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When you face criminal allegations, there is a lot at stake. With potential jail time, fines, a criminal record, and other long-lasting effects on the line, it is crucial that you do whatever you can to fight for the best possible result. No matter what the specific details of your case, the first step you need to take if you want to protect yourself is to hire an experienced Michigan criminal attorney. Grabel & Associates is a statewide criminal defense firm with unparalleled experience defending clients in both misdemeanor and felony cases. Our lawyers know what it takes to win in Michigan and even the most desperate legal situations. We are committed to doing all we can to protect you or your loved one after accusations of criminal wrongdoing.

Criminal Lawyers in Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids: We Will Travel to You

Our aggressive criminal defense lawyers will travel to you anywhere in the state, or you can meet us at any one of our three location; Lansing, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids. Contact us online or at our 24/7 defense hotline at 1-800-342-7896 now to begin your fight for justice with our renowned Michigan criminal attorneys. Our firm has been rated as one of the Top Ten Best Law Firms in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. We are regarded as one of the best criminal defense firms in the state for a reason and are ready to put our aggressive defense tactics to work in your unique case.

Best Criminal Attorney: Our History and Experience

Founding defense attorney Scott Grabel began his legal career working in the Michigan Court of Appeals almost two decades ago, and since founding our firm has dedicated his life to defending those who have been accused of crimes in Michigan. Under his direction, our talented team has developed a reputation as a leader in criminal defense statewide.

Cases We Handle

Over the course of countless past cases, our team has demonstrated that we know what it takes to win in sex crime cases, DUI and driver’s license restoration cases, drug crime cases, theft and property crime cases, assault cases, juvenile delinquency cases, and post-conviction motions and appeals.

Whatever the specific details of your case may be, our criminal attorneys are ready to fight for you and guide you through every step of the defense process, from investigation through to trial, or even in post-conviction cases.

What Separates Us From Other Criminal Attorneys

You’ve likely seen many criminal defense lawyers on TV, in the New York Times, or around the Internet, but what makes our firm different is results. Our impressive track record is the product of our credibility and solid reputation statewide, combined with our genuine concern for the freedom and futures of our clients.

Our Vision and Values

At Grabel & Associates, we believe in the constitutional right of every person to be viewed as innocent throughout an investigation and potential trial. While other attorneys may look for the quickest, easiest way to handle your complex case, our attorneys are willing to put in the hard work needed to get you results. We value your rights and will do everything we can to protect them, and our lawyers truly care about your future, not just profits or saving time. We want everyone who has been wrongly accused or threatened by excessive criminal penalties to have access to premier-level representation, and for almost two decades we have been providing top-level service to clients statewide.

Dedication to Clients

Without our clients, we wouldn’t be able to do what we love – defend Michigan’s accused. Our clients are everything to us, and throughout every stage of your case, our service will reflect that. Our criminal lawyers are committed to always being available for you so that you never have to worry about the state of your case or what steps you need to take next, and we will always be willing to answer your legal questions so that you can make educated decisions as you fight to protect yourself. We are always patient with our clients, yet we know how to work with tight deadlines and can take quick action to protect you when needed. Additionally, unlike many other lawyers who attempt to use a “one size fits all” approach to defense, we are ready to put in the additional work needed to develop an individualized defense strategy based on your specific case and unique case goals.


For all these reasons and more, our firm has racked up an impressive track record over the past 15+ years. As our proven results demonstrate, our team knows how to achieve impressive case results for clients who are facing all kinds of misdemeanor and felony allegations, and have been able to obtain case dismissals, court victories, favorable bargains, and many other positive results for those accused of various offenses. Don’t wait to contact our team; get in touch with Grabel & Associates now and let our dedicated defense attorneys provide you or your loved one with comprehensive defense throughout your battle for justice.

Quality Representation: Case Result Examples

Our case results speak for themselves, and affirm why we are recognized as a top Michigan criminal defense firm. We have been able to obtain numerous outstanding case results, including not guilty by jury in Criminal Sexual Conduct cases, successful CSC appeals, drug possession and possession with intent not guilty verdicts and deferred sentences, negligent homicide dismissals, driver’s license restoration and more. Look over our proven results for more examples of our recent successes, and contact our team as soon as possible to begin working towards adding your case to the list.

Client Testimonials

  • Scott Grabel is the best lawyer. At Lawyer Ratingz

    He takes his cases personally. Scott has outstanding Communication skills and understands his clients needs. He never left a call unanswered, the personal attention that i had from him was unbelievable.

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  • A wonderful firm by Okemos MI at Citysearch

    I cannot begin to express how fortunate I am to have had Scott Grabel & Associates represent me in my legal matter. The firm, which immediately responded to my phone call, was very sympathetic to my problem and was a very calming

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  • PLACE IN HEAVEN FOR THIS LAWYER by Mary Lou Z at Citysearch

    For those of you who believe lawyers have no place in Heaven, you should meet Scott Grabel. He is an exception to the rule! I was assigned a Public Defender who never knew or called me by my name and instead of defending me,

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Areas of Practice

Our highly experienced attorneys have worked in thousands of combined cases in various practice areas. No matter what criminal offense you have been accused of, our team is ready now to hear more about your case and advise you on the next steps you need to take. A few of our major practice areas are outlined below:

Get in touch with our experienced Michigan criminal defense lawyers right now and learn more about how state and federal law could impact your unique case. Our lawyers are ready to provide you with a free initial case consultation and begin to walk you through the next steps you need to take to protect your rights and freedom.

Areas We Serve

Our lawyers know Michigan – the laws, courts, judges, juries, prosecutors, and people. This inside understanding of the state law and legal system will provide you with an unmatched edge as you progress through your case. Our statewide criminal defense covers numerous areas including Lansing, East Lansing, Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon, Detroit, Benton Harbor, Southfield, St. Joseph, Pinconning, Kalamazoo, Mount Pleasant, Saginaw, Brant, Traverse City, Allegan, Hillsdale, Lapeer, Port Huron, Marquette, the Upper Peninsula and Ann Arbor.

Contact our defense attorneys by phone or online now and begin working with our team towards an exceptional case outcome. We are available 24/7 for potential clients statewide.

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Client Reviews

If you are reading these reviews you are about to make a decision that will have a large impact on the rest of your life. I choose Grabel and Associates to represent me in my case and I could not have been more satisfied with the level of professionalism and dedication to their clients. I had the opportunity to meet and work with multiple lawyers in the practice all of which showcased a vast knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system. When you choose Scott Grabel to represent you will open yourself up to all of his resources. Depending on your case Grabel knows experts in all fields. I worked with polygraph examiners, investigators, and forensics experts. Grabel and Associates will defend without prejudice of innocence or guilt. Scott Grabel was able to lead me through every step of the process with great communication the whole way. I would recommend Scott Grabel and Associates to my friends, family and anyone who is in need of representation. B. A.
Best attorney in state of Michigan. Caring and a true friend. Scott was with us every step of the way. He fought for a great injustice for our son and was able to provide an outcome that gave his life back. L. A.
Scott and his firm did an awesome job representing a family member of mine, I would highly recommend him and his firm! They were extremely reliable, trustworthy and very informative and did a great job with the case. I couldn't be happier with the results that we received, I can't speak highly enough about the great job he did. If you are thinking about using his firm, I would highly recommend, I would definitely use his firm again if needed, he is an a great attorney with a great firm, you won't be disappointed! M.F.