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Posted by Joelann, Flag
Kelly was VERY helpful to me, she was understanding to my issues and spoke to me as a person, not a case!! I would recommend her to all of my friends!!
Posted by Ruth, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Our professional relationship was brief as the charges were overblown and dropped by the DA. I can't comment on her courtroom style but I can tell you she is responsive and doesn't overstate the situation. I emailed her from the internet late on a Friday night, She called me back on Saturday and I was able to meet her in her office on Sunday. First time in my life I've needed a criminal defense lawyer and I'm never going to look for another one till she retires. She was fair in her pricing and offered to let me make payments even though she didn't know me from Adam. When the case was dropped by the DA she took the deposit I'd paid as payment in full (about right for the amount of time she used based on her hourly rate). She knew the courts well enough to tell me what kind of judge we'd be running into if it came to that. She's friendly and made me feel completely at ease trusting the most important person in my life to her legal care. I'll use her services again if I ever need to.
Posted by Tency, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Dear Ms Babineau,
It is wonderful to know that someone is out to help the down-trodden.
I will pass on you advise to my son. His court date in San Jose was changed to next Tuesday. I feel better knowing that he will not be imprisoned. Thank you for remembering those of us who have fallen on hard times. I do think that the law considering pen knives that are really tools as concealed weapons is a bit out of date. My son spends a lot of time outdoors landscaping, and uses his pen knives as tools to cut ropes, vines, etc. At any rate, it looks like the people being hunted down are the innocent these days, since the police often rather not have to deal with hardened criminals and just want to make quotas off of the less fortunate. Thanks again for your counsel.
Posted by Gary, a Appeals client, Flag
Ms Babineau handled my case which was a Motion for New Trial based on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel. She is both professional and personable and showed both genuine concern and enthusiasm (it is very apparent that she has a knack for this work). In my case she proved that she has excellent litigation skills and a command of California Law. Over the five months of litigation, she time and time again, was able to take what appeared to be a negative situation and turn it into a positive one (she is very quick on her feet).