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Joshua Scott Danz

Criminal defense Attorney at Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0   76 reviews

also known as Joshua S. Danz, Josh Danz

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  • Licensed for 11 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Joshua

Learn Joshua’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
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    Joshua Danz is a Trial Attorney focused primarily on Criminal Defense and committed to providing outstanding legal representation for his clients. This former Prosecutor handles all Misdemeanor, Felony and Juvenile charges from DUI to Sex Offenses.

  2. DUI and DWI
    20%
    Trial Attorney who has handled hundreds of DUI cases with exceptional results.

  3. Juvenile law
    20%
    Former Prosecutor handling all types of Juvenile cases and charges including Drug Charges, Driving Offenses, Battery, Burglary, Robbery, Weapon and Firearm Charges (and more).

  4. Sex crime
    20%
    Former Sex Crimes Prosecutor handling every type of sex charges including: Sexual Battery and Lewd / Lascivious Molestation, etc...

As a former Prosecutor, Mr. Danz has handled thousands of cases and taken over a hundred cases to trial, with great success. Mr. Danz is uniquely qualified to handle any case given his experience both in and out of the courtroom. Throughout his career, Mr. Danz has handled virtually every kind of criminal case. Misdemeanor charges ranging from DUI and Battery to Theft and drug possession. He has also handled Felony charges including, but not limited to, Grand Theft, Felony Drug Possession/Delivery, Drug Trafficking, Aggravated Battery, Burglary, Robbery, Firearm Offenses, Attempted Murder and Sexual Battery.

Mr. Danz knows that an arrest or any trouble with Law Enforcement can have a significant impact on a person's freedom, liberty, career, personal life and their family. Understanding that, our team is committed to vigorously defending your case from beginning to end in order to help you and your family through the legal process. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Danz has earned himself a stellar reputation for being extremely hard-working, persuasive and innovative. Mr. Danz's tenure at the State Attorney's Office has not only provided him with significant trial experience, but it allows him to present his clients with the most well-rounded and thorough defense possible.

Knowing what it takes to prove a case as a Prosecutor has equipped Mr. Danz with invaluable insight that allows him to successfully defend his clients. Not only is it important to know how to defend your clients, but also know how to attack the Government's evidence and their arguments against you. Mr. Danz recognizes that going to trial for many clients may be a last resort, and at first, it is necessary to exhaust every other option prior to trial. Often, defending a case begins when charges are presented to the State or Federal Government. Mr. Danz's aggressive, yet respectful approach assists him in advocating for his clients and their best interest. Ultimately, whether a case is resolved by way of dismissal, trial or plea, Mr. Danz works diligently with you and your family in order order to produce the most effective defense and results possible.

When you have a legal matter that requires immediate action, attention to detail and the highest quality legal representation, Mr. Danz is always available for his clients. Handling cases primarily in Broward County, Palm Beach County and Miami-Dade County.

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

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Location

Joshua S. Danz, P.A.
101 NE 3rd Ave.
Suite 110 (Lobby)
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Laurie | March 8, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional: A Testament to Compassion and Professionalism
Josh's exceptional accessibility, transparent approach, and tireless advocacy left me confident in his abilities from the start. He took the time to explain each step of the legal process in a clear and concise manner, ensuring I remained informed and empowered throughout. His compassionate and patient demeanor, coupled with personalized attention, alleviated a significant amount of my stress, making me feel like a priority despite his busy caseload. Josh's intentional listening, clear explanations, and professionalism throughout the process were commendable, and I would undoubtedly choose him again if the need arose. He is not just an outstanding attorney but also a genuinely caring individual, deserving of the highest recommendation.
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Posted by anonymous | March 6, 2024
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phenomenal representation
Josh was exceptionally professional, effective, timely, fairly and with empathy something I did not expect from an attorney I had not known previously. Josh is not just about billable hours something very refreshing. I offer my strongest possible recommendation on his behalf.
Posted by anonymous | February 22, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Satisfied
We sat down one morning to start my venture to find a new lawyer that my heart told me would be the right fit for an already on-going case for my son. With the handful of lawyers I spoke with, including Josh they were all referrals,Josh happened to be the last one I called that day, I guess saving the best for last without him even knowing it, was how I felt after our pretty lengthy conversation. After explaining past details and probably a million questions later, (which he stayed patient answering btw)a ton of bricks were lifted without him even realizing how much he stood out from the others! In our few times of interaction without him being hired yet he was, compassionate,paid attention to detail, soul filled, knowledgeable, non-robotic which was so important to us. It felt like a lawyer who’s actually trying to help! If you’re looking for someone who will fight for you, hes it! He cares for his clients and I am confident he will continue to do everything he could to fight for the best outcome for his client and our family.
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Posted by anonymous | December 27, 2023
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BEST IN TOWN
I am writing to express my utmost appreciation and admiration for the outstanding legal services provided by Joshua Danz. As a client who recently had the privilege of working with Josh, I am compelled to share my positive experience. From the moment we sought legal counsel, Josh exhibited a level of care and professionalism that set the tone for the entire process. His genuine concern for our well-being, combined with his in-depth legal knowledge, created a unique and reassuring experience. It is rare to find an attorney who not only excels in their field but also demonstrates a sincere commitment to the client's best interests. Josh possesses a remarkable ability to navigate complex legal matters with ease. His expertise and attention to detail were evident in every aspect of this case. He took the time to thoroughly understand our situation, providing clear explanations of legal concepts and potential outcomes. This level of transparency fostered a strong sense of trust and confidence in Josh's abilities. One of the standout qualities of Joshua Danz is his unwavering dedication to ensuring that clients are well-informed and comfortable throughout the legal process. I always felt that our concerns were addressed promptly, and I was kept informed of developments in a timely manner. Josh's communication skills, combined with his empathetic approach, made an extremely stressful situation more manageable. Furthermore, Josh demonstrated a keen strategic mind in handling our case. His well-versed understanding of the law, coupled with a practical and solution-oriented approach, resulted in a favorable resolution. It is evident that Josh not only possesses legal acumen but also the ability to apply it strategically to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. In conclusion, I wholeheartedly recommend Joshua Danz to anyone seeking legal representation. His exceptional care, legal expertise, and commitment to client satisfaction set a standard that few in the legal profession can match. Joshua Danz is not just an attorney; he is a trusted advocate who goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional results. Thank you, Josh, for your outstanding service and unwavering dedication to your clients!
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Posted by Shaun | December 25, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommended!
Working with Josh made a stressful situation manageable. Josh communicated clearly, explaining each phase of the process, our options and potential outcomes. In addition, Josh is very networked throughout the legal system in Broward County. His knowledge of the judges and prosecuters let us know what to expect. I can’t recommend Josh Danz enough.
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Posted by anonymous | August 4, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
5 star defense attorney
Honestly one of the best, if not, then definitely the best lawyer in all of south Florida. Always makes time for you, very aggressive when it comes to fighting your case and makes sure you have the best possible outcome of whatever it is you’re going through. A lawyer that’s kind enough to talk to you on a personal level and experienced enough to fight any opposition on a corporate level. Would definitely recommend to anyone that needs help.
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Posted by Jeff | July 11, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Josh
We're grateful to Josh for handling our case. His previous experience as a prosecutor and his connection separates him from others. I would highly recommend to any in our situation.
Posted by anonymous | June 18, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attorney Joshua Danz is a highly competent and compassionate criminal attorney.
If you are looking for a criminal defense lawyer, I highly recommend Attorney Joshua Danz. Throughout my experience working with him, he consistently maintained excellent communication, reaching out to me on a weekly basis to provide updates and discuss any developments in my case. His dedication to staying on top of the situation gave me reassurance and peace of mind knowing someone was looking out for my best interests. Not only was Attorney Danz diligent in his work, but he also demonstrated exceptional kindness and support throughout the entire process. I could call or text him at any time with my questions. He took the time to understand my concerns and address my questions or any anxieties I had, offering guidance and reassurance along the way. This support was invaluable, as it helped alleviate the stress I was feeling. Overall, Attorney Joshua Danz is a highly competent and compassionate criminal attorney. His proactive communication, attention to detail, and supportive demeanor make him an exceptional choice for anyone seeking legal representation in criminal matters.
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Posted by anonymous | June 1, 2023
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Great Experience!
When making a choice of what defense attorney to use, Josh was the most cordial and respectful of the others I spoke with. Throughout the pre-trial period, he was nothing but supportive and honest. He made you feel very calm and at ease and helped put things into a positive perspective. Since he was formerly a prosecutor, he knows the position of the other side as well. For that reason and many more, I wouldn't hesitate to hire him. He knows his stuff inside and out. I recommend him to everyone and will use him again in the future if a situation warrants it.
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Posted by samyra | December 22, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Very informative and easy to deal with attorney. We contacted Josh during a hard time for our family when another lawyer gave us the run around and we only had 2 days til our first court date. Josh was understanding and helped us fast and efficiently. We got a great deal in the end and our family was left feeling extremely grateful for his services.
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Posted by Gabriellea | December 5, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
My Favorite Lawyer
Personable* Knowledgeable* Relentless* Diligent* Professional* Compassionate* Trailblazer … This is how I would define Joshua Danz , my criminal attorney. Not only did Attorney Danz educate me on due process and keep me well informed, he also as a former prosecutor, was able to speak and dialog with the prosecutor at the state attorneys office in which all charges were dismissed. Attorney Joshua Danz fulfilled all obligations he made to my family and I with the inclusion of a successful acquittal prior to an aggressive situation. If ever my family or I needed an attorney again. He would be first choice no questions asked.
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Posted by Roynika | October 12, 2022
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Awesome job
Joshua was recommended by a friend and I must say I’m happy I hired him. Joshua is not only a good lawyer but a great person. He was extremely thorough when dealing with my case and made sure we were Well prepared for whatever came our way.
Posted by Luis | September 6, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Joshua was recommended from a close friend and what can I say it was a great decision that we made with my husband. Great professional lawyer that will not waste your time...best of all answers your calls and text messages. He kept us updated with our case since the beginning till the end. We would definitely recommend him to our family and friend or anyone in general. Thanks Joshua for you amazing work.
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Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2022
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The best
HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! He took on our case without us having much. Very professional and qualified. Understanding and thorough. Truly thankful !!
Posted by Brittany | August 13, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer!
Mr. Danz helped me get the best possible outcome for my trial. He was great to work with and helped put my mind at ease knowing everything was taken care of. Would recommend!
Posted by Matthew | August 12, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Josh!
Josh is an excellent lawyer who always puts his clients first. He is extremely dedicated to his work and was always available to answer any questions I had. He made me feel very comfortable and confident throughout my entire case. I would highly recommend Josh to anyone in need of a great lawyer. From the very beginning, Josh worked diligently to reassure me of his strategic plan to work with the prosecution. Josh displays a human element that cannot be matched when dealing with such serious issues. He is patient, calm, strategic, and works with integrity, which is hard to find. Needless to say, my case was completely dropped. Thanks again Josh!
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Posted by Simon | August 4, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
He saved me literally and he’s the Best to do it.
Well what can I say, This man here saved my life completely and let me tell you!!! Josh Danz (aka) G.O.A.T. Josh helped me a lot because, he is very proficient in his work. He take his job very serious he will go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable, safe, secure that you have him there protecting your back. Whenever I had a mini panic attack, I’d call him he would be there to help me through it, he would be there through emotional situations and to be honest I made the BEST CHOICE choosing him to REPRESENT ME as my LAWYER. He gave me the best results and for the type of case I had I should of been in jail literally but he save me literally (No jail time)! I thank you for being a good honest friend I can count on!
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Posted by Richard | May 12, 2022
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How do I give 6 Stars?
I am a senior citizen and I have worked with many lawyers over the years, from solepractitioners to large international firms practicing in many areas.. Attorney Danz is excellent, he is knowledge, highly responsive and quick to reply and communicate regarding both his recommendations and status of his work. I highly recommend him
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Posted by Richard | April 21, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend
Mr. Danz is an amazing attorney. He is very honest and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him. He always carefully explained the process and was very diligent. I am very satisfied with his services
Posted by anonymous | March 26, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
The BEST lawyer!
I not only recommend attorney Josh Danz, but I guarantee once you have used his service you too will look no further. He explained the law, outlined in clear language the steps in the process that where needed to be done. He was reassuring, articulate, knowable and effective. Josh made the process so much easier and gave me peace of mind in a stressful but successful outcome. He responds in an extreme timely matter, he is a very knowledge and trustworthy person. There is no other attorney that will work as hard for you. He is a wonderful attorney I could not have been happier and I will never go anywhere else.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Pro bono 10 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Joshua S. Danz, P.A.
  • 2018 - Present
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • State Attorneys Office, Broward County, Florida
  • 2012 - 2018
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • Broward County Public Defender's Office
  • 2011 - 2012
  • On-Campus Representative
  • Westlaw
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Law Clerk
  • Luks, Santaniello, Perez, Petrillo & Gold
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Legal Intern
  • Danz and Kronengold, P.L.
  • 2005 - 2008
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Education

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Florida State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts, Communications
  • 2009

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. Buhot
  • Joshua Danz won the Trial
  • State v. Patterson
  • Joshua Danz won the Trial
  • State v. Law
  • Joshua Danz won the Trial
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Associations

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Three-Time State Champion in Speech and Debate (2007-2009)
  • State of Florida, Speech and Debate
  • 2009
  • National Forensics Association Quarter-finalist
  • National Forensics Association
  • 2008
  • Claude Pepper Scholarship
  • State Of Florida
  • 2007
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Publications

  • Criminal Justice magazine (ABA)
  • Criminal Justice V. 32
  • 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • State Attorney's Office Training Lecture
  • How to Cross Examine a Witness
  • 2017
  • Practicing with Professionalism
  • How to be Professional, Effective and Efficient as a New Lawyer
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (24)
Given (6)
Endorse Joshua
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I recently referred a client to Josh and he did a fantastic job. Josh is ethical, straight forward and has a wealth of experience in criminal law. He is passionate about his work and zealously defends his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh is very professional and gets excellent results for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 31
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Josh is a great advocate for his clients, and I don’t hesitate to endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I am excited to endorse this lawyer. Josh Danz brings his experience from the state attorney's office to the world of criminal defense. He's an excellent lawyer and person and anyone who needs a lawyer would do well to retain him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Over the past six years I have come to know Josh as a honest, dedicated and persistent attorney who represents his clients like they are his own family. I endorse his skills especially in the Broward community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Josh Danz as I've known him for years now and can confidently say he is a trustworthy, knowledgeable attorney who will always strive for the best result for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Josh is a skilled trial lawyer. I highly recommend this attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Josh is an excellent lawyer with knowledge and understanding of the law. He is an advocate I would not hesitate to endorse."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Joshua for many years and have seen him grow as a young lawyer. An intelligent, ethical lawyer, Joshua is a pleasure to work with and was always honorable as my opponent during his time with the State Attorney. I endorse this lawyer.I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I've known Josh for 6 years, mostly during his tenure as a prosecutor. He possesses the highest level of ethics, professionalism and trial skills. Now that he is defending, his experience as a former prosecutor is invaluable to his clients. Overall excellent attorney!!"
Unknown Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Had a life felony against this former prosecutor. He was tough but fair, good communicator made a hard case easier. He really cares."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I litigated cases with Josh while he was at the State Attorney's Office and he was always well-prepared, hardworking, smart, communicative, and fair. I am certain he will bring all of those qualities to his private practice and I fully endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the opportunity to be on the other side of Mr. Danz during his tenure at the Broward County State Attorney's Office. Josh was always extremely prepared and professional and a worthy adversary."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Josh is one of the most experienced, and professional lawyers I've worked with. He has a fantastic bedside manner, and knows his way around the courtroom better than anyone i know. I endorse this lawyer"
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Josh was always a fiercely intelligent and skilled advocate while serving as an Assistant State Attorney. He is also the consummate professional, and a pleasure to work with. I am certain he'll continue to serve his individual clients with the same level of devotion and skill on the defense side. I would whole heatedly recommend him to friends or family. He has experience handling all levels of criminal cases, up to and including life felonies, and he's exceptional in front of a jury."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Josh is a fantastic lawyer. Very honest and knowledgeable regarding the law. Any client would be lucky to have him represent them."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh is a passionate advocate who is well versed in criminal law. He is dedicated and not afraid to fight for his clients' cause."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Josh is very well respected lawyer who I have had many case with when he was with the State Attorney's Office. He is professional, prepared and reasonable."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Josh will make one fine defense attorney. He is well versed in the law, is excellent in trial, and has a heart of gold."
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Fort Lauderdale Criminal defense Lawyer Joshua Scott Danz
Joshua Scott Danz
Criminal defense Attorney
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Licensed for 11 years
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