Las Vegas Nevada criminal & DUI defense lawyer Michael Becker has been helping clients fight--and beat--their criminal and DUI charges for 22 years.
Attorney Michael Becker has taken more than 90 criminal cases to trial, securing dozens of "not guilty" verdicts and hung juries. He has achieved acquittals and/or dismissals in numerous serious felony cases, including murder, child abuse, rape, drugs and prostitution. Even the police turn to Michael Becker for criminal defense representation when one of their officers gets accused of a crime: NAPSO (Nevada Association of Public Service Officers) is a client of Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC.
As a Las Vegas DUI lawyer, Mr. Becker has helped countless clients get charges dismissed, reduced to reckless driving, and avoid drivers license suspensions. Attorney Michael Becker is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to administer field sobriety tests in connection with roadside DUI investigations. Mr. Becker is also a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Read more about Mr. Becker's recent legal victories.
For a free phone consultation to discuss you case, call us at (702) DEF-ENSE (702-333-3673).
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Michael practices in both Nevada and California, although mainly now in Vegas. He's widely regarded in both places as one of the best criminal trial lawyers, especially in very serious felony cases. He's probably walked away with more "not guilty" verdicts in these cases than any other lawyer I know.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing - CLER Exempt||1994||06/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Attorney (Nevada)||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2016|
|10 Best Attorney (Nevada)||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer (Nevada)||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney||National Advocacy for DUI Defense||2015|
|100 Law Points (the only perfect score in the U.S.)||Lawyer.com||2015|
|Top Lawyer||Desert Companion Magazine||2014|
|Certified in Field Sobriety Testing & DUI Investigations||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police||2009|
|Partner||Las Vegas Defense Group||2009 - Present|
|Partner||Law Offices of Michael L. Becker||1999 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Peter L. Knecht||1994 - 1999|
|Intern||American Civil Liberties Union||1991 - 1992|
|Intern at Clerk's Office- Criminal Magistrate Division||United States District Court, Central District Of California||1988 - 1989|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Clark County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Life Member||2000 - Present|
|National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||Member||1998 - Present|
|American Civil Liberties Union||Member||1993 - Present|
|People v. Alberto S.||6 years on assault with deadly weapon|
|People v. Kevin R.||ACQUITAL ON ALL COUNTS BY JURY|
|State of NV v. Fernando G.||ACQUITAL ON ALL COUNTS BY JURY|
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|University of Miami School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Southern California||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|Seminar Defending the Unthinkable: Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault and Child Victims Cases||Sexual Assault Defense||2013|
|Nevada Medical Cannabis Symposium – Green Rush Nevada||Medical Marijuana||2013|
|Defending the Modern Drug Case||Drug Defense||2013|
|KVBC Las Vegas NBC News||DUI Arrests in the Las Vegas Valley||2009|