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I hired Brian Todd to take over my direct appeal (I was a client) because my appellate attorney failed to argue a closed courtroom and jury issue. My family and I paid Todd thousands of dollars to do this. What did he do? Todd took my paperwork and money, then failed to communicate with me or my family. Instead he wrote to my original appellate attorney and told them he was available to help if needed--That was not what I hired him to do. He failed to argue my issue, and now, rather than the burden being on the state, it is on me to prove prejudice; not a good situation to be in. My family and I had to take Todd to small claims court to get our money back--which he did return only after that.
I was facing a sentence, if convicted, that was the equivalent of a life sentence. Brian was my attorney. From the beginning, he was thorough in his investigation, his research, and his communication with me. He explored every option for my case and developed a practical strategy for my defense. I went to trial facing a maximum sentence of 756 months. Brian made all the right moves, he did an excellent job with opening and closing arguments, as well as, direct and cross examinations. We won! I was acquitted and now have another opportunity to live life in the land of the free.
Mr. Todd surprised me with his involvement with my case. I have had attorneys before, but none put forth the effort that Brian Todd and his staff did. If I had a question, it was answered truthfully. Brian Todd has a profound understanding of the judicial system. I don't say this lightly, but I was impressed and satisfied with the outcome. If I EVER need legal help again, you gotta know who I am calling..
Must say if your looking for an attorney that will work for you Brian Todd is an excellent choice. He help me out with an case I thought I had no chance with. Brian,did what he said he would do, he also kept in touch with me through out the process of this case. The case was then dismissed. He just an all around good lawyer and I whould choose him again if need be.
Im impressed with Mr Todd's team timely response to sensitive and valuable prosses,all the way from keeping me up to speed on whats the latest to working with me financially during these hard times,by far the best choice of many previous lawyers who Where just going through the motions. From a happy client that will always use the sevices of Mr Todd.
I hired Mr. Brian J Todd at the end of Oct 2011 to do my legal separation only to be extremely disappointed and lost all complete faith in him. It was a matter of urgency that my motions for temporary orders be dealt as soon as possible, not only was there a delay not once, not twice, but three times which were all in Brian's error.There was a lack of communication, lack of filing court documents in a timely fashion, and a lack of securing court motions in a reasonable fashion. Because of all these numerous errors, and Brian not doing his job, I had to let him go and find a different Lawyer in Dec 2011. Not only did Brian take my full retainer but is charging me in addition. I would not recommend Brian to handle your divorce/legal separation as this area does not seem to be his area of expertise.
Mr. Todd helped me and my family. Came to our house to sit down with my family and I and gave us my best options. He did not dance around the facts with me, and I respect that in him. I recommend Mr. Todd to anyone with criminal charges.