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Metro-Detroit   criminal  defense attorney   Kimberly  W.  Stout   has  practiced   law  in Michigan, particularly  the metro-Detroit area, for 30 years.  She attended the  University of Detroit School of aw, graduating in 1985, and was admitted into practice in the State of Michigan, the United States District Courts for the  Eastern and Western  Districts of  Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Attorney Stout’s mentor in the practice was renowned criminal defense attorney Neil H. Fink. Ms. Stout worked with Mr. Fink for over 25 years, trying numerous cases with him as both second and first chair. She utilizes lessons learned both from Mr. Fink and her many years of experience, to provide clients with the highest level of service.

 A Highly Regarded Leader in the Field of Criminal Defense

Kimberly W. Stout has received recognition from her peers by nomination into the publication Best Lawyers in Americaevery year since 2009.  Best Lawyers in America is the oldest publication of peer rated and reviewed attorney ratings, well before Super Lawyers. Best Lawyers was first published in 1989 and included Ms. Stout’s mentor, Neil H. Fink, since its first publication.  It is a top publication published in 70 countries.

Ms. Stout is also listed in Super Lawyers.

Further, Ms. Stout is an active member of the CDAM, the Criminal Defense Association of Michigan and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, NACOL. She speaks at CDAM as well as at other organizations on a variety of criminal defense topics.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



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  • Lise M. Spresser

    Our firm has referred several clients to Kim and we have been amazed at the results she achieved. She is a knowledgeable, practical and dedicated attorney who zealously advocates on behalf of her clients. I give Kim my absolute and unqualified endorsement.


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  • Ryan Jacob Fishman

    I endorse this lawyer. Kim is an amazing litigator who cares sincerely about her clients - not just the outcome on any individual matter. I trust her as if she were family.


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Contact info

Kimberly W. Stout, Attorney at Law

370 E. Maple Rd., 3rd Floor
Birmingham, MI, 48009


MIActive And In Good Standing198605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Top Women Attorney's in MichiganHour Detroit Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Area's Top LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalKimberly W. Stout, PC2000 - Present
PartnerNeil H. Fink, P.C.1985 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Prosecutor's Foundation for ChildrenMember2014 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganMember2000 - Present
Ennis Center for Children, Inc.Board Member1993 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, CLE CommitteeMember1986 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring ConferenceCriminal Law2015