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MichiganCriminal Defense Lawyers in Lansing, 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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Scott Grabel

Scott Grabel
Grabel & Associates
124 W. Allegan Ste. 636
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 26 years, Scott Grabel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Jared C Austin

Jared C Austin
Austin Legal Services, PLC
909 N. Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 13 years, Jared C Austin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School-- Lansing, MI... read more >

Brandon Gardner

Brandon Gardner
Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC
120 North Washington Square Floor 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 11 years, Brandon Gardner is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended Michigan State University College of Law... read more >

Joshua Marlin Covert

Joshua Marlin Covert
Covert Law Firm
1129 N Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 9 years, Joshua Marlin Covert is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M... read more >

Marcie Ridley

Marcie Ridley
Grabel & Associates
124 W. Allegan Street, Ste. 636
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 19 years, Marcie Ridley is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

Timothy A Doman

Timothy A Doman
Grabel & Associates
124 W. Allegan Street Ste. 636
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 8 years, Timothy A Doman is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

John M. English

John M. English
Kronzek & Cronkright, PLLC
420 S. Waverly Road, Suite 100
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 22 years, John M. English is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven A Freeman

Steven A Freeman
Steven A. Freeman, PLLC
6510 Cheshire Dr
Windsor charter Township, MI 48821
Licensed for 30 years, Steven A Freeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School... read more >

David M Clark

David M Clark
The Clark Law Office
910 West Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48915
Licensed for 41 years, David M Clark is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Kristoffer W Tieber

Kristoffer W Tieber
Tieber Law Office
322 Pere Marquette Dr
Lansing, MI 48912
Licensed for 13 years, Kristoffer W Tieber is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lyonel Woolley

Lyonel Woolley
The Woolley Law Firm PLLC
4601 W Saginaw Hwy Ste J-4
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 9 years, Lyonel Woolley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dustyn Kyle Coontz

Dustyn Kyle Coontz
Coontz Law PLLC
110 W Washtenaw St Ste 100
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 6 years, Dustyn Kyle Coontz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rodney A Hampton

Rodney A Hampton
Rodney Hampton, P.C.
824 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 10 years, Rodney A Hampton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Adam V Kelly

Adam V Kelly
DataExam, LLC
4435 W Saginaw Hwy Suite 101
Lansing, MI 48917
Adam V Kelly is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nickolas G Calkins

Nickolas G Calkins
Covert Law Firm, PLLC
1129 N Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
Nickolas G Calkins is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Michael J Nichols

Michael J Nichols
3452 East Lake Lansing Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Licensed for 22 years, Michael J Nichols is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cool... read more >

Lyle N Marshall

Lyle N Marshall
Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel
1375 South Washington Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48913
Licensed for 27 years, Lyle N Marshall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John W Ujlaky

John W Ujlaky
John W Ujlaky Attorney at Law
3721 W Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 44 years, John W Ujlaky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Pawluk

Daniel Pawluk
Pawluk Law Group PC
4600 W Saginaw Hwy Ste 201
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 33 years, Daniel Pawluk is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mary Chartier

Mary Chartier
Chartier & Nyamfukudza, P.L.C.
1905 Abbot Road Suite 1
East Lansing, MI 48823
Licensed for 18 years, Mary Chartier is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Charles M. Kronzek

Charles M. Kronzek
KRONZEK & CRONKRIGHT P.L.L.C.
Main office - 420 S. Waverly Suite 100
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 26 years, Charles M. Kronzek is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Richard L Hillman

Richard L Hillman
Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
313 S Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 34 years, Richard L Hillman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michelle L Shannon

Michelle L Shannon
Law Office of Michelle L. Shannon
4601 W Saginaw Hwy L2
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 15 years, Michelle L Shannon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dan Doyle

Dan Doyle
The Law Office of Dan Doyle PLLC
PO Box 10147
Lansing, MI 48901
Licensed for 12 years, Dan Doyle is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter Samouris

Peter Samouris
Peter C. Samouris PC
120 N Washington Square Ste 100
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 26 years, Peter Samouris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Loren Khogali

Loren Khogali
Michigan Indigent Defense Commission
200 N Washington Square Ste 100
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 5 years, Loren Khogali is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Randall M Behrmann

Randall M Behrmann
Grewal Law PLLC
303 W Kalamazoo St Fl 4R
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 23 years, Randall M Behrmann is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stacia J Buchanan

Stacia J Buchanan
Buchanan Law Office PLLC
124 W Michigan Ave Fl 6
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 18 years, Stacia J Buchanan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sandra Girard

Sandra Girard
Girard Law
PO Box 80972
Lansing, MI 48908
Licensed for 40 years, Sandra Girard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hassan Beydoun

Hassan Beydoun
Michigan House of Representatives
PO Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909
Licensed for 9 years, Hassan Beydoun is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hugh Clarke

Hugh Clarke
Clarke Consulting
PO Box 11098
Lansing, MI 48901
Licensed for 42 years, Hugh Clarke is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David S Feinberg

David S Feinberg
Feinberg Law PC
605 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
Licensed for 32 years, David S Feinberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gidget James

Gidget James
Law Offices of Gidget R. James
PO Box 70056
Lansing, MI 48908
Licensed for 7 years, Gidget James is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melissa C. Freeman

Melissa C. Freeman
Blanchard Law
309 S Lafayette Street Suite 208
Greenville, MI 48838
Licensed for 6 years, Melissa C. Freeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven C Howard

Steven C Howard
Steven Howard Attorney at Law
209 N Walnut St
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 19 years, Steven C Howard is a Civil Trial Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Josh Blanchard

Josh Blanchard
Blanchard Law
309 S. Lafayette St. Ste 208
Greenville, MI 48838
Licensed for 12 years, Josh Blanchard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

G Sal Gani

G Sal Gani
G. Sal Gani PC
1005 S Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
Licensed for 34 years, G Sal Gani is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Robert Easterly

Robert Easterly
Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
313 S Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 5 years, Robert Easterly is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Keeley D Blanchard

Keeley D Blanchard
Blanchard Law
309 S Lafayette St. Suite 208
Greenville, MI 48888
Licensed for 16 years, Keeley D Blanchard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marla L Mitchell-cichon

Marla L Mitchell-cichon
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
300 S Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 25 years, Marla L Mitchell-cichon is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

Tiffany DeBruin

Tiffany DeBruin
DeBruin Law PLLC
221 W Lake Lansing Rd 200
East Lansing, MI 48823
Licensed for 15 years, Tiffany DeBruin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Capital University School of Law... read more >

Brian P Morley

Brian P Morley
Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap PC
124 W Allegan St Ste 1000
Lansing, MI 48933
Licensed for 21 years, Brian P Morley is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

William Hankins

William Hankins
Hankins Law Offices
901 Brookside Dr Ste 106
Lansing, MI 48917
Licensed for 43 years, William Hankins is a Civil Rights and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Coo... read more >

Linda L Widener

Linda L Widener
Farhat & Story PC
1003 N Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 28 years, Linda L Widener is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alan Stuart

Alan Stuart
Alan Stuart Attorney & Counselor At Law
Old U.S. 27
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 12 years, Alan Stuart is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley La... read more >

Joseph Lee Yang

Joseph Lee Yang
Law Office of Joseph L. Yang PLLC
PO Box 13271
Lansing, MI 48901
Licensed for 7 years, Joseph Lee Yang is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas... read more >

James Mcgillie

James Mcgillie
The Covert Law Firm, PLLC
1129 N Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 13 years, James Mcgillie is a Criminal Defense and Intellectual Property Law lawyer who attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of... read more >

Stuart Shafer

Stuart Shafer
Stuart R. Shafer PC
1223 Turner Rd Ste 333
Lansing, MI 48906
Licensed for 46 years, Stuart Shafer is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Pollyanna Pamela Davies

Pollyanna Pamela Davies
P. Pamela Davies Esq PLLC
1100 W Saginaw St 1D
Lansing, MI 48915
Licensed for 7 years, Pollyanna Pamela Davies is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >

Michael Oakes

Michael Oakes
Oakes Law Group PLLC
2800 E Grand River Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
Licensed for 15 years, Michael Oakes is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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