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Posted by Dave, a Speeding Ticket client,
Got two different lawyers and both of them did what they needed to do to get me out of BOTH tickets! Great job! And it was made harder by the fact that I already had a speeding ticket on my record from earlier last year! They rock! I only regret that I didn't hire them to get me out of the first ticket!
Only thing I wish they did do is communicate a little better. I usually had to initiate the call to find out what is going on. However, really, I didn't have to do anything, they handled everything. So as long as you understand that no news is good news, then the lack of communication won't bother you.
Posted by Robert, a Transportation client,
Barbara's firm went to bat for me on a HUGE ticket, that had it been on my driving record could have cost me my job and tons of money. She handled the case and even sent me reminders of my court date. The ticket was dismissed! Thank you The Law Office of Barbara A. Bowden and her staff for successfully handling my case and the professionalism that was shown during the whole process. I highly recommend this firm for your traffic infraction needs.
Posted by Roger, a Speeding Ticket client,
Barbara's firm did a great job of making and winning my case. The I-5 speed trap was obvious and I could see the patrol car from a half-mile away, traffic was light and there was plenty of time to check the speedometer. The state trooper said he clocked me at 14 over, but I was not speeding - the car that passed me was, though. I could tell by the officer's comments he was not paying attention to that detail. The judge agreed with us. Great job to Tony Garguile in Bowden's Law Offices for handling this.
Posted by Laura, a DUI client,
Barbara really helped put me at ease since this was my first offense. I still have my court date to go but she had my DOL hearing dismissed in about 10 mins flat. I HAVE and DO recommend Barbara to anyone reading this!!!
Posted by Pat, a DUI client,
Barbara did an excellent job of handling my DUI arrest. My DUI was reduced to a Negligent in the first Degree. She was very caring and always on top of what was going on. She kept me informed and her paralegals were always there to answer my questions. I was very impressed with her knowledge and her professional attitude. She was respectful and helped through a very tough time in my life. Thank you Barbara!
Posted by Steve, a DUI client,
Barbara is a great DUI lawyer. She made a DUI and traffic violations disappear like magic! She also won the DOL hearing for us. My family and I are very grateful for all the hard work that Barbara and her staff did to make a nerve racking experience bearable. Court can be scary and confusing and Barbara handled it for us like a pro! I recommend Barbara for anyone that gets a DUI. She is an exceptional attorney.
Posted by Calvin, a Car Accident client,
I Have used the services of Barbara Bowden for years and have had the pleasure of working with several of here staff members. Her firm and team have been 100% in handling my cases and I am happy to say because of there firm i have perfect driving record. I would highly recommend anyone that gets a traffic ticket of any kind or has an accident to contact this firm !
Posted by petesedgwick, a DUI client,
Barbara and her team did an excellent job representing me and handling my case. I am very happy and satisfied with the outcome. Barbara definitely knows what she is doing she got out of something that definitely would have came out a lot worse without her helpshe definitely is the best in the county for DUI/DWI cases. I am very thankful for her time not only is her firm honest and dependable but also reasonably priced. Her team are definitely not Nickle and dimers but honest hard working individuals . Barbara was definitely worth hiring
Posted by Tonya, a DUI client,
A few people had referred me to Barbara since they had good results with her in the past. I also heard that Barbara was a pit bull when it came to DUI's. It was the first time I had ever gotten in trouble and decide to hire thinking I would be in good hands. I was wrong. First court date she was an half and hour late. She didn't even talk with me before I went in front of the judge. The public defender talked with me more than she did. 2nd court date, she pleaded me out to reckless. Didn't discuss it with me, had the paperwork signed. I did agree to it, but what else was I to do when she had already told me that this is THE ONLY thing I could get. She also had 3 other clients, the same time and day, same courtroom so she barely had time to spend talking. She also left us with her associate since she had another client in the courtroom next to mine that she had to take care of. DOL WAS A JOKE. First time I met with her she stated she would take pictures of where I got pulled over, she wanted me to highlight the police report and put what I felt happen. I ENDED UP TAKING THE PICTURES, TRYING TO CONTACT MY WITNESS because she did not contacted the witness until the day before the hearing, and she didn't even read what I had highlighted. She was on her FACEBOOK during the DOL hearing and yawning the whole time while talking with the attorney general. She even forgot that she had pleaded me out a week ago to reckless. I end up losing and received a blower for a year even though I had blown 2 times for the officer. I now have to finish paying Barbara for a job she didn't do. NEVER GO TO HER! She is overbooked and doesn't care about you or what the end result is. I also let the people who referred her to me and anyone I come across know had bad she was and not only myself, but the people who now know will never refer her again.
Posted by Alex, a DUI client,
My family hired her firm for two traffic non-criminal cases, and one traffic criminal case. Each time we received excellent results. When a bogus non-traffic criminal case came up in the midst of it all she referred us to criminal defense attorney, Mike Franz for advice, and Corey Wood, Wood Law, Burien, for assistance in getting the case dismissed. She also spent time trying to help us with the case even though she wasn't required to. If it wasn't for her help we might not have been able to prove innocence so easily and without a big legal defense bill. We highly recommend her especially for any traffic defense case in Lakewood court which is an extremely difficult court to deal with. I would not hesitate to hire her firm again in the future. The only negative mark on my son's driving record is driving with defective equipment, and expired license tabs. It could have been much worse but she saved him! We are so grateful.