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I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you so very much to Mr. James Sullivan for his help. While he is not yet my Attorney, he himself answered when I called his office regarding felony charges I'm currently facing in Galveston County. After spending most of my day talking to answering machines and office clerks, it was wonderful to actually speak with an attorney. Mr. Sullivan spent the better half of an hour going over my case with me and some different options I have. For the first time since this charge came about I finally feel a little relief about the situation. Not only did Mr. Sullivan give me more than a full consultation on this charge, he also spent some time explaining who he was and getting to know who I was. Throughout our conversation he never once brought up pricing or whether I was interested in hiring him, I think I actually had to bring that part up. He simply helped me. Not very often do you come across people that are willing to take true time out of their day to help a stranger without gaining in some way. But Mr. Sullivan did just that for me. I'm very grateful and God bless you.
When I got arrested for a DWI 2nd in Fort Bend County, I found out I also had a felony warrant for theft out of Jefferson County. I hired a lawyer for the DWI case, and that lawyer referred me to Jim Sullivan for the theft case. I am so glad he did. About 6 years ago, I had a drug problem and I stole over $10,000 from my employer to pay back a dealer the money I owed him. My boss found out and called the cops. I told the cop I did it and I would pay it back. I went with him to the station and signed a statement. The cop told me I would get papers in the mail telling me when to go to court. I waited 5 months, didn’t get anything and moved back to Houston. I thought the case had been dropped and then I got arrested.
I told Mr. Sullivan that I did it and just wanted probation on the felony theft. When I later told him I was not a U.S. citizen and had come here as a child, he told me a felony probation would get me deported. I got real scared because I have a wife and 3 kids. Mr. Sullivan looked into the case and found out that the place I had worked for had been bought by another company and then closed down. He told me that he talked to the new company and they did not care about my case and might not even have any records from the theft.
Mr. Sullivan told me I should go to trial and beat the case, but I did not want to risk it. Even still, Mr. Sullivan got the prosecutor to give me a really good deal. Instead of a felony, I got a misdemeanor with only a week in jail. And, I did not have to pay any of the money back! No restitution, no fine, no court costs and no probation fees! I even did less time on the theft than on the DWI! Mr. Sullivan did a great job! He saved me and my family! If I had been deported, I would have lost everything. My family could not survive without me. One of my kids has asthma and has to go to the doctor a lot. My wife could not raise our kids on her own. Instead, now I can stay here and keep working to support my family. What do you say to someone who saves you and your family? Words are not enough. I will always be grateful for what Mr. Sullivan did for me and my family.
James Sullivan is the best defense attorney in Houston. He saved my life 3 different times. At age 17 I was busted for possession of marihuana and my mother hired him to defend me. I was guilty, but Mr. Sullivan got my case reduced to a class C misdemeanor with deferred adjudication. Two years later I got arrested for assault. I was defending my girlfriend from some bad guys, but they lied about what happened. Mr. Sullivan investigated the case and set it for a jury trial. On the day of trial, the prosecutor dismissed it! Finally, a year later, I was with three friends as we were driving away from a party when an off-duty cop shot at us for no reason. He could’ve killed us! I yelled for everyone to duck just as bullets exploded through the back window. I was terrified. We ditched the ride nearby and got away on foot. A few months later I found out that I was charged with a first degree felony--aggravated assault against a police officer. Sullivan told me that the cop said I had a gun and was pointing it back at him at the time. All lies. I was afraid my life was over. My family scraped together the money to pay a bondsman. Mr. Sullivan said he could probably get the case dismissed by the grand jury but that he had to work fast. On the first court setting, the prosecutors were talking about giving me 15 to 20 years in prison, but Mr. Sullivan just told them to hold the case from a grand jury while he could prepare a defense to present. After talking with all the witnesses and looking at the State’s evidence, he did just that. About two weeks later the grand jury dismissed it and I got my life back! Thanks Mr. Sullivan. I cannot even imagine how different my life would be if you had not represented me. You always encouraged me to stop living the crazy life, get on the right path and finish my education. I finally did, and I am now studying in college. I owe it all to you. You made a huge difference in my life, and for that I will always be grateful.
Mr. James Sullivan is a great attorney and a real person. He met with my family right away and spoke with us over dinner and got to know my child. Right away he tackled my child's case before the charges were even picked up from the state of Texas. My child was not charged with a felony but received deferred adjudication on a misdemeanor. I truly believe it was his persistence and devotion that helped our case so much. One thing I cannot forget is how he always answered my phone calls and questions and during that hard time, these simple things meant everything to me and my family. Had he not fought for us my eleven year old would have been charged with a Felony juvenile sex crime because he was at school and goofing off in class in front of other classmates. The best thing I did was call him the moment I found out that charges might be picked up by the state.
I highly recommend Attorney James Sullivan. Throughout the entire process he was very patient, understanding and answered all our questions. He also gave my grandson valuable advice that will be useful in any child’s life in general and that I will also share with the rest of my grandchildren. Because of stupid judgment, my grandson Adrian was charged with aggravated robbery and faced 5 to 99 years or life in prison. The best deal his court-appointed lawyer could get for him was 15 years in prison. You can imagine how devastated the family was to hear this news not to mention how my 19 year old grandson felt. That is when I decided to hire an attorney for him and found Mr. Sullivan online. Thanks to Mr. Sullivan’s hard work and determination the case was reduced to an aggravated assault and Adrian will now only have to serve 2 years in prison. I know every case is different, but I also know with a good lawyer like Mr. Sullivan there can be a fighting chance for almost anyone.
Thank you Mr. Sullivan, I can never thank you enough.
From a grateful grandmother that, God willing, will be able to see her grandson when he gets out of prison.
I really appreciate Jim Sullivan's advice when my son was false accused by another student at school. Jim knows what to do and made a plan for us immediately. He is honest, knowledgeable and friendly. Thankfully, the accusation was withdrawn by the other student's parents. I highly recommend Jim Sullivan to any parent who needs a juvenile defense lawyer to represent their child.
Jim Sullivan is an excellent criminal defense lawyer. He knows what to do to get the best result. I met other attorneys to help me with my case but they all gave me complicated solutions and they stressed me out a lot, but Jim Sullivan knew how to help me to face my case and get it dismissed. He is the best.
I am thankful to Jim Sullivan for helping me get an Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon charge dismissed. I was unjustly arrested after a fight at my own home with someone that attacked me in a drunken rage. When that person refused to leave and kept making threats, I defended myself with my own gun that I carry legally with a concealed handgun license. I fired shots as a warning for this person to leave and he called the police on me once he left my home. Shortly there after, the police came and did not want to hear my side of the story and arrested me. Jim came up with a plan to fight the charges. Before I found him, I thought I was going to have to pay for an expensive trial. Instead, Jim explained that he could probably get the charges dismissed by the grand jury in a few weeks, and if so I would have the right to immediately get my record cleared. Jim prepared a detailed defense packet based on the facts and the law. Based on that, the Grand Jury voted to no bill (dismiss) the charges. I did not have to appear before them, and I only had to go to court two times. I highly recommend Jim Sullivan. He makes every effort to give you the best outcome. I appreciate his time and help on my case.
Mr. Sullivan handled a case for my son. It is rare to find someone who cares. If you find yourself or a loved one in trouble with the justice system, give him a call. Jim gives 100% to his clients. He won't let you down! On a scale of 1 - 10, he rates a 10!!!
Jim is an amazing lawyer he defended my 16 yr son in 2012 who was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly weapon. He was very knowledgeable, caring, and trustworthy. His christian back ground and the way that he would talk to my son and make him feel comfortable was amazing, He was able to get all charges dropped due to self defense. My son was able to go on with his life graduate high school and now attending college. I will recommend Jim I carry his card with me at all times.