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|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2017|
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|The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 (Criminal Defense)||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
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Posted by Rose
My son's case was indeed a complicated one since we live in NYS and he was visiting friends in Chicago where he was arrested for his one and only DUI. The year was 2002 & the judge allowed him to complete his hours of out-patient rehab in NY. When that was completed, my son mailed in his paperwork to the attorney that he hired at the time of his arrest (through the Chicago Yellow Pages) and that 'lawyer' (who will remain nameless) never delivered the documents to the court so the judge issued a warrant for my son's arrest. Unfortunately, my son was never informed of this so he spend the last 12 years believing that the case in Chicago was closed and all is well.
Unfortunately that was not the reality. After a 2014 job interviewed for a Civil Service position in NYC, my son was rejected because a background check showed a warrant in Chicago & the case was not closed at all! I started doing some serious research from NY to locate a top attorney in Chicago & I discovered Martin Lascola. This man is truly a blessing and took care of everything. He immediately had the warrant removed from his record and my son did not need to travel to Chicago to appear in court. He did need to complete additional out-patient sessions since the original paperwork was never located.
As of today, my son's case is truly closed! He can move forward with his new job and we have truly a happy ending. We could not have done it without Martin!
It is a pleasure & an honor to recommend Martin...he will get the job done!
Posted by Tomas
My case was ticket for excessive speeding (35+ over). Under IL law it was possible class A misdemeanor punishable up to 1 year in jail. We have agreed fee for his services and what was supposed to be 2-times court appearances turned into 5 courts. I have numerous tickets on my MVR from few years ago and Mr. Lascola always looked out for whats best for my interests - delaying case if judge seemed unfavorable or irritated while never asking for more money. In the end class A misdemeanor charge was turned into just a petty offense and I was given a probation. Even judge said that I was lucky to have Mr. Lascola as my attorney. He's definitely the best I've encountered in all of my court appearings. Great attorney, quick communications, reputable, knowledgable. Words "Lawyer" and "Honest" do not go together. Mr. Martin Lascola proved it wrong! Thank you!
Posted by Nathan
Martin was there for me and truly believed me after watching the DUI arrest video, proved that the arresting officer did not have enough evidence to make my life a living hell and major unconvincing of my entire life. If you decide to drink in the burbs just get a hotel, because of this inconvenience of being pulled over and rightfully not convicted cost me almost $10,000. It if you do find yourself in this sort of a predicament call Martin. I have experience in this arena and Martin is the best. Trust me...and you really should..worth the price of addmission my friend.
Posted by Alan
Martin helped me with my DUI case and was very successful at it ! If you or someone you know needs a lawyer, Martin is the man to go to. DUI's can be stressful and terrifying but Martin handled everything great! Truly is the best lawyer around!
He also removed my suspension I had with total ease and the communication was fantastic! We always stayed in touch. Would not think twice on hiring Martin. I am a true satisfied client with no regrets at ALL in hiring him as my attorney.
Posted by anonymous
Martin defended me against a criminal charge of battery. He took what could have been an extraordinary headache and made it as simple as possible for me. He was very good about informing me as to the rhythm of a trial, what to expect, and how to be best prepared for it. In the trial, his skills as a cross-examiner were essential to us securing the "not guilty" verdict. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a defense attorney.
Posted by anonymous
I have no idea where to even to start. I had previously been working with another lawyer and all he did was sat on my case and never did nothing. He didint even show up half the time. I was lost and worried about my driving privileges being revoked for as long as 5 years since this was my second offense in a matter of 2years. Mr. Lascola reviewed my case and discuss our best options. He immediately recind the summary suspension and got me to drive temporarily until the case closed. It was pretty cool how he made the state attorney look like he had no idea what he was doing. I got no jail time and is able to drive again.
His price is firm and very reasonable. He worked with me on payments and was always so attentive. He is knowledgeable and actually cares for his clients. Thank you sir.
Posted by anonymous
I was charged a few months ago with my first (and last) DUI. I had no idea what to do, but started researching attorneys online (perhaps like you are if you're reading this). After speaking to several of them, I gave Martin a call based on his reviews from Avvo. Immediately Martin instilled much more confidence in his abilities than the other attorneys did, and I hired him on the spot. I am now mostly done with the legal end of it (Cook County), and Martin did not disappoint. Below are a few highlights.
- Martin has a lot of experience and it shows. He knows the system, the process, and will tell you what to expect
- Martin seems to know the players in the system. I noticed this in his reviews on Avvo and found it to be true in my case. Obviously this can be helpful in negotiations and with the overall approach he takes
- Martin is EXTREMELY responsive. Whether by phone, text, or email, I usually heard back from him immediately... no matter what time of day / holiday, etc. This stands out as being one of the best parts of my experience with Martin. When I was freaking out or had a question, he was right there to answer.
Overall, this is not a fun thing to go through. However, I believe that Martin gave me the best possible outcome. I won't go into details, but he did help my case significantly and made the whole process a lot more bearable for me. Definitely recommend him to anyone in need of a good DUI attorney.
Posted by Quintin
Martin is an excellent attorney. Very knowledgeable in his field. I am most definitely going to use him again if needed. Prices are reasonable. Don't waste time given him a call!!!
Posted by anonymous
I am so thankful that God sent me this man. This was my first time being in trouble and this man walked with me hand and hand all the way. There was never a time that he was not available to talk to me and answer questions even if it was past after hours. He drove all the way down from his family just to be by my side when I had to face the prosecution in testifying. I was facing a lot of time in prison but with Mr Lascola's counsel I only served four months at a minimum security camp and I have three years of supervised release. I actually only served 2 months and 2 days at the security camp and the rest and the halfway house. I am now back to my old job that I never lost and my life is getting back on track. I was in danger of being taken away from my child for a long time, but I am so thankful to say that good lawyers that will fight for you still exist and Mr Lascola is the definition of what a good lawyer is.
Posted by anonymous
Martin was exactly the attorney you want in your corner for a serious matter. Most important trait Martin brings to the table is his ability to communicate constantly and he is available to answer your concerns 24/7, even via text. Overall, his advice and guidance has helped me achieve the best scenario possible under the circumstances. I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs an attorney for serious or not so serious matters. Most Attorneys will direct you to their voicemail and tell your there is no updates. Martin listened and executed better than I could have hoped for.
Posted by Adam
Martin provided great legal services through my DUI trial. He was always responsive with any questions or concerns I had. He offered his opinion, but allowed me to make final decisions. On top of all that he won the case for me. A great lawyer all around!
Posted by Chris
Very satisfied with the work of Mr. Lascola. He kept me very informed, and made me feel very comfortable in an otherwise uncomfortable situation. I am beyond satisfied with the results of my case. Highly recommended!
Posted by anonymous
My experiance with Martin Lascola and services provided was perfect. I had 3 driving violations one of which was excessive speeding (which is super easy when speed limit is 55 on IL HW) that he was able to resolve and reduce to a minimum penalty and minimum fine. Definitely would reach out to him for help if I or my family or my friends ever run into trouble. (I just hope not). Although, he was a bit pricey he was very professional. Judging from my own experience, if you think hiring a professional is expensive. Wait until you see how much you will spend on an amateur and then hire a professional to fix all the mistakes.
Posted by JL
I received a speeding ticket in Hoffman Estates that was in excess of 20 MPH over the limit. Once I started researching what that could possibly mean to me; I realized that I needed an attorney to represent me. I was lucky enough to find Martin on a website and he was fantastic. He explained the new law very clearly to me, took the time to go over the possible outcomes, and got the speeding charge reduced to under 20 over the limit. I stood in front of the judge with Martin and nodded my head once. That was all it took and my record is clean once the Supervision is through. I didn’t even have to deal with traffic school. I highly recommend Martin and will immediately call him if I ever need an attorney again. I also recommend that you call Martin when you need an Attorney. It was well worth it when you consider all of the potential consequences by going it alone or with an inferior attorney.
David Winer, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Martin and I have a long professional history in the field of criminal, DUI and traffic matters. Martin is always professional, fully prepared and represents his clients with great care and intelligence. I'm pleased to endorse Martin as he is one of the best in his craft and in our profession. I endorse him with great appreciation for his skills.
Emilio Moretti, Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I'm very fortunate to have worked with Mr. Lascola on several legal matters, and have known him for many years. He is, without question, one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in the entire legal community when it comes to Criminal, Traffic, and DUI laws. He always provides high quality, effective representation for his clients, and has gained the respect of prosecutors, judges and fellow attorneys. For these reasons, I endorse Mr. Lascola.
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