To be short, I was accused of cheating on an open-note exam with another student due to similarities in portions of some of our answers. As a result of this accusation, we were flagged as cheaters by the department and our academic standing changed from good to "warn."
It felt completely unfair and shocking to receive such a severe punishment considering my innocence of the accusation, and without proof on behalf of the professor.
I found Richard through extensive research online, and I cannot express my full gratitude to him in words. His efforts and work ethic to reassure me, yet provide me with realistic expectations and insightful perspective imbued every interaction I've had with him, starting with my initial phone call. He was incredibly punctual and prompt in his follow-up and phone calls with me, and assisted me every step of the way - which I needed, considering how stressful and dismayed I was as a result of this situation. I read all of the glowing reviews written online, but I always approach with caution, as I am aware of biases and skewed reviews. This is why I want to share that Richard is the real deal - a genuine, honest, and truly phenomenal lawyer & individual.
Richard even works through weekends and takes any spare moment to help students. His unrelenting work ethic never ceased to amaze me throughout my correspondence with him. I feel very lucky and thankful for all of the time and help he's invested in me - from the very moment I reached out to him. His prompt follow-up and reassurance- imbued with the realistic expectations during my initial shock and stress - very likely saved me from a breakdown, and also, saved my career & professional life.
Richard - your words of encouragement, realism, and thoughtful guidance meant the world to me and words don't give justice to the degree of gratitude I owe you.
There is no other lawyer as dedicated, compassionately invested, and considerate (and not to mention as brilliant & articulate) as Richard - and I've done my research - and I am so glad I found him.
I went into this with Richard's realistic expectations at hand - I had a 50/50 chance of overturning the wrongful decision and reinstating my innocence. And to my happiest surprise, the decision was overturned - I was overwhelmed by the joy and relief of finally restoring my standing and innocence in the face of the department. And without Richard's assistance, this never would have happened. I have never once regretted hiring Richard - and his help is priceless. Thank you so much again for everything!
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