Daniel T. Geherin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Ann Arbor, MI

Geherin Law Group, PLLC
 | 760 W. Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 305
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: 734-263-2780
Fax: 734-929-4675
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Daniel T. Geherin is the owner of Geherin Law Group, PLLC, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Geherin is a board-certified trial attorney and former prosecutor who concentrates his practice on representing individuals in criminal defense, drunk driving, civil litigation, college discipline and juvenile cases throughout Southeastern Michigan. He also sub-specializes in driver's license restoration and appeal cases.  During the course of his 20+year career, he has successfully helped thousands of people with civil, criminal and license cases and has tried more than 200 cases to completion.  He has achieved the highest rating (AV-Preeminent) by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and is rated 10/10 by Avvo.com.  

Mr. Geherin's prior experience as a prosecuting Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles granted him deep insight into the criminal justice system from the other side of the docket. As a deputy district attorney, he prosecuted criminal cases ranging from narcotics violations to drunk driving to white collar crimes.  As a defense attorney, he has defended virtually every felony and misdemeanor offense on Michigan's books.  Mr. Geherin has parlayed his significant trial experience is a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney into a successful career fighting for individuals in the civil litigation arena, on cases ranging from wrongful death, personal injury due to automobile negligence, civil rights, and Dram Shop violations.  

After graduating with honors from Michigan State University with a B.S. in humanities and pre-law, Mr. Geherin attended the California Western School of Law, earning his J.D. cum laude. While there, he served as the Executive Editor of the school's Law Review and won three American Jurisprudence Awards in addition to winning the school's moot court trial competition.

Mr. Geherin knows that providing skillful representation to his clients requires keeping current with the law and developments in legal practice. To that end, he is active in several professional organizations, including the Federal Bar Association, and he previously chaired the Criminal Law Section of the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Mr. Geherin is a frequent lecturer and contributor to Michigan's Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) on topics ranging from trial skills to drunk driving defense to driver's license restoration to sex-offense defense. 

Mr. Geherin is admitted to practice in both California and Michigan. He serves clients in courts throughout Southeastern Michigan and at Secretary of State hearings throughout Michigan.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents


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About Daniel Geherin

Admitted: 1997, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.glgmichigan.com/meet-us/daniel-t-geherin/


  • Honoree, Top Lawyers Section, Criminal Defense Practice Area, Detroit Business (Db Business) Magazine, 2011
  • Intra-School Moot Court Trial Competition, California Western School of Law
  • Received American Jurisprudence Awards, California Western School of Law
  • Cum Laude, California Western School of Law, 1996

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Federal Bar Association Eastern District Michigan, 2000
  • California
  • Past Chairperson, Washtenaw County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Michigan
  • Member, California Bar Association, 1996

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Simon & Geherin, PLLC Member, Circle of Excellence Level Donor, Washtenaw County Legal Resource Center, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Handling the Theft-Related Case, Speaker, Michigan Institute Of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2010
  • Moderator and Speaker, Driver's License Restoration/Appeals in a Nutshell, Moderator and Speaker, MI Institute Of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2012
  • Writer, Collateral Consequence Handbook; Juvenile Crimes/Adjudications, Contributing Writer, MI Institute Of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2012
  • Lecturer, 2012 Drunk Driving Update Grand Rapids and Plymouth, Lecturer, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 2012
  • Michigan State University College of Law, Criminal Defense Law Practice, Speaker, 2012
  • Law Review: Executive Editor, California Western School of Law - Law Review
  • Lecturer, Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)'s Presentation to the Michigan State Bar Solo and Small Firm Institute, Top 10 Guidelines for Criminal Defense Jury Success, Lecturer, 2013
  • Author, Defending College Students Charged with Sex Crimes on Campus, Speakeasy Publications, 2016
  • Speaker, Defending Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases on Campus, ICLE, 2016
  • Speaker , Conducting a Driver's License Appeal at the Michigan AHS, ICLE, 2017



  • Writer, 2011 Feature on MCL 257.304 Sobriety Court Ignition Interlock Law, Washtenaw County Res Ipsa Loquitur Newsletter
  • Expungement laws change to help Michigan citizens, Writer, Res Ipsa Publication

Educational Background:

  • Michigan State University, B.S. in Humanities/Pre-Law, With Honors
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Office Location for Daniel T. Geherin

760 W. Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 305
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: 734-263-2780

Fax: 734-929-4675

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