Neil S. Rockind

Neil S. Rockind

Criminal Defense Attorney
Southfield, MI




This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.



About Me

  During the 1960's, we witnessed for the first time, citizens fighting back against government overreaching and unfairness. Neil Rockind was born on September 6, 1968, at the height of those tumultuous times in Detroit, Michigan. He received his education from Bloomfield Hills Andover High School (Class of 1986); the University of Michigan (Bachelor of General Studies, 1990); and, Wayne State...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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Rockind Rocks!!!!

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 6 years ago.

I have been through many lawyers in the SE Michigan area....and know that Neil Rockind is the best. He puts his heart into this work and is the...

Great Lawyer

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 3 years ago.

Neil and his firm resolved my case with an outcome that was better than I ever anticipated. I was scared and nervous when the case started but...
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Showing 2 of 9 peer endorsements

Cassi Rae Baumgardner
Cassi Baumgardner

Manassas, VA

2 months ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I have had the invaluable opportunity to work for and with Mr. Rockind. He is by far, the best criminal defense attorney I have ever seen both in and...
Michael J. Nichols
Michael Nichols

East Lansing, MI

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Someone said "Rockind rocks." It's true. I've had the pleasure of knowing Neil for several years. He works hard, he studies the law and the facts and...
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1993 License Status: Active And In Good Standing for the state of Michigan.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/13/2014

1 Citation found

In 2011 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Michigan.

Citation type: Reprimand

Reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Work Experience

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1993 – 1997

Oakland County Prosecutor's Office


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

2000 Bachelor of General Studies in

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Showing 1 of 21 awards

2014 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers


Showing 1 of 9 association entries

2009- present Board Member

Friends of the IDF

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Showing 2 of 10 publications

2015 WJR Radio Appearance


2015 Tenacious

Detroit Legal News

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 11 occasions

2013 The Devil Is In The Details: How To Preserve The Record And Win At Trial

at Summer Conference

2012 Medical Marijuana

at Symposium on Marijuana Legalization and Medical Marijuana Decriminalization

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