr. Trent got topnotch results for my hubby's case which we are very grateful for and so glad we trusted him.
Posted by Jennie, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mike Trent is endowed with genius; he knows how to win your case. He was trustworthy, responsive causing tears to come to our eyes due to his endurance at being able to win over the district attorney. He is swift and merciless when it comes to defending his clients. Mike is exceedingly knowledgeable in criminal law and kept us informed almost daily as what would be needed in court. Exemplary is the word for him he goes beyond what needs to be done to make his clients feel good despite all the adverse feelings they are having at the time. Thank you Mr. Trent.
Posted by smiling, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Not only is Michael E. Trent trustworthy, he is so responsive to your calls it makes you dizzy. Needless to say this paragon of a man kept us informed every step of the way. Mere words could not describe this attorney; he has the highest morals of any man, I have ever met. He did not judge our son for drinking and driving instead he went to battle for him right away. He told us although we were paying his high fee that our son was his client; that was so remarkable. We wanted to thank him tremendously for a job well done. You go Mike, we were so satisfied that you got the charges dropped to a lesser charge. Michael is merciless in the courtroom.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
There are not enough words to express how thankful my family and I are for Attorney Michael Trent. Mr. Trent went above and beyond in a case he worked from August or September 2010 until June 2012 for a family member of mine. This attorney was so compassionate and actually showed that he cared. With what he was faced with Mr. Trent got a great outcome my family and I had tears of joy and sadness at the same time, but for the most they were tears of joy. My family and I would recommend Mr. Trent to anyone that feels their in the worst situation ever, he will lift your spirits and work for you and get an outcome you will appreciate. WE THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING MR. TRENT...and "Mr. B.R." is doing well and is thankful to have had you work his case.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Trent is truly amazing, he will have you literally leaving out of the courtroom in tears of JOY. He doesn't look down on you for being in a rough situation. He is concerned and tries to not only get you free, but also get you help and try to have you surrounded by family for support. Mr. Trent saved my life and I am now attending college and getting my life back on track. If it weren't for Mr. Trent I would have been in prison for many years. Thank you so much for everything.
Posted by Jo'Nesha, Flag
Michael Trent is a dependable and trustworthy lawyer he kept me informed in all the decisions he made with my judge, I could always count on him to be present in court on time. He handle my case professionally and even had it dismissed. I would know doubt in my mind recommend this lawyer to others!
Posted by dbonie, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
As soon as I signed the contract with this man, he went to bat for me in a big way. He kept me informed, (was in contact multiple times a day) knowledgeable in the extreme, he literally authored the book the police use for guidelines for the crime I was accused! On top of that, another facet I didn't realize was even important was the mans connections. He knew everyone that was involved that was on the other side that was trying to put me away. Through the mans skill and networking with prosecutors and police he got my case dismissed.
The man doesn't judge, he just goes to work. On top of it all, I signed a contract stating I would pay X amount for the entire process even if the case did not go to trial. (thought for sure I was going to prison) After the case was dismissed he called me up and rewrote another contract cutting his fee's by almost 50% since he handled his business so damn well that I was home free in about a month. The man did not have to do that but he did anyway. Mr. Trent was Michael Jordan on the legal end and Mother Teresa on the other end cutting his own fee's just because it was a good thing to do.
There are simply not enough stars to give this man on this site that I feel he deserves. This man is a professional through and through and will bust his ass for you!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr Trent handled a DUI case for me, along with a couple of minor other minor non-criminal matters.
I was always kept informed of the status of the case, questions were answered promptly via e mail(usually the same day), and Mike always showed up for the court dates. Fees were reasonable. He probably did spent more time answering questions than his fee covered. I have, and would continue to recommend him.
Posted by a Libel client, Flag
Mr. Trent assisted me with a private matter that affected my business and my family. His experience and commitment allowed for a thorough and successful closure to the matter. He was fair in his assessments and his pricing.
Posted by Roy, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Trent was very knowlegable, he represented me in a criminal case and the outcome was outstanding.
He also represented me with the grand jury. Mr. Trent completely cleared my criminal record. I have also recommended him to others with favorable outcomes.
Posted by Tom, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I've known Mike Trent for several years. We do some unrelated business together periodically, which always goes smoothly. He was an Asst DA for 14 years, and literally wrote the book on prosecuting pedophiles, Investigation and Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse. He was kind enough to help me with a traffic case, which was somewhat below his pay grade. The case resulted in a complete dismissal, which was the best outcome attainable. He is dependable, clean cut, intelligent, professional, meticulous, and a nice guy to boot. I would highly recommend Mike for any sort of criminal defense case, and I carry his business card in my wallet, just in case.
Posted by Madison, a Family client, Flag
Michael Trent helped me change my sons last night over a year ago and the entire process went very smoothly and I couldnt have asked for someone better to represent me. He let me know every step of the way what was going on and was there to answer any questions that I had. Even though he isnt a family attorney he still knew what he was doing and I was able to successfully change my sons last name. He is not only an amazing attorney but he is also a really great friend!
Posted by Rodney, a Trusts client, Flag
Michael with no question is a professional that I trust to represent me on any legal need.