Former Judge. Former County Commissioner. Member of State Bar of Michigan Standard... more
Former Judge. Former County Commissioner. Member of State Bar of Michigan Standard Criminal Jury Instructions Committee. Chairman - Executive Clemency Advisory Council for The State of Michigan. Experienced and successful trial lawyer with broad background in many areas of practice. Author, teacher, litigator, advocate. My experience includes serving as Guardian Ad Litem for dozens of disabled ... view profile
Marcel Benavides, founder of The Marcel Benavides Law Office, is a criminal defense... more
Marcel Benavides, founder of The Marcel Benavides Law Office, is a criminal defense and civil rights attorney located in Birmingham. Mr. Benavides has over 15 years of legal experience and has been involved in thousands of cases. He has tried numerous successful cases. He has achieved not guilty verdicts in criminal cases and has collected hundreds of thousands of dollars on behalf of those tha... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.