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Posted by Brandon, a DUI client,
The complete experience from start to finish was amazing. I felt completely taken care of and could go on about my normal routine with no worries. I was looked upon as the upstanding citizen I am and always was made to feel genuinely cared for. I truly felt they were there for my well being and that piece of mind was enough to let me sleep at night. Cole, Ashley, Lauren, and Alisha, you guys are nothing short of a class act. Thank you guys so much.
Posted by EK, a DUI client,
My 19 year old daughter was sited for driving a motor vehicle under 21 years of age with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.01 percent or greater. Her license was immediately suspended for one year. We contacted the office of Glenn Cole Casey for his assistance. His office represented us on required court appearances and communicated with the DMV on our behalf. They were able to reduce the charge to an infraction and process the application to the DMV that approved a Critical Need License for our daughter to drive to and from work and school during her license suspension period.
Posted by Kyle, a DUI client,
This group of people helped me so much. Words can't express how grateful I am to them all. Especially Alisha and Ashley. They kept me informed on a daily basis of all of my proceedings and requirements and took care of everything for me that they could to save me the trouble. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I truly can't say it enough. As rough as this whole process was, they helped make it easier and helped me through all of it every step. This team = BEST TEAM.
Posted by Donald, a DUI client,
You have found what you are looking for. I received a DUI in San Diego in 2009. I moved back to North Carolina and didn't realize how much was left for me to do in California in regards to the case. I assumed pay the money and I am good. That was a stupid thought. So 5 years later and a warrant issued I had no idea what to do. I started calling around and talked to at least 6 attorneys before Casey's law office. All 6 said, " The judge is hammering people you need to take DUI classes first and then send me +/- $500 to take care of it." In other words they can't do anything. I call Casey's law office. Their Office manager, Ashley, tells me that not only will they take care of it but take care of it now. You get what you pay for. Warrant was recalled within 48 hours and I'm relaxing finishing up school. You can waste your time going cheap or go where they take care of business. Thanks Ashley. You all are awesome.
Posted by Jay Jay - Nuclear Engineer, a DUI client,
Facts: Cole is a straight up GANGSTER. I say that not to get your attention but to let you know this is a very authentic review, free of any political correctness. I was a manager in a very high profile job and was charged with a DUI and I needed the best. I had a couple options either to use my frat brother whom was working from home and taking any case that came his way, or go to the first DUI attorney that pops up on Google ( MR. DUI)- sweet Guy but after I heard his sales pitch he pulled out a menu of his prices without hearing my case ( sorry but that was a Red Flag), or sit in a court room and observe attorneys in their backyard. I chose the latter. After sitting in court all day I almost gave up because all I saw was overworked under payed and horribly dressed scared to death ROOKIES. Until Cole walked in of course. The guy walked in with a swagger and confidence of what you think a real attorney should have. Italian suite with a hanky (lol) and a relationship with the Judge whom got excited to see Cole.
Long story short I approached Cole and said this is what happen I need you to represent me. He gave me his card and I called his office later that day and his office was prepared for me before I called it was amazing. His team that included the lovely Ms. Woods and gorgeous staff worked diligently on my case . Ms. Woods lead the DMV case which went all the way to the State Supreme court, and Cole worked on the criminal case. Oside PD claimed my blood was 0.08 and that I failed the sobriety check. Well what I can tell you is that my DL was never suspended, Cole sued the DMV on my behalf and they folded, my blood was re tested and it showed 0.07 . I never stepped in court. DUI was dropped.
If your serious about getting results then Cole in my opinion is your only option. He tells you the way it is on day one. No sugar on top just to the point. When the DMV or the prosecution hear or see your being represented by his office I assure you things change. Thats why I refer to him as Gangster because he is feared by the prosecution period. Why.. because he knows the law and he is very resourceful, tactful, motivated to bat .1000 not .900 0r .350 but .1000! Cole has motivated me to get into Law, I am now preparing for my LSAT go figure.
Posted by a DUI client,
Several months ago, I made a poor decision and drove when I should have called a cab. I blew a 0.09 at the station and, at that moment, I though I was stuck with a DUI on my record (potentially jeopardizing my career). After reality set in, I began interviewing DUI attorneys. My mission was simple: retain the best DUI defense attorney in California, period. When I called Cole's office, I connected with Alisha who was receptive, knowledgeable, and took time to understand the circumstances of my case. As I concluded my interviews, my impression of Alisha and Cole clearly stood out, which was further validated after some online research. As it turns out, this was the best decision I could have made.
The initial consultation with Cole was encouraging. His team was prepared with a strategy and identified inconsistencies in the arrest report that I had overlooked (and I am very detail-oriented). Over the next couple of weeks, I worked with Alisha to scrutinize my case and refine our strategy, which included expert testimony from a toxicologist. I was prepared to lose my license because the DMV takes a concerted 'guilty until proven innocent' position, however Alisha convinced the DMV to overturn the temporary hold and reinstate my driving privileges. Alisha was able to accomplish what most DUI attorneys chalk up as near certainty: six month license suspension.
The pre-trial negotiations with the city attorney were an equally impressive demonstration of Cole and Alisha's superiority within the San Diego legal system. Cole frequently met with the prosecutor outside of court to discuss potential plea bargain options. Cole rejected the city's initial proposals and he made it known that we would go to trial (and probably win) if the charge was not reduced. Over four months, Alisha and Cole fought hard and furnished persuasive evidence that ultimately compelled the city attorney to reduce my charge. Then, to top it off, the judge unilaterally inserted a punitive fine in the eleventh hour (I presume in spite of the reduced charge), and when Cole learned of what the judge had done, he voluntarily paid the fine on my behalf. You cannot ask for better service than that.
Given my profession, I work with attorneys everyday and I can wholeheartedly recommend Cole and team as one of the most professional, diligent and effective DUI firms in California. They turned a nightmare scenario into situation that gave me hope and then optimism. If you need the best, simply retain Cole and Alisha and trust in their abilities and resources to construct a defense that will result in the best possible outcome.
Thank you Alisha and Cole!
Posted by Jameson, a DUI client,
Mr. Casey is nothing short of a miracle worker. I was arrested for two DUI's but with Mr. Casey's help was able to get the charges reduced to a first offense. Just speaking with Mr. Casey during my initial consultation helped ease my nerves about my impending cases. He was always willing to help and always had a primary and secondary plan of attack. I highly recommend Mr. Casey to anybody going through criminal charges in California. The best part was I was never made to appear in court once, he took care of everything on his end and would just let me know my options. I feel like I received the best result possible due to having him in my corner.
What's more is that his staff is AMAZING (especially the office manager Ashley Linza)! She was always very eager to help and is always super friendly and professional. I owe Mr. Casey and his staff (esp. Ms. Linza) a huge debt of gratitude! I would not hesitate to hire them again or recommend them to anybody looking for an attorney
Posted by Tom, a DUI client,
Having a DUI and the looming consequences weighing on your mind is horribly stressful. It was my first DUI and I had no idea what to expect, what the process is and what punishments I would face. I met with several lawyers around sd and was unimpressed to say the least, but to be honest I didn't know what to expect, I had never been in this position before.
I booked a meeting with cole and he came in to meet me on a Saturday. I explained my unique circumstances and he listened intently and gave his opinion. He was the only lawyer I felt who was not only listening but trying to find a way to get me out of this. No detail was too small, he was engaged and passionate and made me feel confident that if there was a way to get me off he would find it.
My unique DUI involved prescription drugs and alcohol and not only did Cole have experience defending people in my situation but he wanted to know if I was having troubles with it or if I had a problem. It was a small thing but it felt like he wanted to know I was in a good place mentally and emotionally even before he took a dollar.
I was slightly hesitant about the price until I realized what it included. DMV court, criminal court, all meetings, coordinating Experts for trial, expungement, insurance reference and the list goes on. When I compared the costs to other lawyers, each of these were billed separately and so would add up to the same if not more than Cole.
Best of all is he was hungry to defend me, the other lawyers were all thinking pleading guilty, Cole was ready to go to trial and ready to win. He knew my arresting officer, the prosecutor of my trial, more importantly her boss, the judge and just about everybody throughout the process.
His team was in constant communication with me through every step. While his staff handled different aspects of my case ( they were great as well) it was cole meeting with me, calling me and more importantly standing by me in court. I saw one of the other lawyers I almost went with while in court and the disparity between their professionalism, confidence and even suit just reminded me what a great decision I had made.
We were set to go to trial when my expert fell through (at no fault of cole). Cole had another top notch expert ready to go to bat the next day. We ended up settling for a reckless driving ( no other lawyer even thought that was possible). Cole called and made sure that was what I wanted and then made the deal. I am not exaggerating when I say Coles influence and connections directly resulted in the settlement of this case. Cole offered to cover the expert witness trial prep fees because he knew I was in financial straits at the time. I couldn't be happier with the out come and am waiting to get this expunged off my record ( another feature included in the initial price.)
if I just wanted to plead guilty I might have gone with another cheaper lawyer. Cole explained the law to me and showed me I had a fighting chance and looking back on the trial and setup I am so relieved I did not tighten my wallet because this was a huge crossroad in my life and with the money I saved from my reduced charge I ended up paying less than if I went with a cheaper lawyer and plead guilty. I still recommend talking to other lawyers, but if you aren't visiting and seriously considering Cole Casey then you will seriously regret it.
Posted by SABRINA, a DUI client,
Mr. Casey was kind yet direct and gave no B.S. He was reassuring and incredibly knowledgeable in all things DUI . His calm demener and direct way of dealing with things was refreshing . He did everything he promised and closed the case successfully! He made a very diffacult time quite bareable and the outcome was exactly as he said it would be! THANK YOU MR. COLE!!!!!
Posted by Bob,
I hired Cole after I already had a different attorney who basically sat on my case and did nothing for almost two years. Cole took over my case a week or two before trial, and wasted no time getting ready for war in the courtroom.
From the moment I hired Cole, I knew I was dealing with something else entirely. He was a professional of the highest order, and his firm was a tight operation. As an attorney myself, I hope that I can one day have my own firm running with such efficiency. Which brings me to his staff of clerks, associates, receptionists-- they were all incredible. They didn't just take care of my legal matter, but they took care of me as a person, understanding that I was in a very stressful position.
As for his legal acumen, Cole knew the process inside and out. He practices in one area, and he is simply an expert in it. In my view, he has mastered his craft. This isn't even debatable.
At trial, Cole was brilliant. He chopped the expert witness into dust, and made her testimony seem silly and farcical. His style of cross-examining was so precise and balanced, that other attorneys in the building were coming in to watch him perform. It was pretty cool to see.
Mr. Casey is a great trial attorney, and an absolute expert in his field. I will continue to send him clients whenever the situation presents itself because I know that clients are in good hands when he is representing them.
If it sounds like I'm gushing, it's because I'm forever grateful for his efforts on my behalf, and he deserves nothing less than high praise.