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Sanjay Stephen Schmidt

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  1. Dedicated attorney provided favorable outcome

    Posted by Ryan, a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay 6-12 months ago.
    • Sanjay handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Sanjay is an excellent attorney. He kept me abreast of every single detail pertaining to my DUI case. He will listen to you and lay out your options for you so you can make a sound decision. In my case, I asked for him to prepare me for the worst possible outcomes. Although I was expecting the worse, he WON the DMV hearing and secured a DWI (wet) with a .15. He is definitely one to follow through on any and all available course of actions. I must commend him on being persistent on retrieving evidence as the CHP claimed MVAR data was not recorded. I would highly recommend him as he goes out of his way to make sure that the job is not only finished but done right.

  2. Great Experience and result

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.

    When my rights were violated, I retained Sanjay Schmidt and he successfully defeated many attempts by the defendants to have my case dismissed and fought hard for me to obtain justice; after working the case up thoroughly, he obtained a substantial sum of compensation for me.

  3. Timely and Successful defense

    Posted by Mark,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.

    Sanjay defended me against a bogus ticket I received while traveling in Southern California. He was timely, professional and successful. Highly recommended.

  4. Outstanding Lawyer

    Posted by Simran,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.

    He is very hardworking anf dedicated, always kept me informed and worked so hard on my case. I'm truly grateful to him for his hardwork and dedication to my case. I appreciate how he always responded to me in a timely manner and touched base with me at all times. Thank you so much Sanjay, You are truly amazing and have great work ethics.

  5. Defended one of the most challenging cases that Conta Costa County has ever seen

    Posted by Joe, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    This lawyer had one of the most challenging cases I have ever heard of. On a political level when a police officer is involved , the outcome is usually extremely difficult to be reached in a manner that benefits the client. My nephew was involved in an unfortunate accident with a police officer that had been injured while chasing my nephew. For a while I was even in doubt that my nephew would be in jail for at least 5 years. This lawyer had gotten a deal that was beyond what I could ever imagine for my nephew, he is now doing 3 months on ankle monitor.

  6. Hardworking, Dedicated, hands down the best

    Posted by Joseph, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    This is the one hard working and dedicated man. He would work day and night for me and far past any expectations I would ever demand from an Attorney.

  7. Goes above and beyond for his client

    Posted by Sherrie Gilliam, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Sanjay never gave up on the case even when we felt there was no hope left. He stayed positive thruout the whole ordeal.

  8. From experience with other Attorneys, there is no comparison to Sanjay Schmidt

    Posted by Carrie, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    My previous Attorney was a money hungry rattlesnake, and only wanted to be an Attorney to get people to invest false hope only to find themselves thousands of dollars in debt with no resolution. After I hired Sanjay Schmidt I realized that there are Attorneys out there that actually go to school to learn how to help and defend people. Not only was Sanjay the best priced lawyer I could find, it was like an investment because he had worked far past any amount I could ever offer. No hidden fees, no shady requests for money, there was the retainer and that was it. I honestly feel like I owe him another retainer fee for how hard he had worked for me. I don't think he even knew he would be fighting for me over two years when I signed him, but he was honest and true to his word, and truly worked 110% for me all the time.

  9. Dedicated , incredibly intelligent of the legal sytsem, and creative

    Posted by Jordan, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    This lawyer got my brother out of the most extreme bind possible. Even I didn't think it was possible, my brother was looking at 20 years in jail, and now is only serving 3 months on ankle monitor EHD. This lawyer was extremely patient and creative when it came down to working a deal within the legal system.

  10. Hands down the hardest working lawyer there is, redefines perserverance

    Posted by jasonkruenegel, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Sanjay Schmidt.
    • I hired Sanjay more than 3 years ago.
    • Sanjay handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Are you looking for a Lawyer/Attorney that will keep fighting for you even when your ready to give up? Sanjay Schmidt is the right attorney for you. When fighting a case one can grow to be extremely impatient and aggravated in the fact that it may seem to take forever to come to a resolution, especially one that will work in his or her favor. Sanjay has been my lawyer for two years, and during that time he had witnessed me at some of my lowest points of life; however, he didn't give up on me , it was at this point I realized not only was he pulling for the best possible deal for me, but he was actually supporting me in my overall sense of well being. There is no way I could made it through the emotional torment and stress of fighting a case without the dedication and wits of my attorney. When it seemed like we were out of options, Sanjay did not give up. I would like to refer to him as Houdini the magician for the fact that he always had another card to play even when it seemed like we were beaten. Even though we have reached an awesome resolution that is going to keep my record clean I will say it was not easy , I think my case was probably the most difficult case in Contra Costa County that even the Judge and District Attorney told me on my last court date "mr. Kruenegel , you have one of the hardest working most dedicated lawyer we have seen". That is coming from an honorable Judge and well respected District Attorney. I would recommend Sanjay to anyone who is looking for a real lawyer that will not give up on who you are as a person and what you stand for.