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Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Bristol Myers was a great lawyer. From day one he informed me of all my options and steps I would need to take for each one. He was honest, direct and sensitive to my situation. He gave his advise and got me a great deal. I would recommend his services to anyone in my shoes.
Posted by Benjamin, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Bristol was able to get my case dismissed! He was much more affordable than Bruce Fox, and on top of that he was very personal, he even remembered my birthday. He kept me informed on all the legal proceedings and if there was ever a change in court dates he notified me right away.
Posted by Trenton, a DUI client, Flag
Bristol saved me an incredible amount of time and money. He successfuly got my DUI case reduced to an obstruction of passage! He did not accept any deal until my case was reduced and i was satisfied. Very professional and informative.I would reccomend anyone with a DWI /DUI case on there hands to give him a call. He'll get the job done!
Posted by Robert, a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Myers is one great attorney who knows his way around. He is confident and will let you know what to expect. He got me out of a jam that I had no idea I would prevail.
Honest and REAL!
Posted by Katie, a DUI client, Flag
Bristol Myers is a very understanding lawyer. I live in another city and he still worked with me (being late on some occassions). He was very informative and worked out the best deal for me. No Probation, No Interlock. I highly recommend Bristol Myres for any case.
Posted by tony, Flag
mr.myers recently had a felony weapons charge against me dismissed, i will never have to do one day on probation or one day in jail because of his outstanding services, very good attorney.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Let's just say that I spent a week in jail, and left with no probation for a DWI. He got it kicked down to reckless, don't blow guys.....it's a life saver....
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Bristol did an amazing job at getting my husbands DWI brought down to reckless driving, he spent 7 days in jail, no probation! He got pulled over for sound ordinance (sitting at a red under the highway),and got arrested for smelling like marajuana although nothing was found on his person or in the vehicle. He made the mistake of admitting to smoking some 2 hours prior...total BS....we all know alcohol is way worse. Bristol's staff is incredibly prompt, and friendly. I never had a feeling of judgement, and felt very comfortable from the moment we met with him. Anyway, he did an amazing job, and now my husband doesn't have a crazy DWI on his record...worth every penny.
Posted by Cherlynn, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
After two years and a trial, and with excellent advice from my attorney, Bristol Myers, I was able to receive a Not Guilty vote in a case where someone wrongly accused me of assault with intent for bodily injury. Bristol was recommended to my husband and I. We sat with Bristol and discussed the case, and immediately retained his service. For over two years, Bristol and his trusted paralegal, Susan, were very organized, kept me in touch with what was going on the court sytem, and when my case finally came to trial, Bristol's questions and arguments were expertly displayed for the court, the judge and jurrors.
With Bristol at my side, I never had any doubts that he could clear my name. His actions in the courtroom showed his experience and intelligence. I would highly recommend Bristrol Myers and would retain him again in a heartbeat.
Posted by Alyssa, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
A few years back I found myself on the wrong side of the law after a traffic stop on my way home from a business meeting. As a professional I never thought I would be "that person" who would be arrested. My DWI was something that could have devastated me professionally and socially. Bristol was so compassionate during my entire ordeal. He answered emails promptly and his staff was available to get the information I needed if he was in court. Bristol worked diligently to get my DWI charge reduced just before we were to go to trial and my professional license was saved. I hope that I never have to be in a situation like this again, but if it happens I know I would call Bristol again.
Posted by Trent, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I contacted Bristol in November, 2010 regarding my case. The "free" consultation that ended in him saying he needs $3500 to do it at $500 per month automatically deducted from our account.
Since I'd lost my job over the incident, it was a great sacrifice as we knew there were other lawyers who could charge half that much. I told him I'd have to leave Austin because I couldn't find work after two months and my family needed help. He said "go," and "that's not a problem."
I had been taking anger management courses as per court order and when I left Austin, I stopped, of course.
Nine days before my next court date, I called and left a message that I was now out of state, and since a new court appearance was coming, was there anything I needed to do? I never heard from him.
Then I received an email with the subject "WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST." he wrote that since I wasn't taking the required anger management classes the judge had issued a warrant. I've since discovered that there are online courses accepted by Texas courts that I could have been taking the whole time to keep this from happening.
Also, the pretrial services court date had changed from Jan. 19 to some earlier date, I don't know when, because this email came two days before my papers state the next pretrial was to occur.
Where was Bristol Myer when I called nine days earlier to tell me dates had changed, or that I needed to stay in anger management when I left. Where was he to simply return my call?
Nowhere. But he sure took the money from our account.
Meanwhile we've paid him $1,000 to get the same results from the courts I could have gotten had I just skipped town. The problem is that had I wished to do that, I would have. I retained him as counsel so I could not be homeless while I put my life back together with those who love me.
Thanks for nothing, Bristol. You made it worse by taking what little money we had and turning it into a nightmare we would have had even if we never had a lawyer at all.
Posted by Edwardo, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Unfortunately, I've been arrested around 20 times during my life. As a result I have found myself in situations where I'm represented by unethical attorneys who just want to end the case and collect their money by shoving some sorry plea bargain down my throat.
While I have been guilty on some accounts, that's not always the case. Bristol Myers understands that just because you've been arrested before doesn't automatically mean you're guilty of the new charges.
I've hired the big name firms in Austin, such as the one that practices in the big red building near the courthouse. While my experience there was "fair", it does not come close to comparing with how my case was handled by Bristol Myers.
I am now a student at UT-Austin. I'm trying to turn my life around. Yet at the same time I've ran into problems which Bristol Myers handled fantastically. I've had a felony dropped as well as other charges dropped when other lawyers told me it simply wasn't possible. He has no problem taking a case to trial. In fact, he seems to enjoy that aspect of law the most. He smiles when conferring and considering trial as an option. He represented me in trial and I couldn't have asked for better results.
He has represented me on 7 cases, none of which I served any time or was convicted. Bristol Myers is hands down the most thorough, professional, ethical and dedicated attorneys in Austin.
Take it from someone who has been through the system. He's the best there is in Austin.