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Posted by lex, a Federal Crime client,
I hired Karen Lynn Goldstein to provide her legal expertise on extremely sensitive and serious federal case. Her professionalism, grit, and dedication to fighting for the best possible outcome eased some of the stresses of dealing with my case. In the end her research and collboration with recognized experts help secure a lower sentence than recommended by the government.
I recommend Karen Lynn Goldstein as a defense Lawyer for anyone facing a felony.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Karen is a genius!
I was facing a felony charge with a potential 3 year prison sentence and sexual registration. I felt hopeless and ashamed and I thought that all hope of a positive outcome was lost. Karen's professional demeanor, knowledge and experience gave me the peace of mind that I thought I'd never have.
Through Karen’s hard work she was able to reduce my felony charge to 2 lower misdemeanors with no jail time, no sex offender registration and no community service! My sentence was ultimately reduced to 2 years of informal probation, which included therapy and 12 step meetings.
I can speak from experience that facing prison as a result of a sexual related crime is nearly unbearable. Karen helped me to relax and think positivity about my situation and not to dwell on the negative emotions and thoughts that I was experiencing. She provided the peace of mind that is almost impossible to find in a time of need and was able to work out a deal with the DA that I never thought would be remotely possible.
I HIGHLY recommend Karen L. Goldstein for any sexual related legal issue that one might have the misfortune of finding themselves in. She truly is Persistent, passionate and principled!
Posted by a DUI client,
I would recommend karen to everyone what an amazing lawyer she was able to get my second charge of wet reckless dropped and I only 3 months of classes when I should have gotten 9 months!!
Posted by Vanessa, a DUI client,
Karen Goldstein is the most professional, knowledgeable, and qualified attorney I ever came across. She was very helpful from the first free consultation through out the end of the case. She responded to my emails promptly. She was able to clarify all my doubts and concerns regarding the case all the time. I was very impressed about her familiarity with the Van Nuys court. Karen Goldstein is a well respected attorney who can be trusted and really cares for her clients.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
Karen Goldstein was impeccable from start to finish. She was not only a qualified, informed and seasoned representative, she was also an advocate on my behalf. She went above and beyond to obtain information to help my cause and the end result was much more favorable than I could have imagined. I remain very grateful for the outcome of my case and I owe that to Karen Goldstein. Her research, preparation and true concern for my well being were evident throughout the process. She is a very dynamic, fair, compassionate and very capable attorney, and it was obvious she was very well respected by all those who she came in contact with during my case, especially the judge. I would without question recommend her services and I encourage anyone facing anxiety and fear over a pending legal issue to retain her services. She truly represents her clients throughout the entire legal process and even continues to check in with them thereafter. I was truly fortunate to have her representation.
Posted by Lee, a Criminal Defense client,
Charged with a serious sex crime and risked losing my family, friends and career, I had to look for a qualified attorney. After disappointing results and waisted meetings with other lawyers I finally met with Karen who from the start gave me hope and looked past my finances and seen the person. She was unlike the others who were only asking about my financial situation first and than wanted to hear the story. She possessed a tenacity that is unmatched and was exactly what I needed to proceed..."Confident, Knowledgable and Experienced!" The felony charges were reduced to a misdeamenor which resulted in minimal 15 day sentence and counseling. I recommend her to anyone in need of help at anytime. Karen is definitely QUALIFIED!
Posted by L.B., a Criminal Defense client,
I was recently charged with a serious sex offence and risked losing everything, family, job ,friends, etc. Karen was tenacious in her efforts to help me out of my situation. I have never been in any trouble in all my life and she recognized that and diligently, professionally and most efficiently guided me to the best resolution possible. I know how scary this whole process can be but after my first meet with Karen, I knew she was the best decision after speaking with others that only gave me bad news and no hope. Thank you Karen for actually caring enough to look past the money and seeing the person.
Posted by KR, a DUI client,
Karen L. Goldstein is a passionate, determined and dedicated attorney that will fight for you to get the best result from your case. In my case, she was able to get my DUI reduced and I am so thankful for all of the hard work and effort that she put into my case. She made sure that I understood all of the laws involved, as well as continually kept me updated through the process. She helped take the stress and pressure out of the whole process and I would recommend her to anyone!
Posted by a client,
If you have violated the law and are facing court procedures, don’t hesitate even a second to contact Karen Lynn Goldstein. This is the one and only lawyer you are looking for.
Motivated, committed, aggressive and passionate, she is fighting for every single case like it is the most important one. Right from the first interview this highly professional and knowledgeable lawyer creates a certain atmosphere, where the client feels so comfortable sharing his/her fears and concerns. One great thing about Karen Goldstein’s working style is that while communicating with her clients, she treats them not as criminals but rather as individuals, personalities, who though have acted wrongfully, violated the law but still are ordinary human beings, experiencing hard times and seeking help. She renders this help brilliantly, successfully handling and winning even the most complicated cases.
Karen Goldstein has been by my side through the entire process connected with the worst period of my life and made it a lot easy. Right from the first minutes in the court I noticed the Judge’s and the DA’s great respect towards my lawyer, and it made me so self-confident. She did everything to make the entire trial process as non-invasive for me as possible and achieved the best outcome I could expect. And recently my case was successfully expunged after Goldstein’s another great job.
Thank you so much, Karen. You are the best! You saved my future, you returned me to my previous safe, quiet and honest life, where there is no place for even the slightest wrongdoing.
Again, if you are in trouble with the law, Karen Goldstein is your only choice.
Posted by Joe, a Criminal Defense client,
Luck was on my side the day I called Ms. Goldstein for representation in a serious criminal matter.
Having never been in legal trouble before, I was at a complete loss as to how I would even choose a lawyer. I began searching for criminal defense lawyers on the internet and one of the first names I happened upon was hers. Her website said she was "Pricinpled and Compassionate" and after my first conversation with her I knew it was true.
Lets start with compassionate. The period between securing her representation and my actual appearances in court was one of the most trying times in my life. I was a nervous wreck. Anxiety was always present...but so was Karen. Although I knew she had many clients I felt like I was the only one. No call went unanswered. No email neglected. She was ALWAYS there for me to answer every question and concern no matter how trivial. She even took the time to consult with my parents rearding their concerns. While I expected great service I had not expected this and without it I dont know how I would have gotten through it.
Now to principled. Karen seems to truly believe in the principle that every defendant deserves the best representation possible. Based on the charges against me I was worried about whether I would get anyones "A" game. Karen alleviated those concerns and showed me that she only brings her "A" game. I never had a doubt she would do her best to get me the most favorable outcome possible.
And now to the results. From the beginning I was unwilling to go to trial so the goal was to ge the best deal possible. The one result I would not accept was to serve time in prison. And thanks to Karen I didn't serve a day. The prosecution was asking for 180 days and she worked with the court to secure a deal for probation. She fought for and got me the best outcome possible.
So if you are in a legal jam and are looking for oustanding representation from a compassionate, friendly, and responsive attourney, look no further.