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Michael J. Boyle

Michael J. Boyle

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  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law
  • Michigan
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Summary

Attorney and Counselor – Michael J. Boyle is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Trial Attorney. He joined the Barone Defense Firm in 2005 after a successful solo criminal defense practice. Mr. Boyle has been personally trained and mentored by the Firm’s principal and founding member Mr. Patrick T. Barone. Mr. Boyle is a highly trained and skilled Trial Attorney and has represented clients in over 70+ counties throughout Michigan. Mr. Boyle is a graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College. He has also a graduate of the highly regarded “Trial Lawyers College,” which was founded by nationally renowned trial attorney Gerry Spence. Mr. Boyle has worked personally with and been trained by Mr. Spence and has used this training to win drunk/drugged driving and criminal trials.

Mr. Boyle has been certified as a practitioner of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests in accordance with the standards set forth by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). He is also trained and certified as a Drug Recognition Evaluator/Expert (DRE) specifically designed for DUI Drug cases, and also Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE). This extensive training has provided him the ability to thoroughly and accurately review your case, and tactically cross examine arresting officers.

Mr. Boyle has had extensive training and experience in understanding the science and principals involved in chemical testing, including the DMT DataMaster (breath testing), which is used throughout the State. In addition, Mr. Boyle is one of only a few Michigan attorneys that has had specialized and hands-on training with Gas Chromatography (GC) (quantitative blood testing) for alcohol and GC / Mass Spec and LC Tandem Mass Spec for whole drug & blood drug Detection and analysis.

He is also an accomplished Presenter on Trial skills, drug testing and dui cases.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2002)
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Activities: Student Senator Mock Trial Rugby
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Professional Experience
Partner
Barone Defense Firm
- Current
Senior Trial Attorney
Barone Defense Firm
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Discover Your Story, Trial Skills Bootcamp, Lansing, MI
MIAOWIA
Opening Statements, Trial Skills Bootcamp, Detroit, MI
MIAOWIA
FOIA and THC Blood Testing, Cannabis and Cars
Certifications
ARIDE
Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Impairment
DRE - Drug Recognition Expert
NHTSA/IACP
SFST - Standard Field Sobriety Tests
NHTSA/IACP
Whole Drug Testing
National Chemical Society
Liquid and Gas Chromatography
National Chemical Society
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
MIchigan Association of OWI Attorneys
Member & Vice President
Current
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State Bar of Michigan
Marijuana Law Section
- Current
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State Bar of Michigan
Criminal
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael J. Boyle Attorney Biography
Website
Barone Defense Firm Website
Blog
Barone Defense Firm Blog
Blog
Barone Defense Firm Federal Blog
Contact & Map
Grand Rapids MI Office
61 Commerce Ave SW
Suite 504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
USA
Telephone: (248) 574-5673
Birmingham MI Office
280 N Old Woodward Ave
#200
Birmingham, MI 48009
USA
Telephone: (248) 574-8302