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About David

Over 35 years of practice, David S. Steingold developed and still maintains a reputation as a hard-nosed, take no prisoners trial lawyer. Described by peers as a "pit bull," he will challenge judges and prosecutors that threaten his client's rights. He will never subjugate the interests of his client to those of his own for any reason. His success at trial rivals anyone. Whether in a criminal case or in civil litigation, if there is going to be a fight, you want David S. Steingold on your side. Born in 1953, David S. Steingold graduated with Honors from the University of Michigan in 1975. He obtained his law degree from Arizona State University in 1978. While in law school, David S. Steingold found his calling as a trial lawyer. He became president of the Moot Court organization and represented Arizona State University in several trial competitions. Following law school, Mr. Steingold returned to his native home of Detroit, Michigan and began working for a prominent local criminal attorney, Neil H. Fink. Mr. Steingold set out on his own in 1982. He has been in continuous practice since that time, focusing primarily on criminal and civil litigation. Over the years David Steingold won acquittals in dozens of significant state and federal trials and has represented individuals in several significant, high-publicity cases. Amongst those cases was People v Parisi, in 1990. After successfully representing Mr. Parisi, who admitted burning down a crack house to protect his children, Mr. Steingold was featured in several legal publications and television shows, both national and local. He appeared on such shows as Geraldo, Sally Jessie Raphael, The Today Show and 60 Minutes. David Steingold has tried cases in jurisdictions throughout the United States, including New Jersey to Alabama, from Texas to Ohio. The focus of his practice is in metropolitan Detroit, with a primary emphasis on trials in federal comi and Wayne County Circuit Court, Detroit, Michigan. The list of famous and infamous persons represented by David Steingold would be too long to mention. Most recently, he successfully defended Bobby Ferguson on federal fraud and firearm charges. David S. Steingold also represents clients in complex civil litigation. He currently represents several local businesses, including Leonard Fountain Syrups. David S. Steingold has the highest rating issued by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent company that has rated lawyers for over 75 years. Rated AV for the highest level of ability and professional ethics, Mr. Steingold has retained this rating for over 30 years. (The AV rating is reserved for the top 3% of attorneys).

work Experience

Attorney
The Law Offices of Neil H. Fink
Jan. 1, 1979 - Jan. 1, 1982
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Principal
The Law Offices of David S. Steingold
Jan. 1, 1982 - Jan. 1, 2014
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Attorney
The Steingold & Dwyer Law Group
Jan. 1, 2014 - Current
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school Education

University of Michigan
BA - Bachelor of Arts
- 1975

Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1978

bookmark Awards

AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2015
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2014
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2013
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2012
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2011
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2010
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2009
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2008
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2007
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2006
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbel
2005
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2004
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2003
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2002
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2001
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2000
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1999
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1998
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1997
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1996
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1995
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1994
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1993
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1992
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1991
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1990
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1989
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1988

group Associations

Member
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
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Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Member
State Bar of Arizona
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Member
State Bar of Michigan
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Member
Federal Bar Association
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Member
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
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