Julian J. Poota

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Southfield, MI

Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC
 | 24725 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034-7625
Phone: 248-356-8900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

As founder of the Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC, Mr. Poota is committed to representing clients in the Detroit Metro area and throughout the state of Michigan. He focuses his practice on criminal defense cases that involve drug crimes, white collar crimes, drunk driving, traffic violations, weapons charges and sex crimes. He also handles cases that include the following matters: personal injury, appeals, bankruptcy*, real estate, Social Security Disability, family law, divorce, civil litigation and business law.

After graduating magna cum laude from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Poota went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 2004 from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. During his time there, he participated in moot court competitions.

Committed to defending the rights of people, Mr. Poota provides the best possible representation to his clients. He understands the challenges that people face, whether they have been charged with a crime, going through a divorce, have suffered injury due to the negligence of another, or have become disabled and can no longer work. With a comprehensive knowledge of the law, he makes himself readily available to clients and understands that open communication is key to building a strong case. Mr. Poota is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Poota is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a partner with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

*Mr. Poota is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%)

Family Law (40%)

General Litigation (20%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About Julian Poota

Admitted: 2004, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.pootalaw.com/attorney-profile.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan - Book Award; Moot Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2004
  • Michigan, 2004
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Partner
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member

Educational Background:

  • Wayne State University., B.A., Honors: Magna Cum Laude, 2001
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Office Location for Julian J. Poota

24725 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034-7625

Phone: 248-356-8900


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Last Updated: 4/3/2017

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