Criminal defense attorney Flint and Ann Arbor, Michigan

Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney Michael P. Manley

Board-certified Michigan criminal defense lawyer who consistently wins big cases

Have you been charged with a crime in Michigan? Are you under investigation by state or federal authorities? Are you facing the possibility of having to pay thousands of dollars in fines or spend of years behind bars?

Don’t take chances with your future. Take action. Contact the law offices of Michael P. Manley. Attorneys Michael P. Manley and Susan Longsworth proudly serve people throughout Michigan charged with serious crimes. And with offices in Flint and Ann Arbor, we’re strategically located to serve the legal needs of people statewide.

Criminal defense lawyer Michael P. Manley has a well-earned national reputation for winning complex cases. The area’s only Board Certified Criminal Trial Expert, attorney Manley was named a top criminal defense attorney by Michigan Super Lawyers. No more than 5 percent of the state’s attorneys receive this honor. He also has a rating of 10 or “superb” by the legal research service Avvo.

“I’m honored and humbled to be the guy people hire to take on the biggest cases,” Michael P. Manley says.

A master in the courtroom, with a powerful presence and delivery, Mr. Manley’s record speaks volumes. In case after case, he consistently secures favorable verdicts for people charged with serious crimes. He’s proud of his case results and his clients’ testimonials. He earned their praise through his tenacious hard work, dedication to detail and unwavering commitment to achieving the best results, no matter how challenging the proceedings.

Attorney Longsworth also has a stellar reputation. A former Assistant Prosecutor in Washtenaw County, Longsworth knows how the legal system works from the inside. That’s why she and Manley consistently achieve successful results in the courtroom. They know how the other side thinks and how to stay one step ahead.

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“In my over 50 years of law enforcement experience all over the world, I have observed and worked with some truly great lawyers. I can say unequivocally that Attorney Michael Manley is

the best trial lawyer that i have ever seen.

His legal ability and his mastery of presenting an ethical and compelling defense for his clients is unmatched. He is the lawyer that is most respected by the judges and the law enforcement community in this area”

- Sheriff Robert J. Pickell Genesee County Sheriff and Retired CIA Agent

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What types of criminal cases does Michael P. Manley handle in Michigan?

Attorney Manley has experience working on a wide range of criminal court cases. Some of the most common include:

Each criminal case is unique. That’s why it’s important to contact us as soon as possible. In many cases, you have a limited amount of time (sometimes 14 days or even less in certain cases) to take legal action. Otherwise, you could lose your driver’s license or face other penalties in some cases.

To get started today, contact attorney Manley and schedule a free case evaluation. Call (810) 238-0500 and make an appointment right away. We accept credit cards and payment plans if you decide to hire us to represent you. We also respect our clients’ desire for discretion and privacy when handling sensitive criminal cases.


“Words can't express the gratitude we feel. It was a tremendously stressful time for us. Without your intervention, fate would not have been nearly as kind. You handled every phase of the situation perfectly.”

Why should I hire attorney Manley if I’m charged with a crime?

Even if your case seems straightforward, don’t be so sure that you don’t need an attorney. Criminal cases can quickly become very complicated. And if you don’t know the applicable state or federal laws or understand how the legal system works, you might not realize all the legal options available to you.

No matter what type of criminal accusation you’re facing, there’s no substitute for a well-educated, respected attorney at your side in the legal arena. Michael P. Manley attended the prestigious University of Detroit School of Law, graduating with honors and finishing at the top of his class. He was also inducted into the Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society which annually recognizes the graduating class’s top academic achievers.

Michael P. Manley is also no stranger to high profile cases. One

of his jury trials was carried live across the nation on TruTV (formerly Court-TV) and the not guilty verdict was read before a national audience. Mr. Manley has appeared on “20/20,” “Dateline,” “The Today Show,” “CBS Early Morning Show,” “MSNBC,” “Sally Jessy Raphael” and “Maury Povich” as well as national, regional and local news reports always advocating on behalf of his clients.

A native of Flint, attorney Manley remains committed to helping people in his hometown and other communities throughout Michigan. Being a lawyer is more than just a job to Michael P. Manley.  It’s a passion that drives him to do whatever it takes to help people dealing with serious criminal matters.

“Not everyone’s truly innocent, but they certainly may not be guilty of what they are charged with. Everyone deserves top-notch legal representation,” Manley says.

Michigan criminal defense attorney Michael P. Manley – a name you can trust to vigorously fight for your rights.


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