5.0 stars 129 totalReview Loren Dickstein
Posted by Fred
I don't want to go into what happened in my case too much becuae I own a local business. I had a dispute with a vendor and tried to handle it but made a terrible mistake along the way. I got a bit too aggressive because I was being cheated and a threat was being made towards my company. I hired Loren Dickstein. He took control of the situation, turned the tables to my advantage, was extremely confident with the other side and I think a combination of these things, plus his strong reputation, helped get a resolution that saved me, my business and my livelihood. I'm very happy with my decision to hire Mr. Dickstein. Worth every penny and his reputation for being a great lawyer is very accurate.
Posted by Ben Josef
I knew Mr. Loren Dickstein as he was defending a loved one. Thanks Loren! he succeeded to dismiss the case which, I am quite sure; we would not get that outcome with someone else. Courts for us are only in news or movies. Never stepped in there and I don’t wish anybody to get there. Even if you are an angel, sometimes in your life, you can be unfortunate and get there for something very anodyne, something that should be civil. The issue is that a small case that you don’t manage well (as we did with a non-criminal defense lawyer) can easily go crazy or criminal. Indeed, once you are there and charged even for something you did not commit, you are done, you got pay. Through a plea bargain or whatever. That’s the system…
Therefore if it happens to someone unfortunate, he got find someone who will defend him, at least to get what he deserves, as it is not always the case. In other words, he got find a good lawyer.
Loren Dickstein is a lawyer who defends his clients and doesn’t seek for compromises. Mr. Dickstein is very professional, knowledgeable, focused, ethical, and truly not afraid to win.
The first time I went to his office, I was wondering if I would be able to afford the fees, but later I realize that is not true.
Thanks Mr. Dickstein! I wish I have known you earlier when the case has started.
Posted by anonymous
My only mistake was not knowing about him before joining this website, and I had to hire someone. He took my case after already pleading to something I didn't do. He did what I think he could, all that was left for me, and he handled it efficiently. Excellent lawyer.
Posted by Pamela
I retained Loren Dickstein and his team to help my daughter, who suffers from a lifetime of mental illness, get through the justice system after being arrested and charged with assault against a police officer and domestic violence. Society needs to understand that mental health patients are not criminals by nature. Loren knew that this felony could be the straw that broke the camel’s back as far as any kind of life moving forward for my daughter, who is 26 yrs. old. When the judge placed her in Caro State Psychiatric Hospital to regain competency to stand trial, he was instrumental in getting her released in just 3 months’ vs the 9 months that was originally ordered. He responded to my many questions, emails and phone calls promptly. He completely understood her fragile state of mind and tried to always be reassuring and kind when speaking with her and helping her to understand procedures in the court system. I will say the same for George Brown who assisted in her case. Very kind. And Katie has been just awesome and reassuring to speak to. The whole team treated us with respect and honesty. At a time like this, in a world we knew nothing about, frank, honest answers mean everything to us. I can’t say enough about the help they provided. They went above and beyond to make us feel safe, protected. Because of Loren and his team, the judge ordered a delayed sentence and the charges will be reduced to misdemeanors after her probation period. Prosecutors wanted her on probation for 11 months, with drug and alcohol testing, domestic violence classes, anger management classes, mental health treatment, no contact with me, her caretaker, get a job (she is on 100% disability), the list goes on. I credit Loren with getting it reduced to just 6 months, no drug and alcohol testing, no anger management, no domestic violence classes, full contact with me, not required to get a job and just continue with her weekly mental health treatment with her trusted psychiatrist! I have been told by several people, to include retired officers, that this rarely ever happens! Most judges go by the recommended PSI report. After my daughter met with her probation officer for the first time, she was so traumatized by the experience and comments made to her by this officer. The officer told her to be ready for a SWAT team to enter her home, at any time, to do a thorough search for drugs, alcohol, weapons, etc. and that there is no such thing as a 6-month expedited sentence. Loren contacted the officer to make sure this officer understood my daughter’s fragile state of mind and to treat her with kindness. And he did make it clear the Judge ordered expedited sentencing in this case. I would highly recommend Loren and his team for your legal defense. He is thorough, accurate and on top of the situation. He will take care of your needs and educate you along the way as well. He is the best at what he does and I can’t thank him enough. Thank you, Loren!
Posted by anonymous
I have no criminal record until this incident, but with the help of Mr. Dickstein and his team, I continue to have a clean criminal record. I am in my final year of pharmacy school so I could not risk going with anyone but the best. I had read great reviews about Mr. Dickstein and know from a past experience of a relative that he is one of the best lawyers. He was able to get my charge of an OWI down to careless driving! I was not expecting such great outcomes. Either an impaired driving charge or reckless driving at best is what I was expecting, but thrilled that we were able to get careless driving with a non-reporting 12month probation period. Though the lawyer fees were on the high end, I do not regret my decision to hire Loren. With my career on the line, I could not take any chances. Loren is very intelligent, efficient, and to the point. He really knows what he is doing and I would definitely recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer.
Posted by Juan
I've been out of the US for years but about to move home to Michigan to start a new job. I need to pass a background check and can't have any felony convictions. I tried an expungement with another lawyer a few years ago and even came to Michigan for court and still lost. I also lost a previous job opportunity. Loren's firm got it done the next time and I didn't even need to travel back to the US for the hearing. Saved me a fortune in time and money. Amazing.
Posted by Lucas
My lawyer was very good. I don't think my case was super complicated. His fees were on the high average side. I got everything I was hoping for including no jail and no conviction. Could I have gotten the same outcome with a lawyer who charged a little less? Possibly. I'm a student and hope to be a pharmacist so I couldn't risk my career on someone who maybe could have done the same. Had to make sure I got the best lawyer possible so I went with Loren. I put a good rating instead of excellent because I just don't know what the outcome would have been with a lawyer who wasn't such a heavy hitter. He really was excellent though and the judge kept going on and on about what a great job he did on my case. If he was overkill I don't know. I guess when your career is on the line, you can't take any chances. Failure was not an option so I went with Loren Dickstein.
Posted by George
My uncle referred me to Loren Dickstein to help me with a criminal charge. Loren is the consummate professional. I found him to be very courteous, knowledgeable, intelligent, and helpful. He is busy and definitely to the point and not about wasting time. I joked with him several times that he is all about efficiency. At various times while sitting in court, I heard people complaining about their lawyers. I have to say, I don't think there was a time I ever second-guessed my choice to hire Loren. The day I went to go meet him, he was saying goodbye to a previous client whose case had just ended. That client was thanking him and giving him a hug. I knew for certain I was in the right place! My case is over now and I'm happy to leave a very positive review. I highly recommend Loren to be anyone's lawyer.
Posted by Richard Weissberg
I'm leaving court now and I didn't think I would be walking out! I'm writing this from my car which I thought was gonna have to me towed. I guess that's as much as I could have asked for. I fired my first lawyer and then hired Loren Dickstien to take my case. I was told I had to do jail time. I guess I was supposed to get jail but I wanted a lawyer to not give up right from the start. To at least try to fight for me. Loren did and WON. NO JAIL. I got probation and a chance to prove to the judge I can earn straight probation. Loren worked with me and the court to get a probation I can succeed on and I'm not going to let Loren or the Judge down. I got a second change and I'm not squandering it!! Loren is an awesome lawyer and gets done what other's can't. That's what you want in a criminal defense lawyer.
Posted by Christopher
I was accused of a crime that I did not commit. The person who accused me was my ex-wife and she was trying to manipulate the court so that she could gain an advantage over me in a custody dispute. My kids are the most important thing to me and the way I saw it, I was fighting for them. It was important to hire the best possible lawyer I could afford and found Loren Dickstein on avvo after reading his reviews. I called the top three lawyers and met with two of them. The other attorney wanted to talk about settling the case and when I said I was innocent, he told me how hard the system is to beat and that most jurors will believe what my wife said. Loren was willing to listen to me and told me that I was in control and not him. He would give me advice and take the case to trial if that is what I wanted and would fight for me as if it was personal. He made sure to tell me that he could not guarantee a win but that he guaranteed he would do everything possible to win. This is what I wanted and this is what I got! It turned out that he was fighting the case and not giving up and eventually the attorney representing the prosecutor’s office agreed to end the case in a way that was too good to pass up. The case is over and it was to my benefit. Had I gone with the other lawyer, things would not have worked out as well. I strongly endorse Loren as a lawyer and a man you can trust to truly help you.