Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers In The Detroit Area

When you are facing serious criminal charges, you need a lawyer who will take your case seriously. LaRene & Kriger PLC provides a true defense rather than merely lining up a plea bargain. The skilled trial attorneys of the firm are well known for achieving remarkable results, including dismissed charges, jury acquittals and successful appeals.

The partners have handled major felony cases, including some of the most high-profile cases in recent history. Serving Metro Detroit, Southeast Michigan and statewide, they practice in both state and federal criminal defense.

At LaRene & Kriger, you will work directly with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Call (313) 513-6533 or contact us online to arrange a confidential consultation.

Client Reviews

Hear What Our Past Clients Have To Say
  • Best Sentencing Memorandum I've Ever Received

    “I'll tell you it's the best sentencing memorandum I've ever received and read. It was very, very well done.”

  • I don’t believe I could have ever received better representation or counsel.

    “I would highly recommend Mark and cannot thank him enough as he did a tremendous job as my attorney.”

  • Achieved practically miraculous results.

    “We all think of him as a lifesaver and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone in need.”

  • Was ALWAYS on top of everything.

    “An amazing attorney.... I can't say enough what he has done for my husband.”

  • The result he achieved was beyond my wildest expectations.

    “He was extremely conscientious and responsive to my concerns and anxiety. I cannot thank him enough and would recommend him to anyone.”

A Premier Defense Firm Known For Tough Cases

Detroit criminal defense lawyers Deday LaRene and Mark Kriger bring 70-plus years of combined experience to your case. They understand that your liberty and your future are at stake. Whatever the charges, you can count on LaRene & Kriger for a vigorous and sophisticated defense:


LaRene & Kriger represents clients at every stage of the criminal justice system, including pre-indictment intervention, pre-trial motions, hearings, plea negotiations, trials and sentencing. The firm also maintains a successful practice in appeals and post-conviction relief, including petitions for writs of habeas corpus and coram nobis.

Tne thing that sets this firm apart is that the partners do the work themselves, rather than assigning it to paralegals. Mr. Kriger and Mr. LaRene write the pre-trial motions and accompany clients to court appearances. They perform the legal research and trial preparation. They write the appellate briefs and argue cases before judges, juries and courts of appeal. Knowing that the client’s fate lies in the caliber of their defense, the attorneys of LaRene & Kriger take their responsibility seriously.

Fraud And Theft Attorneys In Wayne County

Although recognized throughout Michigan and beyond, the partners prefer to work behind the scenes rather than seeking the spotlight. They realize what is at stake for you and your family, and work hard to position you for the most favorable outcome.

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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We take our responsibility – and your future – very seriously.
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