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Stephen Barker, Juris Doctor

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A Formidable Defender, a Compassionate Friend
28 years of highly successful practice in the areas of Criminal Law, both felony and misdemeanor, DUI defense, Driver's License Restoration, Divorce, Custody and Family Law, and Personal Injury and General Civil Litigation.

Despite representing hundreds of criminal defendants, Mr. Barker can still count the number of clients who went to prison on his fingers. Those who did go received sentences well below the maximums for their mistakes. Mr. Barker defended the most difficult of all cases, the alleged murder of a baby,. and after an eight day trial, received one of the fastest not guilty verdicts in Oakland County Capital Case history

Mr. Barker has represented numerous drivers seeking license restoration and has never had a client ,who followed his advice, leave a hearing without driving privileges.

Mr. Barker has handled hundreds of divorce and custody matters. He is also a trained divorce mediator. His philosophy has always been to help people through these difficult times of their lives with compassion and always with the well being of the children foremost. He has aggressively represented both men and women. He has received the ultimate compliment of being hired by the other side to represent them in later divorces
Mr. Barker is married. He has two daughters, a stepdaughter and a stepson of whom he is proud. He lives with his wife and three dogs, of which one is a rescue dog.

He was led into legal practice by his father, Bud Barker, a retired superintendent of police and a decorated war hero. He achieved a top 6% nationwide ranking on the Law School Admission Test He graduated at 35 years of age. At a stage of his career where many classmates were having difficulty acclimating to the courtroom, he went his first four years winning all of his trials and motions.

In his little spare time he reads, plays competitive tournament golf, and with his lovely wife, does occasional volunteer work with Last Chance Animal Rescue of Livingston County. He urges all readers of this site to adopt rescue animals if they are thinking about a pet.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Divorce
 Abuse (Child, Domestic, Sexual)  Family Law
 Auto (Speeding, Traffic)  Juveniles
 Children (Custody, Support)  Negligence
 Contract Disputes  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Criminal Law  White Collar Crime
Bachelor of Arts, Dean's List, Detroit Institute of Technology.

Juris Doctor, with certificate of excellence in the study of law, Michigan State University School of Law
Master Member Michigan State Bar Association
Michigan Family Law Section
Michigan Criminal Law Section
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (past member)
Bar Admissions
Michigan, other states Pro Hoc Vice
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Todd Kehren. 9/2/2013
I can speak on my experience with Stephen Barker he has guided me in the right direction with my family and friends, helped all of us through our hardest times,through divorce /custody/criminal from felonies /misdimeanors,/ protesting a last rights will, stephen Barker will never do you wrong (but may I say be truthful with him he's on your side don't b.s him he will protect you) No one out of my friends or family's ever got any type of trouble / punishments through the court systems. Not to brag he's as good as they come. He don't b.s anyone tells v you like it is. Word of advise can't get no better. But if you want a discounted rate tell him you don't like the New York Jets lol just act like you love them. Then tell him Todd Kehren said go Steelers. Just joking (I wish who ever reads this the best and I will state one last time Stephen Barker, don't want you to go to jail he has many connects and peeps in the system been around for a little bit) + he will go down swinging. Last thing out of my friends from ouil, felonies/ traffic/ child support/ custody / misc. no one has been unhappy that I know he da shit. plus he can be reached 24-7 7days a week.
42400 Grand River
Suite 109
NoviMI 48375
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