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Mark J. Kriger

Criminal defense Attorney at Detroit, MI

5.0   5 reviews

Licensed for 43 years

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About Mark

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Mark J. Kriger was born in Detroit, Michigan. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan graduating with high distinction. He graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 1979 and since his graduation from law school, he has practiced almost exclusively criminal defense. He is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer. He has argued cases before the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Tenth Circuits.

He has tried cases in throughout the State of Michigan and has handled cases in several other states and federal courts. He has lectured at the University of Michigan Law School, Wayne State University Law School, Michigan State University Law School, and the University of Detroit Law School. He has also worked with University of Michigan Law School Innocence Clinic and is a volunteer lawyer for the ACLU of Michigan.

He is listed in Super Lawyers in the area of White Collar Defense and is listed in Best Lawyers in Michigan. He, along with his partner, N.C. Deday LaRene was named Lawyer of the Year in 2006 by Lawyers Weekly.

Licensed for 43 years
State MI
Status Active And In Good Standing
Acquired 1979
Updated 10/06/2022

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

Contact Mark

LaRene & Kriger PLC
645 Griswold Street Suite 1717
Detroit, MI, 48226
LaRene & Kriger PLC
645 Griswold St Ste 1717
Detroit, MI, 48226-4113
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Posted by anonymous | December 1, 2021
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Amazing Attorney
I was being investigated by the Homeland Security and the United States Attorneys. I called a local attorney who recommended Mark. To say that his representation was excellent is a vast understatement. Not only was I not convicted, Mark stopped me from being charged altogether. Every bit of advice he gave me turned out to be correct although at times I had reservations about his advice. Despite my occasional reservations, I, nevertheless, followed his advice. Had I not done so, I believe I would have been charged. The result he achieved was beyond my wildest expectations. Finally, he was extremely conscientious and responsive to my concerns and anxiety. I cannot thank him enough and would recommend him to anyone.
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Posted by faith | September 14, 2021
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Great Attorney
An amazing attorney.... I can't say enough what he has done for my husband. He put in the time, hours and hours. Was ALWAYS on top of everything. I will be forever grateful to you.
Posted by T | May 29, 2021
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Excellent Representation and Counsel
I want to thank Mark for being my attorney for the last three years. I don’t believe I could have ever received better representation or counsel in this matter. Mark did a tremendous job when it came to sentencing as the outcome of probation was something I did not believe was possible (the government had asked for incarceration). Attorneys matter and in my case Mark proved to be brilliant at putting forward the best arguments on my behalf through his hard work over the three years my case was working it’s way through the court. I would highly recommend Mark and cannot thank him enough as he did a tremendous job as my attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | September 25, 2010
Great Lawyer
Mark Kriger is no doubt one of the best attornys in Michigan. I fired my first attorney because I was unhappy with the approach, and I hired Mark based on a recommendation I received. He kept me out of a lot of trouble.
Posted by DB | August 20, 2010
LIfesaver
Mark Kriger extracted my teenaged son from an extremely serious capital criminal charge some years ago and achieved practically miraculous results. We all think of him as a lifesaver and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone in need.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • 2003 - Present
  • Partner
  • LaRene & Kriger PLC
  • 1996 - Present
  • Owner
  • Law Office of Mark J. Kriger
  • 1980 - 1993
  • Public Defender
  • Juvenile Defenders Office
  • 1979 - 1980
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Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • University of Michigan
  • B.G.S
  • 1975

Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
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  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
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  • National Lawyers Guild
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  • 2022
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  • 2022
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  • 2021
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  • 2012
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  • 2009
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  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
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Detroit Criminal defense Lawyer Mark J. Kriger
Mark J. Kriger
Criminal defense Attorney
Detroit, MI
Licensed for 43 years
Virtual consultation available