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A commitment to excellence is a personal quality you should expect from your attorney. At our office, you receive that commitment, and more, from start to finish of your case. I am a Michigan-born and educated lawyer who fights for your rights in every area I practice. My comprehensive knowledge of law and maximum availability to you can make a positive difference in your legal situation.

Contact the Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC when we can be of service. We can be reached toll free at (888) 399-7979. Your initial consultation is free of charge and we are able to take your calls 24/7.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
    12 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    12 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    12 years



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Contact info

Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC

24725 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI, 48034


MIActive And In Good Standing200408/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Criminal Defense Trial CollegeCriminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Certficate of CompletionNHTSA Standarized Field Sobriety Testing2012
The Family Law Certificate ProgramThe Institute of Continuing Legal Education & Family Law Section of Michigan State Bar2009
Book AwardUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law2003
Magna Cum LaudeWayne State University2001
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa2001
Golden Key National HonorGolden Key National Honor's Society1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberLaw Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC2004 - Present
ClerkPoling, McGaw & Poling, PC2003 - 2004
ClerkChistopher J. McGrath, PLLC2003 - 2003
InternWayne County Prosecutor's Office2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oakland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Institute of Continuing Legal EducationMemberN/A
Family Law Section State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Criminal Law Section of Michigan State BarMemberN/A
Litigation Section of Michigan State BarMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic ViolenceNot guilty
DivorceNo Alimony.
Restraining OrderOpposing party was found in contempt and jailed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pootalaw.comCriminal DefenseN/A
Pootalaw.comDomestic ViolenceN/A
Pootalaw.comTheft ChargesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Wayne State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawMoot CourtN/A