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About me

I take very seriously my role as protector of my clients' legal rights.  I will vigorously defend my clients in any criminal matter.  They can count of me to listen to their story and offer sound legal advice.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael A. Liquigli

    I endorse this lawyer. I have practiced law with Joe for many years and can say , without reservation, that Joe is Highly qualified and hard working in his representation of his clients. I am proud to call him my colleauge.


    Michael Liquigli Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

508 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI, 49509


MIActive And In Good Standing198208/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Joseph F. Tevlin1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association Western Michigan DistrictN/A2011 - Present
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganN/A1994 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationN/A1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
LarcenyNot Guilty Jury Verdict
Person With AIDS Having Undislosed SexNot Guilty Jury Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Justice classCriminal Justice2012
Criminal Justice classCriminal Justice2011
Criminal Justice classCriminal Justice2010