Detroit's Premier Defense Law Firm

Chris Kessel Law is Michigan’s premier litigation firm. Whether you need one of the area’s top criminal defense attorneys or a skilled civil litigator, we have the experience to get you the results you deserve. We represent clients in all lower peninsula district courts, circuit courts, appellate courts, as well as the United States Court for the Eastern District.




The Proof Is In The Numbers

For the better part of a decade, Chris Kessel has proven to be Metro Detroit's best criminal defense and family law attorney -- with the numbers to prove it.

In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, Chris was selected as one of Michigan's Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in Michigan are selected to receive this honor.

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MICHIGAN ATTORNEY For over a decade, Chris Kessel has earned a reputation for being one of the most skilled, knowledgable and successful criminal defense and family law attorney in Metro Detroit. His significant experience and award-winning track record representing people within the State of Michigan attests to his ability to provide a caring, thoughtful approach designed to derive the best possible outcome for clients and their families. LEARN MORE

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