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Criminal Defense Services

Michigan’s First Choice for Criminal Defense
Whether you have been charged with theft, fraud, drug crimes, or more, you deserve experienced and dedicated representation. Federal Criminal Attorneys of Michigan possess the success and experience you need to give yourself a fighting chance.

Our Capabilities

Led by Sanford Schulman, the Federal Criminal Attorneys of Michigan specializes in a multitude of criminal charges, including federal conspiracy (drugs and RICCO), fraud, theft, and child pornography. But our wide range of abilities makes no sacrifices for ability. Over the course of more than three decades, we have cultivated three major tenets of our success:

  • Experience
  • Reputation
  • Skill

Our colleagues—the prosecutors and judges that oppose and govern our cases—know which lawyers carry experience and skill. They respect those of us who possess these attributes. Their respect is the culmination of our thousands of winning verdicts and optimal outcomes. 

Every one of our attorneys is known throughout Michigan’s federal courts as an integral part of Federal Criminal Attorneys of Michigan’s winning culture. This effect extends to the exclusive circle of forensic, ballistic, and investigative experts who work only with the best firms in the state.

Our Reputation Precedes You

Reputation, however, is about far more than respect. Federal Criminal Attorneys of Michigan is not afraid of going to trial to defend a good case. At the same time, we understand that, on some occasions, trial may not be the best course of action. We come to this conclusion only after the most thorough review. However, the fact that we pose a threat to go to trial—and win—is plainly understood throughout Michigan’s federal court system. Our team leverages this reputation to fight for the best deals for our clients when necessary.


(800) 529-7747


(313) 963-4740

We Handle the Tough Cases

Federal Conspiracy

When two or more people are charged with conspiring to commit an offense against or defraud the United States.

Drug Crimes

Minimum mandatory sentences of 10 years with the possibility of a maximum sentence running 99 years.

Child Pornography

This offense is punishable by 20 years or more in prison and can include fines in excess of $250,000.


Federal theft charges can expose your personal finances to scrutiny and cost you a fortune in seized funds.


This offense can result in sentences of 30 years and fines in excess of $1,000,000.

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Waste No Time: Work with the Experts

Without experienced counsel to defend you, there is no measure for the damage that a criminal charge can impinge upon your life. On top of wrongful convictions, you may face increased fees and unexpected costs due to poor case management. Even just a few days without a trusted attorney on your side can have serious consequences on your case. 

Delays can require that we file motions to withdraw pleas, seek a new trial, obtain a reversal on appeal, or even a pardon or commutation. The earlier you get started with a top attorney here at Federal Criminal Attorneys in Michigan, the more time we have to build a solid, winning case. 

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