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About Us | Law Office of Michael Friedman - Birmingham, MI

If you need an experienced Family Law or Criminal Defense attorney contact Michael S. Friedman. For over 40 years he has provided quality legal services to families and individuals throughout Southeast Michigan. With offices in Birmingham he serves clients primarily in Birmingham, Macomb and Wayne counties. He is respected and trusted, not only by his clients, but also by judges and other attorneys.

After graduation from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law School, where he was an editor of the Wayne Law Review, he began his legal career as an Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor. He is a former District Court Magistrate, has taught classes in criminal procedure at Oakland University and spoken at Family Law seminars. He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s AV rating, the highest ranking for practicing attorneys. He is a member of the Family Law, Criminal Law and Master Lawyers Sections of the State Bar of Michigan, and he is eligible to practice in all Michigan State and Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

His major areas of practice are Family Law and Criminal Law, including felonies, misdemeanors and DWI. Whatever the problem or legal issue, he can be counted on to give correct advice and to resolve cases for his clients in a way to get the best possible outcome. He approaches legal problems by doing what is called for- either aggressive advocacy or by taking a more cooperative, non-confrontational position. Whatever is needed, he will gain the right result for his clients. Mr. Friedman’s knowledge and experience will guide you through difficult times, and his clients will always know that their best interests are his foremost concern. During his more than 40 years as a lawyer he has tried scores of Family Law and Criminal cases from DWIs to a whole range of misdemeanors and state law felonies, as well as complicated Federal criminal proceedings. He has extensive experience in all phases of Family Law- divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, paternity and related issues. He has handled many other types of civil litigation, and has the experience and wisdom to help people when they need it most. Although he can call on assistance from other lawyers in his office, your case will receive his individual attention from start to finish. He will always be available to answer your questions and help you through what are often emotionally trying times for people who are involved in the legal system, whether as litigants in family law and other civil cases, or as defendants in criminal proceedings.

Call him for a confidential, no cost telephone consultation. All major credit cards are accepted and payment plans are also available.


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