Thomas J. Tomko

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Clinton Township, MI

Thomas J. Tomko & Associates, PC
 | 16010 Nineteen Mile Road, Suite 200
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Phone: 586-286-2788
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (20%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Thomas J. Tomko Attorney at Law is a solo practitioner based out of Clinton Township, Michigan. Mr. Tomko is an experienced criminal defense attorney and handles matters involving assault, bankruptcy, battery, domestic violence, drug crimes, drunk driving, felonies, license restoration, marijuana crimes and traffic violations. He serves clients in Clinton Township and Sterling Heights as well as the surrounding cities and counties in Michigan.

Mr. Tomko has been licensed to practice law in Michigan since 1987 and has more than 30 years of experience. He is admitted before all Michigan state courts and federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Along with running his practice, Mr. Tomko is actively involved in professional organizations and pro bono activities. He is a member of the Macomb County Bar Association and serves as chair of the association’s Juvenile Law Committee, and he also belongs to Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan. He has also provided pro bono services to the Macomb Township Senior Services.

Mr. Tomko earned a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He double majored in business and finance and double minored in economics and mathematics. He later received a master’s degree in economics from the same university and obtained his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While attending law school, he was editor of the Michigan Corporate and Business Law Journal and the Michigan Tax Journal.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Bankruptcy (20%): Bankruptcy Law

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Wills

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Bankruptcy Law, Appeals, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018

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About Thomas Tomko

Admitted: 1987, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.tomkolaw.com/Attorney/Thomas-J-Tomko.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Award for assisting low income individuals with legal problems in Macomb County., MCBA Pro Bono Award, Macomb County Bar Association, 2011
  • BV Rated High Quality Attorney, 2010 - 2016
  • Michigan Super Lawyer, 2013 - 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1987
  • Michigan, 1987
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Juvenile Law Committee Chair, 1989 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan US District Court
  • Southern Division 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • CDAM - Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, June 1, 1994 - Present
  • Recorder's Court Bar Association, Member
  • Wayne County Bar Association, WCBA, Member
  • Juvenile Section, Chairman, 2012-2013
  • Criminal Section, Member
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Senior Center-Macomb County, 2010 - 2013

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presented MCBA Juvenile Appeals Seminar, Presenter, Juvenile Appeals Seminar, Macomb County Bar Association, 2013
  • Presented training seminar for Juvenile Section of MCBA, Presenter, Juvenile By-Pass Hearing Seminar, Macomb County Bar Association, 2012

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Macomb County Trial (Judge Faunce) Result:  Charges: Count I CSC 1st, Count II CSC 2nd, Count III CSC 4th, Count IV CSC 4th.  RESULTS: DISMISS Counts I, III and IV, Convicted Count II. , 2015
  • Michigan Court of Appeals, REVERSED termination of Parental Rights in neglect case, 2015
  • Macomb County Circuit Court, Judge Maceroni, Charge: Murder 2nd Degree, Result DISMISSED on Motion To Quash (On appeal), 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Michigan Court of Appeals, REVERSED termination of parental rights (reversal of a Reverie Order of termination entered in the Macomb County Circuit Court - Family Law Division), 2015
  • Macomb County Circuit Court, Judge Maceroni, Charge: Count I: Second Degree Murder, Result DISMISSED by Motion to Quash Bind Over (Currently on Appeal), 2015
  • Armed Robbery - Macomb County Circuit Court . . . . DIMISSED on Motion, 2013
  • Macomb County Circuit Court, Judge Chrzanowski, Possession of Controlled Substance - DISMISSAL after Jury Trial, 2013
  • Macomb County Circuit Court, Judge Biernat, Jr., Charges:  Count I:  Negligent Homicide, (2-year misdemeanor), Count II: Operated With Presence of Marijuana Causing Death, (15-year felony), Jury Trial RESULT:  Count I, Guilty, Count DISMISSAL, 2012
  • Warren District Court, Judge Sabaugh, Charge:  Tampering With Evidence - DISMISSAL at Preliminary Examination, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Central Michigan University, M.A. Economics, Graduate Fellowship, 1982
  • Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, B.S.B.A. Major: Business, Major: Finance, Minor: Mathematics, Minor: Economics, Honors: Isabella Award, 1981
  • Austin Catholic Preparatory High School, 1977
Office Location for Thomas J. Tomko

16010 Nineteen Mile Road
Suite 200
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Phone: 586-286-2788

 

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Last Updated: 5/17/2018

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