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Police Suggestive Identification

This blog will discuss suggestive pre-trial identification.  Photographic identification procedures can violate a defendant’s due process rights if they are so impermissibly suggestive as to give rise to a substantial likelihood of misidentification.  Poli...
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Hills Law Offices' Kalamazoo criminal defense attorneys have been protecting Michigan citizens' rights for over four decades. Our experience covers the spectrum from misdemeanors such as drunk driving, domestic violence, and possession of marijuana to felonies including criminal sexual conduct, murder, delivery of drugs, and every crime in between.

We aggressively defend individuals and organizations in a wide variety of criminal matters at every stage of the process: from before charges are issued, through the trial process, and, when necessary, through the appellate process. Our Kalamazoo attorneys protect and defend clients in State and Federal courts in Kalamazoo and throughout southwest Michigan.

Our criminal defense specialties include:

Our Kalamazoo law firm is committed to providing clients with personalized representation and we work together with our staff and investigators to provide superior representation. Our depth of experience in handling even the most complicated matters qualifies us to handle your defense, no matter what type of criminal charges are involved.

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Under Investigation?

If you think that you are under criminal investigation and police are questioning you, do not wait to be charged before hiring an attorney. By obtaining representation during the investigation process, our experienced criminal defense lawyers can often prevent charges from being filed in the first place.

By retaining the services of one of our criminal defense attorneys before you are charged or arrested, you'll have the advantage of a lawyer with expertise in the area pertaining to your defense and who is thoroughly familiar with Michigan's criminal code.


  • "Incentive and Sanctions Training; National Association of Drug Court Professionals"
    Presented by Helen Harberts, M.S., J.D.; Terrance Walton, NDCI Faculty
    April 2014

  • "Criminal History in Sentencing - Descamps, Its Changes, and Where the Supreme Court May Go Next"
    Presented by Paresh Patel, Appellate Attorney, Federal Public Defender’s Office, District of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD
    April 2014

  • Michigan Association of Drug Court Professionals, Michigan Conference
    March 2014

  • Presentation: "Forensic Psychiatry, Criminal Competencies and Malingering," William J. Sanders, D.O., M.S.
    March 2014

Southwest Michigan Counties Served

Hills Law Offices' criminal defense attorneys represent clients in State and Federal courts throughout nine southwest Michigan counties, including:

  • Kalamazoo County, MI
  • Van Buren County, MI
  • Calhoun County, MI
  • Allegan County, MI
  • Barry County, MI
  • St. Joseph County, MI
  • Cass County, MI
  • Berrien County, MI
  • Kent County, MI

The sooner you seek legal assistance, the better your lawyer can protect you. Don't wait to be arrested, and don't wait to be charged—let us help you now.

Contact Hills Law Offices today for the most experienced aggressive criminal defense attorneys in Kalamazoo.