♥ I was recommend to this firm thru a friend. My initial meeting was with Mr. Jim Forslund. Mr. Forslund did the contract and paper work and seem very interested in fighting my case. Mr. Forslund did attend my DMV hearing via telephone and was not aggressive when cross examining the officer Justin Thull of the Aurora Police Department. I had refused to take any BAC test at the time of the incident so I lost my license for 12 months. I then had my first motion hearing, arrived to court to be greeted by Mr. Forslund associate Gary who states that he was a DA prior but did very little to defend my rights and address my case with fight power. These guys are just plea bargain lawyers anybody that say these guys are good are glad to get no jail time. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THESE OLD GUYS. I fired them the day of my speedy trial for John Buckley and came out with a wet reckless. DO NOT TRUST THIS FIRM.
Derrick M. on November 18, 2015
You replied to this review on November 25, 2015:
Our firm represented Derrick at a DMV license revocation hearing for refusing
to take a blood or breath test and in county court to defend him on careless
driving and DUI charges. Jim Forslund advocated all of the appropriate
defenses at the DMV phone hearing. However the Hearing Officer concluded
that license revocation was warranted.
A pretrial conference was held and Derrick declined to accept the
District Attorney's settlement offer. The firm filed a Motion to Suppress
evidence and proceed to a motions hearing. The judge denied the motion and
set the case for trial in June. He applied the same standards as those used
at the DMV to determine if the express consent test request was warranted.
Mr. Pareja advised this client that there was a good chance of acquittal at
trial, but Derrick decided not to deposit the additional funds necessary to
take the matter to trial. The firm moved to withdraw from the case on May
Derrick has decided to accept a plea bargain and post an anonymous complaint.
He is the one who plea bargains. He will be entering his plea on the date set
for trial in December. If you look below, Darcey says we talked her into
going to trial. Our role is to advise our clients through the court and DMV
process. We do not tell people what they want to hear, but what they need to
hear and explain options. The client decides what to do, based on that
advice. We cannot please all of the people all of the time, but we try. Our
satisfied clients vastly exceed those who post anonymous complaints. We base
our fees, as Abe Lincoln stated, on our time and our advice. Derrick's advice
is free and you may read it here on the Internet.