Zeeland, Michigan Criminal Lawyers

Michael Villar
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Holland, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(616) 299-5433 281 N. 120th Ave.
Holland, MI 49024
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Villar graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and went on to hold clerkships for the Honorable George R. Corsiglia in the Allegan Circuit Court and for the Michigan Court of Appeals. Since entering private practice in 1993, Mr. Villar has participated in numerous high visibility cases throughout Southwest Michigan. Mr. Villar has also worked for one of the largest law firms in America, Dorsey & Whitney. Dorsey & Whitney employed over 330 attorneys and had offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels (Belgium), London (England), and Paris (France). While demanding, Dorsey & Whitney prepared Mr. Villar for...
Timothy A. Slais
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Holland, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(616) 368-2029 12930 James St #110
Holland, MI 49422
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Tim Slais graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. In 1995, he became a Michigan State Police Trooper, and he was assigned to the South Haven Post where he investigated both traffic and criminal complaints. After being shot in the line of duty, Tim retired from the State Police in 2005, and he went on to study law at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. In 2009, Tim graduated Magna Cum Laude in the top 3% of his class with a concentration in Litigation. Following law school, Tim was an Assistant Prosecuting...
Craig Jenison
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Jenison, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(616) 457-8266 501 Baldwin St
Jenison, MI 49428
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Michael J. Boyle
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(248) 574-5673 61 Commerce Ave SW
Suite 504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney and Counselor – Michael J. Boyle is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Trial Attorney. He joined the Barone Defense Firm in 2005 after a successful solo criminal defense practice. Mr. Boyle has been personally trained and mentored by the Firm’s principal and founding member Mr. Patrick T. Barone. Mr. Boyle is a highly trained and skilled Trial Attorney and has represented clients in over 70+ counties throughout Michigan. Mr. Boyle is a graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College. He has also a graduate of the highly regarded “Trial Lawyers College,”...
Joseph Brugnoli
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Brugnoli has always been driven to defend and protect; first by serving in the in the Army in the 75th Ranger Regiment then as a police officer. Becoming an attorney felt like the natural progression for his future and he found that his law enforcement background served as an invaluable asset to his clients. His time in the Army paired with almost 11 years as a police officer has put him through just about every type of intense situation and taught him how to come out ahead. Battle tested and razor sharp, Mr. Brugnoli’s unique background allows him to...
Scott Grabel
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(800) 342-7896 2022 Fuller Ave.
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am an experienced trial attorney with a strong history of positive results in drug, murder, Criminal Sexual Conduct, and DUI/OWI cases. I have successfully argued cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals and have appeared as a commentator on Court TV's Best Defense for analysis of a murder case. Recently I was a guest on the Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson. I have served as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and as a mentor for the Ingham County Bar Association's Mentoring Program.

I was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and graduated from...
Shawn J. Haff
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(616) 438-6719 2675 44th Street, Suite 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I understand that hard working and good people may have made a bad choice. I understand that all people make mistakes. I won’t judge you. I am here to help you! I am a felony and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I take pride in helping the good and hard working people of West Michigan find their way through the complicated and intimidating maze that is known as the criminal justice system.

You have nothing to lose by calling me at The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan. The initial consultation is free! I have represented those accused...
Gary K. Springstead
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(616) 458-5500 15 Ionia Avenue, S.W. #520
Grand Rapids, MI 49412
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Wayne State University Law School and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Gary K. Springstead is one of the leading criminal attorneys in Grand Rapids and Fremont. As a trial attorney he has developed a busy practice in state and federal courts in Muskegon, Grand Rapids, White Cloud, Hart, Ludington, and Big Rapids. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Springstead was an F.B.I. Special Agent for approximately five years, investigating and assisting in the prosecution of a broad range of federal crimes from sophisticated white collar crimes to violent crimes, terrorism and national security matters. This included investigating numerous high-profile cases in the United States and abroad. Mr. Springstead’s criminal practice is...
Kelly Lambert
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(616) 732-8888 1444 MICHIGAN ST NE Suite 9
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
KELLY G. LAMBERT was born in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1981. In 1985, he received his Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Michigan State University where he was a National Merit Scholar. In December 1988, he received his law degree from University of Michigan Law School, where he was the recipient of the Wolverine State Bar Association Scholarship. In 1989 he was licensed to practice law in New York. In 1990 he was admitted to practice law in Michigan. He was admitted to practice...
William Weise
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Roger Rathi
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(616) 855-0948 250 Monroe NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Immigration
Michigan State University
Affordable Immigration attorney with 20 years of experience; 6000 family and employment cases with Client Ratings at Google 4.9***** (212 reviews); Yahoo 5***** (88 reviews); and AVVO 5***** (94 reviews). Click on www.rathilaw.com and on Schedule Appointment for a free 30-minute phone consultation. Low fees and Monthly payment plans.

Handled numerous federal immigration litigations, trials and appeals
relating to adjudication, inadmissibility, removability, security checks, naturalization, deportation and
more. See www.rathilaw.com

Admitted to practice at the Supreme Court of the United States (2007) and at 3rd, 6th and 8th federal circuit courts, and Eastern and Western federal district courts of Michigan; Member in...
Audra R McClure
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(616) 451-4000 678 Front Ave NW, Ste 176
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I pride myself in communicating well with clients and always keeping their familes' best interests in mind.
Marcie Ridley Esq
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE,
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Marcie Ridley is a graduate of the University Tennessee Martin and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She began her legal career working at the Federal Public Defenders Office of Western Michigan and as a law clerk for Grabel & Associates. After passing the bar in 2002, Marcie became an associate attorney at Grabel & Associates. Marcie Ridley handles mostly driver's license restoration cases for Grabel & Associates, an area she excels in. In her free time, Marcie enjoys spending time with her family and being active in her community.
William Amadeo
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Amadeo felt driven to become an attorney after seeing the injustices during his youth in Atlantic City. His legal knowledge paired with his time spent in journalism drives him to thoroughly investigate all angles of a case. Mr. Amadeo understands the importance of creative thinking when it comes to defense strategies and works closely with his clients to ensure that every detail of the case is fully explored. He is extremely dedicated to his clients, and always puts their needs first. He strives to be available to his clients whenever they need him and gives 110% to every case....
Michael Robert Bartish
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(616) 458-5500 15 Ionia SW
Suite 520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Military
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Michael R. Bartish is a founding member of Springstead & Bartish Law, P.L.L.C.. He defends and represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Western Michigan from Niles to Traverse City. Mr. Bartish is a former active duty Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Army where he served at Fort Hood, Texas, from 1999 through 2002. During his active duty service, Mr. Bartish served as a trial counsel and senior trial counsel for the First Cavalry Division and as a Trial Defense Counsel for Fort Hood, Texas. After four years on active duty, Mr. Bartish went into private practice...
Brent T. Geers
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(616) 965-6864 15 Ionia Ave SW STE 530
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Brent Geers specializes in helping people empower those they trust and provide for those they love. Brent has been an attorney since 2012, working with individuals and families to marshal their time, talent, and treasurer for the benefit of their children, family, and community. He is a Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honoree, and currently operates his own practice, Geers Law. Brent is married to an educator, who employs his services as a chaperon for various school functions. He is also his daughter’s father – a girl who will become a president, not a princess.
Ryan Anthony Maesen
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Wyoming, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(616) 821-7691 2675 44th St. SW Suite 208
Wyoming, MI 49519
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Michigan State University
I have a passion for defending the rights of the accused. It disgusts me how often a person is convicted in the public eye without any kind of evidence being introduced against him or her at all. Social media has allowed people to form opinions based on sound bites and not real evidence. I focus mainly on criminal defense and have been practicing since 2006. My office is in Wyoming, MI a suburb of Grand Rapids but I take cases within about an hour of here.
Mr. Christian G. Krupp
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Christian G Krupp II was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris attended Michigan State University and graduated in 1988. He attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he was a member of law review and one of the few students that had his law review article published. Christian Krupp graduated from law school with honors in the top ten percent of his class. His legal career started and Dykema Gossett, Michigan’s largest law firm. While at Dykema, he was involved in a diverse practice groups including the corporate, finance, and legislative areas. After leaving Dykema, Christian Krupp joined...
Peter Samouris
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Samouris has been a part of the winning criminal defense team at Grabel & Associates for over a decade. During that time he has gotten favorable results for clients in an endless list of types and degrees of criminal offenses in counties all over the state of Michigan. Mr. Samouris credits his success with his client’s criminal cases to his thorough preparation and hardworking attitude. At Grabel & Associates, we understand being prepared is half the battle when getting the best possible results for our clients. Meticulous preparation along with exceptional knowledge and application of the laws that apply...
William McCririe
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
All attorneys go to trial, but there are a select few who truly live for it. William McCririe is proud to be one of those few. He thoroughly enjoys preparing for trial: reading and connecting with jurors, selecting the right experts, crafting succinct and probing witness questions and taking any necessary steps to make clients comfortable with the process. It is not unusual to find Mr. McCririe meeting with clients and their families evenings and weekends before and during trial; he fights like it’s his own life on the line. Mr. McCririe served as a Livingston County prosecutor for over...
Kevin P Sutherland
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(616) 333-2427 250 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Family and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I live in the world of ideas and strategic planning. I value intelligence, knowledge, and competence, I have high standards in these regards, which I continuously strive to fulfill. I can objectively see the reality of a situation, and I’m adaptable enough to change things which aren’t working well. I am a strategist – always scanning available ideas and concepts and weighing them against my current strategy, to plan for every credible contingency. I am ready to work for you.
Robert S. Hackett
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(616) 633-7974 29 Pearl Street
Suite 421
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Michigan - Dearborn
I was born and raised in the City of Detroit and am committed to serving those individuals accused of committing criminal offenses throughout the State of Michigan.
James Dimitriou
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(616) 454-7969 330 Fuller Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Wayne State University
James Dimitriou attended Michigan State University graduating in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Social Science. Following his undergraduate work Mr. Dimitriou continued to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University and was quickly admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1988. Mr. Dimitriou is currently admitted to practice in all local jurisdictions as well as the United States District Court, Eastern District (1988), Western District (1992) and the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (2004). Before beginning his own practice, Mr. Dimitriou practiced as a city attorney in the Detroit area, as well...
Brian E Gordon
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(616) 272-3331 146 Monroe Center NW, Suite 1225
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University and Michigan State University

Brian E. Gordon was born in Detroit but raised in the East Lansing area where he attended and graduated from Okemos High School, Michigan State University and Michigan State University College of Law (formerly known as the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University).

Brian has worked and resided in Grand Rapids for the past 20 years. Brian is an attorney/owner of Gordon & Hess, PLC with a practice primarily focused upon Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy and Mediation.

Brian is an experienced 20 year veteran of handling Paternity, Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time and Child Support matters for men facing...
Clayton E Wittman
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Kentwood, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(616) 965-2114 PO Box 888181
Kentwood, MI 49588
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Clay Wittman served 26 years in the Active Duty US Air Force, retiring as a Colonel in 2009. He is now "retired" in Grand Rapids. He has "been around the block" a few times and knows what it means to serve others. As a Lawyer, Clay Wittman takes a very limited number of clients, so that he can serve those few clients with the care and attention they deserve. Clay is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and the Western Michigan Law School. He graduated Law School Magna Cum Laude and...
Sara MacGregor
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave. NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Northern Michigan University
Steven Simkins
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(616) 350-0909 77 Monroe Center St NW
Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Steven R. Simkins has been licensed by the State Bar of Michigan since 2003, and he is a member of the Criminal Law, Family Law, and General Practice sections. Mr. Simkins is admitted to practice in all Michigan state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He also serves as a court-appointed attorney in the Kent County Circuit Court for Juvenile Delinquency cases and family neglect cases. Mr. Simkins provides aggressive, personalized representation in the following areas: Criminal...
Joseph Tevlin
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Wyoming, MI Criminal Law Lawyer
(616) 261-5944 508 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
I have been representing persons charged with a crime for almost 30 years. I take each and every case very seriously and I will aggressively fight and protect my client's rights.
Timothy Doman
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Wayne State University Law School
Mr. Doman joined Grabel & Associates in 2016 after leaving his position as a Pre-Hearing Attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals to follow his passion and interest in criminal law. He believes criminal law is fascinating and was eager to join Grabel & Associates due to our exclusive focus on criminal defense and criminal appeals. Mr. Doman’s vast experience working at the Michigan Court of Appeals allows him to quickly and accurately research relevant issues to a client’s criminal defense or appeal and craft well written, comprehensive legal briefs, memos and arguments. His unique background working for both the...
Patrick Barone
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(616) 818-1387 61 Commerce Ave SW #504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Health Care and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University
Patrick T. Barone is the founding partner and CEO of The Barone Defense Firm, whose practice is limited primarily to zealously defending citizens accused of drunk or drugged driving. The Firm is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, and also maintains offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Barone is an adjunct professor at the Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he teaches “Drunk Driving Law and Practice,” and he served on the Faculty Advisory Board for BAC-Tracker International, Inc. In addition to “Defending Drinking Drivers,” Mr. Barone is also the author of “Michigan DUI Law: A Citizen’s Guide,” "Entrepreneur's...
Renee Wagenaar
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(616) 723-3143 29 PEARL ST NW STE 421
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Renee founded WN Law in 2011 in order to provide individuals with quality, affordable legal representation. Renee focuses her practice on both criminal law and family law. In her years of practice, Renee has gained extensive knowledge on how to most effectively represent her clients in order to provide the best possible outcome.

Renee has successfully represented individuals all over the State of Michigan. In her criminal practice, Renee has represented defendants facing everything from a civil infraction to a felony charge. Renee's experience includes crimes in the arena of drug crimes, theft and property crimes, juvenile crimes, violent crimes, sex...
Ravi Gurumurthy
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave. NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Jennifer Weise
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave. NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
The University of Toledo College of Law
William P. Hackett
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(313) 485-4800 747 44th Street, S.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49509
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University College of Law
Matthew Borgula
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(616) 458-5500 15 Ionia Ave SW #520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Criminal and White Collar Crime
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Matt Borgula is a seasoned trial attorney who has defended and prosecuted hundreds of criminal and civil cases. Prior to joining Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, he was one of the lead federal prosecutors for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan. As the Deputy Criminal Chief and head of the financial crimes unit and drug unit, Mr. Borgula handled every type of federal charge from investigation, to Grand Jury indictment through trial. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he worked in Chicago for the law firm of Jenner & Block, where he represented clients in...
Heath Michael Lynch
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(616) 458-5500 15 Ionia Ave SW #520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
A former Federal prosecutor who now represents clients in state and Federal criminal cases, Heath knows exactly how criminal cases are built by law enforcement officers and prosecutors. He now uses that knowledge and expertise on behalf of clients who are under investigation or already have been charged with crimes. A partner at the law firm of Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law in Grand Rapids, Heath is part of a team of former Federal agents and prosecutors who have built a criminal defense firm, and together fight to protect their clients' rights in the criminal justice system. ...
Jason Jansma
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Attorney
(616) 233-9162 77 Monroe Center
Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Criminal
Having a skilled legal advocate in your corner is crucial when facing criminal charges. That is why Jason L. Jansma is here to help. As a former prosecutor, he has gained invaluable insight and experience on how the other side of the courtroom thinks. Attorney Jansma has been placed among the top criminal lawyers in Michigan, making him a strong ally for any individual to have. He handles all types of criminal matters and provides counsel and assistance for family law issues as well. No matter your situation, be sure to call on him when you need reliable, proven, and...
Paul A. Ledford
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Grandville, MI Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(616) 257-3300 3181 Prairie St SW
Suite 106
Grandville, MI 49418
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Pavol Fabian
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
141 Ionia Ave NW Fl 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and White Collar Crime
Peter A. VanGelderen
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Grand Rapids, MI Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(616) 458-2212 300 Ottawa Avenue, Suite 810
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

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.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.