Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you are accused of a crime, do you know the possible penalties? More importantly, does your lawyer know how to shield you from the harshest consequences?

No matter what the charges, you are in good hands at Dennis Hurst & Associates. Our aggressive defense lawyers have obtained acquittals, dismissals, reduced charges, deferred sentences and other favorable results. Our founding attorney is a former prosecutor with 33 years of experience in the criminal courts of mid-Michigan.

Felony Crimes · Misdemeanors · Traffic Offenses

Our Jackson criminal defense attorneys handle a wide range of criminal matters, including:

  • Resisting and opposing
  • License restoration
  • Probation violations
  • Shoplifting and theft
  • Reckless driving or hit-and-run
  • Weapon offenses
  • Criminal sexual conduct

A Former Prosecuting Attorney Defending You

Dennis Hurst spent four years as the elected prosecutor in Jackson County, prosecuting the full gamut from petty larceny to homicide. As a criminal defense lawyer, he has concentrated on severe felonies and high-profile cases. That collective experience enables him to analyze each case on its merits to identify the weaknesses in the state's case and choose the best defense strategy.

We are committed to avoiding jail and criminal convictions whenever possible, through skilled negotiations, motions, trial advocacy and appeals. Our firm handles many traffic cases, including commercial truck drivers cited for weight violations or other offenses while traversing Interstate 94 or Highway 27.

Mr. Hurst never lost a major case as a prosecutor and he has maintained a strong track record as a defense lawyer. In fact, after leaving public office and returning to private practice, he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by his former colleagues in the Jackson County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney.

Arrange A Confidential Consultation

We understand that it is embarrassing and scary to be arrested and charged with a crime. We are confident we can minimize the consequences or clear you completely. Call 517-783-3300or contact us online. We can meet clients at our offices in Jackson or Clark Lake.