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Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
He got me a practically unheard-of sentence - two felony counts reduced to misdemeanors and no jail time. I want to think that when the prosecutor saw I'd lawyered up with Mr. Meryhew, it was time to start bargaining. His reputation is strong and his results are outstanding.
Posted by james, a Juvenile client, Flag
Mr. Meryhew was hands down the best attorney I have every seen in action against a prosecuter. He answered the judges questions completely with conviction and authority. I know the way in which he represented me was a key factor in my winning my case. He helped facillitate me finally being able to put my legal past behind me.
Posted by Jim, a Child Abuse client, Flag
I've been trying to put into words the level of gratitude I have for Brad Meryhew's skill, professionalism and integrity as an attorney. I had no idea this type of attorney review was available or I’d have written one LONG AGO.
Brad is well known and respected all over the state of Washington including Benton County where he represented me.
The attorney from Benton County who handled my child custody case assured me she could handle the false allegation charges. She took over $15,000 dollars from me and asked the Judge for 9 continuances. I got nothing except excuses. Before I knew it almost a year had passed from the time this whole nightmare began.
Then through a friend and divine intervention I met Brad Meryhew. Within 2 ½ months of Brad taking my case it was over. Brad is genuine, warm, and has a memory for detail like no other person I’ve ever met! He was available, answered my questions and most of all he knew what he was doing!!!
This experience has dramatically changed my life and the lives of my children - they are victims of divorce not victims of abuse!!! Things are getting better life is getting back to normal; we have peace and got justice thanks to Brad Meryhew. Warm regards
Posted by Eric, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Nothing is more appalling than being publicly defamed for a crime against a child, even more so when all the facts aren’t presented which is common with today's media. Long story short, after being in contact with someone who misrepresented their true age to me Brad was one of the few lawyers in Washington that put the rumors aside and took a personal, vested interest in my case immediately upon meeting with him. He was non-judgmental, intuitive and most surprisingly of all, passionate and driven to fight my case even before receiving his retainer! Ever hear of that anymore?? Never once was he not in contact with me via email or in person when I needed information and he was always open to talk on the phone or meet in person, no “smoke and mirrors” when calling his office! I was looking at multiple felonies, a lot of time in prison and being a registered sex offender if convicted of the allegations against me. Brads team and investigator worked feverishly to expose the true facts of this individuals behavior, and the circumstances surrounding my case that the arresting agency neglected to do. This coupled with his compelling and well respected relationship with the prosecutor’s office really produced the results he achieved without us ever having to go to trial. I’m more than happy to say my job was reinstated, no felony or sex offense and my life is slowly recovering the best it can from this situation. The Meryhew group has treated me like one of the family from day one and I hope to continue to foster that relationship with them for years to come outside of the legal arena!
Posted by Gabriela, Flag
Nobody ever wants to be in a situation like ours, our case was a very sad personal experience but when we hired Brad he turned the negative into a positive. Brad is a very knowledgeable, experienced, trusting person, not something that you see everyday in the Legal field. The women in the office always went above and beyond to make me feel welcome, and I actually looked forward to going in and talking with them. Brad treated us like we were his only priority and for that we are super grateful! His dedication to our case made us feel comfortable and secure. We would highly recommend Brad and his team to anybody that needs a great effective leagl team on their side.
Thank you Brad for a successful outcome!
Posted by a Child Abuse client, Flag
This lawyer was not aggressive enough to defend my case. He was always too busy to talk to me and was a very hard one to get a hold of. I was not a satisfied client and I felt I lost alot of my money by hiring him. Luckily I found a new lawyer that I felt very confident with and felt that my needs were met.
Posted by Toni Andersson, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Meryhew is both a really nice guy and a superb attorney. No matter what you criminal charges you are facing you can be sure he is going to treat with you respect which is vital in any criminal procedure. He makes you feel like a really good person and after all he does not look at you like a criminal at all but instead looks at you like a person that has committed a crime and done a mistake and from there he is willing to help you. Not only does he know the law but he also knows how to socially get you back on your feet again. Thanks Brad for all your help, it was such a pleasure getting to know you.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I recently found myself in an unfortunate situation where I was facing criminal allegations that were in no way based in fact. As an individual with a professional license on the line, I needed a lawyer who would fight with urgency to ensure the prosecutor's office had all of the facts before deciding whether to file charges. Brad was just that lawyer.
His sterling reputation provides him with the unique ability to work with prosecuting attorneys to uncover the full truth. Brad is also known for his ability to show absolute compassion toward clients - this was something I experienced first hand as he continually counseled me as I dealt with all of the emotions caused by such a horrible situation.
Ultimately, charges were never filed against me. And I believe that decision was a direct result of having Brad, and everything he brings to the table (e.g. compassion, experience, resources, relationships, reputation, style, and ultimate professionalism), by my side.
I can't say enough about how highly I think of Brad!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Smart; professional; and ethical, Brad is an excellent source of information and resources. He showed genuine concern for our family. Brad's advice and counsel at the free initial meeting was priceless. He even helped us locate appropriate counseling.
Posted by j, Flag
"Mr. Brad Meryhew is more than an attorney. I felt as though he was a father figure in the toughest time of my life. He encouraged me to stay positive and keep working forward. I took his advice and TRUSTED HIM AND HIS TEAM. Although he may seem busy at times, he knows EXACTLY what to do. He was able to SUCCESSFULLY RESOLVE THE MATTER!! If you were wrongly accused of a crime, please ask him for help.”
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Brad Meryhew receives my highest recommendation.
My case required Mr Meryhew to interface with State and Federal prosecutors, and with Federal law enforcement. He always seemed comfortable and confident navigating these waters; it was evident that he always had the attention and respect of whomever he was communicating with.
My case was not in Seattle, so numerous trips to my area were required. In spite of a 3-4 hour drive, he was always here when he needed to be, and assured me that he always would be, no matter how many trips would be necessary.
Mine seemed to be a unique case (though they're undoubtedly all unique) -- it may have been more expedient for Mr Meryhew to advise plea-bargaining, but he told me that he wouldn't be hasty in considering such an approach, and wouldn't let the prosecutors give me the 'bum's rush.' He researched similar cases and decisions, and consulted colleagues and peers for reference. He proceeded thoughtfully, like a chess master -- he was patient and deliberate when strategizing, wanting all information and ducks in a row before making a move. In the end he concluded that the best approach for my case was to argue the validity of the charges. He wrote a letter that was firm yet respectful, explaining what his defense strategy would be if the case were to go to trial. This proved to be effective -- both the State and Federal prosecutors recognized they didn't have a case against the described defense, and dismissed charges.
Mr Meryhew would contact me immediately whenever there was information that I needed to know. Everyone at Rhodes and Meryhew is very friendly and respectful -- a first-rate team.
I generally do not use such strong words, but Brad Meryhew was literally a savior for me during the most difficult time in my life. My entire future was truly in jeopardy, but thanks to him, I am now able to move on with my life.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Meryhew spoke with me on the phone on several occations. He was prompt in doing what he said that he would do. He followed through my entire case.
Posted by a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
I was recommended to Mr. Meryhew's law firm by another well known firm in Seattle. My case could have been very costly and long in duration but it was not. Mr. Meryhew used his experience and expertise to ensure it was settled quickly and at the least cost. At one time during the case, I went to him prepared to pay more fees in order to resolve my issue; however, his ethics were outstanding. He suggested another route without any additional costs and my case ended up being settled without going to court.
Mr. Meryhew definitely took care of my situation and kept me informed during the process. He understood my point of view and truly cared. It was apparaent to me that he approaches his work with high ethical and professional standards and he cares for the future of his clients. I am extremely satisfied with Mr. Meryhew.
Posted by Michael, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Brad Meryhew is the absolute best at what he does. He treated me very professionally, but also as though we were good, close friends. He kept me centered and relaxed even as I went through the roughest time in my life. And it was more than just Brad because his whole office gave me outstanding support.
Posted by Melissa, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I fully endorse Brad Allen Meryhew.His extensive knowledge of the law, the way he held himself in the court room,the way he spoke in an articulate manner that had the jurors paying close attention and following his lead was critial to our case.From day one Mr. Meryhew showed respect for his client,the candid,yet professional advice he provided as he guided our family throughout the case was immeasurable.He never rushed this case, he was always available and made sure he had everything he needed to win this case, and in the end,our family member was unanimously acquitted of all the charges against him.
Posted by Cindy, a Child Abuse client, Flag
As a friend of someone represented by Brad, I can only find positive responses. Mr Meryhew was available from the very first moment, if not him then someone else in his office stepped in to answer questions. He had a manner that put one at ease even under such significant stress without downplaying the seriousness of what was at hand. It's very refreshing and relieving to observe someone in the legal system that is knowledgable and thorough. I wouldn't hesitate to place my trust in him to ensure the system works as it should.
Posted by Daniel, a Child Abuse client, Flag
Just so you all know this man is a GOD sent and has my complete blessing and gratitude. He is one of the most honest and forthright human beings that I have ever met...and he saved my life.
Brads demeanor has always been calming and supportive and he has a peace about him the draws everyone to his side.
He never lost sight to who I was and to what was wrong in my case. He drew such a simple but detailed view to what the system did wrong in my case…that after only an hour and a half the jurors came to a not guilty verdict.
I cannot thank him enough for what he did…he pulled me away from a very dark place that I did not think I could come back from. But yet his caring and gentle soul gave me so much strength that there is a reason GOD place him on this earth and in the profession he now holds.