Before forming Czarnecki & Taylor PLLC, James spent nearly 10 years working at one of the most well-known law firms in Macomb County where he was head of the criminal department.
James was born and raised in Michigan. He is a 2004 Graduate of Wayne State University Law School. ?While in law school he served as Editor-In-Chief of the Moot Court program. He also interned at the State Appellate Defender Office, Federal Defender Office and Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. When he became an attorney he also did volunteer work for the ACLU on criminal cases.
For 15 years James has successfully dedicated himself to criminal defense. He has handled cases in every aspect of the criminal justice system from trials to appeals in federal and state courts. He has handled cases ranging from traffic tickets to murder. He has also represented clients in federal court with charges ranging from conspiracy, alien smuggling, assaulting federal agents and union fraud, among other charges.
He is an experienced litigator who has successfully taken jury and bench trials to verdict. He has won not guilty verdicts on felony and misdemeanor cases ranging from multiple count criminal sexual conduct, assault with intent to murder, domestic assault, and assault and battery among others. He has successfully had cases dismissed at the preliminary examination or from motions to suppress for illegal searches and seizures.