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  • Excellent Experience

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    Posted by Michael

    Ed Welbourn, and everyone at CWS Defense, helped mitigate an unfortunate legal situation with professionalism every step of the way. From my first consultation, I felt comfortable and confident that I was in great hands. He was able to get my 647(f) dismissed by the court at my arraignment.

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  • Consummate professional

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    Posted by Robin

    Mr. Welbourn provided excellent representation in a compassionate and caring manner. In addition to his thorough knowledge of the legal issues, Mr. Welbourn's positive professional relationships with Judges, prosecutors, and others in the legal community I believe proved invaluable in helping resolve the case. The legal process is frightening and the stress is unbelievable but Mr. Welbourn was always quick to respond to emails or texts answering questions and assuaging concerns. I hope never to have to retain criminal defense counsel again but, should that need ever arise, I would definitely hire Mr. Welbourn.

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  • Human First, Professional Throughout

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    Posted by Sean

    Ed Wellbourn saved our son -- and our family. For four years he has helped prepare a meticulous case to defend our 23-year-old son against two felonies and associated lesser charges that would have put him in California State Prison for 21 years.

    Understandably we all were distraught and confused. Mr. Welbourne took the time to approach our case from a human perspective, whilst always highly professional. He gave us hope that things would get better, and during the difficult court case he provided us faith in the judicial system that things WERE going to get better.

    Our son was found Not Guilt on all ten charges, by unanimous verdict of a jury that deliberated just 22 minutes.

    Trust Ed Wellbourne and his entire team to give their complete and honest attention to every detail and how to best present the information in a way easy for everyone to understand.

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  • Miracles are possible

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    Posted by Robin

    My son was accused of crimes that could have put him in prison for the same number of years he had lived. For nearly four years we lived with a monstrous fear and burden to prove his innocence. Without Ed's expertise and amazing professionalism I know the outcome could have been very different.
    The case was a difficult one full of gambles as it went to jury. Ed's expertise in delivering what the jury needed to understand and his keen understanding of who and what should be presented rewarded us with a total win. Two felony charges and eight lower included charges evaporated in front of us.
    Hearing the words "not guilty" over and over again was the best miracle from the amazing result of Ed's fine work. He will always be our family's hero.

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  • 2 Felony charges

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    Posted by a client

    Before hiring Mr. Welbourn I was extremely nervous and concerned about the severity of my case. I was charged with assault with bodily harm and possession of illegal firearm magazines, both felony charges. After meeting Mr. Welbourn and discussing my case I became more confident and calm regarding my legal matters. He handled my case very professionally and was always friendly and understanding. His experience and confidence as an attorney showed while in court for he always knew what to do and was never unsure how to handle certian matters. In the end he helped get my magazine charges completely dropped and the assault charge was brought down to a misdemeanor. I was left with some fines, a small amount of community service and informal probation. Extremely pleased with my case outcome and the work Mr. Welbourn put in; I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking criminal legal representation.

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  • My Misdemeanor Case!

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    Posted by Sirous

    Ed Welbourn is the sixth attorney I hired in January of 2016 to assist me to deal with my misdemeanor case that has been suffocating my life to the limit for being on a "Formal Probation".
    I had to deal with five (5) previous uncaring and incompetent attorneys that I fired.
    When I met Ed in his office, he looked at my case through internet on his cell and within 30 minutes he discovered the mistake my previous attorney had made. He confirmed his discovery with another senior attorney in his office and I never forget our conversation for rest of my life and I quote" He said what is your wish?". Naturally, I responded by saying, "I would like to get off this 'Formal Probation"!. Honestly, , I was not sure this is another empty promise by another attorney similar to previous five (5) attorneys I had, but he actually showed me his law book that spelled out maximum penalty for my misdemeanor offense. However, my gut feeling was telling me this attorney may be different than all previous attorneys I had. So, I felt comfortable to give him my blessing to move forward with it.
    The following week, after he spoke to judge about the flaw in my case, we appeared in court and subject judge ruled my "Formal probation" which had 2.50 years remaining will be terminated on March 7, 2016.
    I can not describe how relieved and elated I am. After, all the pains and traumas I endured in the past 1.50 year which by far were toughest time of my life, courtesy of probation department, it feels like surreal. I wondered whether this was really happening. I will be a free man and can live a normal life which probation deprived me of. Now, I have great appreciation for simplest thing in life we always take for granted.
    I know one thing for certain. My freedom wouldn't have been possible without My attorney, Ed Welbourn's intelligence and follow through. As I told him several time, I am indebted to him for rest of my life. I mean this from bottom of my heart.
    Ed Welbourn is a breath of fresh air in a legal system that is filled with attorneys that are mostly concerned about their bank account balance than welfare of their clients.
    I will highly recommend Ed Welbourn to anyone who may have need for legal assistant.

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  • Helpful

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    Posted by a client

    Ed was beyond helpful and easy to work with, made my case a little less stressful and created a sense of peace when the actual court date took place. 10 for 10 would recommend to anyone willing to go above and beyond with his help.

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  • Consummate Professional Lawyer

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    Posted by a client

    I went, almost literally, from jail to the offices of Corrigan, Welbourn & Stokke. After my arrest, my world changed entirely. If you are reading this review, you already understand the confusion and the fear that color the entire experience of a legal conflict. From the moment my family and I met Al Stokke, we felt better able to face the situation. The year-and-a-half that followed, during which time Ed Welbourn took the lead in managing my case, provided a stunningly enlightening experience. My ignorance of the law left me with very few tools for facing the charges against me, but thanks to Ed, Al, and Kate Corrigan, I never felt alone in that struggle.

    Ed Welbourn is a gladiator. He’s smart, savvy, and incredibly capable. In my experience, he understands both offense and defense well enough to make the right call about when to use each—and when to just sit quietly and wait. Ed provided guidance and counsel when I needed them, and he did so with what has always proven to be a genuine honesty. He is a model of professionalism, and I am thankful that he oversaw my case. Al and Kate were invaluable supports as well—and I will never forget either the competent experience Al brought to our first and our last meeting at CWS or the tough cleverness that characterized every interaction I ever saw Kate have in court—but Ed saw my wife and I through some of the hardest moments in our lives.

    If you hire Ed, don’t expect an ambulance chaser. Ed isn’t a TV lawyer; he’s the real thing. He never once did anything surprising, because he always acted according to a well thought-out strategy that he had taken time to consider and to share with us and with the team in his office. There were no plot twists in my case, and that’s just how I would have wanted it. My arrest was plot twist enough. Ed’s determined, careful, predictable support was what I needed to come through. I’m glad I had it; I’m glad I still have it.

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  • Excellent attorney-went above and beyond

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    Posted by a client

    Thank you Ed for going above and beyond in your advocacy. You are amazing and I cannot tell you how much it means to me that I could rest easy knowing that you were in my corner.

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  • So much better than I could have even expected!

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    Posted by a client

    Ed and his office exceeded every expectation i had. Very professional, communicated with me excellently, and really made the whole process effortless on my part. On top of that we won my case!

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