5.0 stars 108 totalReview Harley Wagner
Posted by Will
Harley Wagner is by far and beyond the best counselor, advocate and litigator you could have on your side. Harley has a breadth and depth of knowledge of the law that most attorneys could only aspire too. It has been my experience that most of the time, when you work with experienced professional lawyers, as established as Harley, that you will be dealing with their team, or a paralegal and never work with the person that is actually handling your case until the court date. That was what I was expecting when I reached out to Harley. I could not have been more wrong. Harley personally walked me through every step of my case, every piece of correspondence and updated me PERSONALLY every step of the way. I travel frequently to the West Coast and would send emails late by EST standards and Harley or his team would have me an answer by the time I landed in LA. And just for perspective, my case was a misdemeanor offense. I was shocked to see Harley at every hearing and responding to every email and phone call. He was there every step of the way. I saw a lot of people in the lobby of the courtroom without their attorney; mine was their every time. I felt like I was his first and only priority every time he went to bat for me. His team is amazing. They updated me on every event and every change and proactively told me how I should handle correspondences so I could make sure I did not miss any important deadlines. Not only that, but Harley always personally kept me in tune with every important change in my case and even called me to make sure I had a good Christmas and to make sure I was OK and to let me know he was handling everything so I could relax and have a good time with my family. When you have legal issues, they consume your life and make you so stressed you cant see straight. Having your attorney call you and keep you up to date when you are so worried about what may happen, was such a huge relief. In my experience, that doesn't ever happen. But Harley always made me feel like we were in control of what happened in my case and that put my mind at ease. Harley was my constant reminder that we could find a solution to my problem and kept me grounded. When I had to go to court, Harley was with me and he knew exactly what to do in every situation. He was covering my back and looked out for me every step of the way. He was an expert litigator in court and a really nice guy who really cared about me and my family. I really cant say enough about how much Harley did for me. I can say without a doubt, that Harley Wagner is the best attorney I have ever had the pleasure of working with. If you think you are backed into a corner and don't have a friend that has your back; call Harley. I can tell you from my experience, you will feel so much better that you did. And I guarantee you, once you do, you will have the best law firm behind you. If you have any questions about my experience, or references, you are welcome to contact me. Thank you to Heather, Connie and Harley.
Posted by Joseph Blagg
Harley Wagner means what he says and says what he means. After getting charged with DUI and reckless operation of a vehicle last year I found Harley on Avvo. After talking with him my anxiety went to calmness. Harley and his staff, Heather and Connie, went above and beyond to make sure my case was handled expeditiously and diligently. Harley knows the laws so do exactly what he says and the outcome he promises will come to fruition. I have nothing but good things to say about his Law Firm. If you get a DUI this is the only man to call.
Posted by Joe
After my arrest in late 2015 for a First Offense Aggravated DUI in which I was alleged to have registered a 0.195 BAC, I had narrowed my search down to three lawyers. I reached out to my cousin who has 20+ years as a lawyer in PA and she sent me to this site to see what else we could find out to help me make a decision. After a few minutes of looking at Harley’s profile and the reviews from other clients she said, “Without a doubt, this is your guy. Call him as soon you hang up with me.” She was right. At the conclusion of my initial consultation with Harley I felt a good deal better about my situation and had a much greater understanding of the process I was about to go thru. After retaining Harley’s services and talking to him in depth about my case I felt as though a huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders and finally had some hope that I would get thru this mistake with my life, family and career intact. Harley, Heather and Connie were great! They guided me thru everything; the Safety and Treatment Program classes, the ignition interlock process, the pros and cons of going thru the civil court and the entire criminal court process. The three of them did not treat me as just another client who had employed their services and they always made time for me no matter how simple or complicated my questions and concerns were, they had a very positive impact on me during the entire ordeal. At my initial appearance in court, Harley got my Aggravated DUI reduced to Reckless Driving and I came out of the entire affair a minor fine and no criminal record. Retaining Harley as my lawyer was the smartest thing I did and I have no doubt that the outcome of my case would not have been as favorable had I gone with anybody else. If you are reading this then you or somebody you know needs a good DUI / DWI lawyer, Harley and his team are the only people you need to consider. Do not waste anymore time, call Harley as soon as you can. You will not regret it.
Posted by a client
Let me say a few words about the attorney who was able to get my DUI case dismissed. I repeat... HARLEY WAGNER GOT MY DUI CASE DISMISSED.
Harley Wagner not only has the reputation for being the best DUI Defense Lawyer in West Virginia, he also delivers. When I was pulled over for a questionable traffic violation, and subsequently given a DUI, I knew I needed to find the best to represent me. This was not the time to hire a fly by night attorney, or some lawyer that is all over the legal system defending every type of criminal case. Harley does one thing. He defends DUI cases, and defends them very well. If you want the best, retain the best.
When I called his office, on the day I received my paperwork from the magistrate, Harley was on the other side of West Virginia defending a DUI case. His staff promptly took my information and passed it on to Harley. He called me less than an hour later from his personal cell phone. He knew I was worried, as we all are when charged with a DUI. My biggest concern at that moment was not knowing what will happen. Harley alleviates your concerns immediately. He tells you exactly what all the outcomes could be, and lets you know that he will handle everything for you.
From the very first conversation, I could tell he was the attorney I needed to prove my innocence. Harley was a veritable encyclopedia of DUI case knowledge. He explained that I had a very winnable case, and he held true to that assertion. My case has been dismissed, and my record remains unblemished, thanks to his expert legal prowess.
He handled the case like a true professional, and left no stone unturned. He made certain my best interests were met. His legal team is top notch. When I walked into his office and saw his numerous degrees, accommodations, practicum study certificates, and so on, I was blown away. This man has been from West Virginia University all the way to Harvard working on DUI case law. His resume is impressive to say the least.
Within a couple days of retaining The Wagner Law Firm, all necessary papers were sent to the courts. His firm files everything promptly, and you receive copies fast. He is very attentive to calls, and if he is unavailable, there is always someone from his team ready to answer questions and make sure Harley gets the message. Then, Harley follows up to make sure you are satisfied. The same goes for emails as well. I can be a very demanding person, but Harley and his staff took care of me without delay.
Harley is an expert marksman during legal proceedings. Watching him deliberate my case and cross examine the officer was a thing of beauty. It's no wonder that when the State finds out you've hired Harley Wagner, they do everything they can to make a deal and lower your charge. In my case, we made no deals. Harley got my DUI dismissed. I repeat this often, because it is worth noting. Getting a DUI dismissed is not easy, but Harley Wagner got it done. He is worth every penny.
I personally recommend Harley Wagner to my friends and family, and I am doing the same for you right now. If you take your DUI seriously, hire Harley Wagner. Do what he and his staff tell you. If he recommends dealing for a lower charge, then that is your best possible outcome. Harley only does what is best for you. He truly cares about the well being of his clients. He is even spearheading legislation to make DUI charges less onerous on taxpayers by reducing the need for costly DMV administrative hearings, and at the same time addressing the double jeopardy aspect of implied consent DMV suspensions. This lawyer is a juggernaut.
Do not mess around with your DUI. Put yourself in the hands of the man that literally wrote the book on West Virginia DUI case law.
Hire Harley Wagner!
Posted by a client
Harley and his employees were very courteous, understanding, and willing to go more than the extra mile to help me. He returned my emails and phone calls immediately, and did exactly what he said he would do in terms of my case. He was even able to get the court to agree to post pone filing my paperwork for 90 days so that I could go on a vacation that I had planned prior to the DUI. Once I complete the interlock, all charges will be dismissed and completely off of my record. I felt I was completely safe and in the best hands possible concerning the DUI. I can't say enough about Mr. Wagner. Thank you so much Harley!
Posted by Kyle
I found Harley Wagner easily online, and met with him to discuss the situation. He was a nice, polite, and easy going lawyer who explained the entire process with great detail for me to understand. He handled everything while keeping me informed the whole way through. In the end, I had almost nothing to do as he took care of it all and my charges were dropped. He did a great job and I recommend everyone to hire Harley when in need.
Posted by Ivan
Harley and his team did an absolutely wonderful job. Harley and his team took over my case from another attorney. It was not going anywhere and I was not very confident we would prevail. From my first initial consultation with Harley, I immediately felt a sense of comfort with his knowledge of the DUI law in the state of WV. He had total command of the laws in WVU. He listen to all the facts of the case, and while he made no promises, I felt we had a good chance to win this case with his confidence, command of the law, and his demeanor. We felt we were innocent and he totally listen and was willing to fight all the way to the end. Harley, Connie and Heather always kept me abreast of the progress on the case and were always very positive. When we had our court appearances, I felt well defended. He communicated to us all the court's and DA's view of the case so we knew where we stood. The county where this case was being heard was being very difficult. In the end, Harley help us prevail and the case was dismissed. Harley and his team (including an expert opinion) were relentless and were able to uncover all the mistakes the arresting police officer made. He left no stone unturned. Anytime I needed to talk to him, he made himself available, and always very pleasant. I would strongly recommend anybody in WVU to call Harley if they find themselves in trouble immediately. In my opinion and based on the results of the case, I now know why he came highly recommended!!
Posted by Joel
When my case got refiled by the State Police, I did only one search: "The Best DUI Lawyer in WV". His name appeared over and over again.
Not gonna lie, he is not the most friendly man in the world. But that is exactly what you want in a case like this. Not afraid of getting in the prosecutor's face or the judge's for that matter. Got me a State issued dismissal for lack of evidence.
His fee is very well deserved and to be honest I consider it under priced in comparison to what it would have cost me otherwise.
Harley, thanks for everything. I hope I never see you again my friend.
Posted by Zac
After getting my third DUI in the state of West Virginia my wife and I were very concerned. We knew that it was a felony offense and had the potential of serious jail time. So we researched thoroughly for DUI attorneys. We contacted serveral and after meeting with Harley we knew he was the guy for the job. I just went to my magistrate court hearing and Harley defended me. I was very happy with the end result we ended up getting it down to a misdemeanor 2nd offese DUI. I also got all my fines waved. I have zero jail time. I do have to wear the ankle monitor for 1 year. Which is a miracle because I am currently living in Arizona not West Virginia. I would highly recommend Harley and his crew to anyone who has a bad day like I did. I've had several other attorneys in the past and he is always on the ball and straight forward. Not once when I called or emailed him did I ever wait more then a few hours before getting a call back. Thanks again for everything you and your team have done! Harley is the man when it comes to a DUI lawyer!!
Posted by Danielle
Harley was more than I could have asked for as an attorney. He put my needs and concerns first and got the job done. He was friendly, professional, and knew what he was doing. Very glad I chose him as my lawyer!