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  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Michigan
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Communication Skills
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Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I've watched Mike rise among the ranks to his current elite status among his peers and in the Barone Defense Firm where he became a partner in 2015.
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Biography

Attorney and Counselor – Michael J. Boyle is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Trial Attorney. He joined the Barone Defense Firm in 2005 after a successful solo criminal defense practice. Mr. Boyle is a highly trained and skilled Trial Attorney and has represented clients in over 70+ counties throughout Michigan. Mr. Boyle is a graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College. He has also a graduate of the highly regarded “Trial Lawyers College,” which was founded by nationally renowned trial attorney Gerry Spence. Like Mr. Barone, Mr. Boyle has worked personally with and been trained by Mr. Spence and has used this training to win drunk/drugged driving and criminal trials. He has handled the most complex and serious cases including OWI Causing Death or Injury, and CSC 1st Degree.

Mr. Boyle has been certified as a practitioner of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, through International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). He is also trained as a Drug Recognition Evaluator/Expert (DRE) specifically designed for DUI Drug cases, and also Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE). He has extensive training and experience in understanding the science and principals involved in chemical testing, including the DMT DataMaster (breath testing), is one of only a few Michigan attorneys that has had specialized and hands-on training with Gas Chromatography (GC) (quantitative blood testing) for alcohol and GC / Mass Spec and LC Tandem Mass Spec for whole drug & blood drug Detection and analysis.

Mr Boyle’s personal approach and significant trial and courtroom experience has effectively represented clients throughout the entire State. He is also an accomplished Presenter. He’s been recognized by SuperLawyers, Leading Lawyers Magazine, Grand Rapids Business Journal /Magazine, and 10.0 AVVO Rating.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Additional Practice Areas
  • Sex Crimes, CSC / CSAM
  • Gun Crimes / Assault/ Self-Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Barone Defense Firm
- Current
Senior Trial Attorney, Jan 2005 - Present
Faculty, Instructor
CDAM, Advance Criminal Defense Practice Conference
- Current
Faculty, Instructor
CDAM, Criminal Defense Trial College
- Current
Teaching Assistant to Adjunct Professor
Patrick T. Barone
- Current
Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2002)
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Activities: Student Senator Mock Trial Rugby
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Albion College
B.A. (1999) | Economics and Management
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Awards
Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyers Magazine
Top Lawyer - Criminal Defense
Grand Rapids Business Journal / Magazine
Clients Choice Award
Avvo
Clients Choice Award, 2015 - 2018
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star, 2012 - 2016
Professional Associations
Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys (MIAOWIA)
Vice President
- Current
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Clear Water Counseling & Wellness
Board Member
- Current
Activities: President: 2019.
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Marijuana Law Section - State Bar of Michigan
Member
- Current
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Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys
Secretary
- Current
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Michigan Association of Operating While Intoxicated Attorneys (MIAOWIA)
Board Member
- Current
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The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NACDL
Member
- Current
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The National College for DUI Defense - NCDD
General Member
- Current
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Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers (ISIAL)
Member
- Current
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Michigan DUI Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law Section
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Michigan
Criminal
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Claystone Clinical Associates
Advisory Board
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Speaking Engagements
Discovering the Story, Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Advanced DUI Trial Practice Round Table, Advanced DUI Defense Seminar
Cross Examination: Art of the Cross, Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys
Handling Marijuana DUID Case, Marijuana Criminal Law Seminar
Trial Preparation - Discovering the Story, Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys - 2018 Spring Seminar
Opening Statements, Trial Skills
Trial Skills, Cross Examination
Discover Your Story, Trial Skills Bootcamp, Lansing, MI
MIAOWIA
Opening Statements, Trial Skills Bootcamp, Detroit, MI
MIAOWIA
FOIA and THC Blood Testing, Cannabis and Cars
Certifications
ARIDE
Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Impairment
DRE - Drug Recognition Expert
NHTSA/IACP
SFST - Standard Field Sobriety Tests
NHTSA/IACP
Whole Drug Testing
National Chemical Society
Liquid and Gas Chromatography
National Chemical Society
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael J. Boyle's Website Profile
Website
Barone Defense Firm Website
Blog
Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Barone Defense Firm
Birmingham, MI Office
280 N Old Woodward Ave
#200
Birmingham, MI 48009
Telephone: (248) 306-9158
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Barone Defense Firm
Troy, MI Office
2155 Butterfield Dr
#305A
Troy, MI 48084
Telephone: (248) 306-9158
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Barone Defense Firm
Clarkston, MI Office
39 S Main St
#20
Clarkston, MI 48346
Telephone: (248) 306-9158
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
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