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I'm a Michigan-licensed attorney who specializes in criminal defense and appellate practice. I represent individuals in Oakland, Macomb, and Ingham counties and I work with trial counsel across the state to prepare appeals in state or federal court. I believe that a strong defense is essential to an ordered system of justice and for the maintenance of liberty. 


I offer my clients the opportunity to meet with me via a video web-conference so that they don't even have to leave the comfort of their own home. Additionally, I offer my clients a web portal for their case file. This portal allows my clients and I to communicate, upload documents, and schedule appointments in a secure manner, similar to online banking. This portal helps to ensure my clients know exactly what is happening in their cases at any given time. 


When I'm not in court or working with my clients, I enjoy watching my Detroit sports teams or my Michigan State Spartans. I'm an outdoorsman who enjoys biking, hiking, and camping. I'm also a strong proponent of our state parks and wildlife conservation. 



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert T. Carollo Jr.

    Mr. Cooley's attention to detail serves his clients well. His confident and efficient approach to each problem instills confidence in his clients and respect from his peers and the Court.


    Robert Carollo State, Local And Municipal Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory Joseph Calabrese

    Estate planning is a delicate and involved area of the law. Mr. Cooley provides his clients with personal and professional service that few other attorneys rival. He is knowledgeable and driven; he works hard to make sure that his client's needs are met in a timely manner. The quality of Mr. Cooley's work is second to none due to his thorough review of each client's wishes and meticulous attention to detail.


    Gregory Calabrese Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Stephen Cooley Law

P.O. Box 80396
Rochester, MI, 48308


MIActive And In Good Standing201211/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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