- January 19, 2014
- In The News
In The News: John Freeman is a Top 100 Lawyer in Michigan
IN THE NEWS: The Law Office of John Freeman, PLLC, is proud to announce that its founding member has been invited to join the ranks of the American Society of Legal Advocates. This esteemed legal organization welcomed John Freeman as their newest member on December 16, 2013, recognizing Mr. Freeman as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.
The American Society of Legal Advocates is an invitation-only society whose members comprise the top 2% of the licensed lawyers in the United States. Candidates are assessed for membership based on a variety of criteria, including educational accomplishments, community involvement, and leadership activity, as well as demonstrated legal achievement and expertise. During the six-month long selection process, those recognized are chosen from a pool of tens of thousands, manually narrowed down during two rounds of screening by a team of lawyers, to decide which nominees will be recognized as the top 100 in their state, and one of the top in their respective fields of expertise. Mr. Freeman has been recognized as one of the top Criminal Defense attorneys in the state of Michigan.
John Freeman‘s recognition by this organization is based upon his distinguished professional experience, which includes serving for seven years as a local prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney’s Office in Manhattan. In 2000, Mr. Freeman became an Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office, in the Eastern District of Michigan where he prosecuted all types of federal criminal cases. He also served as the Immigration and Border Coordinator for the Eastern District of Michigan’s Anti-Terrorism Task Force.
Since forming his own firm in 2007, Mr. Freeman has been providing comprehensive state and federal criminal defense representation for all types of cases, some of which have been in the news. Cases he handles include state and federal misdemeanors and felonies. Mr. Freeman handles crimes ranging from minor in possession of alcohol, retail fraud, drugs, drunk driving, financial fraud, immigration fraud, robbery, murder, public corruption, conspiracy, criminal sexual conduct, pornography, and grand jury investigations.
Mr. Freeman’s office is in Troy, MI, and he and serves clients across Michigan in state District and Circuit Court. He also represents federal clients in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and nationwide. If you or a loved one are under investigation or charged with a criminal offense in either state or federal court, contact an experienced Troy criminal defense attorney today.