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Posted by reg, a Criminal Defense client,
We needed Attorney for a shoplifting charge my wife has bipolar issues we went to doctor to get her help she had not ever done this before . Greg was understanding of the issue, Greg did what nobody else could do and got the charges dropped. He knows the law, does what he has to do to get the job done I highly recommend Greg.
Posted by Ryan, a DUI client,
Great attorney and overall great guy. From my very first call and within the first few minutes of talking with him, I knew I was in good hands and that he would take care of me. He was available when I needed him and promptly answered any questions I had over email, text, and phone. I was charged with DUI and Greg was able to reduce my fines, my charges, and make it so I didn't have my license suspended or taken away at all! He's a smart and dependable lawyer who isn't going to judge you. He really has your interests in mind and will make sure he gets the best results he can. He works hard for you and he's extremely good at what he does. This is who you want to have represent you if you are facing DUI charges. Look no further!
Posted by a DUI client,
I am ashamed to admit that I was arrested for a DUI after leaving a company farewell party... Long story short, I knew I needed a good attorney... so after doing plenty of research (my wife and I), we came across Greg Schwesinger and noticed that he had tons of positive reviews. We decided to call, and ended up leaving a message. We continued to keep searching for an attorney in desperation. About an hour later Greg himself actually called us back. He was so helpful from the very beginning. He talked to my wife and answered our many many questions. He was very honest, upfront, and respectful, and he eased our minds. I was shocked to see how much time he was spending over the phone and how he was so understanding. I realized that he was spending his own time after business hours discussing my situation, and giving all sorts of advice before we even knew if we were going to go with him. Needless-to say, by the end of our first conversation (About 2 hours), I knew we found the one we could trust to represent me. I had my hearing today, and I am very pleased to say that Greg came through for me. I ended up getting a really fair deal. I highly recommend Greg Swesinger if you ever find yourself in such an unfortunate situation.
Posted by Tom, a Criminal Defense client,
I hired Greg to handle my obstruction case even though I already had a court appointed attorney. I could never get in touch with the court appointed lawyer and I didn't get the feeling that she would work very hard to defend me. Greg on the other was great - he explained everything in detail and helped me understand what was going on with my case and also helped me decide on the best approach to take. He was very diligent, easy to work with and easy to get in touch with. I was not thrilled with having to hire a lawyer at first since I felt that I was not guilty and I even thought about trying to defend myself, but luckily reality set in and I realized that I could not leave things to chance and that I needed help from someone who knows what they are doing. I am glad to have had him on my side - he earned the money and will be the first one I call if I run into any legal problems again.
Posted by a DUI client,
Greg handled my first offense DUI very competently. He's very knowledgable and compassionate. I didn't know how the process worked and he explained it very well. Reduced the DUI charge to reckless driving, on probation for 2 years. On the DOL side, had to have ignition interlock installed for 3 months and get new license.
Posted by Michael, a Domestic Violence client,
What can I say, Greg is the best. He's not going to hold your hand and tell you everything is going to be all right, he'll shoot you straight. He told me what I needed to do and I did it. My case was over 19 days after my arraignment....it was faster and a better outcome than I could have imagined. I have nothing bad to say about Greg. He's dead honest, incredibly knowledgeable, and will talk to you like you are a human. You'd have to be an absolute fool to hire anyone else.
Posted by a DUI client,
Greg was referred to me by a friend. He successfully won my DOL case and defended/negotiated a reduced charge on the criminal side from a DUI to a Reckless Driving at a time when few prosecutors are willing to negotiate on these issues. Greg was fantastic at making sure I understand all elements of the case and the situation. I can honestly say I did not know a single thing about the process of fighting a DUI charge, the potential consequences or how to go about being proactive in putting myself in the best possible situation. Greg prepared me for all of this. He is incredibly knowledgeable, determined, persistent and really makes you feel like you have someone in your corner fighting for you. That was very important to me. I can't recommend Greg enough and would turn to him in a heartbeat if I were to ever be in a similar situation. A+
Posted by a Domestic Violence client,
Prior to my hiring of Greg, I was arrested & being charged by the local city prosecutor's office, for D.V.- Malicious Mischief. This past summer I had an argument with a now ex-girlfriend over the phone, that lead to me being highly frustrated & ultimately punching a door in my place of residence. Shortly after the landlord called the local police & had urged the couple/owner's that I be detained "to let me cool off for a little while" (as if it was in my best interest); they agreed & I was arrested and taken to a county detention holding facility. Despite the fact that I had zero contact or communication with the owner's of the residence from which I rent, I was being charged as if my punching of the door was in response to them or somehow aimed at the couple (when in reality they had nothing to do with why I was upset)...
Before ever I had ever spoke with/hired Greg, I was being urged to take a deal accepting/agreeing to the full charges with a recommendation deferred a year of incarceration be deferred (lucky for me I didn't).. I wouldn't let myself plead guilty to something I KNEW I HADN'T DONE (while I may have lost my cool & done some form of destruction of property, there was no violence toward the couple and when they found out what I was being charged with they were shocked & felt as though they had been deceived). Greg listened to my story, asked what my expectations were, gave me his professional expert opinion on the matter, & lastly we agreed on a course of action/strategy. First he was going to speak with the City's D.A. and see if a deal on lesser charges was an option (as I was open to admitting fault for having punched the door, just not the DV towards the land owner's portion that the D.A. kept pursuing. Second was for Greg to review all legal specifics of the case and see if getting the case dismissed was an option (although at the time I didn't foresee this to be realistic, Greg was confident if needed he could review the facts of the law vs. my case and find something). And third & finally, if needed, both he & I were willing to go to trial and fight this case before a judge & jury.
The result was within 40 days of my hiring of Greg, he had spoken to the victim's, gotten them to file paperwork showing I had paid for the damage of property (which was only approximately $180), and presented both Judge & D.A.'s Office with this form.. That same day all charges were dropped & my case dismissed!!
Greg was diligent in following through with everything he said he would do, he kept in constant communication & me informed with everything I needed to know along the way, and in addition to the results beating what I could have ever hoped for upon hiring him, he was also great along the way at helping me to understand 1) what was actually going on during/within the process 2) what the next step, likely outcomes, etc were and 3) Greg really helped my stress level & anxiety by reassuring me that regardless of whatever outcome was reached, I had nothing to fear and just an overall confidence in both his abilities/the process and our case. When trying to find an attorney I was really worried of getting "The Right Person" for it and used this site. Now I am writing not only on behalf of Greg and his incredible work & performance for me, but to ANYONE without an attorney in what feels like a terribly scary position, anyone feeling like they need help or need someone who understands them or their case, thanks to prior reviews I was able (lucky enough) to find Greg and now I'm simply trying to pay that favor back forward. 5 Star Attorney with a perfect balance of knowledge in regards to the law and personable personality, Gregory W. Schwesinger is one decision you won't regret.
Posted by Russell, a Domestic Violence client,
I was charged with domestic violence assault back in July 2013. After contacting Greg about my case, he set me up with a course of action to get me positioned and aligned to take a proactive stance in getting a positive outcome. Finally, in December 2013 he was able to get my case dismissed. Greg was extremely professional, knowledgable and easy to talk to. He gave me his cell phone number, answered when I called and never made me feel rushed or hurried. I would highly recommend Greg to others in need of a quality attorney!
Posted by a Domestic Violence client,
Greg was exquisite at explaining the situation I was in and answering my many questions I had for him. He was able to get the case dismissed, which was an even better outcome then I could have expected. First time having to hire a lawyer and went very smoothly. Highly recommend. Thank you!