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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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“Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value”
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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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Area man allegedly robs own workplace at gunpoint

| Oct 9, 2012 | Felonies |

Even if it appears that the prosecutors’ case is all wrapped up before criminal charges have been filed, it’s a mistake to jump to conclusions about a person’s guilt. Everyone is entitled to a presumption of innocence. It doesn’t matter whether a case seems straightforward or not.

Atlanta residents may have read of a recent incident in which a man was accused of armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault for allegedly trying to rob a fast food restaurant where he worked. A co-worker allegedly recognized the man when the defendant raised his mask as he was leaving the restaurant. When officials got the man in custody, they claim he helped them recover the mask, gun and money from the alleged heist.

From the point of view of police, the case seems rather straightforward. However, there is always another side of the story, and this man’s story hasn’t been fully told. What is being reported by police is that he likely is feeling a sense of desperation. According to officials, the man says he is two months behind on rent, utilities have started to be cut off and his wife is in a nursing home with multiple sclerosis.

Assuming these mitigating circumstances are true, they could and should be taken into consideration in any decision regarding charges and eventual penalties if a conviction is obtained. Obtaining the most positive outcome of the matter is something that may require skilled negotiation handled by an experienced criminal defense attorney.

If the evidence is such that conviction is likely, then it may be that a plea agreement could be reached that would serve the interests of justice and at the same time provide this man some hope for the future.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Police: Man robbed Douglasville Wendy’s where he worked,” David Ibata, Oct. 2, 2012

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