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  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    40 years, 500 cases
  2. Ethics: 20%
    40 years, 300 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    40 years, 75 cases

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150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Detroit, MI, 48226

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing197505/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in DetroitD Business Magazine2013
Best Lawyer-Criminal LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Leading LawyerChambers USA2013
Top 100 Lawyers in MichiganSuper Lawyers2012
Detroit Criminal Lawyer of YearBest Lawyers in America2010
Gilman Award:Outstanding Practitioner of Criminal,LawFederal Bar Association1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderButzel Long1985 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. Sentencing CommissionPractitioner Advisory Group-Voting Member2013 - Present
International Society of BarristersFellow2007 - Present
American Inns of CourtMaster of Bench1996 - Present
American Law InstituteFellow1996 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellow1993 - Present
American Bar FoundationFellow1985 - Present
Michigan State Bar FoundationFellow1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
U.S. v TokaiRikasettled
US v MacKenzieClient acquitted of all charges
S.E.C. v RozanskiResolved mid-trial
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawCorrectionsMA - Masters1971
Wayne State University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Lawyers SeminarGrand Jury Practice2013
MICPA Annual ConferenceAccounting Fraud2011
Federal Bench/Bar ConferenceMedia and Law2011
Crains General and InHouse Counsel SummitInternal Investigations2011
6th Circuit Judicial ConferenceSentencing2011
MICPA Annual ConferenceInternal Corporate Investigations2008