Michael Komorn is a graduate of Oakland University and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Komorn has specialized in criminal defense for over twenty years.
He has extensive experience in both trials and the appeals process. Komorn has successfully represented Michigan clients and advised other attorneys in cases involving medical marihuana patients and caregivers, doctors, marijuana possession, drug charges, maintaining a drug house, DUI, criminal charges, criminal enterprise, etc.
Komorn is recognized as the leading consultant and defense attorney with a relentless pursuit for the rights of individuals regarding the laws enacted by the people of Michigan regarding the Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) and Michigan Marijuana Facilities Act (MMFL).
Komorn has assisted and consulted many patients, caregivers and those wanting to start up a cannabis business in the state of Michigan through the evolving laws and regulations of the MMMA and MMFL.
He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), NACDL, Recorders Court Bar Association and winner of the 2016 CDAM award. He also provides mentoring for juvenile clients who have had involvement with the criminal justice system.
He has tried many jury trials. Mr. Komorn’s appellate work includes several published cases.
His perspectives continue to be featured throughout the news, including: The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, WWJ Newsradio 950, WJR-AM, The Oakland Press, WJRT-TV, WDET-FM, WMYD-TV 20, and Michigan Lawyer's Weekly.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1993||06/27/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Right to Counsel Award||Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan||2016|
|President||Michigan Medical Marijuana Association||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Michigan Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Counsel- for the Marijuana Law Section||2015 - 2017|
|State Bar of Michigan||Co-chair Marijuana Law Section Journal||2015 - 2017|
|State Bar of Michigan||Chairman-Marijuana Law Section Medical Marihuana Committee||2015 - 2017|
|The Huffington Post||Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Must Consider Medicine Before Marijuana in Arrests||2013|
|The Huffington Post||Michigan Welfare Drug Testing Law Needs Medical Marihuana Exemption||2013|
|The Huffington Post||Supreme Court Ruling Puts Onus on Communities, Residents and Juries||2013|
|The Huffington Post||Cautious Optimism for Approval of New Medical Marijuana Conditions||2013|
|The Huffington Post||Medical Marijuana Amendments Could Harm Michigan Residents||2012|
|The Huffington Post||Charges Against Medical Marijuana Doctor Raise a Lot of Questions||2012|
|The Huffington Post||Unanimous Michigan Supreme Court Decision Upholds Voters' Intent of Medical Marijuana Law||2012|
|The Huffington Post||State Doing Some, Not Enough to Fully Implement Citizen-Approved Michigan Medical Marijuana Act||2012|
|The Huffington Post||Patient, Caregiver Mistreatment Violates Michigan's Medical Marihuana Act||2012|
|University of Detroit Mercy School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||1992|
|CAP Seminar||Michigan Medical Marihuana Act||2016|
|Cooley Law Guest Lecturer||Constitutional Law||2012|
|People v. Daniels||Dismissed with Prejudice|
|State of Michigan V. Thomas||Charges Dismissed|
|People v. Pointer||Dismissed|
|State of Michigan v. Dimmer||7411 Non Reporting Probation|
|People v. Goupil||Charges Dismissed|
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