5.0 stars 22 totalReview James Balagia
Posted by a client
It took 4 months to resolve my case and some information I wish I would've had the first time I met with them. Instead I got information about a week before a court date saying I needed to get about $1000 together. The end result was good but that's information someone needs to know 3 1/2 months before.
Posted by a client
I came to Mr. Balagia with a traffic matter that was mistakenly showing on my driver record as a conviction which also meant that I would lose my license. Mr. Balagia sat me down and thoroughly explained that he thought this was something that could be resolved. He chose his assistant attorney Mr. Simpson to help me with my case. His assistant attorney Mr. SImpson handled the matter with the utmost professionalism, always responded to my calls and demonstrated a genuine care for my situation. The matter was resolved and I now feel such a great sense of relief and freedom thanks to them. I would definitely recommend Mr. Balagia and Mr. Simpson for anybody who has a traffic matter to resolve.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client
Jamie & his team represented me in a felony criminal defense matter. I was referred to him by my father who'd known Jamie for quite some time.
The initial meeting lasted about an hour as they questioned me on what happened so as to determine the best way to defend me. Prior to every court hearing, they called and wrote me to keep me informed as to when to appear. At the conclusion of each appearance they reviewed what had transpired and sought my input before making recommendations as how to best proceed. The case was difficult in that I didn't give them a lot to work with; that said, Jamie provided me with solid advice and we were able to reach a good conclusion with the State. I avoided prison and have a second chance that I am making the best of. I would recommend that first, it's better not to get in trouble in the first place, but, if you do, I wouldn't hesitate to hire Jamie again.
Posted by Mel
Very professional, trust worthy, polite, extreamly smart. Team works together great before trial and during trials, was surprised at the amount of attorneys that were working on my case at any given time, if i ever have any type of legal matter I will be contacting Jamie and his team first!
Posted by Jodi
Excellent attorney....He will fight for your rights....expensive, yes.
He will go the distance ....
He is a wonderful person, he took care of my son.
I would highly recommend...you have to follow up tho...
If you ever get a DWI in the surrounding counties .....this is the man.
Posted by David
I was recently arrested for DWI/Possession of marijuana. Jamie and his entire staff did an amazing job. They worked relentlessly representing me, they were extremely easy to talk to, and generally made me feel at home whenever i went to their office. I would highly recommend him and his firm to anyone.
Posted by Brandon
I had been arrested for DWI almost 2 years ago. Jamie and his staff worked tirelessly so justice would prevail. After reviewing the DPS tape my lawyer, Tristan Dau submitted a 'Motion to Suppress' based on an invalid traffic stop. The judge reviewed and had no choice but to dismiss the case!!! I have my life and reputation back and could never repay these guys for this judgement. Hire Jamie Balagia!!!
Posted by a Contracts client
I have a misdemeanor arrest on my record from 10 years ago and dreaded every time I had to submit to a background check for a new job. After reviewing my case's history, my attorney, Tristan Dau, walked me through my available options, ultimately saving me time and money. He was very responsive to all my communications , and provided updates every step of the way.
The entire process took about 6 weeks to complete. My record is now sealed from non-governmental agencies which means I'll never again have to worry about another background check, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing that is priceless.
I highly recommend the services Mr. Balagia's Austin office.
Posted by Lisa!
I was reluctant to trust one of Jamie's staff attorney's but he really does hire GREAT associates. TRISTAN was excellent and pulled me out a a horrible fire. I had a DWI charge in Hays county and then got one in Bexar. I am a pretty responsible and professional person and never thought I'd ever be in this position in my life. We went to trial 2 times for Hays county and then able to get Obstruction of a Hwy deferred adjudification. WOW. I have an opportunity for a job that looks promising. That never would have been possible before their help. I owe them a debt of gratitude. Thank you!
Posted by a DUI & DWI client
I was stopped last year for a traffic offense which tunred out in my arrest for a DWI which I felt was wrong. I contacted Mr. Balagia's office for representation and from the first time I spoke with them I knew I had found the right guy. They helped me from the very beginning and made me feel very comfortable. Mr. Balagia was certain that we would win the case one way or the other. Every step of the way he answered my questions. From ALR to getting the case dismissed. Thanks you all for representing me in the case and getting it dismissed.