Criminal Law Defense Attorney


“If you don’t have a plan to win, you can’t win.”


Founder & Lead Counsel

Born in 1957 in a U.S. Army Hospital in Aberdeen, Maryland, Marc Lakin is the son of an Army doctor.

He grew up in the Detroit Metropolitan area and graduated from Wayne State University. He then attended Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University.

While attending law school, Lakin became interested in the area of criminal law. His passion for criminal law grew while clerking for various major Detroit-based law firms. Upon passing the bar, he opened the doors to his first office, which was located in the Penobscot building.

In 1990, Marc Lakin would become well-known for his role in the highly publicized case more commonly known as “The Saint Aubin Massacre.” His reputation grew as he continued to win hundreds of jury trials, representing defendants and appearing in courts in several other states, including New Mexico, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana, etc.

Marc Lakin prides himself as one who can break through even the most complicated details, all so that any person can understand their situation and handle it with ease and has often been quoted as saying, “If you don’t have a plan to win, you can’t win.”

With over two decades of experience satisfying clients and handling complex criminal matters, let Lakin Law Defense be your first step to addressing your pending criminal problem.

Wayne State University
B.A., Detroit College of Law, J.D.


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