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Sam Bernstein

Associate Attorney
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+1 800-342-7896
+1 517-655-1530

124 W. Allegan St.
Ste. 636
Lansing, Michigan 48933

Attacking Your Defense Head-On

Since passing the bar, Mr. Bernstein has been singularly focused on criminal defense law. He is dedicated to client centered representation: attacking each case from the client’s perspective and keeping their goals first and foremost. Mr. Bernstein prides himself on getting his clients favorable results and always being reachable. He is well versed in fighting for the underdog and isn’t afraid to stand up to police and prosecutors on his client’s behalf. Mr. Bernstein has practiced in more than 50 courts across the state of Michigan and has significant trial experience. He hones in on case details, ensuring anything that can be challenged in the case against his clients will be. Additionally, Mr. Bernstein makes continuing education a priority. He participates in several conferences, seminars, and training courses through the leading organizations in criminal defense: Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys and various bar associations. He has been an active member of his local bar association since 2014 which keeps him up-to-date with the changes in criminal law in Michigan.

Committed to Clients and Education

Mr. Bernstein attended Eastern Michigan University followed by Michigan State University College of Law, graduating in 2011. He passed the bar that same year and immediately went into private practice for criminal defense; he joined Grabel & Associates as an Associate Attorney in 2022. Mr. Bernstein is also licensed to practice in Federal Court and has previously served as the Vice President of the Washtenaw County Bar Association. He was recently elected to serve as the President of the Washtenaw County Bar Association; his term will start in Fall of 2022. Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Bernstein enjoys spending time with his family in addition to playing golf.

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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.