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Anastase Markou

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Specializing in criminal defense for over twenty years, Attorney Tase Markou has developed a niche practice successfully defending people charged with serious criminal offenses in state and federal trial courts, post-sentencing relief, and criminal appeals.  Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Super Lawyer in Michigan, and by the National Trial Lawyer’s Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan. Mr. Markou has a reputation for brutal honesty and zealous advocacy, both locally and statewide.  When clients face challenging decisions affecting their futures, Mr. Markou provides insight into likely outcomes and knowledge of the law to help guide clients towards paths best suited for their lives.  Earnestly committed to protecting and upholding fundamental, Constitutional liberties, Mr. Markou is willing to push the envelope to convince a judge or jury that his clients are not guilty.  When you need more than just an attorney, when you need someone who is willing to go the extra mile to keep you out of jail or prison, you need Attorney Anastase Markou.


Languages spoken: English, Greek

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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%


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136 East Michigan Avenue
14th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007


MIActive And In Good Standing199211/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top Attorneys in Michigan - Criminal Defense LawCrain's Detroit Business2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Local Counsel for Southwest Michigan RegionNational Innocence Project2007 - Present
AttorneyAnastase Markou, Attorney at Law1994 - 1996
Law ClerkNinth Judicial Circuit Court, Michigan1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationBoard Member2007 - 2010
Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2003 - 2004
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganMemberN/A
Federal Bar Association, Western District of MichiganMemberN/A
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v HibblerN/A
People v ReichenbachN/A
People v BickelN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Navigating Post Conviction Appeals - Coauthored Chapter with Randall LevineInside the Minds2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Michigan, DearbornN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988