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About me

I am a lifelong Yooper, having graduated from L'Anse High School in 1986, and Northern Michigan University in 1990. I then graduated Cum Laude from Thomas Cooley Law School in 1994. I also served in the Michigan Army National Guard, honorably discharged in 1992.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. Family: 35%
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
  4. Car Accident: 10%
  5. Appeals: 10%



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Scott J. Brogan

    I believe Mr. Hyde consistently displays the highest level of attorney professionalism. He works tirelessly and aggressively for his clients.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

220 W Washington St Ste 220
Marquette, MI, 49855


MIActive And In Good Standing199408/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Labor Law & Scholarly Writing IICertificate of Merit1993
Certificate of MeritThomas M. Cooley Law School1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHyde & Swajanen, PC2002 - Present
Juvenile Court RefereeMarquette County2001 - 2013
AttorneyHyde Law Office2001 - 2003
PartnerNancarrow & Hyde1995 - 2001
AttorneyMurchie, Calcutt, & Boynton, P.C.1994 - 1995
Prosecuting AttorneyMecosta County Prosecutor's Office1994 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
John D. Voelker FoundationBoard Member2000 - Present
Marquette County Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1994 - Present
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolAssistant Editor1993 - 1994
Michigan Army National GuardSquad Leader1986 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v WadagaNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Prosecuting Attorney's Coordinating CounselSearch Warrants In Michigan1994
Thomas M. Cooley Law ReviewThe Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 19881993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Northern Michigan UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1990