Criminal Law Defense Attorney

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Criminal Law Defense Attorney


Oakland County Attorney

The defenders at Marc Lakin Law have won well over 600 jury trials for the wrongfully accused; they have successfully handled more than 10,000 criminal cases, in both state and federal courts. They have thousands of satisfied clients.

Michigan’s Top-Ranked Criminal Defense Attorney

Winning Criminal Attorney in State and Federal Matters.

Having won jury trials in almost all the courts of Michigan, Marc Lakin specializes in drunk driving defense, successfully keeping clients out of jail while preserving their driver’s licenses.

We are typically contacted by a client, family member or friend of the client because they have recently become a target of a criminal investigation or have been told there is an arrest warrant secured by the police. Our law firm will make this ordeal pain-free and defend you with complete confidentiality.




283 Frank Street
Birmingham, MI 48009

(248) 723-1199


Areas of Practice


A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) in Michigan will become a part of your permanent record, and it will follow you for the rest of your life. At Marc Lakin Law, we understand serious charges call for serious representation. Our experienced attorneys have the knowledge that will work to your advantage; you’ll know what you’re up against in any Michigan DUI case.

The attorneys at Marc Lakin Law know how complicated the Michigan DUI laws can be. If you have been charged with a DUI, you should hire an attorney who puts your future first. 

Sex crimes

Being accused of criminal sexual conduct can not only destroy your reputation, but your future as well. There are many different types of sexual crimes, and being convicted of such a crime can label you as a sex offender and hinder you in the future with finding a job or place to live. Crimes that are more serious can even lead to prolonged jail time. If you have been accused of a sex crime in Michigan, call the aggressive attorneys at Marc Lakin Law for your free initial consultation.

We have the necessary experience to make sure you receive the best possible outcome if you are facing any of the following charges:

  • Sexual battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Prostitution
  • Solicitation
  • Public Indecency


If you have been charged with assault or battery in Michigan, you will need to be prepared to defend yourself against an aggressive prosecutor who will do whatever it takes to convince a jury that you’re guilty. Only with the assistance of an experienced, aggressive and dedicated assault and battery attorney will you have a legitimate chance to win your case.

Michigan attorney Marc Lakin has the experience your assault and/or battery case needs, and he has a proven track record of aggressively pursuing the best possible outcome for your case. He will provide the unrelenting and dedicated criminal defense you need. Contact him today to set up a free consultation at Marc Lakin Law.


A misdemeanor is a less serious charge than a felony, but can still come with some jail time if you’re convicted. Any charge of even a misdemeanor will leave a mark on your permanent record in the state of Michigan, which can be considered if you are charged with another crime in the future, and it can hurt you if you’re looking for a job or place to live. The value of having good representation cannot be overstated – an experienced attorney can help you navigate the complex legal system and possibly have your charges dropped.


Whether you have been charged with possession, trafficking, cultivation or manufacturing of illegal drugs, you could be facing some serious penalties in the state of Michigan. Your first move should be to find a highly qualified, hard-hitting criminal defense attorney to represent you. With the help of the attorneys at Marc Lakin Law, you can rest assured that everything possible will be done to help you avoid conviction. We have years of experience navigating Michigan’s complex legal system, a track record of success in drug crime cases and a personal dedication to your case.

Contact Marc Lakin Law for your free initial consultation to discuss your drug charges, whether they are any of the following:

  • Drug possession
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug smuggling
  • Marijuana cultivation
  • Dealing drugs
  • Prescription fraud
  • Under the influence of drugs


Weapons offenses in the state of Michigan are considered felonies. A conviction will certainly mean jail time, community service, long probation and harsh fines, as well as a mark on your permanent record. The best way to avoid penalties and ensure your rights are protected is to hire a qualified criminal defense attorney. The attorneys at Marc Lakin Law have successfully defended many clients who have faced weapons charges in Michigan. Let us effectively defend your case if you have been charged with any of the following:

  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Unlawful distribution of a weapon
  • Minor in possession of a weapon
  • Concealing a weapon
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Trafficking weapons


If you have been pulled over for any reason, you may be ready to put up a fight to have the ticket or charges dropped. With the help of an experienced traffic court attorney, you may be able to move forward with a clean record. You should contact the attorneys at Marc Lakin Law if you have been charged with any of the following:

  • Aggressive driving
  • DUI
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Driving without a license
  • Failure to maintain lane
  • Following too closely
  • Reckless driving
  • Running a red light/stop sign
  • Speeding
  • Any traffic violation


With the growing prominence of social media and the digital age, computer crimes have grown at prolific rates. The attorneys at Marc Lakin Law understand the complicated legal issues that stem from internet crimes. Our team has the experience and skill necessary to mount a successful defense for you. Please contact our office as soon as possible for a free initial consultation if you have been charged with any of the following crimes:

  • Hacking
  • Identity theft
  • Denial or service attacks
  • Credit card fraud
  • Internet fraud
  • Theft of private information
  • Violation of pornography laws

Fraud crimes

You may be the subject of a forfeiture action if the government believes your property was acquired with profits from a criminal activity or if it was used to facilitate a crime. Forfeiture can be filed as either a state or federal charge, depending on the prosecutor. The attorneys at Marc Lakin Law will aggressively defend you against any state or federal forfeiture proceedings. Our background of success in forfeiture cases and knowledge of Michigan’s complex legal system make us the best choice for you.


Murder charges are known to bring with them the most severe consequences of any type of criminal offense. If you are being investigated or charged in a murder case, it is important to find a top-notch attorney to begin working on your case as soon as possible. Many people fear that hiring an attorney during an investigation will make them look guilty, but the benefits of having someone on your side from the beginning outweigh any other side effects.


If you have been convicted of a crime, the attorneys at Marc Lakin Law can help you receive the most favorable sentence possible. We can also assist you in the appeals process of your Michigan criminal case with the following:

  • Direct appeals
  • Motion to vacate verdict
  • Writ of habeas corpus
  • Motion for a new trial

We work with clients across the state to handle complex civil and criminal appeals. We offer a commitment to deliver successful results to our clients who are facing the appellate process in federal and Michigan state courts. 


Including jail releases, crimes against persons, crimes against property, license restoration, traffic matters, juvenile offenses, restraining orders (PPO), forfeiture actions, state/federal cases, family Law, & copyright infringement.


If you don’t have a plan to win, you can’t win.
— Marc Lakin


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