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Steven R. Simkins

Steven R. Simkins

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

I am an attorney with over 12 years of experience in all West Michigan and Metro Detroit counties specializing in:


 


Criminal defense representation for all misdemeanor and felony charges, including:  Drunk Driving/OWI, Drug Crimes, Criminal Sexual Conduct, Armed/Unarmed Robbery, Assault and Battery, Assault with Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm, Domestic Vioence, Larceny/Theft crimes, Home Invasion, Trespass, MIP, Creating a Disturbance, and Resisting/Obstructing Police.


 


Family Law representation:  Divorce, Child Custody, Support, Abuse and Neglect, and Parental Rights cases.


 


Driver License representation:  all issues involving license restoration hearings before the Secretary of State, circuit court appeals, and Implied Consent hearings.


 


Seizure/Forfeiture cases.


 


Criminal Record Expungements.


 


Juvenile Delinquency cases.


 


Criminal and Civil Appeals.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
  3. Family: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

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Contact Info

Steven R. Simkins, Attorney at Law

77 Monroe Center Street NW
Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200308/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal AttorneySimkins Law2006 - Present
Intern - Drug House UnitWayne County Prosecutor's Office, Detroit, Mi2002 - 2002
Student AttorneyFree Legal Aid Clinic2000 - 2000
Direct Care Youth CounselorSt. John's Home1997 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Murray Lake AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, General Practice SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Juvenile Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Prisons and Corrections SectionN/AN/A
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In the matter of [juvenile defendant]Nolle Pros
People v TGArmed Robbery - Case Dismissed

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support at Western Michigan UniversityFamily Law2012
BNIDrunk Driving - Overview of procedural and legal issues2011