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Gary K. Springstead

also known as Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, PLLC, Serious Criminal Defense

About me

Former F.B.I. Special Agent.  Member, Board of Directors, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan.  Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  Council Member, Litigation Section, State Bar of Michigan (2008-2012).  Former President, Oceana County Bar Assocation.  Former President, Newaygo County Bar Association. 


Languages spoken: German

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Contact info

Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, P.L.L.C

15 Ionia Avenue., Southwest #520
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503

Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, P.L.L.C.

28 W. Main St
Fremont, MI, 49412


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
    17 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 34%
    17 years
  3. Appeals: 1%
    17 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • David M. Byrne

    Gary is a very good criminal defense lawyer. He is intelligent, has lots of experience and is known in the community as a top notch criminal attorney. When people seek an referral for a criminal defense attorney, I refer them to Gary.


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  • Neil Dhawan

    I met Gary Springstead at a conference. I can tell in conversations that he works very hard for his clients to ensure that he goes above and beyond for each and every client. He was also very helpful and willing to give advice. I wholeheartedly endorse Gary.


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MIActive And In Good Standing199905/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer for Criminal LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Book AwardBoaz-Siegel Award, Labor Law1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySpringstead Law Offices, P.C.2005 - 2011
Special AgentFederal Bureau of Investigation2000 - 2005
Special A.U.S.A. (Presidential Management Fellow)U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia1999 - 2000
Presidential Management FellowFederal Bureau of Investigation1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2011 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganConstitutional Warrior2005 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Litigation Section, State Bar of MichiganCo-Chair of the Technology Subcommittee2011 - 2012
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganBoard Member2011 - 2016
State Bar of Michigan, Litigation SectionCouncil Member2009 - 2012
Newaygo County Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2009
Oceana County Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trading Suits for SuitsThe "Less Paper" Journey to a Small Firm Paperless Practice2016