Attorney, Eric L. Pernie is a true state native, born and raised in MI. He attended Ferris State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude. While he was there, he worked hard for his criminal justice degree while simultaneously being an active member of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Upon graduating, Eric received his police certification from Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Shortly afterward, he started working at the Bloomfield Township Police Dept. as a road patrol officer.
Eric worked diligently as a police officer for well over a decade and gained numerous skills during his training and police activities. He gained experience in how to:
-Investigate drivers who may be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
-Administer the Standardized Field Sobriety Tasks
-Utilize the Datamaster Breathalyzer
-Administer preliminary breath tests
-Use RADAR and LIDAR speed detectors
He also spent his time gaining skills in a variety of other related fields: he trained new police officers as a field training officer, went through emergency 911-dispatcher training, and experienced child forensic interviewing training. He is also a member of the DUI Lawyers Association. Eric is always looking to improve and challenge himself in new and exciting ways, and his wide range of activities spent as a police officer demonstrates that trait thoroughly. Eric represents men and women throughout Michigan, including Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties and takes pride in offering knowledgeable, cost-effective, efficient representation to individuals in the community.