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Posted by Gina, a DUI client, Flag
I'm so happy I Called attorney Pastor, he’s great man! He took the time to explain our options and was able to convince the jury to drop the case completely. You should call him if you have a legal matter plus he’s got very reasonable rates so he’s definitely my first choice for DUI attorneys in Walnut Creek.
Posted by Cristhian, a DUI client, Flag
On September 7th I was asleep and intoxicated parked in front of a gas pump in Berkeley. I was booked into jail that night and released the next day, but I could not risk being convicted of a DUI. I am an undocumented student, brought into this country when I was 2 years old. A DUI conviction would disqualify me from The Deferred Action Plan recently passed by Obama and any jail time would put me on ICE hold, which would put me in danger of deportation. I didn't know where to turn.
After speaking with a lot of lawyers, I still felt hopeless. No one could offer me more than false hopes and low prices with a lot of hidden fees.
David was recommended to me by a good friend. I needed someone with a background in Immigration Law, an expertise in Criminal Law but also an attorney that was well established in Alameda County. He fit all these qualifications.
David never pretended to be anyone he wasn't. The thing about David that really put me at ease was his blunt use of truth. Unlike every other attorney I talked to, David was not interested in my money and he wasn't going to shower me with optimistic solutions he couldn't guarantee.
He has a genuine fascination and love for his profession. This man is not in it for the money. He is interested human connection and fully satisfying his clients. David B. Pastor is a great lawyer, which is hard to come by in this greedy profession. He made it very clear to me that he understood the gravity and complexity of my case.
Result of my case:
The DA dropped my case!! I will not be getting deported. No tickets need to be paid. I still qualify for partial citizenship through the Deferred Action Plan! I will not be convicted of a DUI or any other legal offense.
Only to add to my joy, David excused the debt of money I still owed him.
This professional is not only an amazing Criminal Defense Attorney but also a genuinely good guy.
Posted by James, a Trusts client, Flag
In addition to be an excellent lawer, knowledgeable, responsible, one hundred percent dedicated to your case as if you were the only one, he is a superior human being, friendly,concerned, and considerate
Posted by Matt, a DUI client, Flag
I highly recommend attorney David Pastor for DUI defense work. He negotiated a great deal for my rather complex multiple DUI situation. I don’t think any of the “big name”, heavily advertised attorneys could have gotten me the same deal. David could because of his many years of experience, not just with DUI cases, but with all the players in this area. He has formed relationships with the key people involved – the judges and prosecutors – which allowed him to negotiate the best possible outcome for me.
David gives a free initial consultation, which I was a little skeptical of, thinking it might be just another salespitch, but at a greater expense to my time. It turned out he was a real straight-shooter. He didn’t try to scare me into hiring him with worst case scenarios, nor did he sugarcoat anything. He actually listened to my circumstances and told me frankly what he thought. His character really became evident, though, when he came to his fee. First, it was a good amount lower than the lawyers that heavily advertise. More importantly, he broke it down into two parts – one larger one to cover the court/legal side of the cases and another to cover the DMV’s “administrative per se” hearing – then proceeded to tell me that in my situation, it would be a waste of my money for him to cover the DMV hearing. Imagine!
Incredible result, low cost, very accessible and straightforward – I really can’t recommend David highly enough.
Posted by Diana, a Trusts client, Flag
David is everything you would want in an Attoney. He handled our case (Trust/Probate/POA issues/Death of Trustees/Final Trust Execution) in a very professional and caring way. David made a long, complicated and stressful process very painless and sucessful for all parties involved. My husband and I both would rate David an 11 on a scale of 1 - 10.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
David Pastor always keeps the client's interests in mind. Works hard to get his client a good result.
Posted by B.V., a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I highly recommend David Pastor, with over 30 years of experience, should you ever need a Criminal Defense Attorney. You can feel confident that your case will be handled by one of the finest attorneys practicing law today, both professionally and personally, as every case and person is uniquely different. David will take the necessary steps and time to explain to you the entire court process.
I was very upset and scared about the charges against me, but he had this wonderful way about him to set my mind at ease and I felt so
comfortable and trusted that he would do his very best to represent me and he did just that!
Throughout the entire process he kept in contact with me and always said to call him with any questions and that still continues to this day as I had to rely on his expertise for other issues that came up after the case was over, and he offered these services without any additional charges.
He really cares about his clients and it is my opinion that my case would have turned out differently without his professional services. To this day I am grateful to have hired an outstanding attorney who helped me get through a difficult and stressful time in my life.
You can feel confident with David Pastor as your attorney and I wish him continued success with his career and helping other people.