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Posted by LAC, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Heather Baker was assigned to me as a PD. I had hired an attorney on a criminal matter regarding my ex. I used his credit card to purchase a ticket for our daughter to fly back to our former home to visit her grandparents. He had me charged with ID theft although I had paid the credit card off less than 20 days after I charged it. Well, when my attorney suggested lying (which I knew I could win the case b/c my ex was a proven liar in court) and/or seducing him to drop the charges, I knew I needed a different attorney and entrusted Ms. Baker as my public defender. During my case, she was passionate, caring, determined to do something fair for everyone involved and to ensure that I would not lose my teaching certificate as a result of the action. She communicated with me and was terrific. I put all trust in her and I came out accepting my fault, but as a misdemeanor and thus, no actions toward my career resulted from this (other than losing my initial 65K paying job).