I am a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, licensed as attorney since 1982. I have extensive experience in both state and federal courts. It appears that I have more published opinions at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals than any other Michigan attorney who does not work for the government. I have gotten many people out of prison. I have argued at the US Supreme Court. I am well known in the Michigan prison system for my successes, and also for the seminars I give occasionally to prisoners informing them about the court system. When I was 8 and 9 years old my family lived in Caracas, Venezuela, so my Spanish is fairly good. For those considering hiring me, I have samples of my appeal briefs and rulings, and transcripts showing my performance in trial court criminal defense. I am married, live in Detroit suburbs.