35 years, 100 cases
35 years, 500 cases
Paul received his undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his juris doctorate from The Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from law school, Paul began his legal career with the law firm of Garretson & Santora in Chicago, where he practiced insurance defense litigation. He left Illinois and returned to Michigan where he was appointed as an Oakland County assistant prosecutor. For eleven years, Paul represented the People of the State of Michigan where he tried over 150 cases to verdict, primarily as a member of the Special Narcotics Unit and then as chief of that unit. Mr. Stablein left the prosecuteor’s office to enter private practice, where he has represented clients in federal courts throughout the Midwest, including the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the Northern District of Illinois. He has tried cases in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Iosco, Branch, Newago and Leelanau Counties. Mr. Stablein has also handled criminal appeals, having argued before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Michigan Court of Appeals published the case of People v Dixon, 263 Mich App 393 (2004), where Mr. Stablein was successful in overturning his client’s conviction and 25-year sentence. Mr. Stablein is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Oakland County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and is licensed to practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of Illinois, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.