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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Administrative Law: 20%
  4. Constitutional: 20%



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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Joseph A. Lavigne

    Joe is a great attorney. He is bright, prepared and experienced. He does an excellent job for his clients and is the kind of attorney you want by your side when the chips are down.


    Joseph Lavigne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Steven L. Schwartz

    I endorse this lawyer. Joseph has both the trial skills and superior abilities as an advocate for his clients to be someone I highly endorse. Whenever I want to discuss a legal issue with another lawyer I seek out and give great weight to his opinion. I would NOT hesitate to recommend Joey to anybody in need of a great lawyer.


    Steven Schwartz Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Joseph A. Niskar, P.C.

535 Griswold St
Suite 2500 Buhl Bldg
Detroit, MI, 48226


MIActive And In Good Standing199609/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in MI, 2009


    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.

Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Defender of JusticeNational Lawyers Guild2005
Justice for AllCriminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Criminal LawyersN/A2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2000 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM)N/A1996 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. Kwame M. KilpatrickN/A
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