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My life was allowed to move forward and I am sure without Robert's help I would have been wrongfully convicted.
– N.S.

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Admitted to practice law in 2014, Ann Arbor criminal defense attorney Robert Elmen defends people accused of crimes such as assault and battery, domestic violence, sex crimes, drug crimes, and drunk driving / OWI / DUI. His caring approach towards his clients sets him apart from other lawyers as he recognizes that people come to him during their darkest hours, looking for help, and for hope. Robert is a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and draws on his martial arts training to help himself and his clients remain calm in the face of what may seem like insurmountable odds.
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Elmen Legal — Ann Arbor Criminal Defense Attorney

Qualified, Compassionate Criminal Defense

At the criminal defense law firm of Elmen Legal, PLLC, I represent people who have been accused of crimes in and around Ann Arbor, Michigan. I proudly work with people at all stages of the criminal process, from the initial investigation to trial, and at sentencing. If you are searching for criminal defense lawyers in Ann Arbor, I encourage you to contact me for caring, compassionate advocacy.

I represent people accused of all types of crimes, including violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, operating while intoxicated (OWI), driving under the influence (DUI), and drug crimes.

I feel privileged to stand up for the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and I understand that, for my clients, I may be the only thing standing between them and a criminal conviction, significant fines, and jail or prison time.

My Philosophy

My philosophy is simple - I am here to help you through what is probably one of the most stressful times in your life.

Being accused of a crime can bring fear and uncertainty. As your attorney, I will not only be an advocate, but also someone who cares for you as an individual. You will not be just another client.

My overarching goal is to take care of you as a person, while also fighting for your rights. I will advise you on how a criminal conviction might affect your future and will fight hard for a Not Guilty verdict.

Contact Elmen Legal Today — Help Is Just a Phone Call Away

To learn more about Elmen Legal, read reviews from other clients and read answers to our Frequently Asked Questions. When you are ready to schedule your free initial consultation to discuss your case, contact me by calling (734) 707-8915, emailing robert@elmenlegal.com, or complete the online form. When searching for criminal defense lawyers in Ann Arbor, Elmen Legal has you covered.

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If you’ve been charged with a crime, Elmen Legal, PLLC is here to help. Contact me today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.
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