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“Paul Tafelski guided me through a complicated legal maze during an emotionally trying time in my life. Through the process, Paul treated me with the utmost respect of a person who made a mistake. His technical skills, character and manner of handling the situation produced a wonderful result which has allowed me to move on …
“Paul did an excellent job representing me as my criminal defense attorney. I was struggling to decide if I wanted to pay for attorney services or just represent myself on my second probation violation hearing. I made a last minute decision to hire Paul and looking back I’m certain that I made the right call. …
“I’ve used Paul for a BAIID appeal hearing multiple times. He has been very professional is very knowledgeable in the laws applicable. I’ve used other attorneys in the past but have never had the satisfaction as I’ve had with Paul. Most attorneys will over promise but be hard to reach after the contract is signed. …
“When I recently had an issue at the airport, I decided to call Paul on the weekend. He called me back on a Sunday! He dealt with my issue without me having to fly back to Michigan and got it dismissed. Until you go through the court system especially for the first time, you don’t …
“Paul, Thank you for guiding me through one of the worst events of my life. I hope I never see you again. (I mean that as nicely as possible!)”
“Paul, Once again, Thanks for your expertise with this matter. I think you did a great job!”
“Paul’s hard work at trial showed my ex-girlfriend lied and saved me from prison.”
“I was arrested for drunk driving and possession of a controlled substance (Vicodin). Paul worked hard on the case and kept the felony off my record and got the drunk driving case reduced so that I kept my driver’s license and my job. He really cared about helping me.”
“My son was charged with two serious felonies for home invasion. Paul worked long and hard on the case and was able to negotiate a deal so that all of the charges were dismissed after my son completed probation. He is now in college without a criminal record.”
“Paul, Thank you for representing me at court. You were more than just an attorney to me. You believed in me and will always be my friend also!”
“Paul, Should I ever find myself in a precarious position again, you’re my guy. Thanks for everything. You made the process bearable for me.”
“Paul, Thank you for your eagerness towards my cousins case. It was a pleasure working with you.”c
“Paul, As the judge said in court, I owe you a lot. Thanks again and I will definitely recommend you to anyone in trouble.”
“Thank you to Paul and more importantly Amy Bartold, for providing great legal support, during one of the most stressful and troubling times in my life. Amy you were very professional, patient, but yet meticulous in your approach to defending my case. Your legal expertise and attentiveness to historical legality led to an acquittal in …
“I wanted to say thank you for representing me this week. I could not be happier with the outcome. I truly realize how significant the impact of my situation is going to be the rest of my life. People make mistakes but people do change. You were a great supporter, open, candid and very honest. …
“Once again Thanks for your expertise with this matter. I think you did a great job!”
“Thank you Paul! I can’t thank you enough for all you have done for me….Thank you!”
“You really helped us through a tough situation and got us the best possible outcome. The way you handled the situation, we believe was key to this great outcome. We will be sure to recommend you to anyone we know that needs the assistance of a great defense lawyer.”
“Thank you for your eagerness towards my cousins case. It was a pleasure working with you.”
“Should I ever find myself in a precarious situation again you’re my guy! Thanks for everything.”
“When I refer a client to Paul I know that client will receive high level representation and be treated with respect and fairness.”
“I have referred several clients to Paul. He always takes good care of them. I don’t worry when Paul’s on the case.”
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