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Thomas A Gorman

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  1. Outstanding Advocate!

    Posted by Yvette,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.

    Mr. Gorman did an outstanding job defending my brother! Not only did Mr. Gorman get my brother's criminal case dismissed, he was very thorough in reviewing the details of the case and protecting my brother's rights under the 4th Amendment. My husband is also a criminal defense attorney and he was very impressed by Mr. Gorman's creative and effective approach!

  2. Glass half full

    Posted by Katie,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.

    Tom Gorman was an amazing lawyer to work with. He made a very excruciating stressful and costly experience the most positive and painless experience possible . If you have ever had a case against your or a loved one, or if it is your first time you, learn it is not a nice expierience by any means. It is extremely stressful on ones self and those around them. My fiancé was looking at 22 years in prison for a weed charge, he was profiled and was made to jump through hoops to fight for a fair,speedy trial, and sentencing. The officers whom arrested him along with the state went to extremes to try to charge and take away his freedom with what seem to be no regard for the fact they were affecting a human beings life and his loved ones including a son they were going to keep from a father for his whole childhood. The sentencing of 22 years for a non violent crime seemed unimaginable. As we researched into our situation we found that extreme sentencings and warrantless arrest seems to be the case in many cases specially in the state of Arizona. We live in California and had to travel to and from Arizona at great expense for over a year. Having an Attourney whom you can trust, respect and communicate with can make all the difference . Tom was all the above and more, he was very capable of breaking down what was going on with our case so we could understand the judges rulings, the prosecuters intent, and all the documents in between. Which to most if your not an educated lawyer is very difficult to understand. He was kind and honest, did not sugar coat things and very straight to the point. He did not waste our time or his. I would recommend his as a lawyer and trust him to be my lawyer any day. We are very greatfull for all of his hard work. He is a miracle worker if you need one go with Tom. He will do everything possibly to provide you with the best representation, he is very dedicated to his clients and genuinely cares about his clients. He return calls and e-mails which we found not many do. Again we cannot be grateful enough for the experience and outcome we had with Tom.

  3. Tom Gorman doggedly pursues defense for client

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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.

    I am a client of Mr. Gorman and a licensed Private Investigator as well. Mr. Gorman worked on a five year defense matter, in which I assisted,for both Mr. Gorman and the defendant. I have to say any lesser lawyer would have lost the case. Mr. Gorman took charge and forced the State to admit it had no case - the matter was then dismissed. Taking on a long term defense is no small task but Mr. Gorman rose to the occasion as he always does, and an innocent client is now walking the streets a free man.

  4. One of the Good Ones

    Posted by Rachael,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.

    I owe the most sincere debt of gratitude to Mr. Gorman regarding our case, and if you are looking for an attorney to hire, hands down I could not recommend any other attorney to represent you other than Tom. We had two other previous attorneys in the case, one assigned by the State, and one paid. Both spent no time working on the case, and focused on getting pleas, which we didn't want to accept. One took our money and ran, never filing more than one motion into the case. Tom, on the other hand, fought hard over the several years that the case took, never relenting, and wasn't afraid to stand up to the prosecutor and judge. He filed motion after motion, attacking from different angles, and never gave up on the case. He listened, understood, and spent countless hours on the phone and working on strategy. Mr. Gorman deserves the highest praise and the sincerest gratitude of my family. Thank you Mr. Gorman. Highly, highly recommended. Having a good, competent attorney makes an absolute difference and is the smartest decision you can make.

  5. Competence - results

    Posted by GB,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.

    This guy is not a lap dog nor a pit bull. Either alternative is stupid - for your defense. You want results. This guy is the Doberman: competence, results. Do not expect softness nor evasiveness with a soft hand. No, competence and results. This is not a soft game of "let's just work it out." In my past life I have been directly responsible for hiring hundreds of attorneys, mostly in the commercial litigation realm. Tom Gorman in his realm is at the top: not sloppy-soft but hard-edged intelligence. If it was a relative, go with Gorman. Do not expect comfort. You will get competence and superior results.

  6. Case Dismissed!

    Posted by Debra, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.
    • I hired Thomas 1-3 years ago.
    • Thomas handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I highly recommend Thomas Gorman for your criminal defense attorney. His expertise and knowledge based on many years of practice got my criminal case dismissed. I would definitely use Mr. Gorman again if needed.

  7. "If Tom can't get the job done, then NO ONE can!!"

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.
    • I hired Thomas more than 3 years ago.
    • Thomas handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    Three times a charm!! Tom was the third attorney hired for this particular defendants case.The first attorney took the defendants money and basically did NOTHING!! Learn from our mistakes, just because an attorneys name/face is plastered on every billboard and bus around town, doesn't mean they are credible. The second attorney didn't have the backbone to withstand the venomous attacks from the prosecutor (known to us as the "she devil"), who went great lengths to try to lock this defendant away for life.
    Thankfully, Tom was referred to us by a reputable California criminal defense attorney, who stated "if Tom can't get the job done, then no one can". He was absolutely right.
    From the day I retained Tom, I was confident the defendant was in good hands. Tom is passionate and proactive about his work. Furthermore, he is one of few attorneys who actually cares about his clients; their case and well being throughout the process. Tom goes the extra mile to insure that justice is served!
    Tom patiently coached the defendant and myself (loved one) right the way thru this arduous process. He continuously educated us about the court system, and politics governing the system in order to help us understand what was going on and why. He went out of his way to provide us sincere words of encouragement, and also recommended material to read, helping to keep our minds stable and positive. We thank you Tom!!!
    Under the worst circumstances, cultivated a positive life changing experience.

    Your client and I both recognize that he was blessed to have such extraordinary representation. Like the first review stated: "Best money I have EVER spent!!!"

  8. Thomas Gorman

    Posted by DanEarl, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.
    • I hired Thomas 1-3 years ago.
    • Thomas handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    Unequivocally, Tom Gorman is the best money I have ever spent on an attorney. First, I hired an attorney who talked a good game, but stole my money. Feeling a great sense of despair at losing all that money, having no attorney, and not wanting to further burden my family, I went with a public defender, who literally walked in the day I was scheduled for trial, never having spent more than 30 minutes talking to me. On that day, my case was dismissed and recharged.


    I than hired Tom Gorman, and this is one of the best decisions I have ever made. Tom came highly recommended from a close friend who is a public defender. She told me "If I were in your shoes, there is only one person I would consider to defend me," and that was Tom Gorman.


    Tom took my case as spent countless hours making sure I understand the process, making sure I understood what the plan of attack was. Most importantly, Tom has taught me that I can hold my head up. He has always treated me with dignity. He knows every aspect of my case inside and out.


    As one in the middle of this process, and understanding how many bad attorneys are out there, I cannot stress enough the importance of hiring a great attorney like Tom Gorman.

  9. a great job

    Posted by Marcela, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.
    • I hired Thomas more than 3 years ago.
    • Thomas handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    very easy process my lawyer did a fantastic job for me , all charges dropped :) great job

  10. A consumate Professional

    Posted by Eric, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Thomas Gorman.
    • I hired Thomas more than 3 years ago.
    • Thomas handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    i was a complete fish out of water when it came to this process. Mr. Gorman, was knowledgable, very calming and a complete professional in handling my case. His knowledge of the court system in Yavapai county was invaluable in getting me the best deal that i could given my circumstances. i could not be happier with my choice of attorney, and will recommend and continue to use his services when necessary. He made a very stressful process seem fairly effortless. He was also able to secure me a deal that avoided the almost 5 years of prison that the state wanted to give me, but instead i was given probation and allowed to return to my home state and my life....

    thanks again Tom, you were fantastic, i can't thank you enough