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“If you want someone who is going to get stuff done, I highly recommend Cohen and Hirsch. Not only did I beat my case, I even got my record cleaned.”
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“Hired Matt Hirsch at a distance to take on a traffic case with a missed mandatory court appearance (or two). Even as the case dragged on longer than anticipated (not the fault in any way of the lawyer), and indeed went a couple rounds, Mr. Hirsch remained engaged, positive, and proactive. I firmly believe he and his firm resolved my case with the best outcome for me. Would recommend Cohen & Hirsch for cases of my type without reservation, and his working for me at a fairly great distance, without my ever appearing back in state, deserves particular note”
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“I found Andy Cohen via a google search and after our initial phone conversation I was happy to hire him. The circumstances that drove me to solicit an attorney were sensitive to say the least. He was kind, sympathetic and detailed which I appreciated very much. He kept me well informed throughout the hearing process and Andy always made sure to be available if I had any questions or concerns. I highly recommend Andy and his team to help you through what is likely a difficult process.”
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“Seamless experience dealing with Andy and Jill. They are both very knowledgeable and will go to bat for you. I was referred to Cohen and Hirsch by a friend and will refer them to others myself. Truly great people who care and love what they do. One thing that stood out to me is that they will update you consistently without you having to reach out. I will continue to use them in the future and so should you.”
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“Matt was great. The day I called him he jumped right in and a week later charges were dropped! He’s my guy here on out. Not to mention he saved me 3k from the first firm I called.”
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“If I could rate this law firm with more stars, I would. If you desire an excellent attorney that cares, has a great relationship with court system, communicates quickly, stays on top of your case and strives for the best outcome possible, then look no further than this law firm. Jill and Andy handled an extremely complicated case for my son with special needs and we received the outcome we desired. His case was dismissed and he can move now on with his life. I am very pleased and grateful to them for their efforts.”
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“Matt was a great treasure! Always kept calm and let me be the same. Looking at his fb feed, I was convinced he’s the right person for me. Helped get through a difficult situation. His fees were also comparable to the others given the amount of personal attention he paid to the case. Never had the trouble of dealing with the paralegals(as we all know what happens). He was always available on text. Great experience!!”
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“Wow, what an unexpected experience. We have all heard the horror stories and the jokes about lawyers. Well, I've been fortunate not to have had reason to use a lawyer... until now. Or at least that is what I thought. I don't want to get into the details, but I had sent an inquiry into the firm through their website and Andy reached out to me. He was patient, professional and funny. He spent a good 15 to 20 minutes on the phone with me. Explained to me in detail what I could expect. And recommended that I don't actually need a lawyer for what I have to do. I can't express my sincere gratitude enough. In the event I ever do need a lawyer, I know exactly who I'm calling.”
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“Andy is a GEM! Such a lovely man. Jill is a pretty pitbull. Under the circumstances they were very helpful and SUCCESSFUL. I could not have asked for a smarter pair.”
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“I write to recommend Matt A. Hirsch, Esq. for those in need of legal representation and guidance. He is highly competent and experienced, conscientious, organized and responsive. Attorney Hirsch is someone you want in your corner if you need help.”
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Former UGA football star facing drug charges

| Sep 12, 2012 | Drug Charges |

Drug use is sometimes a problem for college students. Drug offenses have serious consequences and can have detrimental long-term effects on a young person’s future. That may be especially true if the person involved is a talented football player.

Former University of Georgia and current Jacksonville State University running back Washaun Ealey was arrested by JSU police recently and faces two misdemeanor drug charges. According to the campus police, the drug charges followed an early morning search of the football player’s apartment following a noise complaint.

As a result of the charges, Ealey was suspended from playing in one recent game. According to the athletic director for JSU, the charges are a violation of team policy and he says the school is “going through proper channels according to the policy.”

Ealey currently holds the Georgia high school record for most rushing touchdowns in a season. He also led UGA in rushing during the 2009 and 2010 season. Ealey has an impressive record and the potential of a professional football career. Whether any of that is in jeopardy because of these drug charges is unknown at the time this is being written, but such allegations have had the sad effect of scuttling others’ personal and professional opportunities.

Although the details of the drug charges in this case are not clear, a misdemeanor charge of drug possession of marijuana, as an example, or possession of drug paraphernalia is punishable by a minimum penalty of up to a year of incarceration and up to a $1000 fine in Georgia. However, the consequences of drug charges can also affect a person’s employment, reputation and any future opportunities. Therefore, it is important to mount a strong defense against any drug charges that are leveled.

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Report: Ex-UGA running back arrested on drug charges,” Alexis Stevens, Sept. 5, 2012

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