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I could try to sell Karlie Valdez and trust me I thought about it. I am only going to tell you my personal experience.
When I had a consultation with Karlie she let me know of all my options honestly and thoroughly. When we spoke about the easiest and cheapest route to take the case she told me that she would do it. No upsell or pressure. But I asked her to fight for me and she seemed eager to get to work. Her price was fair and I believed in her. Karlie told me what she could do with the case, to me it seemed like a dream. But I believed in her.
During the whole court process she was only a text away with fast timely responses. When I called Karlie her response was also as fast. In court she sat next to me making feel like we were a team. I have been in court where my lawyer is as close to the podium as possible at all times. Only giving a nod as they enter the courtroom. This adds confusion and uncertainty to the unpleasantness of a courtroom experience.
In the end Karlie delivered 100%. She knows the courts and how to handle cases as well as clients. Knowing the uncertainty of court if the whole case went south I would still recommend Karlie. She was that good.
Karlie represented me in East Division Redmond Courthouse for two driving with a suspended license charges (one of which I wasn't even aware I was charged with until I received a notice in the mail). Throughout the lead up to my time in court, Karlie thoroughly reviewed my case and worked hard to collect all of the pertinent and relevant facts. She did an exemplary job of helping me understand the legal process and counseled me on recommended options. Karlie was always available to take my call, which provided me with a great level of comfort and confidence. She was/is a pleasure to work with and demonstrated the utmost professionalism combined with a very positive attitude. Karlie is now my go-to person for legal representation.
Karlie Valdez represented me on a DUI charge that was made further difficult by public defense advice during detainment and again at the arraignment. She set the correct expectations before accepting the case and then defended me through to a result that exceeded those expectations. Not only was Karlie very knowledgable and thorough, she treated me with respect and compassion during a very stressful time. This approach made it easier to endure the process with the patience that is required to reach the best result. I highly recommend her to anyone needing legal representation of any kind.
Ms. Valdez was beyond all expectations. Her knowledge of the law and natural ability to talk to and understand people made an impression on me that I will remember forever. If I am ever in a situation again where I require legal services I would not hesitate to call for her help again. I have already recommended her to friends and family. The biggest favor you can do for yourself to make any legal process as smooth and seamless as possible is to call Karlie Valdez.
My daughter happened to meet Karlie a year before my DUI. She passed along her card to me, noting that I would find the list of rights on the back informative. I called Karlie to request additional cards, so that I could give them to my friends. Bellevue and Kirkland are notorious for DUI cases. She was very personable and mailed them to me that week. Never did I imagine a year later that I would need her representation. The night I was charged with a DUI was the most humiliating experience of my life. I called Karlie the next day. She immediately remembered who I was. She spent over an hour on the phone with me discussing the details of the incident. I knew from that first conversation that she would be my saving grace. At our first
meeting Karlie's professionalism and demeanor were impeccable. However, it was her genuine compassion that helped ease my fear and anxiety.Throughout the case Karlie was available for my numerous questions and concerns. She was prompt at returning e-mails and phone calls. I appreciated her realistic and honest advice about possible outcomes of the case. Her expertise and integrity are a commanding force in the courtroom. She was always prepared and helpful explaining the process of the court system. My license suspension was dismissed and I'm pleased and thankful for the outcome of a defered prosecution.I could never express my gratitude enough for her dedication, and the kindness she showed me throughout the entire ordeal. I have the utmost respect and admiration for Ms. Valdez. I highly recommend her. Kirkland WA
Karlie was great. She was on top of my case at all times and made sure I was aware of my legal rights and that I fully understood them. I felt she was easy to talk to and understood what I was going through. She was compassionate and caring, but most of all very knowledgeable about the law. In closing I would recommend her to anyone in need of a great lawyer.
Karlie was wonderful to work with. She responded very quickly to any questions I had and was very personal. From day one she kept me informed with the latest on my case. She is very trustworthy and understanding and not at all judgmental. Thanks again Karlie for all your help. I couldn't have asked for more.
I had met with three lawyers who were willing to take my case. I selected Karlie because she did not leave me with the impression this was just another case to take to court. Karlie was reliable and thorough in her work, knowledgeable about the process, put me at ease about the ‘unknowns’ when discussing potential outcomes, and kept me informed each step of the way. I recommend taking the time to speak with Karlie as she is a strong candidate.
As my third lawyer used I was extremely impressed. Ms. Valdez prepared me for what to expect and gave me realistic goals for what she could do, and then did just that. Her access to resources was very impressive. I never had to call her with questions or status updates because she always beat me to it and let me know what was going on. I felt very comfortable talking to her as well.
I had several charges against me which could have resulted in up to 90 days in jail, $1000 fine, 100 hours community service with a minimum of 3 days in jail and probation. After talking with and meeting with several different attorneys it was a no brainer to go with Karlie. She is passionate about her job, she is extremely smart, was able to help me understand the legal system including terminology and what I was about to face and is very personable. My case lasted for 10 months with the prosecutor handing us basically the same offer, Karlie always helped me weigh my options and was stedfast to quickly say "we are going to do better than that." After 10 months of negotiations I received a $500 fine, all charges were removed from my record with no community service, probation or jail time. I highly recommend Karlie to anyone whether it is a minor traffic ticket or DUI she is going to be behind you 100%.