DANIEL J. LARIN
Daniel Larin is a criminal defense lawyer specializing in DUI or Drunk Driving defense and Criminal Defense. He also also a specilaist in Driver License Restoration in Michigan. He appears in courts throughout the State of Michigan. He has represented clients in hundreds of drunk driving cases ranging from first offenders and Zero Tolerance to OWI Causing Death or Serious Injury. Additionally, he has represented hundreds of clients seeking restoration of driving privileges before the Secretary of State and in Circuit Court. He attributes his high success rate to preparation and a thorough knowledge of the laws, administrative rules and procedures. He is highly regarded by his fellow lawyers and judges.
Daniel has been educating other attorneys, judges and the public through his writings and lectures. He is an author and editor of the Michigan Drunk Driving Law and Practice handbook that is published by the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) in conjunction with the Michigan Bar and the University of Michigan Press. In addition he is one of the authors of the Michigan Basic Practice Manual, also from the ICLE, where he contributed the chapter called “Traffic”. He contributed the chapter "Driver's License Sanctions" to the ICLE's Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction book. He wrote the commentary for the "Traffic Offenses" section of the Michigan Model Criminal Jury Instructions. He is a frequent lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, local bar associations and the State Bar of Michigan where he speaks on topics related to DUI defense, license restoration and traffic crimes.
He has been recognized as one of the "Top 1000 Lawyers in Metro Detroit" by dBusiness Magazine; as a "SuperLawyer" since 2011; as the "Nation's Top One Percent" by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel; as a "Leading Lawyer" by Leading Lawyers; as a "Top 100 Trail Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers; and, holds the highest rating of "10 of 10, Superb" by AVVO.
Daniel Larin is a graduate with honors from Washburn School of Law in Topeka, Kansas where he was also an editor on the Washburn Law Journal. He worked for the Sedgwick County Prosecutor’s Office in Wichita, Kansas prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors.
Dan Larin graduated from Michigan State University in 1988 where he studied Marine Biology and received a BS from the College of Natural Science. He also studied at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and Western Michigan University. After graduation he worked as an Observer for the National Marine Fisheries Service in the Bering Sea off the Aleutian Islands. He has also worked as an environmental scientist and air quality specialist in Michigan and California. His scientific training aids him in understating the nuances of scientific evidence.