A murder charge was dismissed for a Detroit man at preliminary examination after questioning revealed the alleged eyewitness could not have seen what they claimed to have seen.
No Charges Filed
Mom, falsely accused of child abuse against her 12-year old daughter, was cleared in Oakland County without charges being filed, thanks to early intervention from attorney John Freeman.
A Troy man’s carrying a concealed weapon (ice pick) charge from Somerset Mall was dismissed at preliminary examination after Mr. Freeman’s extensive cross-examination of police officers demonstrated the suspect had no intent to use the item as a weapon.
A Jackson County man facing up to life in prison was found not guilty after our cross-examination revealed the witnesses against him had not told the truth and conspired to set him up.
After a 3-day trial in St. Clair County Circuit Court, our client was found not guilty by a jury after being falsely accused of assault with intent to commit sexual penetration.
No Charges Filed
No charges filed against a Lansing woman who shot her boyfriend in self-defense, following Mr. Freeman’s immediate jail visit and representation before, during and after police questioning.
An Oakland County woman, facing mandatory jail-time for felony drunk driving (3rd offense), followed Mr. Freeman’s instructions on how to comply with all bond conditions and proactively deal with her drinking problem, leading to a plea deal to misdemeanor drunk driving (2nd offense) and probation.
An Ohio man facing multiple years in prison instead was sentenced in federal court to probation and community service following Mr. Freeman’s representation before and after charges were filed.
The case against a U of M student charged with sexual assault and facing prison was dismissed at preliminary examination in Ann Arbor District Court after Mr. Freeman’s cross-examination of the State’s only witness.
A client facing mandatory life in federal prison received only 7 years following Mr. Freeman’s successful representation in Detroit federal court.
A Downriver woman charged with carrying a concealed pistol in her yoga pants has her case dismissed at preliminary examination after Mr. Freeman successfully established on cross-examination that the police could plainly observe the outline of the gun, thereby defeating the prosecutor’s claim that it was concealed.
Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney
Aggressive, Strategic, Experienced And Ready To Fight
- Under investigation?
- Facing criminal charges?
- Already convicted?
- Subpoenaed to testify?
- Contacted by the police?
Honors And Memberships
Totally dedicated to his clients, John Freeman’s success in protecting the rights of those accused of crimes in Michigan has earned him many honors and awards, including SBM Connect, Avvo, National Association Criminal Defense, ASLA, 10 Best, Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, Lawyers of distinction and selection to the Super Lawyers’ list for 2018.
All Crime, All The Time
The Law Office of John Freeman is “all crime, all the time.” We handle criminal cases and administrative matters related to criminal cases. We are not a general practice firm. We do not attempt to juggle multiple areas of the law. We use our extensive experience in criminal law to defend the rights and freedom of our clients.
Our clients are individuals and corporate entities that are under investigation and/or formally charged with all types of federal and state crimes. We appear in federal court, state court and before a variety of administrative agencies such as the Secretary of State (driver’s license appeals), the Department of Corrections (parole), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (FFL regulation). We have access to top investigators and experts who help us build effective defenses.
A Former Federal And State Prosecutor
Attorney John Freeman is a former federal and state prosecutor. In those roles, he handled a large number of high-profile cases, including cases involving murder, terrorism, high-level drug trafficking, robbery, white collar charges and other federal crimes. He now uses that experience to defend clients accused of serious felony and misdemeanor charges in either federal or state court.
What Our Clients Say
“One of the things I appreciated the most about Mr. Freeman’s services is that he was honest telling what could and could not happen. He did an A1 job. He also talked about other cases and used “them as an example for me to watch my step.” – F.T. 9/6/17
“If you find yourself in trouble with the law..or even sense it…I recommend you hire and talk to John Freeman. John is the best lawyer I have ever come across, he is very serious about seeking justice for his clients.” – Anonymous 5/11
“Mr. John Freeman represented both my husband and myself this past summer. I would recommend Mr. Freeman’s legal services to anyone! He is the perfect combination you want for your attorney, aggressive (when need be), timely, will listen to his client, and very persistent!” – Anonymous 2/11
“I went in for sentencing, and was given 2 years probation with no jail time. Mr. Freeman saved my life, and kept me a free man. I strongly suggest if you are in trouble with the law you call him immediately, it will be the most important phone call you can make…” – John S 1/11
“Mr. Freeman sets a bar that all other lawyers should aspire to. He is an expert in the field of law and his execution of client care exemplifies that. I was/am impressed with Mr. Freeman’s desire not only to take care of a client, but to also listen to his client.” – Chris C. 9/10