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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Client's Choice 2015||AVVO||2015|
|Rated Attorney||Lead Counsel||2014|
|Client's Choice 2014||AVVO||2014|
|Featured Attorney DUI||AVVO||2013|
|Admission to Practice||Admitted||2007|
|Principal/Founder||Law Office of James Medows||2006 - Present|
|Intern||Kings County D.A.||2004 - 2004|
|Intern||Hon. Martin Shulman||2003 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Eastern District New York||Admitted||2007 - Present|
|Southern District New York||Admitted||2007 - Present|
|Kings County Criminal Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Attorney||2006 - Present|
|People v. Krainert||Probation|
|People v. Souid||Community Service|
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|Medows Blog||Medows Blog||2014|
|Howard University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|New York University||Politics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
Posted by Steve
I don't know if its possible for a criminal case to be a positive experience, but if so, working with James made it about as bearable as possible.
Highly Recommended for a number of reasons. I am an artist and was arrested for graffiti in Brooklyn, I was referred his among a few others' services after asking my public defender at arraignment (court demanded private counsel for me). I went in for a consultation and it became clear James did not know this public defender who had recommended him - which I saw as a very good sign attesting to his reputation.
James was able to get my charges reduced in a way that, to me, was nothing short of magical. I personally know people who have been charged with the same infractions, and they did not receive anywhere near the same outcome I received with James' services. His knowledge and professionalism saved me a small mountain of time and money. There are a few reasons I would suggest his services to anyone in a similar situation.
First off, he's smart - was very knowledgable yet also pragmatic and focused when discussing the outcomes surrounding my case. Second, he's sociable and extremely alert. As odd as it sounds, this was, in my estimation, probably the most crucial element of getting the deal I got - he scheduled an informal meeting with the district attorney and as he put it, "for the price of a cup of coffee", was able to reach a better deal for me, getting misdemeanors dropped down to a violation, reduced punishment, etc. The deal ended up working out even better down the road, once again because of his knowledge of the court's daily operations and day-to-day players. He seemed to know everyone in the courtroom at the time and genuinely care about them on a personal level.
Last, he's affordable, and it was immediately obvious to me that he is not concerned about price gouging. In my specific case he helped me with a few details post-sentence that went above and beyond our retainer agreement. He didn't have to do that. As Goethe said, "You can judge a man's character by how he treats someone with whom he has nothing to gain."
Also, he's got great style. Couldn't be happier with his services or recommend him more highly. To put it colloquially, he rules.
Posted by Lanier
This was my 1st time using a lawyer to fight a moving violation ticket and I will definitely do it again. My court date was the Friday of the nyc blizzard. He told me don't worry about anything but preparing for the storm. His plan was to get the date changed but actually just ended getting it dismissed. Unfortunately I have another ticket to fight in court but I'm looking foward to using James meadows services again.
Posted by Paul
James's professionalism put me at ease and I felt confident in his ability to represent me during my court appearance. Everything about the process felt organized and well-managed, and I have no reservations recommending his services.
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A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend James Hal Medows to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.
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