Michael J. Dennis
Michael Dennis focuses his legal practice on criminal defense, with a personalized and aggressive approach to representing his clients and ensuring their legal and constitutional rights are protected. He provides representation for all criminal matters including, but not limited to traffic offenses, drinking and driving, driver's license restoration, armed robbery, drug offenses and homicide.
Mr. Dennis has extensive jury trial experience, having successfully tried a wide variety cases from simple misdemeanors, to Driving Under the Influence (DUI), to high-profile homicides. Having practiced law throughout Michigan for three decades, Mr. Dennis understands that individuals and families seeking help from the legal system need an attorney who can provide aggressive yet caring representation, with an understanding of the difficult challenges presented in criminal law litigation.
In addition to his criminal practice, Mr. Dennis also offers personal injury representation, plus a full range of family law and business law services. Having acumen in both the criminal and civil contexts allows Mr. Dennis to provide clients with a well rounded perspective in advising them regarding their legal concerns. The breadth of his experience not only provides for strategic advice to clients, but also makes him an asset in collaborative settings with other attorneys in the firm.
Mr. Dennis has been honored with the prestigious "AV rating" by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent national publication in the legal field. This rating is based upon evaluations by other lawyers in our state, and is the highest ranking attainable by an attorney for legal ability and professional ethics in the practice of law. It is a distinction reserved for a select few in the legal community.
Areas Of Practice
- Criminal Law
- Personal Injury
- Divorce / Family Law / Domestic Injunctions
- Business Law / Liquor License Acquisition / Zoning & Land Use
- Michigan, 1983
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
- J.D. - 1982
- Michigan State University
- B.A. - 1979
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Macomb County Bar Association, Member
- Association of American Trial Attorneys
- United States District Court Admissions
- Knights of Columbus , Member, 3rd Degree