Mr. Cassar was my attorney through the darkest and scariest time of my life. He was the light that got me through. Not only is he a great attorney, EVERYONE knows him and loves him. Judges respect him and other attorneys respect him with good reason; He's honest and very knowledgeable. I hired him because other people I knew loved him. From the moment I met him I knew I was in good hands. Not only did he walk me through this whole mess, he recommended a health facility that got my whole life back on track. Mr. Cassar is not only the best attorney you could hire, he's the only one should even consider hiring...he helped save my life and my future.
He saved my future as medical student. God Bless Him.
He saved my future with fraud charges. I recommend him to any difficult case. The Name Raymond A. Cassar is more than enough to scare any prosecutor.
Ray is the best Lawyer in Michigan PERIOD!!! Ray helped my wife deanna with her 2nd dui and did great job limiting penalties to a minimum , also he has been GREAT with my brother , kurt needed a miracle after a repeat dui and with ray by his side he got one , ray will always be my lawyer thats for sure best around by a mile.
I contacted mr cassar about my pending legal case, unlike other lawyers, who within a few seconds of speaking with them asked "how much money do I have" , Mr Cassar spoke with me about my concerns, answered all of my questions and gave me good advice on what I should do. He let me explain without interrupting me unlike most lawyers who apparently give you free advice but do not give you the time unless you are going to hire them. mr Cassar, listened without interrupting me, asked me the pertinent questions and offered some sound advice. There are so many lawyers out there and trying to chose one who will have an interest in your case, is very hard, but from my experience calling umpteen lawyers, you need to speak with someone who will initially listen to your concerns, I have not found this not to be the case, for the most part, they let you talk for a minute then ask about your financial information! This man let me tell my story, gave me advice and expected nothing in return. If you need a lawyer who really cares, please call Mr cassar, I just happened upon him whilst surfing the internet and after being disgusted by other lawyers attitudes, this man really helped me address my problems. He is a definate ten, and unfortunately for me, he is out of my area otherwise I would fire my lawyer and hire him despite the expense of changing lawyers.
Mr. Cassar is not only a knowledgable lawyer, but a decent, caring individual. He made sure our family felt confident and reassured before, during, and after our court dates. He definitely kept us informed. We felt that if we needed him, he would rearrange his schedule to be there. His firm answered their phone personally, and took care of business in a very professional manner.
Raymond Cassar Is an incredible lawyer, counselor, and negotiator. There simply are not enough superlatives to describe his skills as a criminal defense attorney. Mr. Cassar accepted the case that began with a signed confession to multiple felonies, and successfully negotiated with the prosecutors, convincing them of the validity of extenuating circumstances, a probation agreement that is giving my son a second chance at life. Not only did Mr. Cassar perform a near legal miracle, but he also helped my son get back on track educationally, and professionally. I cannot possibly thank Mr. Cassar enough for what he has done for my son, my family, and for me.
I hired this firm to represent me in a misdemeanor case, and they were professional, responsive and effective. I couldn't have been happier with the results.
When a good person does something bad they need a law firm that can help guide a client through the worst of times during the criminal process. Understanding the law is only part of the process, Ray's firm understands the emotional impact the legal system has on a client and his/her family. Ray's firm is very well equipped with experience to predict and manage outcomes during the criminal process. When in court I was very pleased that his peers highly respected his work, as that goes a long way when trying to build a solid defense case. Ray's firm helped to save my life and for that I am forever grateful.
-Oakland County Felon
When our son was charged with sexual offenses related to files found on his computer, we didn't have the first idea of how to evaluate an attorney. A work-related connection led us to Ray Cassar; a quick phone call and our son had a no-fee consultation appointment the very next day. Long story short (and much like the other testimonials posted here), we feel incredibly fortunate that we found Ray and Rahm.
Our son had a combination of chance, poor decisions and bad luck which brought him to federal charges. Ray listened and guided our son to reflect on his actions, own responsibility for them, and seek therapy to understand them. Ray did not minimize the significance of the offenses, nor did he excuse our son, but he and his staff worked tremendously hard to find case law that would mitigate the resulting sentence. Although currently serving time, we're confident our son received the best outcome possible under the circumstances: instead of 10+ years, he is 20% done with a 24-month incarceration (hopefully less).
At all times we KNEW that Ray and his staff were committed to helping our son work through this challenge and *come out a better person.*
The steps our son went through and the introspection he was compelled to perform have been very positive and have already been beneficial to his outlook and determination to learn from the experience and live up to his potential. Aside from the fact that he pled guilty and must live with the results of his actions in a very public way, this could be considered a growth experience for him.
We know that this is the best payment Ray, Rahm and their entire legal team wish for. Every contact with the Law Offices of Raymond Cassar was full of respect, hope and belief that the best was what would happen for our son. They're personally interested in him, our family, and his/our future. We continue to stay in contact.
If you are reading this review because you or someone you love is faced with criminal charges, we know you won't be sorry you called Ray Cassar. Good luck!
My son messed up and was facing some very serious charges. My wife and I were terrified with the prospects of what was going to happen to him. We met with Ray and he immediately helped us relax and feel better. He explained that good people make mistakes and that his goal was to help see us through and make sure that our son was back on the right track. We followed Ray's suggestions to get our son in therapy and treatment; and the Judge was pleased with this when we went in to court for the first time. I am convinced that this is why our son seemed to get a better deal than the rest of the cases that we saw during this process. Ray and his staff were always there for us and and either answered, or found the answers, to our questions every time. I can't recommend Ray highly enough.
We contacted Attorney Cassar's office to inquire about our son's CSC 1 charge, to simply ask a few questions. This office went above and beyond our expectations regarding the time they took with us to help us understand the legal process our son was facing and they genuinely cared to ask questions about the overall situation and give us guidance. We were not pressured in any way shape or form by sales tactics to try and get us to retain their firm for representation of our son, that in itself spoke volumes to us. As a result of their genuine care and the legal information and options they provided us during our conversations, we did decide to hire them to just evaluate our son's case so that they can give us a better idea of what our options are. We highly recommend calling this law office with any criminal situation, as hard as it may be to deal with, and see what they have to say. Even if you are not sure if you are ready to retain a private attorney, they will spend some initial valuable and personal time helping you understand your options. As a paralegal in another field of law in another state, I know from experience that the way this office handled our initial inquiry speaks absolute volumes of their mission to help people have a fair process regarding whatever situation they, or their family, are in. Genuine and Helpful, are the best words I can use to convey our experience with this firm.
-Heather and Tom
Ray is honest and works hard for his clients. He doesn't just tell you what you want to hear but is honest and delivers, NO EMPTY PROMISES!!! I have a big family, made a BIGGER mistake, and Ray cared about my wife, my children, my job, my life!!!! I would recommend Ray to anyone that needs an attorney for any reason. Though I hope I never have to hire a lawyer again, if I do, it will be RAYMOND CASSAR!!!
Ray Cassar is outstanding. His professional demeanor is impeccable and his compassion for his clients is incredible. For someone who has been doing this as long as he has, he is not one bit jaded. He treats his clients with respect and instructs clients as to what to expect prior to court. If Ray says he can get it done, he can. My own experience with Ray over the years has been one of mutual respect and honesty. I am grateful to know that Ray is in "my court" (no pun intended) when I need him. The absolute best.
Recently my college age son found himself in legal trouble after being picked up for drunk driving. We were panicked and had no idea what to do other than find an attorney. A friend recommended Ray and we could not have made a better choice.
He met with us immediately and assured us we would feel more comfortable after talking with him, which we absolutely did. He treated all of us, especially my son, with respect, was non-judgmental, informative and caring. What struck us the most was in our first conversation he told my son that he not only wanted to help him legally but more importantly help him get on the right path for a successful future. And he really meant it.
Ray is so knowledgeable and spoke to us in a "non-legalese" manner. At each step we felt comfortable and understood what was going to take place. He knows many people in the legal arena; judges, attorneys, law enforcement and is highly respected by all. We could see that each time we went to court.
My son (as were we) was very scared of the consequences of his poor decision. Ray gave him such a sense of comfort that whatever Ray asked of him he did with no resistance even when he said to get into the Brighton Hospital outpatient program. Ray knew that would go a long way in terms of the final legal outcome but more importantly he knew that it would help my son deal with something that could become a much more difficult issue later in life. My son said that he "did not want to let Ray down and would do whatever he said".
Ray did such a great job of minimizing the legal impact but did not take credit; rather he gave it to my son who he said never once deferred responsibility, complained or refused to do something but in fact took everything Ray said to heart. He wouldn't have done that if he didn't fully believe that Ray cared about him and was helping him with more than just the legal matters.
We firmly believe that without Ray this situation would mostly likely have had a much different outcome. It has been life changing from my son. Ray has become more than just our attorney. He has told us and our son that if we ever need him he is just a call away and I know that is true. He has become somewhat of a mentor for my son and I know the relationship will continue.
First of all, I would like to start off by giving Ray my thanks for a job amazingly done. Ray is not you're typical lawyer. He doesn't treat you as a client, but rather as a friend he has known his entire life. He pushes you to give him your best, not because he wants to look good if your case goes well, but because he wants to see everyone of his clients (what he considers friends) to succeed. He does not just want his clients to succeed in their case, but he wants them to succeed in life. He told me everyday during my case that I was going to go on to do great things in my life and that nothing is going to stop me.
On top of being a genuine person who really cares about his clients, Ray is amazingly knowledgeable about the law. He got my DUI reduced to an Impaired Driving charge by getting me to do the right things an example being getting enrolled Brighton Hospital, not just to look good for court, but to help me make necessary changes in my life that I hadn't even noticed needed to be changed. Along with that great feat, Ray was also able to move my case through the court at a more than speedy pace. My entire case lasted less than a month.
Overall, Raymond Cassar is not just a great lawyer, he is an amazing person. I consider him a great friend and he is someone I will continue to keep contact with for the rest of my life. If you ever find yourself looking for a great defense attorney, look no more. Ray is the best lawyer that money can buy!
Ray Cassar is the genuine article when it comes to legal representation. Not only will you find that he is familiar with the many nuances of the law but he also has a deep personal conviction to provide you with the best possible representation available. From your initial contact you WILL sense that he is compassionate, caring and a straight shooter who will do everything in his power to right your situation. In the sea of laywers, Ray is a rare individual who has earned my undying respect and admiration not only for his professionalism and legal ability but also because he is a man of integrity and character that is quite uncommon these days. When you need someone pulling on your end of the rope, Ray is definately the guy want pulling for you.
Finding good legal services is very difficult, especially when you're not familiar with this sort of thing. My nephew was in trouble for the 3rd time - in both other cases, we hired lawyers that seemed to want the quickest, least difficult result - they were also not the most responsive, rarely spent time with us, and did not explain the legal situation very well. We always felt we should’ve had better support but didn't know where to turn. A friend of mine who is a lawyer outside of Michigan did some research for us, and found Ray on the Super Lawyer list. After we had one call with Ray, and after he met with my nephew, our decision was made. My nephew didn’t want anyone else to represent him - he connected with Ray, respected and trusted him. Ray not only provides the most professional legal services, he and his office sincerely care about their clients. They all went above and beyond, and there's no way to thank them enough for the support they provided and also for making us feel more comfortable in the process. I hope we never need legal services again, but if we did there's no question we would go back to them. I highly recommend Ray's office to anyone who is looking for the most experienced, professional and supportive legal team available.
I had a situation come up that I never thought I would be involved in, I was horrified and embarrassed. Ray was the third lawyer that I consulted. He settled me down and talked to me with concern and understanding. He explain what was going on and what the different outcomes could be. Ray asked important questions and got to the facts quickly and efficiently. He was able to explain what the next steps would be and what the time table looked like. He was impressive as a lawyer but he was amazing as a life coach. Ray was talking me up like a coach; to be positive, to eat right, to sleep at night, and to enjoy my family. Ray did a great job as a lawyer and cared about me as a person. I am thankful I had him looking out for my best interest.
I can't say enough about Ray Cassar and his legal team. From the moment you step into his office, you know you can be confident that you will get not just great representation, but a lawyer who is truly there for you and your needs. Unlike some lawyers that seem too busy to speak with you, Ray asks that you contact him whenever you have a question or concern, and he gets back to you promptly. You never feel lost or out of the loop. When you find yourself or a loved one faced with a legal matter, you can't go wrong with Ray Cassar. You'll be very happy you called him...
I had some very serious legal problems in my early and mid 20s and hired Raymond Cassar twice. In both cases it seemed as though I was destined for prison, and both times Mr. Cassar and his firm were able to structure a plea deal that was acceptable to the prosecutor and kept me out of prison. They are extremely knowledgeable and you will not find attorney that is more dedicated to criminal defense. When I was charged with my second, third, and fourth felony (2nd time arrested on 3 new drug charges) and still on probation from the first time I was arrested 2 years earlier, I was so sure I was going to jail that I did not even call a lawyer at first because I did not want to waste the money. When my parents found out about the charges they insisted I call Ray. After my initial appearance in court Raymond Cassar and Darrell Wood were able to negotiate a deal with the prosecutor that essentially extended my probation. It has been nearly five years now since I was arrested the second time and I have totally changed my life around. I got married, had 2 children that are my world, and started 2 small businesses. I truly believe without Ramond Cassar and his law firm in my corner I would still be in prison today. I could not recommend them highly enough.
I would give this law office 100 stars if I could. We were referred to Ray by a trusted attorney friend, when our son made a bad choice that could have severely affected his future and our family for many years to come. In shock and devastation we arrived at Ray's office, and were immediately absorbed into their comforting "family". From the moment they took our son's case, we were overwhelmed by the caring and support, not to mention the legal expertise that came from everyone in their firm. Daryl Wood handled much of the day-to-day proceedings and contact, and I can honestly say that we were never "out of touch" with him. Daryl and Ray are the consummate attorneys, in every sense; because of their experience and respected relationship with the court personnel and police involved, they were able to achieve an outcome we had prayed for but never thought possible. I could never say enough about this law firm, and if you look anywhere else for an attorney when in need, you will be losing the best representation you could possibly have.
I was referred to Ray by two Attorneys I known for several years when I son made a mistake. He exceeded my expectations on every level, turning a negative situation into a valuable learning experience for my son.
Had very tough situation in Detroit and was living out of town. Ray was our miracle worker and worked thorugh a tough situation. Was a perfect mix of integrity, compassion and intelligent work. Thoroughly satisfied with his work.
Mr. Cassar has represented a sibling of mine on several charges in both District and Circuit Court. He came highly recommended from a trusted friend and well respected family law Attorney who worked with him while practicing criminal defense. Mr. Cassarâ€™s a caring man whoâ€™s presence commands respect be it from court staff, fellow attorneys, judges, and the often times over reaching police and prosecutors. Ray is one of 2 criminal defense attorneys locally who I would unwaveringly recommend to anyone seeking top notch representation
Mr Cassar is smart, kind, and absolutely the best lawyer you can have. I trusted him with my life, and he gave it back to me.
If winning truly matters, choose Raymond Cassar. He is my lawyer and now my friend. He did not judge me, and he is very easy to talk to because he truly cares.
Ray helped me with a felony larceny case in Oakland County. I thought that I was going to rot in Oakland County Jail because I did have a long record of driving while license suspended & convictions from when I was a minor. I was told to go to Ray from a family friend who is an attorney. When I first met him I knew I was making the right decision. He went out of his way to talk to prosecutors and police officers to try and help me and get the charges dropped. Unfortunately he wasnt able to but he never stopped trying. Every time I went to court with him, he knew at least 5 people and was very respected. Ray got me the best deal he possibly could and put out a few fires for me on the way. He has also represented me on violations which were not easily smoothed over but he got me exactly what I wanted & my probation wasn't extended and no jail time. I will always tell people to go to Ray if they are in trouble.
Ray represented me a long time ago but I am still benefitting from his excellent representation. Back in college I was involved in a fist fight with a guy who punched a woman in the face. After the incident the police arrived and it turned out to be the small town jerk and the judge's son. I was facing 4 counts 2 felonies on my first offense of my life. My parents called Ray and he was able to get everything down to one misdemeanor, anger management, probation, with the ability to exsponge all of it 5 years later! I now have a professional career and would not be able to without Ray.
After preliminary hearing, my 1st attorney was unable to dismiss the case and I ended up with an additional capital felony charge. I was devastated and worried that I would be locked up for many years and not be able to watch my kids to grow up. My wife contacted our good friend who knows someone in the judicial system. She recommended Ray Cassar who is a well respected attorney by many judges and prosecutors. We met several times to discuss the case, each time he actively listen to my concerns and provided me his non-biased (no sale pitch) legal view. He was very genuine and cared me and my family. Once I detained Ray to represent me in court, he was very effective in handling my case. I witnessed the respect he received from the judge and prosecutor(s). He was able to get the misdemeanor plea in exchange for (1) capital felony, (1) felony and (1) misdemeanor from the prosecution office. His top notch legal defense and the ability articulate the justice of my case. It was no luck. It is Ray and his team that did it all!
Again, your continued positive support, reinforcement and encouragement really moved me through these difficulty times. Without you and your team's hard work and top notch legal defense, I would not be able to reconnect with my family and move on with my normal life - working father and support my family. I am able to restore my pride!
Scared, frightened and unsure what to do, I was given Mr. Cassar's number from a trusted friend. I had planned on interviewing a couple of attorneys but after meeting with Ray, it became clear that my friend had done me a huge favor. Ray and his staff worked diligently to calm me down, explain the legal situation and the potential consequences and get my mind back on track. I was falsely accused of a Criminal Sexual Crime that would devastate me and my family if I was unable to prove my innocence. Despite an eyewitness account contrary to the allegations, it still remained a risk to go to trial. Ray believed in me and so did his staff. There is a world of difference when you have an attorney that is fighting for you rather than just taking your money and putting you "through the process".
There is a reason Ray is successful at what he does. He has people skills beyond belief. I cannot say enough about Ray or his staff nor can I thank my friend enough. I can tell you that if you are perusing the web in search of a GREAT Criminal Defense Attorney, then you have found one in Ray Cassar.
Mr. Cassar really listened to my problem then helped me out alot. He worked really hard on my case and got me even better results than I thought I could get. When I went to his office I felt good because it is full of awards and stuff. Now I know why. The judge and the prosecuter seemed to respect him and he really knew what he was talking about. He kept me from getting scared and he was a good price to. I hope I never need a criminal lawyer again but if I do I would call him right away.
We just want to thank you for everything and congratulate on your accomplishment on our son's behalf. He's personally in a much better place that he has been. Thank you again. You really are our angel.
Thank you again for all of your help. I am very grateful that I found a wonderful law office. You guys did a great job!
I don't think I could have gotten through it all without your help and making me feel comfortable.
- Mary Lou
I cannot thank you enough for helping me get through this court situation. For once I feel extremely confident that I can turn my life around and I owe a lot of it to you and your dedication to my case.
I would like to thank you again for all of your help with my son. I was able to understand the whole process a lot better because of your patience.
You are the man, my friend and you deserve all the accolades that anyone (and I'm sure everyone) sends your way. You literally gave my son his life back.
We wanted to say thanks again for the terrific job. Your appearance made things go so much easier!
I think you're the greatest attorney ever!
I was referred by an attorney that I have known for several years. The firm exceeded my expectations on every level, turning a negative situation into a valuable learning experience.
I had a very tough situation in Detroit while I was living out of town. The firm was our miracle worker and worked through a tough situation. They were the perfect mix of integrity, compassion and intelligent work.
Mr. Cassar is a caring man whose presence commands respect, be it from court staff, fellow attorneys, judges and the often time over reaching police and prosecutors. Ray is one attorney I would unwaveringly recommend to anyone seeking top notch representation.
Mr. Cassar is a smart, kind, and absolutely the best lawyer you can have. I trusted him with my life, and he gave it back to me. If winning truly matters, choose Raymond Cassar. He is my lawyer and now my friend. He did not judge me, and he is very easy to talk to because he truly cares.
Ray got me the best deal he possibly could and even put out a few fires for me on the way. He also represented me on violations which were not easily smoothed over but he got me exactly what I wanted and my probation wasn't extended and no jail time. I will always tell people to go to Ray's firm if they are in trouble.
The firm represented me a long time ago but I am still benefiting from their excellent representation.
I retained Ray to represent me and he was very effective in handling my case. I witnessed the respect he received from the judge and prosecutor. His top notch legal defense and the ability to articulate the justice of my case was no luck. Ray and his team did it all!
- A Previous Client
Scared, frightened and unsure what to do, I was given Mr. Cassar's number from a trusted friend. I had planned on interviewing a couple of attorneys but after meeting with Ray, it became clear that my friend had done me a huge favor. Ray and his staff worked diligently to calm me down, explain the legal situation and the potential consequences and get my mind back on track. Ray believed in me and so did his staff. There is a world of difference when you have an attorney that is fighting for you rather than just taking your money and putting you "through the process." I cannot say enough about Ray or his staff nor can I thank my friend enough.
- A Previous Client