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Posted by sharonstephens.1, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
When Melanie Roe was a Public Defender she was given my case and totally screwed it up. She was too busy with a private murder case - which she lost anyway -- to give me any time. I have already written a review of her on here. When I recently asked her to help me with the case she messed up -- which is provable void on the face, she never answered -- she has never apologized! She could now at least help me file on the case that unlawfully put me in jail for a year. But she is still too busy.
Posted by a client, Flag
I needed some one to speak up for me in court & hired Melanie. She did an excellent job. Thanks to everyone for your helpful reviews!
Posted by Donald, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Melanie Roe was a confident advocate for justice in my case. She presented a clear direction in my defense and gave me the assurance that we would prevail with the evidence that she had acquired on my behalf. Her calm management of the criminal procedure I was involved with provided me with the assurance that I was receiving experienced and excellent legal counsel. I would highly recommend Melanie Roe to anyone should they need the assistance of a criminal defense attorney. I knew I was innocent; and more importantly, she demonstrated that I was innocent. Thank you, Melanie Roe.
Posted by Thomas, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I would have never thought I would ever find myself needing a criminal defense attorney in my lifetime. With that said, I did just that. I was a victim of a hate crime and I had misdemeanor charges filed against me by one of my attackers. Melanie Roe did an outstanding job in my case. Her investigator, Mr. Tira, was fantastic and her assistant, Cristy, did a fantastic job too. She stood there by my side through the whole case and with her incredible skill set as an attorney, was able to get my case dismissed in the interest of justice. I was innocent the whole time and Melanie Roe prooved that I was innocent. She spared me endless months of anxiety and unnecessary stress. I highly recommend Melanie Roe as a defense attorney and she gets five stars in any category.
Posted by SHARON, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Melaanie Roe was my public defender and it was a simple case -- it was a void on the face judgment but she didn't know the law and never once contacted me in jail. I saw her the day I went to court and she sent me to Patton State Hospital because she was on a murder case [that she lost]. I wanted to defend myself and she agreed I could request that in court -- instead she sold me down the river. She has never apologized or made things right. All it would take is for her to appear in court...and present the facts. I lost my home, my lifesavings and my health SHE IS A TERRIBLE PERSON!
Posted by Eric, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Melanie Roe is the Best at what she does. Her attention to detail and knowledge of what is needed for each case is undeniably better than other lawyers I've encountered in the court room. Melanie CARES about every client and pours her heart into her work . She is the most aggressive and forth-right attorney in the courtroom. Her honesty and reliability have impressed the judges in the courtrooms across Riverside County. All in All Melanie Roe is the Best Lawyer for any person who wants their case handled properly and with care .
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Got my case dismissed in a very quick and painless fashion. She is as close to a miracle worker as it gets, thank you, Ms. Roe.
Posted by J, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was charged with two counts of child molestation by the government when I was accused of inappropriate touching while at my job one day which was a year before the charges where filed against me. After three and a half years of this nightmare hanging over my head Melanie Roe fought the case for me and paid strict attention to every small detail even planning an appeal for me before the trial began when the government violated my constitutional right to a speedy trial. She stood with me in court even though she had to cancel her vacation plans due to the fact of the government always wanting continuances and the courthouse having a hard time having to find a room to have the trial in. She was very professional and a true defender of my rights in and out of the courtroom. She persuaded the jury that the government failed to prove the false accusations I was criminally charged with and they returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty on both counts.
If you are ever accused of a crime or know a loved one that has been accused do not ever go talk to the police even when asked by them. They are not looking out for you or will give you the benefit of the doubt at all. First go talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney, preferably Melanie Roe; and she will fight her hardest to see that you or a loved one are treated fairly by a system that is too often willing to overlook your individual rights for the easiest way to convict and add more meat for the criminal justice system grinder.
Posted by David, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My case was dismissed with the top of the line talent of this highly rated and respected Attorney , need I say any more than that, Thank You, Ms Roe.
Posted by Michael, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ms. Roe has represented many of our mutual clients throughout the years. She is thorough in her practice of law and always goes the extra mile for her clients. Her experience in the courtroom is second to none and she is always ready for a challenge no matter the circumstances of the case.
Posted by judy, a Violent Crime client, Flag
Attorney Melanie Roe was highly recommended to us as a Defense Atty. Our Son was charged with a violent felony. We found Ms. Roe to be caring and compassionate, while at the same time, an expert in the law. We were truly in awe at what a commanding presence she was in the Court room. She is very professional, thorough, confident and well respected by her colleagues. She truly examined our Sons case and determined the proper strategy. We were more than satisfied with the outcome. We would definitely use her services again.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I hired Melanie, because I knew I needed the best attorney out there.Melanie's presence in court is amazing.She assures you that your really in good hands. Her presence and stature in court gets every persons attention so you know the jurors are hearing every bit of defense that is presented to them. She doesn't leave any stone unturned.I know she put every effort into my case.Every allegation was brought out and proven to be lies.I was looking at a life case and after going to trial, majority of the jurors were in my favor. As a result, the District Attorney's office dismissed all charges.If you want your life back, Melanie Roe is the way to go.
Posted by Jenica, a DUI client, Flag
After being arrested for a DUI and given a refusal I lost my license for a whole year and knew that I was innocent and I knew I didn't want this on my record especially because I am going to school for criminal justice and it would just be hard to find a job in this field. Melanie was refered to me by another lawyer in Los Angeles and he said that the Kennedy and Roe firm was the best in Riverside county and I cant tell you how right that he was. Melanie was very knowledgeable and knew exactly what she was doing and how she was going to do this. Essentially I wanted to take my case to trial because I knew I was innocent and I knew melanie could prove this, however I knew going to trial was going to take alot of time out of school and work so Melanie was able to find a better solution and get me a plea bargain that I was very satisfied with. I went from having a Dui refusal to pleading guilty to a dry wreckless and she got the dui erased from my record completely. I had to pay $320 in total in fines and I washed my hands of the whole thing. It really felt great having an attourney with so much knowledge and confidence in herself and in her client. I now have a chance to move on with my life school and put all of this behind me. Thank you so much Melanie you and your firm kept your word and fought for me the way you said that you would and thats a quality you dont find very often theese days.
Posted by a Banking client, Flag
Melanie Roe was a very hard working and focused person in my case,she also did what it took in my opinion to be labled as one of the best lawyers in the cochella valley area Ms Roe will always be my 1st choice in recommending anyone seeking legal representation or counsultation.