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Offices in Franklin, and Bloomfield Hills, MI Immediate cell phone advice. Call 248-636-1244
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1990||04/03/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Certified to Represent Capital Offenses||Wayne County Circuit Court||2002|
|Criminal Defense Attorney||Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz||1990 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Criminal Defense Association of Michigan||Member||2012 - Present|
|Wayne County Recorders Court Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Michigan chapter)||Admitted||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||1990 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||N/A||N/A|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2005 - 2007|
|Website||Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog||2013|
|University of Detroit Mercy School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Wayne State University||Communication||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
Posted by Phil
Steve has been my lawyer for over ten years. I have reccomended him to many of my friends, who have also used him. I speak for everybody when I say he is the best lawyer in the tri-county area. I wish I could say more, but words cannot express the gratitude I owe Steve. He saved my life.
Posted by Chris
I was facing a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge, for which I have multiple priors. Doesn't sound like much, but when your license, job, and thousands of dollars worth of tuition from grants (I am a full time student) are at stake, it ups the ante to say the least. I was able to speak with Steve on a Saturday night, then again on Sunday. He makes himself available 100% of the time, answers your questions promptly and directly, is very up front about his cost/retainer (for which the results are absolutely worthy of), is very knowledgeable, and best of all, there was no pressure to hire him. He knew I had every intention of consulting with multiple attorneys (as I am a skeptic by nature) but this did not affect his interest in my situation one bit. He gave me a real picture of what I was facing and didn't over-promise, but definitely over-delivered on the outcome; it was better than I could have ever imagined (no probation, no fines). He was with me every step of the way and hiring him was one of the best decisions I have made to date. I would be remiss in my duties if I did not pass it on in the review section so hopefully the next people who find themselves here can rest easy knowing they've found the perfect representation. 5/5 stars, 10/10 rating, do yourself a favor and have Steve on your side. You'll be happy you did.
Joseph Lavigne, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Steve and I recently concluded a matter as opposing counsel. He was very fair to deal with and achieved a very good result for his client. I have also had the pleasure to see him in court working on behalf of other clients. He always gives his all and does a great job for those lucky enough to have him representing them.
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3200 E. Twelve Mile Road
Warren, MI, 48092
32710 Franklin road
Franklin, MI, 48025