Attorneys Gary Springstead and Mike Bartish have been named Super Lawyers in 2017, by Super Lawyers magazine. Attorneys are selected based on peer nominations, professional achievements, practice area, and peer reviews. Less than 5% of attorneys in the State of Michigan earn this prestigious designation, according to Super Lawyers. Springstead and Bartish began practicing together […]
This morning I stumbled upon a great piece on the unfair legal process being employed in sexual assault investigations and adjudications on college campuses, when I was reading one of my favorite op-ed writers, David Brooks of the New York Times. Every year he gives out awards for the best online articles, called the “The […]
The US Attorneys Office in Grand Rapids continues to crack down on health care related/drug diversion schemes (click here for article).
(Photo: Front Row (L-R): Charles “Chip” Chamberlain, Larry Willey, Jeffrey J. O’Hara; Back Row (L-R) Mike R. Bartish, Gary K. Springstead, and J. Terrance Dillon (not pictured: James Brady)) Seven Grand Rapids area criminal defense attorneys have earned the prestigious designation of “Super Lawyer” for criminal law in 2014. The Super Lawyer award is bestowed […]
If you are facing criminal charges in state or federal court, it is imperative that you have the best criminal defense attorney you can find to handle your case. The stakes are high, as a conviction may lead to jail or prison, fines/costs, probation/parole, restitution, public registration in certain sex offenses, unemployment or difficulty finding […]
Occasionally, a client will ask about the option of pleading “no contest” to a criminal offense rather than entering a guilty plea. Sometimes, this question is prompted by the misguided assumption that “no contest” plea will result in a different outcome to your criminal case than a guilty plea. Mlive.com recently ran an article where […]