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Gary K. Springstead

Gary K. Springstead

Criminal Defense Attorney who is a former F.B.I. Agent, "Super Lawyer for Crimin
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • Michigan
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Gary K. Springstead is one of the leading criminal attorneys in Grand Rapids and Fremont. As a trial attorney he has developed a busy practice in state and federal courts in Muskegon, Grand Rapids, White Cloud, Hart, Ludington, and Big Rapids. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Springstead was an F.B.I. Special Agent for approximately five years, investigating and assisting in the prosecution of a broad range of federal crimes from sophisticated white collar crimes to violent crimes, terrorism and national security matters. This included investigating numerous high-profile cases in the United States and abroad. Mr. Springstead’s criminal practice is split fairly evenly between federal criminal cases in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and state criminal cases in Kent, Muskegon, Mason, Mecosta, Oceana, Ottawa, and Newaygo counties. In federal court, Mr. Springstead represents people charged with a variety of violent and white collar crimes, including: Bank, Wire and Mail Fraud Bank Robbery Bribery and Kickback Schemes Drug Charges and Drug Conspiracies Embezzlement Federal Gun/Explosive Charges Grand Jury Matters Identity Theft Illegal Reentry Immigration Violations Possession/Distribution of Child Pornography Mr. Springstead has had many successes in federal court in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, Michigan, including: Excluding evidence Getting charges reduced to less serious charges Avoiding charges altogether Receiving downward departures or variances Achieving reversal on appeal Winning a “not guilty” verdict on all counts in a high-profile white-collar crime trial Mr. Springstead’s experience as an F.B.I. agent and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney has been particularly useful in defending federal criminal cases. In state court, Mr. Springstead handles serious felonies as well as misdemeanors. His successes include not guilty verdicts at trial, directed verdicts of acquittal, denial of bindover at prelimi

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    White Collar Crime
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Additional Practice Areas
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Federal Drug Charges
  • Federal Gun Charges
  • Federal Wire Fraud
  • Federal Bank Fraud
  • Federal Health Care Fraud
  • Sex Crimes
  • MIP's
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, and American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly and flat fees available.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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6th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys
- Current
Member, Board of Directors
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
- Current
National College of DUI Defense
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Wayne State University Law School
J.D. (1998)
Honors: Boaz-Siegel Award, Labor Law Moot Court, Semi-Finalist
Activities: Moot Court Journal of Law & Society
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
J.D. (1995) | Political Science
Honors: Graduated with Distinction
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Kalamazoo College
B.A. | Political Science
Honors: NCAA Division III Men's Tennis National Champions, 1992, 1993
Activities: Men's Tennis
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Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers for Criminal Law
Client's Choice Award
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan  # P59726
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Websites & Blogs
Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Attorney serving all of West Michigan
Grand Rapids Criminal & DUI Defense Blog
Grand Rapids Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorneys
Contact & Map
Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, P.L.L.C. (Fremont Office)
28A W. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412
Telephone: (231) 924-8700
Fax: (231) 924-8702
Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law, P.L.L.C. (Grand Rapids)
15 Ionia Avenue, S.W. #520
Grand Rapids, MI 49412
Telephone: (616) 458-5500
Fax: (616) 458-6007