Principal attorney and Barone Defense Firm founder Patrick T. Barone is among the most experienced and well-respected DUI/OWI defense attorneys in the state of Michigan. His impressive record of case wins, published works, teaching experience, and client and peer reviews have cemented his esteemed position in the legal community.
After beginning his legal career handling medical malpractice cases, Mr. Barone decided to open his own criminal defense firm and eventually narrowed his practice to focus solely on drunk and drugged driving defense. His passion for helping accused citizens and holistic approach to helping clients win back their lives have led to his firm’s success.
Mr. Barone contributed to the 2012 and 2014 editions of Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases and is also the author of Michigan DUI Law: A Citizens’ Guide and Defending Drinking Drivers. A graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, he is a faculty member of the National College for DUI Defense, the Michigan Trial Practice College, and serves as an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He also serves on the Michigan advisory board of Leading Lawyers Magazine.
Mr. Barone has a sterling reputation among his clients and peers. US News & World Report has ranked him among America’s Best Lawyers and has named The Barone Defense Firm as one of America’s Best Law Firms. He enjoys a perfect rating on AVVO—the premiere client- and peer-rating site—and has been given a rating of “Seriously Outstanding” by SuperLawyers. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Barone an AV rating, the highest achievable in the legal field.
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