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Posted by MARTHA, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I AM VERY HAPPY WITH MY LAWYER RON BAMIEH HE IS A VERY SMART AND WISE MAN AND HE WORKED HARD ON MY SONS CASE AND SOME I JUST WANT PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO ARE LOOKING FOR A LAWYER THAT HE IS THE BEST ONE OUT THERE AND WILL WORK HARD FOR YOU HAS A CLIENT AND WE WENT TO TRIAL AND IT WAS A MISTRIAL AND THE 2ND TRIAL HE GOT MY SON AQUITTED OF ALL CHARGES BECAUSE HE DOES HIS OWN INVESTIGATION AND CONTINUES TO WORK HARD I AM VERY GRATEFUL AND FOR ALL THE HARD WORK HE PUT INTO THIS CASE I JUST KNOW THAT IF I DID NOT HAVE HIM BY OUR SIDE THAT I WOULD NOT HAVE MY SON HOME TODAY SO I WOULD LIKE FOR EVERYONE OUT THERE LOOKING FOR AN ATTORNEY TO LET THEM KNOW THAT HE IS THE BEST CHOICE OUT THERE SO DON'T HESITATE ON HIRING HIM TO REPRESENT YOU HE IS THE RIGHT DECISION I WISH THERE WAS MORE I COULD SAY TO HIM THAN JUST THANK YOU BECAUSE HE MADE ME WHOLE AGAIN WHEN HE BROUGHT ME MY SON HOME FREE BECAUSE IT WAS LIFE IN PRISON OR HOME AND HE CAME HOME SO AGAIN RON YOUR THE BEST AND ALL OF YOUR FIRM STAFF AND YOUR INVESTIGATORS FOR ALL THE HARD WORK YOU ALL PUT INTO THIS CASE I WILL ALWAYS BE THANKFUL TO YOU RON M.R AND FAMILY
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
I will never forget those words he told me that sealed my fate: " You are going to get a misdemeanor." After I had borrowed the 5K to get him to take my case, he said one thing at the beginning and then changed his tune at court date. My case is nowhere near as harrowing as the murderers and other heinous felons that come through his doors and gets his free press via the Ventura County Star, and I really thought that he could get me an acquittal. He passes my case down to a Mr. Casey, and Mr. Casey tried his best. Mr. Casey even talked to my Boss at work, who was hell-bent on taking this chance to get rid of me. Mr. Casey told that boss that for him to get so involved in this case against me would not bode well for him, and the boss backed off. I was eventually demoted, and lost my License( and still employed there, for now, but forever demoted). The merits of my actions are not the crux or motivation for this Review; the false advertising by Mr. Bamieh via his claims that he gives the best representation no matter what the crimes may be should get him immediately disbarred from the ABA. My case was a car cutting me off, and I backed up, went to get out of the scene, spinning the wheels and hit their car. I drove forward in panic, and when I went t make the u turn to return, the police pulled me over. I can post this because in the arrest report THREE of the FOUR Officers that happened to be outside the Courthouse( where the accident took place) overheard me say at the conclusion of the argument: " I am OUTTA here!" That was my intent, and the Officers WROTE THESE FACTS in the Arrest report. When they interviewed me, they acknowledged that my intent was clear. There were dozens of EYEWITNESSSES that saw this incident, and only ONE witness( NOT on the scene: dubious at best and was dismissed) said that they saw me jockey the stick shift in my truck. The other ON THE SCENE witnesses told the police that i did NOT shift my truck in reverse gear to hit them.
But enough of that, I had a squeaky clean record, other than a few traffic ticket infractions here and there. NOTHING. An acquittal was not out of the question, and even considering that the other car cut me off and blocked the flow of traffic on Telephone Road should have been taken into consideration, but was not. The Judge kept telling me how he believed in THEM, how they are going to "make something of themselves" despite the depositions of their alleged drug use and how they were "lost" on their way to the Courthouse for something THEY did( I could really care less what they did). Hey Judge that yes, they were going to make good of that 22K they each beat the Insurance company out of. They also filed Civil Right charges against me, claiming that I yelled racial epithets against them, and Bamieh said that was not his problem. So I had to get another Attorney to handle that, and lo and behold, during the counter-claim they filed, they quickly dropped this false claim. That claim, they said I yelled and cursed Hispanic racial things to them, but the Witnesses stories did not tell any of this. What got them to drop that Civil Rights claim was the FACT that I married a woman with two Hispanic girls. Their Attorney did not have the decency to show up for the initial hearing; the Clerk of the Court told us that they had dropped this portion of the case. Back to Bamieh, I even had to call their Office to tell them that the dates got mixed up; the calendared case was different than the letter they mailed to me. Not even an apology for that near-fatal slip up. Had I not been there to check that Civil Case sham, I would not have found out. The last time I spoke to Bameih, he cut my visit to make room for a prospective client up for MURDER.
Posted by Lee, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron was straight forward and delivered beyond expectation. Thanks to go out to Ron and the entire staff.
Posted by Francisco, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron represented me in a vehicular manslaughter case that I faced in Santa Barbara where the prosecutor was seeking to put me in prison for 12 years for a crime I did not commit. Ron Bamieh did a great job of fighting for me; he was well prepared, aggressive in my defense and his team of experts and investigators did everything possible to make sure that the jury and the judge saw the truth. Ron is fearless, he stood up to the DA trying to put me prison, the police officer who made up facts, and the Judge who did not appear to be fair. On July 3rd the Judge granted Ron’s motion for acquittal after the prosecution finished their case, and today I am a free man because of Ron and his team. If you have a serious case in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties you need to talk to Ron. Before trial I didn’t understand why Ron wins a vast majority of his cases at trial; now after sitting in court with him for 5 weeks I know the reason and it’s just because he is a great lawyer. I now know firsthand why most people consider Ron to be the best criminal defense attorney in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, and if you have a case that you take seriously you should hire Ron Bamieh. He saved my life, and I am sure he can save yours.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I highly recommend Ron. From start to finish he was informative, knowledgeable, and understanding. The fact that I had Ron in my corner made me feel at ease.
Posted by Maria, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron is such a passionate attorney and extremely diligent. He is very knowledgable and uses every resource to defend and make sure to protect your rights as a client. My brother was being charged with a crime that was not appropriate and Ron made sure to point out all the DA's lack of integrity. It was so amazing to see Ron in the court room, he spoke with empathy when necessary and firm and concise when defending you! He made my family and brother feel safe, we felt at ease to have someone like him in our corner. He made sure we understood every part of the trial and always made sure to answer all of our questions. Ron is such a wonderful human being and amazing attorney!
Posted by a client, Flag
Due to a fainting incident an over zealous physician filed paperwork with the DMV to suspend my driver's license. Within weeks the DMV advised me that I was not allowed to drive. My attempts to reason with them were ineffective.
Mr. Bamieh made quick work or of getting the situation corrected for a very reasonable fee. A major inconvenience for me...a very minor case for him. Yet I had the feeling that it was very important to him personally to have this resolved promptly.
I welcome the opportunity to sing the man's praises... And recommend him to one and all.
Posted by George, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Had an issue in Ventura County that required expertise, finesse and experience and most importantly the will to manage and provide a positive outcome.. Ron was highly recommended by the prior DA of Ventura County, Michael Bradbury.
With the uncertainties of the criminal justice system and with ones freedom at stake every component is heightened and significant. In this case there was multiple jurisdictions, serious charges and allegations and difficulty with existing DA.
All of these issues were professionally and skillfully managed by Ron and in the end the outcome was not only favorable but unexpected in the positive sense.
Have had experience with the legal profession and can say without equivocation that would highly recommend Ron to anyone who needs true and significant legal representation.
Posted by Luke, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I've had little to basically no experience with lawyer's. But given the severity of what i thought would end up being a minor offense turned out to be a potential roadblock for my up coming college experience. Thankfully, Ron was able to go beyond my expectations in the courtroom and rectify everything. I highly recommend Ron Bamieh and his law firm.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron represented my son's interest in a misdemeanor case throughly and with utter integrity. My son's case was completely dismissed as a result of great strategy, communication and efficiency. Ron and his staff are excellent professionals who surpassed any expectations we had. They operate a highbrow law firm that has not lost touch with the common person.
Posted by Tim, a Media client, Flag
Ron was our lawyer when I ran the Ventura County Star newspaper. We hired him to battle the district attorney's office and open up the records of criminal investigations at the courthouse. Ron did an effective job for us and got us a lot of the records we were seeking. He used his savvy and knowledge of the criminal justice system to get us what we needed.
Since I left the Star and opened a public relations company, Ron and I have worked together to achieve the best outcomes for his clients - both in the court of law and the court of public opinion.
Posted by Brittany, a Insurance client, Flag
Ron Bamieh helped me out with some issues I was dealing with regarding Social Security and an insurance battle. His advice and direction were not only free, but also spot on. Although I haven't needed to retain the services at Bamieh and Erickson, I would eagerly do so in the future. If you are facing a criminal, civil, personal injury, or family law issue, Ron Bamieh is your man!
Posted by Lynn, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
You will not find an attorney who will advocate for his clients more than Ron will. His experience in the District Attorneys office gives him an extraordinary background for advocating client's best defenses. I would highly recommend Ron for any and all criminal matters.
Posted by Leticia, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
From the moment I walked into his office, he was compassionate yet took immediate control of the situation. He didn't allow law enforcement to dictate how things would turn out. He knows law enforcment practices and he really understands how the judicial system in Ventura County operates. You won't find a more trusted and competetent lawyer to handle your needs.
Posted by Mark, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron Bamieh took care of my legal problem in a jurisdictional area that was 2 hours away from his home office in Ventura, CA. Without his support, I am not certain the outcome would have been as favorable for me as it ultimately turned out. Ron is a stand up guy, straight shooter, no-nonsense guy and an active supporter of the local commmunity. I frequently saw him attending church services at the same church I happened to be attending at that time. Always a good sign. I have since relocated back to the east coast where originally from. When I return to California again, I will be sure to look him up just to say hello.
Posted by Jeff, a Business client, Flag
Ron is the most effective lawyer I know. His prowess in the courtroom is unmatched and opposing attorneys know better than to tangle with him there, leading to great settlement results in addition to great trial results. I would, and have, recommended him to friends and family. Ron Bamieh is simply the best attorney I know.
Posted by Jennifer, a DUI client, Flag
He is an outstanding Lawyer that did my court case justice in all areas!!! A+ in my book. Ron is always the person i recommend to my family and friends when they're in a jam and need some help. He's definitely a straight shooter and won't give you the run around. He gets straight to it. He is someone I trust to guide me in the right direction, and responded to all my questions within the day or with a call the next morning. He also responded to all my emails in the same manner. He is extremely knowledgeable and I would consider him a man of great character who will get your problem handled within a timely manner and get you on your way. If this is what your looking for ??? He's your guy!! :)
Posted by Loree, a Family client, Flag
Ron is hands down the most caring, giving, competent, aggressive and knowledgeable attorney that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. I recommend him to anyone looking for an effective and aggressive attorney. Ron has always gone out if his way to help both my son and me.
Posted by Eric, a Litigation client, Flag
Mr. Bamieh and Mr. Ring defended me against a frivolous lawsuit to the tune of $1.1 million last year. The firm actually succeeded in quashing the suit and was even able to assess and award me a handsome amount of money. It's great to know that I have such an effective implement of justice in Ron's firm.
Posted by a client, Flag
Mr. Bamieh recently represented me in a felony case. I was very stressed about my possible sentence and the effect that it would have on my life. Through his excellent legal skills and knowledge, Mr. Bamieh allayed my fears and kept me focused on what was important. His hard work and expertise resulted in an outcome that was better than what I had hoped. I would recommend Mr. Bamieh to anyone .
Posted by Greg, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
The entire office was friendly, professional, and helpful. It is easy to recommend a lawyer when everything goes your way. In my case things went the wrong way but would have been 100 times worse without Ron's effort and bulldog attitude. In spite of the other side being very unethical and underhanded Ron held our ground and was not intimidated. At times the only thing that made any sense was Ron's explanations. I have and will continue to recommend the entire office.
My family and I went through a nightmare but came out OK. This would have never happened without Ron being there every step of the way. Hiring Ron is a "no brainer".
Posted by Rory, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Bamieh and his associates at Bamieh & Erickson at all times treated me with the utmost respect and professionalism. I always felt that he had my best interest at heart and he was reachable asap.. i cant say that for other attorneys from the past I've worked with. Ron gives it to you straight and will not keep you in the dark regarding your case...Ron and his expert staff kept me informed of all court dates and follow-up...Personally I have full trust in Ron and can confidently say when you retain him he will show up and be there when you need him as an attorney and adviser. I also feel that his fee's are very fair considering the expertise and knowledge you receive when he represents you. I have and would recommended Ron Bamieh to anyone looking for Civil, Criminal, or Family court representation.
Posted by Mary Michel Horseshoe Bend, Ida., a Child Custody client, Flag
After all these years I continue to feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude to you and your staff.
In the time when our family was grieving the death of my daughter and the resulting placement of her son, you led us through that difficult legal situation with your kind, heartfelt performance and commanding presence and professionalism both in and out of the courtroom. My grandson and I have since moved out-of state and are happily moving along. I do however keep your phone number close should I need advice or legal counsel in the future. You're the greatest!
Posted by Gary, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Ron took on my case, and stayed fully on top of it from begiinning to end. He and his staff were always professionally prepared, and treated me as a friend. Ron follows up completely, and is willing to investigate alternative approaches as necessary.
Posted by Bob, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Bamieh has helped us with multiple serious felony issues. He is collaborative, open-minded, and HIGHLY experienced. His courtroom demeanor is what any defendant hopes for: unflappable, articulate, and laser-beam focused. His cross-examinations of police officers should be recorded and seen by law students.
That said, if you're looking to hear "what you want to hear", this is not the attorney you want; he is bottom-line and deals only in reality, not puffery. He's compassionate, but I'd advise listening to his recommendations when it comes to plea bargains and settlements...his batting average is pretty impressive. He's going to make an amazing law professor when he retires from combat...
Posted by Charles Hersel, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My name is Charles Hersel and Ron Bamieh represented me in a recent child annoyance case. Ron is a man of character,dignity and superior lawyering skills. He is simply the best defense attorney in California. His excellence as an attorney, combined with a lack of any evidence in my case, led to the jury acquitting me of all child annoyance charges within an hour of their deliberations. It is an honor to have had him represent me and it is an honor to be in his presence. He works hard and puts in many hours of work to get you the best results. His law firm, Bamieh & Ericson, is a superior firm with associates of the highest caliber. In short, look nowhere else. If you want to win and/or get the minimum punishment, contact his firm today for a consultation. Ron Bamieh gave me back my life and got all my charges dismissed through a jury trial whereby I received a unanimous not guilty jury verdict in less than an hour. God bless Ron Bamieh and his family and I wish him nothing but the best that life has to offer!