A few years ago, we undertook the defense of a “cold case” and, in the course of that case, had to learn about dogs and their olfactory abilities. Our client was accused of killing his former spouse thirty years prior; the former spouse had gone missing around the time of her divorce from our client and her body had never been found. The state’s case was built, in part, on the testimony of human-remains- detection-dog handlers who would testify to the reaction of their dogs at various locations associated with our client. While a homicide case can be prosecuted without a body, this was a novel theory of prosecution. Here, the state was attempting to prove the element of death through the scent of a decaying body at locations tied to our client. The following article reflects what we learned from the standpoint of the admissibility of dog-sniff evidence.
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“Dear Jonas and Amber,
Thank you for helping with my son’s case. My thank you is past due, but I wanted you to know your work and the great result are greatly appreciated.”
“I Can’t Thank You Enough….”
I can’t thank you enough for the work done on my case during the past few months. To have the opportunity to wipe my record clean after making the mistake that I did is incredible and I can’t express my gratitude enough. You seemed like you genuinely cared about my legal status and future, and I trusted in you and your team the entire time. It was a pleasure getting to know you. Thank you again.
-Thankful Client of Attorney David Saperstein
Thank You From A Satisfied Rock County Client
We appreciated very much your office keeping us informed through the different stages of this process.
Thanks to Amber and to Jonas for all your efforts on our son’s behalf.
Dear Jonas, David, and Amber:
I want to take this opportunity to thank you for all you have done for me for the last 5 years. I appreciate taking me in when I needed counsel. Not only do I want to show my thanks and appreciation on my behalf, but also on behalf of my son, whom I’ve been able to see grow up. He is my light and only reason to try and better myself.
You guys have helped me get motivation from a negative situation by continuing to be a fair person. I truly hope I get to see you again in a much different scenario.
With Best Regards,
A Thankful Client
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“I highly recommend this law office for your legal needs. I went to trial with Attorney Bednarek, Attorney Peyton Engel and their assistant Amber and we won successfully. These attorneys are upfront and honest from the beginning and throughout the long stressful process. They have and are still giving 110% of themselves to not only my case but to my family’s needs and questions. We are always informed and always in the loop.”
Would we recommend him? Absolutely 100%.
Recently we found ourselves in shock when one of our kids got into legal trouble. We had no clue where to turn or what to do. During our research we came across Jonas’ webpage. To us it was important that we hire the best legal help we could. That we find someone who would fight to protect our kid as much as we would, someone who cared and would be honest with us, someone whose past clients said could be trusted. We sent an email to his office to see if our case was the type of case he handled and were amazed how quickly and perfectly things fell into place. Jonas called us personally – during the call he repeatedly said “It is serious but it’s going to be OK Mom.” He was right. It was serious, but it is going to be OK. Would we recommend him? Absolutely 100%. He didn’t pull any punches with us. He was honest and forthright. He helped us through a very trying time in our lives and we are grateful.
Talented, thorough, tough-minded and tenacious.
Mr. Bednarek is, without question, a talented, thorough, tough-minded and tenacious attorney. He is an advocate for no one but you. He knows how the law and the jurisprudence system can work together to his clients benefit and makes it happen. Highest recommendation!
A really honest lawyer…you won’t be disappointed.
Jonas goes above and beyond what you think he’s going to do for you and more, just talking to him makes you feel safe about your problems. And he does what he says he’s going to do for you and your situation. Just a really honest lawyer, makes you feel relaxed, and no worries. Just hire him, you won’t be disappointed.
Would highly recommend.
Both Jonas and Amber were very knowledgeable and courteous. Both were very helpful during follow up even after my case was adjudicated. Would highly recommend.
A+ in all areas !
Jonas made my OWI process through the initial visit with him until the end very easy. I felt humiliation about the whole situation, but his whole team made me feel that we all make mistakes. And that the law is dual sided and with excellent representation in court that the whole legal process is actually not as awful as one would perceive. A+ in all areas!
Jonas was a wonderful attorney. I felt that he always had my best interest at heart and explained things well and in a timely manner. It is a stressful time when an attorney is needed, and his staff and him made it a lot less stressful.
Very Good Lawyer !
David Saperstein is a very good lawyer. He understands the needs of a client and will not steer you wrong on your case. From the moment we started discussing my case David put me at ease that I hired the right law firm. With his knowledge and calm manner …I cannot’ say enough positive about him. You would be smart to retain his skill set.
David was very educated about the law. He was always on top of responding to any and all questions I had regarding my case. Along with providing me with the best representation I could have hoped for.
3rd OWI Charge Dropped.
David filed a motion to suppress the traffic stop saying it was not a justified stop and the motion passed, so all charges were dropped. He is a great attorney and really did his homework to make this work.
Jonas went above and beyond for my son.
Jonas went above and beyond for my son. This included attending a meeting with the school my child attends. He was also available for follow-up questions regarding my child’s return to school. He was very knowledgeable of the law and how it applied to my child.
Jonas and his associates put me at ease.
Attorney Bednarek was terrific at handling my case. He and his associates put me at ease throughout the process and prepared me for eventualities that I hadn’t considered, saving me a fair amount of time and money. I’m very glad that I secured his services and would definitely recommend him to anybody in need of legal representation that is both skilled and affordable.
A steadfast proponent of my rights & innocence.
Attorney Bednarek was a steadfast proponent of my rights and innocence throughout the long tenuous fight with the state of Wisconsin. Without him and his team I would be writing project innocence instead of this review. For this I am forever in his debt. I would highly recommend him for an attorney and advocate.
Incredibly helpful in dropping my charges.
David was incredibly helpful in dropping my charges in an efficient and timely manner. Both David and Amber were very responsive whenever contacted and I felt all my questions were addressed. I certainly will be referring them to friends seeking counsel. Thanks again, Bednarek.
Could not have expected a better outcome.
I would like to thank you and the rest of the team for everything. I am completely satisfied with how Bednarek Law Office represented me. You thoroughly explained the details of the case. If I had questions you made the effort to get me answers. You charged a fair fee for your services, and I was very pleased with the outcome. I could not have expected a better outcome than what I got.
Reduced my stress level.
Thank you for handling my case. Having a representative with experience reduced my stress level. You were very knowledgeable and professional. I appreciate all of your hard work.
Jonas helped me reclaim my life.
I would highly recommend Mr. Bednarek for a variety of legal representation. I had a tricky federal traffic case that very few lawyers were skilled enough to complete effectively. Jonas did a great job and he made the process as seamless and painless as possible. He’s experienced, intelligent, honest and very easy to talk to. Nobody wants to run into legal problems, but who you choose to represent you is extremely important. Jonas was in my corner and he helped me reclaim my life.
I used Attorney Bednarek and was greatly pleased with the entire experience.
I feel I was able to voice my concerns in regards to the situation and was always provided with great feedback and multiple options. They were very knowledgeable and I felt comfortable knowing they were handling my case. My outcome was better than expected and I couldn’t be anymore grateful!