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Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I had no idea what to do about my charge. Russ took care of everything for me from start to finish. I even ended up moving to a new state and he was able to arrange it so I didn't have to fly back for my court date. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Carl, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Russ was very quick with responses to me and he had a great deal of patience for all of my questions. He always kept our best interests in mind and explained things so they made sense.
Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I highly recommend Russell as an attorney. He was very professional and knowledgeable during my domestic violence case. Russell understood the severity of my situation and the devastating impact it could have on my future. He was able to get my case dismissed completely!! I cannot express how thrilled and relieved I am at the outcome, now I can finish college and pursue my goal of becoming a nurse. I am so glad I decided to hire him as my lawyer, my whole future was on the line because of one unfortunate experience, but now I can focus on my children and my schooling knowing I will be able to achieve what I have been working so hard for.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
If you are looking for an Excellent! Lawyer with fair pricing Russ is your guy. I couldn't be happier with the outcome Thanks Russ.
Posted by Scott, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Russ answers my calls and listens to me. He is honest and direct. Better still, he has worked in enough different aspects of the justice system to have a solid understanding of both what the law is and the processes that are built around it. I would whole heartedly recommend Russ to anyone in need of a criminal lawyer, but would hope to never have to call him again. :)
Posted by jim, a DUI client, Flag
he was great with us, very compassionate and understanding. he kept in contact and kept us informed.
Posted by troy, a DUI client, Flag
Russ is almost always available. He answers questions in a timely manner. He is knowledgeable and sympathetic to people's problems. He is respected by prosecutors,and therefore able to work with them to create quick resolutions.
Posted by Rosemarie, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I highly recommend Russell to help in the representation of your case as he proved to be very trustworthy, knowledgeable, and responsive. In the duration of our case, Russell made sure that we were always informed and updated in the matter. Everytime we called with any questions, he was there with in answer at anytime and day. You can always reach him if not , he gets in touch with you right away. We were very pleased with our outcome and the way he worked with us and in our case. He's great at what he does.
Posted by Zachary, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Trustworthy professional who will always be there for you and one who truly cares about your situation and the rights that you should have.
Posted by Davide, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Had a 2nd felony case which really worried me because of it's implications. Russ kept me informed the whole time. I trusted his ability to defend me because of his knowledge and the situation and the law. He has a great presence in the courtroom. Retaining Russ put a lot of peace of mind throughout the entire process. I was extremely happy with the outcome and would suggest Russ for anyone needing a good criminal defense attorney!
Posted by Aaron, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My job requires me to travel, and I was working in the Salt Lake Area. I was under a lot of stress from job and I made poor decision. The cops called me after the incident and said they are dropping the original charges to pursue greater ones. Well my job ended in Utah and I was en-route to my other job when I got a call saying I had missed my first court date and the Judge had put a warrant out for my arrest. I called Russ immediately afterwards and he told me he would start working on it. He handled everything and kept me informed of everything, since I was out state and working. He did not try to push anything on me, only advised and said it was ultimately my decision and he would do what I wanted. I couldn't have been more happy with the results that Russ got under the circumstances. I would recommend Russ to anyone in a tight spot.
Posted by Jess, a DUI client, Flag
My name is Jess and I had got myself into some trouble with the law and felt like I had no where to turn for help. So I did some research and found Russell. He helped ne through everything and answered all my questions and in the end I felt I had a great outcome. I would recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Sam, a DUI client, Flag
I am truly thankful to have had Russ on my side in a tight spot! He fights for you, and is a good person to both work with, and be around. I would genuinely recommend hiring him, because it's a real stress reliever to know that he's there, humbles, and most importantly walks the walk!
Posted by Joseph, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Russell handled my public intoxication professionally and efficiently. He kept my record clean and the charges will be dropped. He is honest, easy to work with, and kept me informed the whole way. Most importantly he did what I asked, got me off the hook for this charge. Thanks for your help Russell!
Posted by Martin, a DUI client, Flag
I was really lucky when I found Russ!!!! He is very responsive to every question I asked and was willing to pick up the phone every time. He even picked me up to drive to my hearing over an hour away. He then waited with me to pick up my belongings at the police station. In court, he knew exactly what to do and got me the best decision possible. He is amazing and I would use him again. He is well worth the money!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Mr. Pietryga was very easy to work with and very informative. Very knowledgable. I always felt in the loop, and would recommend him to anyone. We achieved an outcome better than we could have hoped for!
Posted by Dustin, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I was very fortunate to have Russ as my attorney. He handled my case with an outstanding attitude and professional demeanor. He was very knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with legal situations such as mine. He has a strong will, and wont be intimidated by overzealous prosecutors. The end result speaks for itself. All charges dismissed.
Thanks again Russ.
Posted by Cody, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Pietryga has an intensity you will feel the moment you meet him. He is a big and powerful looking guy, just the type of attorney you want when you are fighting against the cops and the DA.
His knowledge is equally powerful, and in the few times I have consulted with him, he has proven to be a tremendous attorney. His knowledge of the law is unmatched, and in the courtroom he is a sight to be seen. I have even seen him make police officers weep.
Like I said, I have used him for a couple different things, and each time I felt confident he was the man for the job. He is quick to return phone calls, gave me his cell number, and was very sensitive to my needs. Most of all, he is totally confident and made me feel pretty much at ease.
I would recommend him for anyone that finds themselves in trouble with the law!
Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I needed an attorney and didn't know who to call. I was so lucky to stumble across Russ's firm online. They were by far the least expensive of anyone I talked to and I don't think anyone could have handled the case better. Russ was able to get the case dismissed at the pretrial hearing. Not only are the charges dropped, I didn't even have to go through the agony of being put on trial. I hope to never need a criminal defense attorney again, but if I do or know anyone else who does, I will always turn to Russ!
Posted by Trent, a Child Custody client, Flag
I was going through a divorce here in Utah and was about to become a single father. The most important thing to me was my two year old daughter. My ex-wife wanted full custody of our daughter. I didn't want to be just a weekend dad I wanted a much more active part in my daughters life. He was very knowledgeable and helped my ex and I settle on half physical and legal custody. My daughter is now 12 years old and I have been a very active father.
Posted by Michael, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
He was on top of his job. we where in court for a short period. I would hire Mr pietryga anytime for any legal problems or questions i have.
Posted by Thunder, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Russ handled my case masterfully. He is extremely knowledgable in criminal law. He was able to get my case dismissed. He made the whole process of dealing with the system seem less daunting. I would most definitely use Russ again and highly recommend him!
Posted by a Family client, Flag
Mr. Pietryga is one of the finest and most knowledgeable lawyers I have encountered. He fights with passion and conviction. It seems like most lawyers want to take your money and not provide much attention or care in return. Russell was dedicated to my case and helped me get the outcome that was fair. I was in a child custody case and helped me regain full custody. I know he has transitioned into mostly criminal law, which was unfortunate for me because I am now going through a divorce and was dissappointed to here he had moved on to another avenue of practicing law. With that said, I have referred friends and associates to him for DUI cases and other criminal cases. He has provided the same level of service to them and fought to keep their cases fair and just. I would hire Russell again in a heartbeat!