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Testimonals

S.B. wrote: "Hi, Sharon, I just wanted to drop you a quick note and thank
you for everything. You have made this scary, stressful and traumatic
experience much more doable with your words, actions and help. So thank you
x a million."



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Proceedings from sentencing hearing held in the Santa Clarita Superior Court on May 10, 2012: third offense DUI.

Ms.  Morris “On Ms. W’s last arrest, she immediately went to an inpatient treatment center.  As the Court knows, this is her third DUI offense in a relatively short period of time…She is a girl who has so many issues that plague her that I can’t even comprehend the enormity of all of them. She suffers from anorexia, which means that she controls food because she feels that’s the only thing that she can control in life. She is getting help and treatment for the disorder…When Ms. W. drinks, based on the fact that she has so little body weight to support alcohol, her blood alcohol content skyrockets…When I have three margaritas, I am nowhere near the blood alcohol content that Ms. W is at…I am asking that Ms W. be allowed to do any custody time in her treatment center. She has done 90 days already. She’s doing very well. The D.A. articulated the concerns that Ms. W. has, that Ms. W’s family has, who is in the back of the courtroom, that I’m sure the Court has…this has got to stop. And if it doesn’t, we’re going to find ourselves in a very different place than we are in today.

The Court: It would be a felony.

Ms. Morris: Yes your honor…Ms. W. gets it. As troubling as her record is, she stands to my left terrified of alcohol because she now knows what it does. She now knows what happens to her in criminal court. She get it…Residential treatment is serve able as custody time per the Penal Code…we want the balance of the time in jail serve able in her treatment center. And then the transition into sober living and intensive outpatient as recommended by the treatment professionals. And I will be with the Court and Ms. W. every step of the way. And we will keep this on a super tight leash.

The Court: You know, I think it is far more beneficial to have someone who has decided to address the serious issues in their lives at a program that hopefully can refocus the important aspects of the lives in a much more positive way than to have them sit in a county jail staring at walls…I really don’t see any benefit to that…You are to serve 160 days in the Los Angeles County Jail. And you are to complete your county jail time [in your residential treatment center]…Ms. W., I really hope that you continue to make the kind of progress that you have been making… because this letter [from your residential treatment center] says that you’ve really turned your life around.

Ms. Morris: Thank you so much, your honor.

The Court: You’re welcome.

IF MY CLIENTS ARE NOT HAPPY, I AM NOT DOING MY JOB TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. A PRIOR SECRETARY TOLD ME THAT IN 25 YEARS OF HER LEGAL WORK, SHE HAS NEVER SEEN AN ATTORNEY GET SO MANY GIFTS, CARDS AND WORDS OF GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION. MY CLIENTS CAN TELL YOU WHAT KIND OF LAWYER I AM WAY BETTER THAN I CAN. HERE ARE SOME SELECTED WORDS FROM THEM:

We can’t thank you enough for being there  [ for both cases] and giving me the advice and support that you did. You are awesome, Sharon!!! P. just loves you (and me, too, of course!) C. and P.M.

I just wanted to thank you for everything that you did for me. You gave me tons of advice that was VERY helpful. I would have gotten myself in a deep hole if it wasn’t for you. So thank you, and if anything ever  happens  again then I’ll be sure to get a hold of you. P.M.

 It took me quite some time to think of what I wanted to say to you. From the first day I saw you,

I knew who we were dealing with—a bright, sharp, and intelligent woman. I didn’t hesitate when I chose to hire you. The way you handled everything with such control and determination was one of the best things that could have ever happened to us. I will never forget the hope and strength that you gave R. You will always be a sign of hope for the K. family. Today I am able to sleep soundly now that this nightmare is over…You, I will never forget, and if anyone ever needs a lawyer, I will always recommend you. My words can’t thank you enough. I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you…for everything you did. You were our anchor in this storm. You gave me faith in the legal system. Sincerely,  F.K.

I am doing wonderful…life is really good here [at Acton Rehabilitation Center]. Coming to Acton changed my life in ways I never experienced before in any other program…I really see a change in me by how I feel about the world around me. EVERYTHING IS POETIC BECAUSE I MAKE IT SO. Thank you…for saving my life until I wanted to save my own. My mother calls you my guardian angel. (S.S.)

M. has been sober and is working the steps. He starts his community service next week. He looks so much better physically. Thank you for all the hope you have given to us and for helping M. get on the road to sobriety. (M. and A.C.)

“After realizing the severity of my crime, I began to become extremely concerned for the welfare of my family. Sharon is hard-working, intelligent and passionate about her work and her devotion to her clientele is unsurpassed.” (R.N.)                               

“I wanted to send you a short personal note of thanks for all your help with my recent dilemma. You are above all diligent and tenacious! I really appreciate those traits.” (R.M.)

“…for an angel in my life--Sharon. I am so grateful to you. Thank you for knowing how to and being able to help me save my life. I am touched by your generosity. It never ceases to amaze me that when we have beautiful human beings in our lives we are constantly introduced to more caring, wise and loving souls and angels that touch our lives in ways that are beyond measure or we can touch theirs. It is truly miraculous. I’m sure an angel such as yourself who helps people…out of legal problems has had many letters such as this. However, you went to a place that not many in my life have gone. You have touched me deeply for caring, for helping and for being amazing human being in my life. Thank you! Always.” (M.H.)                                                                                                                                                                  

“Sharon, both M. and I appreciated the professional legal services that you provided to help L. in the recent …case. Your advice was priceless but more importantly I felt like we were dealing with a person rather than a lawyer. You are a great listener and provided us comfort and assurance…I would like to share this with you. I received the following email…”8 angels are sent to you. You must send them to 8 people. In 8 minutes you will receive something you have…awaited…Have faith! I sent the email to 8 friends. I soon after received a call from you that L’s felony…was reduced to a misdemeanor. Sharon, you were our angel. Warmest regards.” (B. and M.A.)

“We can never thank you enough for everything you’ve done for my son. God bless and keep you and yours.” (K.M.)

“I had a legal matter wherein two previous attorneys failed to achieve a favorable resolution. Recently, I had occasion to observe the work of Ms. Sharon Beth Morris, and I was very impressed. I contacted her regarding my case and decided to retain her. She meticulously prepared a forceful and clear presentation to the court. Ms. Morris handily prevailed over vigorous opposition from opposing counsel.” (R. S.)

“Thank you…for your time and hard work…we thank you for giving all that you have to this case.”

(A., K. k.)

“You are more than a lawyer…you’re a friend…” (C. M.)

“…Our holiday season was very happy particularly because J. was with us (thanks to you!)…I want to sincerely thank you for all that you have done for J. and continue to do. You’ve made this unpleasant journey more bearable.” (L. A.)

“you are the grooviest lawyer and person ever…Thank you for everything and thank you for your laughter during hard times. My sincere gratitude!” (E. C.)

“I want to thank you for the wonderful job you did during the past year and a half in handling C’s case. I am convinced he could not have had a better representative than you…we were lucky to have you…He could not have graduated had it not been for a lot of hard work and meetings by him and your expert legal representation! Thank You.” (B. W.)

“M. and I are so grateful for what you have done for us. Not only are you a gem of a person, you just might be the best attorney in the world! Going through this experience with your help and support was the only way we could have gotten through it! Thank you, thank you, thank you a million times”

 (M., C. R.)

“J. and I would like to thank you for all your help with his DMV case. We appreciate the time and dedication you put into resolving the issue. Although the outcome was not as good as we had hoped it to be, we still are satisfied with knowing we tried. Throughout the case you have always made us feel rest assured that everything was handled properly, and for that we are grateful.” (J. L., A. K.)

“Thank you for being so wonderful to me at such a low point in my life. You are truly amazing woman. I know that I am making the best choice in hiring you to represent me. Thank you again…so much. I feel like I can finally breathe again after meeting you…” (K. L.)

Sharon  Beth  Morris
Counselor at Law

THE MORRIS LAW OFFICE, INC.

21900 Burbank B0ulevard, Third FloorWoodland Hills, CA 91367
818-992-2993

sharon@morriscriminallaw.com