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MichiganCriminal Defense Lawyers in Charlevoix, Michigan

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Michigan, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Michigan should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Christopher Turkelson

Christopher Turkelson
Turkelson Law Firm PLLC
213 Nettleton St Ste A
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Licensed for 23 years, Christopher Turkelson is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Edward Engstrom

Edward Engstrom
Barron & Engstrom PLC
309 Petoskey Ave
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Licensed for 32 years, Edward Engstrom is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Miranda Jayne Bailey-Quick

Miranda Jayne Bailey-Quick
Law Office of Bailey-Quick & Koch PLLC
519 S Otsego Ave PO Box 1845
Gaylord, MI 49734
Licensed for 14 years, Miranda Jayne Bailey-Quick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rory Dixon Mortimer

Rory Dixon Mortimer
Mortimer Law Firm, PLC
2087 Charlevoix Avenue, Ste 13
Petoskey, MI 49707
Rory Dixon Mortimer is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer... read more >

Daniel Hartman

Daniel Hartman
Law Office of Daniel J Hartman
PO Box 307
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 25 years, Daniel Hartman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter Lyons

Peter Lyons
Law Offices of Peter J. Lyons
812 Douglas St
Boyne City, MI 49712
Licensed for 46 years, Peter Lyons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John F Royal

John F Royal
PO Box 393
Boyne City, MI 49712
Licensed for 47 years, John F Royal is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

Michael Rola

Michael Rola
Law Office of Michael A. Rola
PO Box 498
Gaylord, MI 49734
Licensed for 35 years, Michael Rola is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Steffy

Jonathan Steffy
Law Offices of Daniel J Harris
410 Petoskey St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 2 years, Jonathan Steffy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jodi J Doak

Jodi J Doak
Doak Law Firm, PC
219 E Main Street Ste 1
Boyne City, MI 49712
Licensed for 19 years, Jodi J Doak is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Barry D Adler

Barry D Adler
Adler Stilman, PLLC
PO Box 410
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Licensed for 42 years, Barry D Adler is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - Univ... read more >

Bryan C Klawuhn

Bryan C Klawuhn
Klawuhn Law Firm PC
2115 U.S. 31 N
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 21 years, Bryan C Klawuhn is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Duane Beach

Duane Beach
Duane J. Beach Attorney & Counselor At Law
455 Michigan St Ste 1
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 39 years, Duane Beach is a Civil Rights and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew J Feil

Matthew J Feil
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
2605 N West Bay Shore Dr
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Licensed for 22 years, Matthew J Feil is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer... read more >

Larry Brown

Larry Brown
Law Office of Larry J. Brown, Jr.
440 W Main St Ste C
Gaylord, MI 49735
Licensed for 11 years, Larry Brown is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Mark Connolly

Mark Connolly
Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris
410 Petoskey St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 8 years, Mark Connolly is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Barbara T Rende

Barbara T Rende
Barbara T Rende PC
PO Box 370
Walloon Lake, MI 49796
Licensed for 24 years, Barbara T Rende is a Family Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer... read more >

Mary Beth Kur

Mary Beth Kur
Mary Beth Kur PLLC
455 Bay St Ste B
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 30 years, Mary Beth Kur is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kyle Legel

Kyle Legel
Legel Law PLC
400 W Main St Ste 107
Gaylord, MI 49735
Licensed for 22 years, Kyle Legel is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Fershee

David Fershee
Stedman Fershee & Fershee
331 Bay St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 48 years, David Fershee is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Keith A Koonmen

Keith A Koonmen
Shaw Law Group PLC
8453 E Fouch Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
Licensed for 11 years, Keith A Koonmen is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Robert A Banner

Robert A Banner
Robert A. Banner PC
213 S Lake St Ste A
Boyne City, MI 49712
Licensed for 30 years, Robert A Banner is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Michael Klagstad

Michael Klagstad
Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris, P.C.
101 W Main St
Gaylord, MI 49735
Licensed for 6 years, Michael Klagstad is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Adam Lett

Adam Lett
Law Office of Adam M. Lett
100 Cedar St
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Licensed for 25 years, Adam Lett is a Business Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Chad P Depetro

Chad P Depetro
Grand Traverse Resort and Casinos
2331 N West Bay Shore Dr
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Licensed for 20 years, Chad P Depetro is a Civil Rights and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Mendham

Robert Mendham
Mendham & Associates PLLC
3890 Charlevoix Ave Ste 275
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 20 years, Robert Mendham is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Brian K Kasiborski

Brian K Kasiborski
Fidelity National Title Group
205 Ottawa St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Licensed for 10 years, Brian K Kasiborski is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer... read more >

M Marie Walker

M Marie Walker
Marie Walker PLLC
7930 S W Bay Shore Dr
Traverse City, MI 49684
Licensed for 13 years, M Marie Walker is a Family Law and Administrative Law lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


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