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MichiganCriminal Defense Lawyers in Detroit, 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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Jalal Dallo

Jalal Dallo
Dallo Law PC
36700 Woodward Avenue Suite 103
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Call 248-283-7000
Licensed for 12 years, Jalal Dallo is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cool... read more >
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William W Swor

William W Swor
William W. Swor & Associates
645 Griswold St Suite 3060
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 49 years, William W Swor is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Wayne State University Law School... read more >

Matthew R Abel

Matthew R Abel
Cannabis Counsel® Law Firm
2930 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Licensed for 35 years, Matthew R Abel is a Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Wayne State University Law School... read more >

Thomas M.J. Lavigne

Thomas M.J. Lavigne
Cannabis Counsel, PLC
2930 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Licensed for 23 years, Thomas M.J. Lavigne is a Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Michigan State University College of Law... read more >

Kenneth S Jannette

Kenneth S Jannette
Jannette Legal
400 Monroe St Ste 470
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 8 years, Kenneth S Jannette is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Adam Wolak

Adam Wolak
Wolak Legal
18211 Fenton St
Detroit, MI 48219
Licensed for 25 years, Adam Wolak is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rodrick K. Green

Rodrick K. Green
Rodrick K. Green, Attorney at Law
65 Cadillac Square #2201
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 39 years, Rodrick K. Green is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Martin E Crandall

Martin E Crandall
Clark Hill PLC
500 Woodward Ave Ste 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 45 years, Martin E Crandall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David F Dumouchel

David F Dumouchel
Butzel Long PC
150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 46 years, David F Dumouchel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joan Ellerbusch Morgan

Joan Ellerbusch Morgan
Joan Ellerbusch Morgan PC
500 Griswold St Ste 2900
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 39 years, Joan Ellerbusch Morgan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathleen M Schaefer

Kathleen M Schaefer
Professional Probation & Parole Consulting, Inc.
535 Griswold
Detroit, MI 48226
Kathleen M Schaefer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dennis J Clark

Dennis J Clark
Clark Law Firm PLLC
645 Griswold St Ste 2200
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 33 years, Dennis J Clark is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael A Rataj

Michael A Rataj
Michael A. Rataj PC
500 Griswold St Ste 2450
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 32 years, Michael A Rataj is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard M Helfrick

Richard M Helfrick
Federal Defender's Office
613 Abbott St Ste 500
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 40 years, Richard M Helfrick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

N C Deday Larene

N C Deday Larene
Larene & Kriger PLC
645 Griswold St Ste 1717
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 50 years, N C Deday Larene is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anne M Yantus

Anne M Yantus
State Appellate Defender Office
2000 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 35 years, Anne M Yantus is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kimberly Basen Michon

Kimberly Basen Michon
Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit
500 Griswold St Fl 29
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 22 years, Kimberly Basen Michon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Steingold

David Steingold
Law Offices of David S. Steingold PLLC
500 Griswold St Ste 2320
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 43 years, David Steingold is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Erin Griffin

Erin Griffin
Gurewitz & Raben, PLC
333 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 2 years, Erin Griffin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jill Leslie Price

Jill Leslie Price
Federal Defender Office Legal Aid & Defender Assn
613 Abbott St Fl 5
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 39 years, Jill Leslie Price is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Barton W Morris Jr

Barton W Morris Jr
The Law Offices Of Barton Morris
520 North Main Street Suite A
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Licensed for 23 years, Barton W Morris Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Trial Lawyer's College... read more >

Maurice Davis

Maurice Davis
The Davis Law Group, PLLC
615 Griswold St Ste 719
Detroit, MI 48826
Licensed for 15 years, Maurice Davis is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Hordos

Jonathan Hordos
Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit
500 Griswold St Fl 29
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 7 years, Jonathan Hordos is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Wayne State University Law School... read more >

Brian M Legghio

Brian M Legghio
Law Offices of Brian M. Legghio
645 Griswold St
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 43 years, Brian M Legghio is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

John N. Elliott

John N. Elliott
Law Office of John N. Elliott
3290 W Big Beaver Rd Suite 111
Troy, MI 48084
Licensed for 12 years, John N. Elliott is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Sanford Schulman

Sanford Schulman
Federal Criminal Attorneys of Michigan
500 Griswold St Ste 2340
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 31 years, Sanford Schulman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Earl Washington

Earl Washington
Neighborhood Defender Services of Detroit
500 Griswold St Ste 2900
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 41 years, Earl Washington is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amanda Alexander

Amanda Alexander
Detroit Justice Center
1420 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 8 years, Amanda Alexander is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Nafso

Thomas Nafso
Butzel Long PC
150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 11 years, Thomas Nafso is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson
Law Office of Terry L. Johnson PLLC
613 Abbott St Ste 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 14 years, Terry Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Adam Clements

Adam Clements
The Perkins Law Group PLLC
615 Griswold St Ste 400
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 8 years, Adam Clements is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher Quinn

Christopher Quinn
Law Offices of Quinn & Associates PLLC
400 Monroe St Ste 290
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 15 years, Christopher Quinn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cena Gray

Cena Gray
Law Office of Cena Colbert Gray
645 Griswold St Ste 2064
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 22 years, Cena Gray is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melissa Kliemann

Melissa Kliemann
Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit
500 Griswold St
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 6 years, Melissa Kliemann is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Louis Gabel

Louis Gabel
Jones Day
150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 2100
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 5 years, Louis Gabel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shanika Owens

Shanika Owens
Butzel Long PC
150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 4 years, Shanika Owens is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark J Kriger

Mark J Kriger
LaRene & Kriger PLC
645 Griswold St Ste 1717
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 42 years, Mark J Kriger is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William J Winters III

William J Winters III
400 Renaissance Center Ste 2600
Detroit, MI 48243
Licensed for 38 years, William J Winters III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Penny R Beardslee

Penny R Beardslee
Legal Aid & Defender Assoc Federal Defenders
613 Abbott St Ste 500
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 30 years, Penny R Beardslee is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Randy E Davidson

Randy E Davidson
State Appellate Defender Office
645 Griswold St Suite 3300
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 42 years, Randy E Davidson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert F Kinney III

Robert F Kinney III
Culpepper Kinney
615 Griswold St Ste 1300
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 38 years, Robert F Kinney III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ryan Hugh Machasic

Ryan Hugh Machasic
Ryan H Machasic PC
645 Griswold St Ste 2200
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 15 years, Ryan Hugh Machasic is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Valerie R Newman

Valerie R Newman
State Appellate Defender Office
1441 St Antoine Fl 11
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 29 years, Valerie R Newman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rafael C Villarruel

Rafael C Villarruel
Federal Defender's Office
613 Abbott St Ste 500
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 38 years, Rafael C Villarruel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sharon Clark Woodside

Sharon Clark Woodside
Law Offices of Sharon Clark Woodside
615 Griswold St Ste 1626
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 33 years, Sharon Clark Woodside is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Winston C Shepard II

Winston C Shepard II
The Winn Power Group Law Firm PC
15754 Lamphere St
Detroit, MI 48223
Licensed for 14 years, Winston C Shepard II is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Culpepper

William Culpepper
Culpepper Kinney
615 Griswold St Ste 1300
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 48 years, William Culpepper is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Gold

Robert Gold
Attorney At Law
19346 Berkeley Rd
Detroit, MI 48221
Licensed for 52 years, Robert Gold is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Timothy Kewin

Timothy Kewin
Law Office of Timothy M. Kewin, PLLC
535 Griswold St Ste 111-102
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 19 years, Timothy Kewin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ronnie Strong

Ronnie Strong
Law Office of Ronnie M. Strong
615 Griswold St Ste 925
Detroit, MI 48226
Licensed for 39 years, Ronnie Strong is a Criminal Defense 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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