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Each case has its unique facts and circumstances. Therefore, it is impossible to say whether similar results may be achieved in your case as in the cases set forth below.
I was charged with laundering a large amount of cash. The government alleged that on multiple occasions I accepted large sums of drug proceeds in my lawful telecommunications business. I hired a lawyer with an excellent reputation to represent me. After reviewing the government’s discovery, he advised me to plead guilty. I refused to plead guilty because I was not guilty. I began looking for a lawyer that would fight my case rather than plead me out. I was referred to Mr. Kuniansky. He said: “If you want a trial, you are entitled to a trial.” We proceeded to trial and he did an outstanding job in defending me. I was eventually acquitted of all charges.
Many years ago, I was indicted for several counts of bankruptcy fraud and lying to an FBI agent. I was innocent, but that didn’t seem to matter. Mr. Kuniansky represented me and tried the case before a jury. He was an outstanding lawyer, and tore the FBI agent to pieces, showing that her version of what happened could not have been true. I was acquitted of all charges. I would highly recommend him.
The IRS investigated me for several years, claiming that I had committed tax fraud by not reporting my income from the sale of an international business. In actuality, the IRS’ own rules said the income was not taxable. However, that didn’t stop them from investigating me all over the world for years. They finally threatened to indict me. Mr. Kuniansky represented me in the investigation. He brought in an international tax expert to prepare a position letter that the gain was not taxable. He methodically and concisely prepared my case. He then met with government lawyers and convinced them not to indict me. I was never charged. I would highly recommend Mr. Kuniansky in criminal tax matters.
I was under investigation by the I.R.S. for income tax evasion. The investigation was initiated by an individual with whom I had a falling out. The allegations were completely unfounded. I retained the services of Mr. Kuniansky. In a short period of time, he was able to get the investigation killed. It was nevertheless a frightening experience and I’m grateful for the services he provided.
I was under investigation for filing false tax returns for 4 years. I admit that I was guilty and made foolish mistakes. I hired Mr. Kuniansky to represent me. He was able to negotiate a very favorable plea bargain, and notwithstanding the fact the Federal Sentencing Guidelines called for a period of imprisonment, I received a sentence of probation. I was very satisfied with the professional services rendered by Mr. Kuniansky and would highly recommend him.
I was charged with Income Tax evasion dealing with income in foreign bank accounts, some of which was not reported. Mr. Kuniansky, with the help of a C.P.A. he retained, was able to establish to the government that the amount of income I failed to report was substantially below the amount the government alleged. This resulted in my Federal Sentencing Guidelines being substantially lower. Moreover, Mr. Kuniansky filed an excellent Sentencing Memorandum with the Court setting forth why I was deserving of a below Guideline sentence. The Judge agreed and sentenced me to a fair sentence below the Federal Sentencing Guideline range. Mr. Kuniansky worked extremely hard on my case and I would highly receoomend him.
I was under investigation for criminal antitrust violations. Although I was guilty of colluding on prices, my involvement was far less than that alleged by the government. I retained the services of Mr. Kuniansky early on in the investigation. He was able to convince the government that my involvement was much more minimal than what they were alleging. This resulted in a much lower Federal Sentencing Guideline range. In addition, he was able to convince the Court to give me a below Guideline sentence, for which I am very grateful.
Many years ago, I was charged with misappropriating a large sum of money. Although I foolishly did it, which I very much regret, I was amazed at the harshness of the Federal system. One morning, I awoke to a Federal S.W.A.T. team with shotguns banging on my door. Had they called me on the phone and told me to turn myself in, I would have gladly done so. I was then thrown in jail. The government sought to detain me without bond, claiming I was a flight risk. That was completely absurd. Nevertheless, the Magistrate-Judge bought into the government’s nonsense and ordered me detained without bond until trial. I hired Mr. Kuniansky to represent me. He worked tirelessly over the Christmas holidays appealing my detention order to the District Court Judge, and was successful in getting me released. He ultimately negotiated a very fair plea bargain on my behalf. I would highly recommend him.
(B) Attorneys / CPA
I am a criminal defense attorney in Houston, Texas. I tried my first federal jury trial in 1995. It was a multi-defendant drug case that lasted 7 weeks. Mr. Kuniasnky represented a co-defendant in the case. He had already been practicing law for a long period of time and was very experienced. About 3 weeks into the trial, Mr. Kuniansky filed for a mistrial of the case based on prosecutorial misconduct. Everyone in the courtroom – except the prosecutor – was mesmerized by the power and eloquence of his argument. The Judge granted the motion. I have never forgotten the look of joy and utter relief on his client’s face. Since that time, Mr. Kuniansky and I have worked on various cases together and I have always found him to do an excellent job in representing his clients. If I ever get in trouble, he is going to be the first (and probably only) attorney I call.
I have been practicing law in Houston for 42 years, handling primarily State criminal cases and personal injury cases. I have known Mr. Kuniansky professionally for approximately 30 years I refer all my Federal criminal cases to him, trusting that my clients’ cases will be defended with vigor and zeal.
I have been practicing tax law for almost 50 years. I have known and worked together with Mr. Kuniansky on criminal tax cases since 1987. In fact, my first criminal tax trial was in around 1990 when we both obtained acquittals for a husband and wife charged with tax fraud. Anytime I am not able to handle a criminal tax case myself due to a conflict of interest, I do not hesitate to refer the client to Mr. Kuniansky, knowing that he will do a superb job in representing them. Over the past 25 years, I have referred countless satisfied clients to him.
I am an attorney practicing corporate law in Houston, Texas. One of my corporate clients was charged with money laundering. I worked very closely with Mr. Kuniansky in preparing the case for trial. At trial, Mr. Kuniansky was the lead attorney. He did an outstanding job representing the client, and all charges were ultimately dismissed. Since that time, I have referred all my white collar matters to Mr. Kuniansky, including criminal tax cases. I would not hesitate in referring more cases to Mr. Kuniansky because I have complete trust in his abilities and professionalism.
I am a corporate lawyer. I have worked with Mr. Kuniansky on a number of matters relating to the defense of corporate executives accused of white collar crimes. He is very knowledgeable and an outstanding advocate. I highly recommend him.
I am a civil trial lawyer. I refer all my criminal cases to Mr. Kuniansky. He is a very thorough and conscientious lawyer. He has mastery of all aspects of criminal defense law and he is also able to distill large amounts of information to its essence. Mr. Kuniansky can focus like a lazer on the important aspects of a case and his courtroom experience and calm demeanor make him an unmatched advocate for his client.
I am a board certified criminal lawyer. Mr. Kuniansky’s ability to handle some of the most complex issues in white collar cases is what stands out to me. He is able to simplify the complex for juries, a skill that few lawyers have. He is a tireless worker and an extremely effective advocate for his clients.
I am a civil trial lawyer. I have known and worked with Mr. Kuniansky for over three decades. I have referred several criminal cases to him. I would highly recommend Mr. Kuniansky.
I am a C.P.A. in Texas and a former Revenue Agent with the I.R.S. Mr. Kuniansky has retained my services since the early 1990s to assist him in criminal tax cases. We have worked on over 2 dozen cases together. In several of these cases I have testified as an expert witness. I have personally observed him in court and he is a phenomenal trial lawyer. I have found him to be very knowledgeable and hard working. He has obtained outstanding results in numerous criminal tax cases in which I have worked with him.