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As an Illinois resident dealing with a Wisconsin OWI Karen was the perfect Attorney for the job. Her detailed knowledge of Wisconsin OWI laws and how they impact an Illinois Driver was invaluable. She handled my case quickly and provided me with the best outcome possible.
Karyn Missimer took my DUI case and I couldn't have been happier with hiring her and the outcome of the case. Prior to retaining her as my legal representative, I had called almost every attorney in Wadsworth County and all of them had suggested to go with Absolute Sobriety, citing numerous reason but what it seemed to come down to was that it was to difficult to obtain. Karyn however immediately suggested going for reckless driving, which I had been told by other people who had been in my situation is what you should ideally go for.
The case was settled in a little over a month. Contrary to the long drawn out process I was expecting. Throughout the case, Karyn was very professional but also approachable and kept me up to date with every detail. Overall I was very pleased with the outcome and also how well I was represented. I couldn't recommend her enough.
Mrs. Missimer treated me with respect and was very helpful to me. She made sure that I got treated farely. Mrs. Missimer is very thorough and keeps you well informed of what is going on with your case. I will recommend her to all that need her services. Thank you for careing.
The past few months in my case have been a new experience for myself. An experience I never plan to visit again and one I wouldn’t have trusted with another attorney other than Karyn. When I signed on with Karyn, I knew that my case would be handled correctly and to expect nothing but the best.
Karyn is a fierce defense attorney that will stop at nothing to get what is truly best for you and your situation. She executes each move with precision and when the time is right, attacks. Karyn was nothing short of my expectations in all the work she accomplished for me. Her stern but yet graceful demeanor definitely shows its effectiveness in the courtroom. Everything was done in a timely manner, with extreme professionalism and with results that one could not argue with.
Karyn’s services were a great investment and definitely made me rest a little easier knowing she was fighting for me. The Missimer Law firm truly represents and goes above and beyond their motto "quality representation at a price you can afford". I would highly recommend Karyn to anyone and without a doubt turn to her if I need her services again for any matter.
Thanks again for all your service!
I've had the chance to work with Mrs. Missimer on my case. I found her to be extremely helpful and hard-working.
Mrs. Missimer was able to explain the different outcomes of my case in a language I could understand (something difficult to find with other lawyers) and set me on the right course.
I found her to be someone that I could trust with my case; not only to handle it in the utmost professional manner but to keep me informed the whole way.
I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for an honest and affordable attorney.
I had occasion to use Ms. Missimers services recently and found the experience to be effective and comforting. I felt as though I had someone on my side. I was kept informed in a timely fashion and found her rates to be fair.
Your probably thinking, how can karyn have such a bad review when every other review makes her look like the saintly mother theresa? Well, first you should be questioning all the glowing reviews from fellow attorney's. Now I may be wrong, but im pretty confident that on those attorney review pages, karyn returns the love (wink wink).thats what friends are for.I guess I should'nt be surprised by the glowing client reviews either. I can only speculate.The reason im lashing out at mrs Missimer is that I felt she was lazy and unprepared.I found her name on the web along with others. After calling the names on my list, I narrowed it down to reviews but mainly cost.Now im a financially poor guy who borrowed my attorney fees and feel I could have gotten a better result without her help! Just to give a little backround on my case, I was arrested for DUI in 2009 shortly after that I contacted Mrs missimer to represent me.Two weeks later I was pulled over for a tail light out. When the officer looked up my record, he noticed the drunk driving charge, he asked me to step out of my car. He thought my eyes looked funny. Now keep in mind I've been playing video games at a friend's house for the last 7hrs and had not drank any alcohol.They took a breathalizer and found nothing.Then took blood to find out I had prescribed medicine in my system for my A.D.D. They charged me again with DUI simply for driving on my prescribed medicine. On the day I was scheduled to appear for sentence she calls to inform me that she is on another case that is running later than expected.So instead of rescheduling she sends her husband who knows nothing about me or my case. Already being nervous, now i'm increasingly concerned with what will be said in my defense. Finally, minutes before my trial, Karyn showed up looking like she had just woken up- completely unprepared. Her clothes were unprofessional and wrinkled and she looked as if she had been taking a nap while she should have been reviewing my case with me. What really makes this whole experience enfuriating, is that she KNEW NOTHING ABOUT ME OR MY CASE. She told me to plead "guilty" because she had not read my file to find out that my "DUI" was caused by prescribed medicine, and she believed the second offense would not show up on my file yet. However, it did show up and was therefore charged with BOTH. She didn't even double check to make sure she was correct. When the judge asked her questions about me and my case she kept looking to me for answers because she literally had no idea what she was representing me for. I wasted thousands of dollars on someone to do a job that I could have done myself. I ultimately lost my license for a year and a half, received jail time, and eventually my job. Now clearly I was in the wrong for my first offense...I will never defend that mistake. But after speaking with multiple attorneys after this case I have found out that there is a whole other process that could have cleared me from this charge. She also missed the step to give me an occupational license, which would have made a huge difference in my life at the time. I feel that Karyn misrepresents her skills and knowledge of working with the court system, and needs to reconsider the time and effort she promises a client before she takes their case. I was, and still am, severely disappointed with my decision to hire her.
When arrested for a DUI you need a lawyer who specializes in the field and is knowledgeable. I feel very confident recommending her to anyone who needs a smart and tough attorney. Karyn is very informed and how to represent and challenge the charges you face.
With her representation, the court amended and dismissed some of the charges I faced. All which resulted in considerably lower driverâ€™s license revocation, fines and court costs and no jail time!. She is very friendly and easy to work with, yet very professional. She kept me informed during the entire process. Karyn is definitely worth hiring to represent you.
Karyn was very professional and kept me informed the whole time.
She was easy to work with and very knowledgeable about the law and defenses in my particular case. I feel very confident recommending her to anyone who needs a smart, knowledgable, tough attorney.
Thanks Karyn for your hard work and dedication!
Atty Missimer has been representing me off and on for three or so years. She has handled a variety of cases for me, mostly traffic in
nature. Without her help I would have lost my license long ago. And because I live in rural Wisconsin, that would be devastating to both my work and my family. I will hire no one else.