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Hiring Mark was a phenomenal decision for my case. Mark is smart and experienced so he will quickly know how to go about handling your specific case. He keeps constant contact and is always available to answer any questions you may have during this stressful time. He is not going to sugar coat things, he tells you what your are looking, expecting the worst but working to get you the best possible results. He will constantly work to help you through whatever your case requires and will ultimately use his experience, expertise, and great repore and knowledge with the DA's office and the local judges to get you the best possible end to your case. Hiring a class act lawyer like Mark is not only a big releif in this stressful time, knowing someone so skilled on your side, but also a big step in putting this unfortunate part of your life behind. I know this from my personal experiences with Mark and would highly recommend him to anyone who came into a situation like I found myself in.
I highly recommend Mark Blair. He is very knowledgeable, trustworthy, responsive and compassionate. His guidance through the process really simplified things.This was my first offense DUI with an accident and a high BAC. Mark was very clear in what I needed to do in order to stay out of jail and minimize sentencing. He communicated clearly and promptly with me and always conveyed realistic possible outcomes of the case.I came out with a $2000 fine, a 3 month DUI class, 3 year probation, installed the IID in my car for 5 months, no jail time.
I unfortunately had gotten myself into a predicament recently. I was quite stressed out about the whole thing to say the least. After my situation had occurred I had been inundated with mail and flyers proposing to help me in my situation. Needless to say this had only added to the increase of things that I knew I had to consider. At this point it was obvious and I knew it would be in my best interest to hire a lawyer. Mark Blair was one of many other Lawyers that had contacted me via mail. But, amongst all of the Lawyers Mark Blair stood out the most. I had picked up his small Pamphlet I had received in the mail. I was very drawn to the professionalism and scope of information that he had provided me. It was quite obvious that Mark knew what he was doing. Not to mention that just reading what he had to say put me at ease about my situation and he had presented himself very well. I also had realized that in order to get the best outcome from my situation I had to hire a lawyer. Someone that knew their stuff and the law well.
I immediately contacted him to get a clearer idea of him as a person. And most importantly as a professional. When I called Mark he was very easy to reach. He informed me that he was busy at the time and that he would call me and get back to me at a more appropriate time. Preferably In a couple hours...which he did. After we had spoke I had decided to hire mark as my lawyer. It was very clear to me at this point that I had a very good lawyer, if not great, on my hands.
During our time throughout our trial Mark was very helpful. Both in keeping me informed and educated on all my options available regarding the law and my case. As well as provided me with a sense of ease and comfort in knowing things would work out ok. If anything would come up, him or his assistant would always contact me immediately and at anytime I was able to get ahold of him quickly.
In the end, Mark was able to get me the best outcome for my situation. Having everything reduced to the minimum charges. And I couldn’t have been happier with the outcome. His professionalism as well as scope of knowledge in regards to the law was unparralled. I cant begin to say how happy I am that I followed my instincts to contact Mark. For it made this whole stressful situation a lot easier to handle and move on from.
If you are looking for a lawyer that is professional, knowledgable and will work on your side to get you the best outcome for your situation and case. I cant stress enough to give Mark Blair a call...
I retained Mr. Blair's services after reviewing his brochure, which detailed all the facets of the charge for which I had been arrested. It was detailed, clear and conveyed a thorough understanding of the law and processes which I was facing. After contacting his office, he responded promptly and laid out a plan of action for defending my case. At all times he kept me informed of the status of my case, what would happen next, and made me understand my part and responsibilities in defending myself. At no time did he promise anything he did not feel he could deliver. Rather he portrayed a realistic picture of what might lie ahead, but assured me that he would do his best. And that he did, beyond anything I might have hoped for - he convinced the District Attorney's office not to file charges against me.
I highly recommend Mark Blair for his professionalism, knowledge of the law, and his effectiveness in obtaining the best possible outcome for me. The fee for his services was more than made up for by the positive outcome he achieved for me.
Now obviously I can’t guarantee this result for you, but if you hire Mark, you will get an experienced professional who will move Heaven and Earth to fight for you. Not only does he know DUI law like the back of his hand, he also cares deeply for his clients. He went well beyond his duties as an attorney and spent considerable time on the phone with me, assuring me everything was going to be alright and brainstorming more strategies to use in negotiations with the prosecutor. On top of all that, he’s also incredibly friendly and down-to-Earth; you can always count on him to crack some jokes to lighten the mood. And the best part is that he charges a very reasonable fee. Go ahead and do your own research. Other attorneys charge more and have less experience.
I haven’t always made the best choices in my life, but one choice I got right was hiring Mark Blair. If you want the best outcome for your case, don’t hesitate to hire him.
Mark Blair from the start of the first phone call was very nice and easy to talk with regarding my case. He was not aggressive and did not sound like he had little care like many other Attorneys i had tried to contact. He was always on top with every little bit of information and did what i thought was the impossible by getting the least amount of punishments for my case. He is definitely someone i would refer.
Mr. Blair was able to help me more than I could have thought possible. My case was hopless and he somehow got my charge reduced. I can't thank him enough! I was treated kindly, and kept informed through the whole process. I endorse Mr. Blair wholeheartedly as a DUI lawyer!
I hired Mark for my DUI case after talking to 3-4 lawyers due to his substantial ratings and confidence. Mark was very responsive and had great intuition about the case just by talking to him. He always kept me up to date about any new notifications and outlined all the steps I had to take. He also took care of the necessary paperwork and court dates for me so that I practically didn't lift a finger. At first the case did not appear to have a good outcome; however, Mark managed did a great job and reduced my 0.23 BAC DUI charge into a mere wet and reckless. This is almost impossible to accomplish and most definitely the best outcome for my case. If you need a DUI lawyer, Mark is the best choice in my books.
I talked to 4+ lawyers. Money was not the primary concern and I went with the lawyer who gave me the most realistic situation assessment and was responsive.
Mark turned out to be super responsive & crisp and demonstrated deep expertise on the DUI / DWI cases. He guided me through all the steps from SR-22 insurance to timing of DMV hearing. Until the case was closed, I felt like a professional lawyer was fully looking out for my interest. I work with many lawyers for my job and I don't always feel this way.
I ended up getting wet & reckless, no hard suspension, and restricted driving. Given the circumstance, it was the best outcome that I expected.
I would highly recommend Mark to anyone.
A friend who used to work for an attorney who now has retired referred Mark for me when I got involved into a DUI case. After reviewing several "five star" lawyers on Yelp and Avvo (Mark is among those as well) I decided to pick Mark. An I was so happy that I've made a right choice to have Mark on my defense side. First off all, Mark is prompt responsive, whether email, phones, or letter from the DMV sent to him regarding about my case. Secondly, he explained to me very clear step by step what will happen, what he can do for me and what should I do in order to get my DL back ? He has a wonderful demeanor, extremely knowledgeable and his response time in responding to any queries you might have flat out amazed me.
Alameda County has had a tough law if you have a DUI in their county. One of the punishment is you must install Ignition Interlock Device. You will have to pay for the cost of installation plus monthly rental until you get your license back. To make it short: I don't have to install the Ignition Interlock Device, I don't have to do the public services. I can not say enough positive and wonderful things about Mark, I strongly recommend Mark to anyone who has had a DUI case and is desperate for help.