4.5 stars 11 totalReview Emily Oberdorfer
Posted by Ashok
My son had a traffic citation recently. He was cited going 33 on a 20 mile school zone. I reviewed the dash cam and the speed it recorded was no more than 21mph. I presented my findings with the video, the judge at Murray Courthouse agreed to my findings, but said he can't dismiss and would only reduce the fine to 1 mile over!. It didn't seem fair, as no one can control within a mile. So we finally landed on Emily. Emily tried to work hard working with the officer and DA if we could get the defensive driving class. But the DA objected.
On day of trial the officer was no-show. The DA wanted a recess to call the officer in, but Emily worked hard with to get it dismissed. We are thrilled at the outcome. Emily was also pragmatic and gave us the best options to work with without feeding our anxiety :-). I would recommend her to anyone.
Posted by Paul
Emily and Robert did a fantastic job dealing with my speeding ticket and were very knowledgeable and easy to work with, I saved a ton of time and money,
Posted by Matt
I was cited for a significant traffic violation after a cyclist hit my car. The incident was traumatic. Being cited was traumatic. The sanction for the citation would have been crushing.
Emily did her magic with the citing officer and the cyclist. I got a night of traffic school, no fine, and no record. This is a rainbows-and-unicorns sort of result.
AVVO's system is inadequate because it won't let me give six stars.
And just for perspective? I'm a lawyer, too.
Posted by George
Cost to Hire $500
Cost of the Orginal Ticket $260.
Choice I was given:
1. Take a plea. Have another ticket turned from deferal and hit my insurance. Chance of lowering fee for the ticket.
2. Go to trial. Opportunity to get the ticket dismissed. Or pay the whole ammount and also have my ticket be switched from defferal.
In all of this is, of course, I take full responsibility for my driving and previous tickets. It is not Emilly's fault I am in this predicament.
However, if you are in the same predicament learn from my mistake. I went to trial, the only way I could avoid another ticket from getting turned over from defferal.
Case result - lowered speeding speed by 4. Still payed the original $260 amount.
So out $260 + $500 + other ticket coming from defferal = Waste of time and money. The only thing I got out of the interaction was lowering my speed by 4 miles. Everything else is the same.
If this works for you hire Emily.
Anonymous review posted on
Both my DWS and Texting While Driving charges were completely dismissed, thanks to the Oberdorfer Law Firm. I would call Emily with any legal matter. She is confident, thorough, personable and very capable. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Tony
Having professionally hired many lawyers over the course of my career, Emily stands at the top of the list. Smart, savvy and very personable. I give her my highest recommendation!
Posted by Gayle
Emily Oberdorfer was there on extremely short notice (only a few hours) to speak for our son at a DUI hearing. She pretty much dropped everything when I called (at the time I was driving across the US from Nevada to the east coast), and went to his hearing that same afternoon, and she did this with only my word that we’d pay her fees. As the British would say, I was "gobsmacked"! The outcome was the most positive we could have hoped for. We are so grateful for her generous and extremely competent representation; things could have obviously turned out much worse if not for Emily. If we ever need help again we’ll know who to call - although I hope we'll never need to. You can’t go wrong with Emily Oberdorfer representing you!
Thank you, Emily, for everything.
Anonymous review posted on
After being arrested for a DUII, I wasn't sure if my case even warranted hiring a lawyer. I hadn't dealt with the judicial system much in the past and was very unfamiliar with all aspects of the process. I took to the interwebs and began searching for reviews and insight. I was surprised to find 100's of options, with very little in the way of applicable, non-biased peer reviews of services; as well as an abundance of vaguely worded (and often misdirected) legal advice.
I narrowed down a list of about 10 potential candidates, based primarily off of area of specialty and location. I arranged phone consultations with each and was able to begin further narrowing the list right away. Some offices quoted way more than I was prepared to spend, while other offices took to using scare tactics to 'seal a deal', and some office's definition of a "phone consultation" meant speaking only with their legal aid. When I reached the Oberdorfer law firm I was able to speak with Emily right away. Immediately I noticed a difference in her demeanor and attention to my situation. I arranged an in-person meeting. The firm's office was welcoming and comfortable. Upon meeting Emily, it was refreshing to feel like she was taking the time to hear my whole story. It felt like she really cared about the outcome of my case and I decided to hire her.
It turned out that my situation involved some intricacies which Emily was very diligent in addressing. Emily was helpful in thoroughly explaining all of my options and assisting me with determining a "best possible outcome". I was very particular about settling on a plan and had a million questions which I never felt embarrassed to ask or rushed through. Emily was patient and responsive. I found her to be extremely knowledgeable in her area of expertise. She was on time and in-person for every one of my court dates (something I noticed later on was other firms surprising clients in court by sending a 'fill-in' attorney). Emily was successful in helping me achieve the best possible outcome and I am very grateful for her efforts. Thank you! In the end, I was glad I decided to hire a lawyer, even though I had to stretch my finances really thin to make it happen. I would definitely recommend Emily Oberdorfer to anyone seeking legal counsel for a DUII case!
Posted by Paul
Emily helped me to keep a traffic citation off my driving-record, which will help me to save on my motorcycle and auto insurance, not just for me but, also for my wife and teen-aged son.
Anonymous review posted on
Emily Oberdorfer manages with grace, poise and humble confidence. I set my expectations very high of all professionals I hire, and I have to say that Emily not only met my expectations, she exceeded them by providing immediate successful results. Emily is focused and her polite demeanor is not one to be underestimated; she absolutely gets the job done. She's a gentle yet powerful force. I would certainly work with Emily again if given the opportunity, and I highly recommend her to anyone looking for solid advice and effective results. I enter every situation with a winning strategy - and that's why I hired Emily. She'll never guarantee results - but if you have a chance at all, she'll make sure your rights are upheld.