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Steve Karimi

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  1. Outstanding Personalized Service

    Posted by Aleksey,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.

    Steve represented me in an anti-harassment protection order case. Steve went above and beyond to represent my best interests in court and make sure that all of my needs were met. He was very professional, provided personalized service, and answered all of my questions. Even after my court case was finished, Steve continued helping me resolve all remaining issues. It was clear to me that Steve was genuinely interested in obtaining a resolution that was favorable to me. Steve is truly an outstanding attorney and I would recommend him to anyone needing representation in a criminal or protection order case.

  2. Excellent and Fair Minded Criminal Defense

    Posted by a Domestic Violence client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 6-12 months ago.
    • Steve handled my Domestic Violence matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I had multiple criminal charges brought against during the course of a long and drawn out child custody situation, post divorce. Steve was able to patiently and effectively guide me through the process resulting in an acquittal of all charges. It took several months, but Thanks to Mr. Karimi's representation I was able to absolve myself of these accusations and move on with my life. Steve is a true professional and takes a personal interest in his cases. In my experience it is rare to find a committed attorney who will work with you and treat you fairly like Steve does with his clients. I am very grateful to Mr. Karimi and would recommend him highly.
    Thank you Steve!

  3. I GOT BACK MY SMILE :-)

    Posted by Mario, a Domestic Violence client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 6-12 months ago.
    • Steve handled my Domestic Violence matter.

    I HAVE A REALLY TOUGH CASE TO HANDLE BECAUSE OF MY IMMIGRANT SITUATION, BUT THANK GOD I FOUND MR.KARIMI, WHILE I WAS GOING TROUGH THE STORM AND HE HELPED ME FOR THE LAST SIX MONTHS AND HE FOUGHT IN COURT AND OUTSIDE THE COURT TO FIND A LEGAL SOLUTION TO SOLVE MY CASE, WHICH IT WAS REALLY RELIEVING WHEN THE COURT CLOSE MY CASE WITH A GREAT RESULT FOR ME, AND MR. KARIMI PUT A SMILE BACK IN MY FACE, BECAUSE I WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE MY CHILDRENS GROW OLDER.

    THANK YOU MR.KARIMI

  4. DO NOT go with Steve Karimi

    Posted by a client,
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    • I do not recommend Steve Karimi.

    No Communication. Steve simply never answers your emails or you. In my experience with working with him, he takes your money and runs. It may be weeks until you ever hear anything from him; I doubt he's that busy.

    No Compassion. When asking for help, he demands more money. He does not care about his clients at all, only the dollar sign and how your troubles can make him an extra buck. I think a lawyer should defend the criminal and not actually become one.

    Ignore other reviews on here. Most, if not all, are because he prompts the defendants whom he actually did a good job for to review him. Why would you tell someone to review you after you did a horrible job? Therefore, this review page is scewed. Currently, he has a 9.1 rating. Realistically, it should be a 6.0.

    In short, I would definitely recommend a different and more promising attorney, maybe one from a top-tier law school as opposed to Pepperdine University, ranked 54th. If you fear for your life, I highly recommend a public defense attorney or any other attorney besides Steve.

    My heart is with you. A couple grand is heavy investment.

    1. Steve Karimi

      Steve Karimi

      Lawyer Comment:

      After practicing criminal law for over fifteen years, I strive to provide the best legal defense and client satisfaction as possible. Criminal defense by its very nature is difficult because I am trying to help someone who is unhappy to be charged with a crime. It is not always possible to get a case dismissed. In fact, sometimes I have to tell a client bad news. I do not sugar coat or offer unrealistic expectations, which can lead to horrible adverse consequences at trial. I work with my client as a team in order to evaluate the honest risk of trial vs. getting an exceptional plea bargain. I am proud to say my last four criminal jury trials over 2013-2014 have been "not guilty." I have a successful track record at getting incredible results for my clients.

      Please keep in mind that I represent extremely difficult cases that many attorneys choose not to handle including drive by shootings, vehicular assault/homicide, strangulation, murder etc. I also represent clients who suffer from mental health diseases such as bipolar, delusion, paranoia, add, adhd, behavioral mood disorders, etc.

      In such a hypothetical case where a defendant is charged with a violent felony "strike" crime, has prior history, who caused serious bodily injury, who is drunk (more than twice the legal limit) and drugged out, and made racial remarks, you would expect the client would appreciate a misdemeanor resolution where he/she is not convicted of a felony and is not locked up in King County Jail.

      I can guarantee that not one criminal defense attorney would ever say that this client got an unfair or bad result. I am willing to refund my fee which was much more significant than "a couple grand" if the "client" if he or she exists finds a criminal attorney to affirm his/her position after objectively reviewing the evidence. That will not happen!!!

      By the way, "when asking for help" I will zealously fight for my clients and then fight some more, but like all attorneys, I charge a fee for trial.

      Also, I have tried cases against Yale/Harvard attorneys and my advice is to hire an attorney who relates well to others and jurors. Graduating for Harvard has very little to do with success in the criminal defense business. There is no correlation.

      Finally, if you are interested in discussing my legal services or interested in testing my "communication" give me a call anytime at 206.660.6200 or email at sckarimi@earthlink.net. I will respond immediately and would be glad to discuss my legal services with you. My web site is www.karimilawoffice.com. As always I am here to help in your time in need. There is no obligation to hire me and consultation is free. Thank you.

      Posted about 1 month ago. Flag

  5. Steve Karimi is all that!!!

    Posted by Sam, a Fraud client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 6-12 months ago.
    • Steve handled my Fraud matter.

    As an attorney, Steve is patient, honest, fair, and very competent. It was an honor getting to know him. Words can not explain how much I appreciate what Steve did for me. Thank you Steve.

  6. best lawyer,highly recommend!

    Posted by ana, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 6-12 months ago.
    • Steve handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    Steve is a great lawyer and human being.when I hired a lawyer to represent my brother in law I was scared,but I was able to trust Steve to make the best decision for our family.He has went above and beyond our expectations,I highly recommend his work.

  7. IF STEVE CAN'T DO IT THEN NOBODY CAN!!

    Posted by MICHAEL W, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 1-3 years ago.
    • Steve handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    I retained Steve Karimi over false allegations that were very serious in nature. I was extremely nervous and distraught with the allegations I had been charged with. Immediately upon meeting with Steve at a late hour I was confident he would use every effort to achieve the best possible outcome, from what I had viewed as a nightmare come true. Not only did he take the time to calmly reassure me but also explained in depth the theory and strategy behind what was about to transpire, leaving informed and finally able to relax.
    The piece of mind that you will receive with Steve is absolutely priceless, not to mention his fee's are very reasonable. The charges brought against me were quickly dismissed due to Steve's decisive actions and willingness to strive for a win fairly and competently.
    At my place of employment I work with many different attorneys on a daily basis and I can safely say that he is far superior to any lawyer I have met in all aspects of the legal profession, not only is his work ethic second to none but he kept me informed every step of the way, he would call, text and email the instant he had new information, even on the weekends and even the Fourth of July!

    I'm not one to write internet reviews (in fact this is my first one ever) but I feel that an individual as compassionate, caring and dedicated as Steve deserves recognition beyond this review.
    Over the years I have recommended Steve's legal services to friends and associates who find themselves in unfortunate situations and we are all in agreement that IF STEVE CAN'T DO IT THEN NO ONE CAN!!

  8. DON'T LOOK FURTHER - HIRE STEVE

    Posted by a Car Accident client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 1-3 years ago.
    • Steve handled my Car / Auto Accident matter.

    My wife and I entrusted Steve with our most prized possession - our son's future. Having been involved in a auto accident involving significant property damage and facing numerous county charges, my son was about to enter his final year of high school with a record that could hinder his ability to get into college as well as future employment. We received a recommendation to engage Steve. It is the best decision that we could have made as my son's case was dismissed prior to filing and he received a minor traffic ticket. From his approachable style all the way to his extensive knowledge and critical thinking skills, Steve was a consummate professional during our engagement. While we do not expect to be repeat customers, there is no doubt who we will turn to should a future legal matter arise. Stop looking for other attorneys and hire Steve Karimi.

  9. The most passionate and kindest lawyer.

    Posted by Kaye, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 1-3 years ago.
    • Steve handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    I made the biggest mistake in my life when I decided to use someone's credit card to purchase something. I was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft.

    It was the darkest time of my life and I felt so hopeless. But immediately after talking to Steve for the first time through the phone, I knew he is the lawyer for me. I remember him saying "you are not a bad person, you just made a bad choice. And I believe when you said it won't happen again," the first time we met.

    He is very passionate, he listened to me and made sure that everything will work out (specially since I am just an international student.) Also, he has the lowest lawyers fee ever.

    My case was a lot of work but he was very patient. And he helped me start anew. I will never forget him and his kindness. I will be forever thankful.

  10. Knowledgeable, reliable and compassionate

    Posted by a Domestic Violence client,
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    • I recommend Steve Karimi.
    • I hired Steve 1-3 years ago.
    • Steve handled my Domestic Violence matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    I high recommend Steve!! If my husband was convicted of a DV charge he could have been deported so we put a lot of trust in Steve. Thanks to Steve our case was dismissed so we never even went to trial. This guy never sleeps - he is available for you anytime, anywhere. The legal process can sometimes be confusing but he guided us through the process every step of the way. Steve is compassionate and caring and I can't thank him enough for helping us.