The legal team of LaRene & Kriger PLC has served Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan since 1999, and the respective criminal defense careers of the partners date back even farther. They are true trial lawyers who have always practiced in criminal law.

  • N.C. Deday LaRene (he was born on D-Day) attended the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review, and was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1971. He is admitted to all state trial and appellate courts of Michigan, as well as federal court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a number of other districts, four U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (6th, 5th, 11th and 7th circuits) and the United States Supreme Court.
  • Mark J. Kriger grew up in Oakland County and was a longtime resident of Detroit. He earned his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1979 and has practiced in criminal defense ever since. He is admitted to practice before all courts of Michigan as well as federal courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Allison Kriger followed in her father’s footsteps, earning her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2012. She previously worked as a legislative analyst for state Senator Buzz Thomas and joined the firm of LaRene & Kriger in 2013.

The boutique criminal defense practice of LaRene & Kriger focuses on serious felony offenses, from financial crimes and property crimes to crimes against persons, as well as criminal appeals. The attorneys of LaRene & Kriger bring more than 100 years of combined experience to the practice of criminal defense. Contact LaRene & Kriger today to arrange a confidential consultation.

The Difference at LaRene & Kriger

  • Superb Reputation With Judges Throughout Detroit
  • Skilled at High-Profile & Serious Criminal Cases
  • Work Directly With Our Attorneys
  • Each Case is Given Personal Attention
  • Nearly 100 Years of Combined Legal Experience

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