Michael D. Hills

Michael D. Hills

Criminal Defense Attorney

  • Admitted to Michigan Bar 1998
  • Cum laude distinction, Michigan State University School of Law
  • Kalamazoo Drug Court Policy Counsel Defense Advisor, Policy board
  • Kalamazoo Bar Association, 2002 – 2004 (Past President)
  • Michigan Bar & Federal Bar Associations
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (member)
JAMES D. HILLS

JAMES D. HILLS

Former Prosecutor & Worked in the Judge Advocate General’s Office, Fort Benning, GA

  • Valparaiso School of Law: Juris Doctor 1965
  • Western Michigan University: Bachelor of Arts 1962
  • Admitted to practice in all Michigan courts, United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio
BECKET J. JONES

BECKET J. JONES

Criminal Defense Attorney

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School: JD – Juris Doctor
  • Michigan State University: BA – Bachelor of Arts
  • Kalamazoo County Board Association – KCBA, Member
  • Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association – Member
  • Hispanic American Council – Member
JESSICA E. LAFOND

JESSICA E. LAFOND

Criminal Defense Attorney

  • DePaul University College of Law: JD – Juris Doctor
  • Michigan State University: BA – Bachelor
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association, Vice President
  • Kalamazoo County OWI Court (Specialty Court), Defense Attorney Representative
THOMAS N. EDMONDS, J.D.

THOMAS N. EDMONDS, J.D.

Of Counsel

  • Prosecuting attorney 1975 – 1981
  • Chief of the Special Prosecutions Unit
  • Kalamazoo County Sheriff 1984 – 2003
  • Brigadier General, Ret. United States Army
  • 1969 – 1972 Active Service
  • 1972 – 2004 Army Reserve and Air National Guard
Mackenzie Mayer

Mackenzie Mayer

Criminal Defense Attorney

  • Admitted to Ohio Bar 2015
  • Worked for Ohio Firm from 2015 – 2018
  • Admitted to Michigan Bar 2019
  • University of Toledo, College of Law: JD Juris Doctor
  • Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association: Member

LEGAL ASSISTANTS

Lori

Lori

Office Manager

Supporting Everybody
hillslawmanager@gmail.com

Janet

Janet

Legal Secretary

Supporting Mike and Jessica
janet@hillslawoffice.com

Blake

Blake

Legal Secretary

Supporting Becket and Mackenzie
blake@hillslawoffice.com

IN A TOUGH SPOT? WE'RE HERE TO HELP.

Contact The Firm: 269.373.5430

ZEALOUS
We are in an adversarial system and we come ready to fight.
HONEST
We will always tell you the truth even it’s hard to hear sometimes.
INNOVATIVE
Continuing Legal Education is required by our entire firm.
RESPONSIVE
Our clients are our priority. Your questions & concerns will be answered promptly.
ETHICAL
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professional conduct.