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Jerod got me through a really tough time. He was always reachable and was a straight shooter. He was a great intermediary for me when I couldn't speak for myself. I would highly recommend him to anyone in a tough situation.
I had to deal with being arrested for Solicitation of Prostitution in Long Beach. Since I had never had any trouble with the law before I wasn't sure what to do. I Googled attorneys that handle case like mine. I found Mr. Gunsberg and read that he had great reviews from previous clients. I called him and made an appointment to see him at his office. He explained how he would handle the case and it would be a one time fee to handle everything. I also explained I need to have a clean background check for future jobs. He understood that I had been able to keep this from my family so far and he was able to deal with this discreetly through text and email. He handled everything from then on. Which is good since I am a professional and it is hard to get away to go to court. He was eventually able to make a deal with the Long Beach Prosecutor for the charges to be dropped by doing 40 hour community service, take a 6 hour course and providing STD testing negative . I had to go to court once to talk to the judge and sign paperwork that I agreed to the terms. I did what was required within the year and provided paperwork proof to Mr. Gunsberg. He went back to the court with it and all charges were dropped. I found this to be painless process and Mr. Gunsberg was able to keep the entire case away from family. They never found out anything. Better to make a deal that guarantees the charges would be dropped that chancing going to trial. My record continues to be totally clean for background checks (Which is great). I would recommend Mr. Gunsberg to friends if they ever needed a good attorney. Thanks Jerod. Great Job
Jerod is a very knowledge and highly skilled attorney, with a calm and professional demeanor. He worked on my case and informed me of the status of my case in every step of the way.
He went the extra mile to have my case resolved, and I will be forever grateful to Jerod. I am so glad I found him, and I highly recommend his services.
I was in need of an early termination of probation for a terrible mistake I made a few years back. These requests from the court are rarely granted but I had an opportunity of a life time. Jerod and his great team listened to my case fully and when my case was postponed multiple times Jerod still beat the odds. The judge granted my motion and I would not have this great opportunity ahead of me if it weren't for his diligence and professionalism. Thank you Jerod, Martin, and Val for all the help
Jerod Gunsberg helped me during the worst year of my life which hit bottom when I was charged with four felonies for theft and fraud. The case looked very bad and I thought I was going to jail or prison for sure. Jerod got me through it. He put together what he called a social history of my life and used it to explain my situation to the judge and district attorney. I won't ever forget the moment when he told me that I wouldn't have to serve any time and that he worked out a deal where all the charges would be dismissed after I did some community work. I am very thankful.
Jerod Gusnberg is an exceptional attorney and a credit to his profession. I was very, VERY lucky to find him and recommend him to ANYONE who needs a first-rate criminal defense lawyer. He is skilled, moral, sharp and I wish I had found him sooner. He was my third lawyer for a driving under a suspended license case. It lasted 4 years with a $20K warrant. It was ruining my life and there was no end in sight. My first lawyer charged me $2700 ,and assured me the case should be easily reduced. Instead, he sent an inexperienced clerk to court who said NOTHING to the judge and was utterly useless. My second lawyer used scare tactics to hire him for $3000. His staff kept reminding me he was doing me such a "favor" , yet he did nothing but waste my time and money.
I could not find work without a license and I was lost and desperate. I sought a 3rd lawyer and Jerod's ad stood out. Unlike the others, it was clean, straightforward and to the point, just like him as it turns out. Jerod didn't rely on frightening you. He just claimed to provide an excellent defense and that's EXACTLY what he did. Jerod treated my case with the gravity it deserved, but did not overblow his work. He assigned me a decent rate. He was positive, but was careful not to make promises. My other attorneys made me feel small and low on their list of things to do, and were hard to reach. Jerod answered his calls personally and whenever he said he would call, or email -- HE DID!!
Jerod was amazing throughout. From beginning to end, Jerod was trustworthy, reliable, direct, and expeditious. As soon as I provided the retainer, Jerod went straight to court. He recalled the warrant and got my case dismissed. After years without a license, Jerod got it back within three days! Moreover, 2 years later, I needed a disposition in order to begin a new job in Chicago. True to form, Jerod not only called me back immediately, he provided it free of charge the next day, in time to start my new position.
Jerod Gunsberg has distinguished himself as a superb attorney. He does easily what most attorneys cannot do at all. He is bright, honest, reliable and makes no promises he cannot keep. He fights tenaciously for his clients and is an expert with the law. I was very fortunate to have found Jerod Gunsberg for myself and I recommend him highly above all others.
Our son has always been a cause for concern and that dreadful day was no exception. The day the police called to inform me that my son was arrested. I will never forget that day. I was at work but unable to inform my bosses. When I was finally able to talk to my son he said, “Mommy please… I’m being charged with assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder… I need a good lawyer.” I contacted several lawyers who, after a brief conversation, quoted me prices beyond my price range or higher. I finally found a very thoughtful Jerord. That Saturday afternoon, he took the case and provided a way for me to pay him. This brilliant man and his team including the social worker managed to win the trial as a minor, too the charge of attempted murder. Almost a year after our son’s ordeal began, he will be home. I will not forget his eyes filling with tears of victory on the last day of his trial. First, always, by God’s side, he can face anything because he can trust his lawyer Jerord Gunsberg, who brought peace and hope to our family. He is the best criminal lawyer in the juvenile system.
In my darkest hour, Jerod Gunsberg was my "legal angel". As a first-time offender and all alone, I was terrified about what might happen, confused about what to do, and despairing that I had completely ruined the rest of my life. I was still in shock from going through the arrest procedure when I went to Jerod's law office to meet with him several days later. One of the most memorable things about the discussion is that when he saw me in such great distress, Jerod went out of his way to be comforting by his kindness, compassion, and understanding over the difficult and sad circumstances in my life that had made me more susceptible to engaging in a criminal behavior. And he made a point of relieving my worst fears by his strong reassurance that because I was a first-time offender and the crime was a misdemeanor, there would be no jail time.
What made the most stunning impression on me is his extraordinary expert level of knowledge and practical insight into the workings of the criminal justice system. He outlined his legal strategy for my case with a very logical, easy-to-follow, step-by-step progression of "what if" scenarios, starting with the "best case" scenario. Because he knew exactly what action to take and who to contact, Jerod was able to help me not have a criminal record! He helped me qualify for an "alternative justice" program, which required me to take a course about the negative impact having a criminal record has on all aspects of your life. By successfully completing the course, I was not convicted of the crime for which I had been arrested.
And because my case did not go to trial, Jerod generously did not charge me his usual full fee for my type of case. He defies the stereotype of a "greedy lawyer". He is one of the most honest, ethical people of high integrity I have met in my life.
There are not enough stars in the ratings above to register the praise Jerod Gunsberg deserves! Because of Jerod's timely legal intervention on my behalf, I've been given a second chance on the rest of my life!!
Mr. Gunsberg was the first attorney I called after being arrested for a misdemeanor charge in a police sting the previous weekend - based on reviews like these. When he called back we had a lengthy conversation about my options. He walked me through a number of scenarios and he answered all my very naive questions frankly and with absolutely no judgement. We did a follow up, in-person meeting that week where he explained everything I would encounter at court, and the very likely steps that would follow. Mr. Gunsberg and his peer attorney explained every line of every piece of paper we filled out while at court, and even saw to it that my case was heard by the judge first. He was indeed able to arrange a class and conditional sentence that, after some fees and one year of good behavior, saw my original case dropped and my criminal record remain nonexistent. This was a petty case for a first-time offender, but he never treated it that way. He remained responsive to updates and legal questions up to my final court date - for 13 months I felt confident having Mr. Gunsberg on my side and he will be the first person I call should I ever encounter legal trouble in Los Angeles again.
I found myself in some trouble and got to searching for a criminal defense lawyer in my area online. I happened across Jerod's website from google, and liked what I saw. After speaking to a few lawyers over a few days I gave Jerod a call. I left a detailed message on his answering machine, and was pleased to receive a call back within a few hours. Right off the bat Jerod's domineer was relate-able and comforting considering my situation. We discussed my case and without a doubt I knew this lawyer could help me. Anybody can lead someone to false beliefs to benefit their own being. Not Jerod, he gave me the honesty and reality that I needed to hear and would expect to hear from a law professional.
I haven't had much experience when it come to law and lawyers, but I do know that my case was handled with utmost professionalism and respect. Regardless the sum of the retainer I feel as if Jerod treats everyone with the same service ''excellent'' nothing less. He certainly made my hard times easier going. His presents/name alone made the DA second guess my case. Absolutely astounding service, Jerod is my ''go-to'' guy when it comes to any legal consulting matters that I might be concerned about. Absolutely without a doubt Jerods presents alone saved me from having a felony on my record.
From the bottom of my heart, Thank you Jerod!