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Brendon G. Basiga

Criminal defense Attorney at Okemos, MI

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Michigan - MI 17 years
    Illinois - IL 12 years
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2006
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2011
    Voluntarily Inactive No misconduct found

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

About Brendon

Learn Brendon’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense

    18 years

  2. Divorce and separation

    18 years

  3. Immigration
    Given that I am licensed in BOTH the U.S.A. and Canada, I assist clients with Waiver Applications, work permit/visa applications, and other immigration issues.

    9 years

  4. International law

    11 years

I am an internationally licensed Criminal Defense Lawyer, practising in both Ontario, Canada as well as throughout Michigan.  I am a member of the State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of Illinois (inactive), the Western and Eastern Districts for the U.S. Federal Bar,  and the Law Society of Upper Canada (i.e. Ontario).

My main practice areas are cross-border criminal cases, cross-border enforcement cases, family law, and immigration law.  We have staff and lawyers in both Canada and the U.S.A., and I am extremely proud of the dedication and work that our lawyers give to eac and every client.

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Brendon G. Basiga
2133 University Park Drive
Okemos, MI, 48864
Basiga Law Firm, a Professional Corporation
114 E. Lawrence St.
Suite 140
Charlotte, MI, 48813
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Posted by Tamera | September 6, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mr. Basiga is extremely knowledgeable and caring. He is the epitome of the law profession. His integrity and tenacity produced excellent results.
Posted by Terry Bawden | March 27, 2015
job well done
sience carolyn ayres retired I have bin useing brendon and he has done nothing but excellent work for me and I couldn't be happier with the results hes gotten and I would recommend him to anyone


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • 2015 - Present
  • President
  • Basiga Law Firm, PC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Bodwin & Associates, P.C.
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • The Nichols Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Associate Attorney
  • The Reynolds Law Firm, PLC
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Student Lawyer
  • The Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office
  • 2005 - 2005
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  • The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Barrister and Solicitor
  • 2012
  • The Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • The University of Alberta School of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • International Enforcement of Judgement
  • Michigan judgment was recognized and enforced in Ontario!
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Dismissed!


  • Middlesex Law Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • The Ingham County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2009
  • State Bar of Michigan - Criminal Justice Initiatives
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • 2010


  • From U.S. Juris Doctor to an Ontario Bar License - Things I wish I knew Beforehand
  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Public Defender's Clinic
  • Criminal Defense
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (5)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brendon is truly an advocate. His passion for the law and genuine concern for his clients' interests is uncommon and admirable. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Mr. Basiga. He is a highly intelligent individual who is committed to achieving the best possible result for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brendon is a great attorney and will be a valuable asset to any client."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brendon is definitely an "up and coming" rockstar in the Lansing area legal arena. I cannot say enough about this young lawyer... He is bright, polite, tenacious, and obviously quite knowledgeable. I would not be surprised to see Brendon wearing the black robe himself very very soon."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Brendon is passionate about the work he does on behalf of his many clients faced with difficult situations. His record of public service is also a testament to his character as a counselor and attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Basiga is aggressive, passionate and very smart."
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Okemos Criminal defense Lawyer Brendon G. Basiga
Brendon G. Basiga
Criminal defense Attorney
Okemos, MI
Licensed for 17 years
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