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Have you been arrested or charged with a crime in Michigan?

Being charged with a crime is serious and can be life changing. The criminal justice system is difficult to navigate and without the proper guidance you can easily feel overwhelmed and powerless. Hire experienced lawyers who will fight for you. It is extremely important that you are competently represented throughout the process by a criminal defense attorney who will fight for the best possible outcome for you and your family. Available in Saginaw, Bay, Midland, Flint, Shiawassee, Genesee, Gratiot, Tuscola, Huron, Clinton and MORE.

Hire a Law Firm with a former Saginaw Prosecutor to fight for your rights, liberties, and dignity.

RECENT RESULTS

Charge: Resisting Arrest and OWI
Result: Deferred // HYTA
Charge: Manufacturing & Distributing Cocaine
Result: Deferred // Probation
Charge: 5 Felonies including Conspiracy & Tampering with Evidence & Felon in Possession of Firearm
Result: Pleaded to 1 count of Attempt to Tamper

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To Beat the Best, Hire the Best.

If you are facing a criminal charge in the Great lakes Bay Region, whether it’s a misdemeanor or a serious felony, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney at your side. At Great Lakes Bay Legal, we represent clients charged with a wide range of offenses, including DUI, drug crimes, domestic violence, assault, aggravated assault, homicide, and others. 

As a former Saginaw County Prosecutor partner Nathan J. Collison has been the attorney of record in over 150 Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court cases with a 100% of criminal and civil appeals won and takes an aggressive and seasoned approach to criminal defense.

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Great Lakes Bay Legal, Attorneys & Counselors 

Nathan J. Collison

Nathan J. Collison

Partner

Nathan J. Collison grew up in Saginaw Michigan, graduating from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 2007. Nathan earned his Juris Doctorate at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011. He is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

As the former Chief Appellate Attorney at the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office, Nathan J. Collison won every criminal and civil appeal he litigated. He also served as the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s personal attorney, winning several civil lawsuits. In addition to his appellate duties, Nathan successfully litigated drug asset forfeitures and was the former head prosecutor of the 10th Circuit Drug Treatment Court. In December of 2017 the Michigan State Police awarded him the Third District Commendation for his unbeaten drug asset forfeiture record.

Schivan I. Pedawi

Schivan I. Pedawi

Partner

Schivan I. Pedawi is a first-generation Kurdish-American. He was born and raised in the Great Lakes Bay Region, graduating with honors from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Relations. After graduating from SVSU, Schivan worked in politics as a field representative and campaign advisor for local, state, and national campaigns. It was during this time that he decided to go to law school. Schivan earned his Juris Doctorate with a focus on International Law and International Business Transactions from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2012, finishing in the top 15% of his class. While in law school, he clerked for Judge William C. Whitbeck at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

Being charged with a crime is serious and can be life changing. The criminal justice system is difficult to navigate and without the proper guidance you can easily feel overwhelmed and powerless. Hire experienced lawyers who will fight for you. It is extremely important that you are competently represented throughout the process by a criminal defense attorney who will fight for the best possible outcome for you and your family.

Criminal Defense

A reputable and experienced criminal defense lawyer can make a world of a difference in this difficult time. Hire a former prosecutor to defend your freedom. 

DUI & Vehicular Crimes

If you have been charged with a DUI/OWI or related offense in Michigan, you will want to contact us for a free consultation for representation. These charges can have a large impact on your life, and without proper representation, you will have serious consequences.

Drug Crimes

Have you recently been charged with a drug-related crime in the state of Michigan? If so, then you may be wondering what your rights are, and how to go about finding the legal representation and guidance you need during this challenging time. By having a better understanding of what to expect in the coming weeks and months, as well as how to find the right lawyer to represent you, you’ll be in a better place to defend your rights and best interests.

Violent Crimes

Have you been charged with a violent crime in Michigan? This can inlcude murder, homicide, roberry, domestic violence, aggravated assault, drive by shooting, disorderly conduct. If you are charged with a violent crime, you need a criminal defense attorney who has a proven track record of trying these cases. 

Post-Conviction/Appeals

An individual who has been charged or convicted of a crime has a few different options for seeking help and relief from the criminal justice system.  One of these types of help includes filing an appeal to have a criminal conviction overturned or sentence reduced.  

White Collar Crime

White collar crime is defined as nonviolent crime intended to commit illegal financial gain. White collar crime involves very serious federal offenses that can lead to not only years in prison, but fines, and a bleak future.

Federal Crimes

Great Lakes Bay Legal’s general counsel approach to addressing the day-to-day legal needs of clients in an ever-changing marketplace that continues to grow more and more complex enhances clients ability to be succesful. 

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