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After this firm lost the case with no betterment of my situation, I was informed as follows:
"They were prepared with diagrams showing your vehicles movement and were ready to testify that they had a clear and unobstructed view of the alleged [speeding] violation which would allow them to prove the violation beyond a reasonable doubt.
However, we were able to convince the Officer to amend the charge to California Vehicle Code 16028A [no proof of insurance], which is a non point violation. Congratulations!"
Initial charges were speeding, no proof of insurance, and tinted front windows. I had insurance at the time so this charge was of course dismissed with a $25 clerical fee.
Based on this firm's statement quoted above, either the speeding ticket was amended to the no proof of insurance charge, or the no proof of insurance charge was amended to itself. Either way, I WAS convicted of the speeding AND tinted window ticket. Nothing was amended, I got a point on my record, paid the government $547, plus this firm's steep $199 attorney fee.
Losing the ticket is not my point of contention, it is the installation of false hope in a client with no attempt to make amends.
I hired him to challenge a $300 ticket that ended up costing me nearly $1000. After advising me not to appear, he blamed the loss on the fact that I did not appear. But I did attend in the audience & was shocked to find he gave no defense at all. I was the only person represented by an attorney who lost that afternoon; all the other tickets were dismissed. He admitted in writing that I had provided far more info than most clients, but he failed to use any of it. The next day, I asked him to take remedial steps even though the case was taken under submission. He agreed to file an appeal if I lost but failed to tell me that the statute of limitations for an appeal was 30 days. A week after the statute ran, he told me the judge had ruled against me on all counts. I asked him to file the promised appeal which he did. A month later, he told me I would have to locate & pay an appellate attorney because my appeal was dismissed due to its untimely filing.
The best San Diego attorney that money can buy! I've always been skeptical when it comes to attorneys. Pablo handled my criminal case and was alway just a phone call away when ever I had questions or concerns. He gave me his cell phone number. How awesome is that?
I wasn't sure how to handle the questions my work had. Pablo drafted a letter to my boss and described the situation and potential outcome. My boss stopped asking me questions and I was able to keep my job.
I have never recommended anyone before, but Pablo was so professional and truly got my case dismissed. I couldn't ask for more.
I refer all my friends to Pablo now. Thanks again.
I have had the pleasure of working with Pablo and always found him to be reliabel, hard working and an intelligent professional.