Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense AttorneyI practice criminal defense in Ann Arbor, Michigan on a daily basis. I aggressively defend clients at all stages of a case from arraignment, pre-trial conference, trial, and through sentencing in the Washtenaw County courts every week. I also practice as a criminal defense attorney in Livingston, Jackson, and Wayne Counties. Call me for a free consultation at (734) 887-6079.


Misdemeanors in Michigan are crimes that are punishable by less than a year in jail. This does not mean that you will go to jail, but instead the maximum possible sentence. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney representing you is essential to ensuring you have the best defense to the charge.


Felonies in Michigan are crimes that are punishable by more than a year in prison. The outcome may result in no jail time in Ann Arbor, MI, to a lifetime maximum depending on the charges. There are additional steps to a felony case, such as a probable cause conference and a preliminary examination. Here is an explanation for the early stages of a felony case in Michigan. The actual address:

Type of crimes I defend against as a criminal defense attorney in Michigan:

Additional Resources – Useful links for Michigan

Michigan Penal Code

Michigan Public Health Code (Drug Offenses)

Michigan Motor Vehicle Code

Michigan Court Rules

Here is another website devoted to open Intox charges in Ann Arbor, Michigan: