Tustin, Michigan Criminal Lawyers

Patrick Allen Cherry
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Cadillac, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(231) 775-1391 120 W. Harris Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
Criminal, Juvenile, Probate and Traffic Tickets
A native Michigander and veteran of the United States Air Force, Patrick Cherry received his B.A. degree with high honors from University of Michigan in 2012. He then worked as a judicial intern and law clerk while attending Wayne State University Law School, graduating in 2015. After graduation, Patrick moved with his family to Interlochen to enable his oldest son to attend the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy. Patrick joined McCurdy, Wotila & Porteous in April 2016 as the newest Associate Attorney in the firm. As a trial lawyer, Patrick represents our clients in all types of litigation including...
Mark R. Mitchell
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Cadillac, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(231) 775-7300 124 E Chapin St
Cadillac, MI 49601
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
Jason J. Elmore
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Cadillac, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
120 West Harris Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Steven C. Benson
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Reed City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(906) 280-4423 PO BOX 286
Reed City, MI 49677
Criminal, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Tennessee - Knoxville and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Cadillac, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 775-7725 107 N Mitchell
Cadillac, MI 49601
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Lake City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 839-4326 1501 S Morey Rd
Lake City, MI 49651
Criminal, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Evart, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 734-5151 216 W 6th St
Evart, MI 49631
Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Nicholas Roumel
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(888) 312-7173 415 Cass Street
Suite 2C
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Civil Rights, Education and Employment
Wayne State University Law School
Nicholas Roumel is a trial lawyer with over 30 years' experience. He has an excellent record in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and appeals. His primary areas of practice are:

Employment and Civil Rights Law - Counsel and litigation in all areas of discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, First Amendment, due process and wrongful discharge; contract review; non-competes; and severance packages. Nick is the chair of the Washtenaw County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section.

Labor Law - As a former union local president, Nick is well suited to provide representation to unions and their members in arbitration, unfair labor practice...
Kelly M. Neumann Esq.
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(800) 525-6386 300 E Front St
#445
Traverse City, MI 49684
Free ConsultationTraverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Criminal, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Kelly M. Neumann who is originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan received a dual major in Criminal Justice and Political Science at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan and received her Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Neumann has worked with Boston City Counsel's Legislation Department, the Trial Division of the Attorney General's Office of Massachusetts and at an Insurance Defense Law firm. She also ran the Tort and Workers Compensation Department at one of the biggest personal injury law firms on the East Coast.

Neumann has successfully settled a personal injury matter for over $9 million,...
Aaron S. Coltrane
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Roscommon, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(989) 275-4365 241 Lake St.
PO Box 35
Roscommon, MI 48653
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a dedicated Attorney serving the great state of Michigan from Lansing to Traverse City, and all surrounding areas. I have a strong belief in our rights of life, liberty and freedom, as citizens of this great country, and I will do everything within my power to prevent my client's rights from being abridged. I specialize in the areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, No Fault, and civil litigation, but I devote myself to helping anyone in need, no matter the legal significance. I pride myself on providing personalized services and obtaining the best...
Patrick S. Fragel
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 468-7004 620 Woodmere Avenue
Suite B
Traverse City, MI 49686
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
As a former Prosecutor and seasoned Criminal Defense Lawyer, Patrick Fragel has in-depth knowledge of Michigan law and courtroom procedure. Patrick Fragel has achieved a "distinguished" rating for ethical practices and legal knowledge from the Martindale-Hubbell independent lawyer rating service.

He has recently obtained a "not guilty" verdict in a life offense case, and succeeded in having incriminating statements suppressed due to a lack of Miranda warnings. He has successfully defended 100's of criminal cases.

His firm has helped thousands of clients over the past 20 years. Choosing a lawyer is an important decision since it involves...
William Burdette
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(231) 995-9100 13709 SW Bayshore Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Collections, Construction and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I specifically practice in the fields of criminal law, property law, civil litigation, personal injury, collections and construction law, including construction liens and foreclosures. In my practice I believe that an attorney has to be overly prepared and be ready to go to trial in order to adequately represent their clients. This includes extensive legal research and investigation into all legal theories and defenses. In addition to being admitted to practice law in Michigan, I am also admitted to practice law in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the US District Court for the Western...
Steven A. Lee Esq.
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(800) 525-6386 300 E Front St
#445
Traverse City, MI 49684
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christopher K. Cooke
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(800) 525-6386 300 E Front St
#445
Traverse City, MI 49684
Free ConsultationCriminal, Employment, Estate Planning and Family
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Chris Cooke has been a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan for 33 years. He began his career as an Assistant Prosecutor in Kalamazoo, Michigan where he tried over 100 misdemeanor jury trials and more than 60 felony jury trials. He later entered the private practice of law where he worked in the insurance defense field conducting numerous arson and fraud investigations. He also developed a strong subrogation practice and expanded his defense knowledge into the liability field.

In 1995, Mr. Cooke assisted in establishing the first Michigan litigation office for Citizens Insurance. He organized the property defense and subrogation...
Michael Horowitz
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Kingsley, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(231) 263-8333 108 E. Main St.
Kingsley, MI 49649
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Michigan Law School
The Law Office of Michael Horowitz is a defense firm providing criminal and civil defense in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, and throughout Northern Michigan. Attorney Horowitz has effectively and successfully represented thousands of individuals and has tried dozens of misdemeanor and felony trials. Attorney Horowitz also specializes in criminal appeals and all types of intoxicated driving including DWI, OWI, DUI, and OUI. Attorney Horowitz also provides civil legal services for clients involved in all sorts of civil law proceedings, including family law matters such as child support and custody. Attorney Horowitz takes pride in providing aggressive, effective, honest legal...
Warren Wahl
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(800) 525-6386 300 E Front St
#445
Traverse City, MI 49684
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Warren Wahl was born in Northern Michigan, where his grandmother always told him that he should be a lawyer because he loved to argue.

He left Northern Michigan to obtain a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Northwood University. From there, Warren continued his education and started his life-long dream of being an attorney by receiving his Doctor's of Jurisprudence for the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Upon completion, he immediately moved back up north to the area he loves most, Traverse City.
Patrick Dougherty
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Manistee, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 723-9490 50 Filer St
Suite 224
Manistee, MI 49660
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Patrick Dougherty has been helping individuals and their families through legal challenges and the complexities of the legal system for over 24 years. Patrick is licensed to practice all issues of law in the State of Michigan. He is authorized to practice law in all State Courts in Michigan, including all State Circuit Courts; all State District Courts; the Federal Eastern District and Western District Courts; the Bankruptcy Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan; the Michigan Court of Appeals; and the Michigan Supreme Court. Patrick Dougherty is also authorized to practice law in the 6th Circuit Court...
Matthew Benedict
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(231) 883-4170 618 Clyde Lee Drive
Traverse City, MI 49696
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Matthew Benedict is a Traverse City native. He worked for nine years with his father, Hon. Richard L. Benedict, serving clients from all of northern Michigan. Matthew Benedict is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Thomas Cooley Law School.
David M.  Glancy
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(800) 968-8577 326 E. State Street
Traverse City, MI 49685
Criminal, Business, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Michigan State University College of Law
David M. Glancy is an experienced civil and criminal trial attorney. He has substantial experience in evaluating and litigating automobile accidents, premise liability claims and first-party/No-Fault claims. He has handled serious felony, misdemeanor, drunk/drugged driving, and juvenile criminal matters; including multiple high-profile homicide cases.

In addition, Mr. Glancy also practices in the Circuit Court – Family Division, where he has handled numerous cases involving divorce, custody, parenting time issues, juvenile offense and neglect abuse cases.

Mr. Glancy was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2004. He is a member of the Grand Traverse County Bar Association and the...
Paul T. Jarboe
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(231) 922-3452 160 E State St #202
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Paul Jarboe is an experienced and dedicated trial attorney with over 30 years of legal experience. Mr. Jarboe graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1982. Mr. Jarboe is a former prosecuting attorney, and has an extensive background in the areas of divorce, child custody, criminal defense and civil litigation, which includes State and Federal Criminal cases. Mr. Jarboe’s practice includes: Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury & Estate Planning.
Todd H. Nye
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Roscommon, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(989) 821-1225 10393 S. Merrio Rd.
Roscommon, MI 49738
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Nye practices throughout the State of Michigan, primarily in Central and Northern Michigan. Todd Nye has 15 years of success in representing injured persons and criminal defendants through trial. A sample of our successful outcomes for clients can be seen at nyelaw.org. Consultations regarding any injury, civil rights, or criminal matter are always free.
Gerald Chefalo
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(231) 929-7744 13919 S. West Bay Shore Drive, Suite 106
Traverse City, MI 49684
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Upon Graduation from Law School in 1997, Attorney Chefalo worked in Lansing Michigan for the 30 th Judicial Circuit Court as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas L. Brown. While there, he researched complicated legal issues and drafted proposed opinions on all civil and criminal matter that came before the court. In 1999, Attorney Chefalo moved to Traverse City Michigan to work in private practice. When asked why he picked Traverse City, Attorney Chefalo stated: “if you are going to start a law office from scratch, you might as well do it in a beautiful place.” His goal...
Leslie Van Alstine
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Manistee, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(231) 723-3250 255 River St
Manistee, MI 49660
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Family
Thomas Cooley Law School
We opened our office in Manistee, Michigan in 1995 and have been providing excellent, affordable legal services ever since. We have experienced a variety of challenges that have assisted us in developing a law practice that is particularly suited for the needs and desires of Manistee residents and visitors. We offer free initial consultations for criminal matters and personal injury cases, we only charge $100 for initial consultations for all other matters. Admitted to Practice in the State of Michigan in 1995 and Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Court in 2004. If you...
Lauren K. Pfeil
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(231) 714-9878 160 E State St #202
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Divorce and Family
LAUREN K. PFEIL graduated with a Bachelors of Arts with highest honors from The University of Texas at Austin and received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she specialized in family law. While in law school, Lauren received family and child law fellowships from both Loyola University Chicago School of Law and The University of Michigan School of Law. Her article “Recognizing Race as a Reality, Not a Barrier: The Problems within Colorblind Adoption Policy within a Race Conscious America” was published in the spring edition of The Children’s Legal Rights Journal. Upon graduation from...
Janet M Mistele
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(231) 944-3996 2640 Hedwidge Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Animal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Janet M. Mistele, J.D. is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (1989), the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan (1991), and the North Carolina State Bar (2003). Ms. Mistele earned her Juris Doctor degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she was a member of the National Trial Team, and earned American Jurisprudence Awards for top honors in seven of her law school courses. Upon graduation from law school in 1989, Ms. Mistele accepted a position with the Michigan Court of Appeals in Lansing, Michigan as a Prehearing Attorney,...
Jonathan Christopher Tomaso
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(231) 486-0559 13919 S. West Bay Shore Drive
Suite 209
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Jon Tomaso has years of experience as an attorney, practicing in the areas of family law and criminal law. Along with his associates at Sterling Law and ADAM (American Divorce Association for Men), the attorneys seek for their clients dignity and fairness and for all they seek social justice in a biased system. Sterling Law attorneys care for their clients by totally dedicating themselves to their cases, by giving guidance and answering questions in a timely effective way, and by being well-prepared in court. They take their clients' cases to heart and pursue their goals with the talent and...
David R Barberi
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Mount Pleasant, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(989) 773-3423 2305 Hawthorn Drive
Suite C
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Criminal
Mr. Kevin J Kozma
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White Cloud, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(231) 689-6636 200 S. Charles St. PO Box 130
White Cloud, MI 49349
Criminal, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Jesse Latta Williams
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 920-8340 125 S Park St
Ste 100
Traverse City, MI 49684
Criminal
James Aprea
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Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 947-1200 511 Depot View Drive, Suite 21
Traverse City, MI 49686
Criminal
James R. Samuels
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Big Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney
305 S. Warren Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2027
Criminal
John Daugherty
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Beulah, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 882-4404 249 S. Benzie Blvd
POB 498
Beulah, MI 49617
Criminal
Mr. John Wesley Lewis
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Big Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 796-3525 150 S. Stewart Ave.
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Criminal
Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 922-6800 697 Hannah Avenue
Suite B
Traverse City, MI
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Divorce
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Manistee, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 723-6501 65 Maple St
Manistee, MI 49660
Criminal and DUI
Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(231) 941-9660 1241 E 8th St
Traverse City, MI 49686
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Mt Pleasant, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
200 N Main St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Benzonia, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 882-4290 6569 Hoadley Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
Criminal and DUI
Mt Pleasant, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(989) 779-8681 123 E Broadway St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Traverse City, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(231) 947-5600 400 E 8th St
Traverse City, MI 49686
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
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Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

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