|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1995||05/14/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bergen County Bar Association||Chair - Entertainment/Sports Law||2005 - Present|
Posted by anonymous
Doug handled a potential case for me years ago. He was a God send. I had no money for an attorney and Doug helped me any way. Everything worked out in my favor. I am so grateful that he was not only able to help me but he was willing to help. My would have been changed for the worst had he not been involved. I would recommend him to anyone wanting an honest attorney.
Posted by anonymous
Doug was my close friend for years. When I found out my, then still husband is going to divorce me, Doug offered me his legal help. He said he will not charge me because I'm not working (and my husband makes a lot of money) and he will do a motion so my husband will pay all the fees. It happened and my exhusband payd him for everything and a lot.
I saw the settlement for the first time at my divorce day. Doug put in the settlment he is going to take $10.000 out of the money I was getting (which wasnt too much) for me and my two years old daughter from my exhusband as an one time alimony. I really didn't know what to do and really didn't want to sign the settlement. I was really upset and the judge noticed and asked me if I need to talk to my attorney. I sayd yes and went to talk to Doug in next door room. He said if I don't sign the settlement I have to find a new attorney because he will not go with me to the trial. I felt forced to sign the settlment under all the circumstances. He used the most difficult time of my life and was waiting when I'm the most fragile to sign something I would never sign. I don't think it was ethical or legal (as I still want to find out). He used me to making himself more then enough money. He knew I still don't have green card to be able to work, have no family around to support me and my daughter. The only thing he cared about is to take $10.000 from a single mother on the top of the thousands and thousands he got paied by my exhusband. He even hold the money from me my exhusband gave to him for me to be able to move out of our apartment. I had to call the bar association to be able to get the money to move. It was extremely stressful on the top of everything I went through.
Posted by Bobby
I met Doug at an event at a friends home. He introduced himself to me and we began a conversation immediately. I asked him what he did for a living and when he said lawyer, I took advantage of the situation and asked him about the business trouble I was in with my business. I ran a multi million dollar company and it was in trouble. I had seen lawyers before Doug and in fact was using one at that time. Doug offered unique ideas and thoughts on how to get out of the trouble and, excuse me "destroy" those who were trying to destroy me. I was sold, I jumped ship and retained him. It took about 9 months, a lot of meetings and court motions, but I WON. I am now riding high again. Saved my marriage and all is good. OK, the bad news (not so bad)... Doug is not cheap, but worth every sent. And, he is difficult to reach, well, until he gave me his phone number. Then you can catch him best after hours, you see, THE MAN DOES NOT SLEEP... EVER. So you can call him at 4:00am and he is like "Hey Bobby, whats up?" Its great. I could not recommend him highly enough. If you are in trouble and you want out, quickly and strongly, VERY STRONGLY, making the people who "F'ed" with you RUN and HIDE, with their attorney, then Doug is your guy. Others just cannot keep up with this Vampire... Vampire in a good way.
Marc Poles, Family Attorney
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Doug is one of the best entertainment and criminal defense lawyers in NJ. He is very knowledgable, hard working, and overall one of the best at what he does. You should seriously consider Doug if you are in need of an entertainment or criminal lawyer.
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