Gary K. Springstead

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Springstead Bartish Borgula & Lynch, PLLC
 | 15 Ionia Ave. S.W., Suite 520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-458-5500
Fax: 616-458-6007
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
Attorney Profile

Gary K. Springstead, a former F.B.I. Agent, is one of the leading criminal defense attorneys in Michigan, according Super Lawyers magazine, and rated a 10.0 on Avvo.com, earning the Client's Choice Award.

Mr. Springstead represents clients in state courts throughout Michigan and federal courts throughout the country.  Mr. Springstead has experience handling complex felonies such as white collar crimes, drug conspiracies, gun cases, sex crimes, but also relishes fighting misdemeanors, like DUI's and domestic violence charges, as well.

He has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal court and is known as one of the region’s top trial attorneys.

Along with appearing before various Michigan state courts, Mr. Springstead is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He has achieved success at both the state and federal levels with his cases in cases involving both violent and white collar matters.

Before becoming a criminal attorney, Mr. Springstead spent five years serving as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He gained valuable legal experience by serving as an intern for a federal judge and was a Presidential Management Fellow.

An active member of the Michigan legal community, Mr. Springstead belongs to the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys, the National College for DUI Defense and the FBI Agents Association. He also sat on the board of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan and belongs to the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan.

Mr. Springstead earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, graduating with distinction. He obtained his law degree from Wayne State University Law School and has been licensed to practice law since 1999.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About Gary Springstead

Admitted: 1999, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.springsteadbartish.com/attorney-profile/gary-k-s...

Honors/Awards:

  • Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2018
  • Super Lawyer for Criminal Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015
  • Super Lawyer for Criminal Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in N.H.T.S.A.'s Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM), Board Member, 2012
  • Newaygo County Bar Association, President, 2009
  • Newaygo County Bar Association, Interim President, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Law and Litigation Sections, Member
  • Oceana County Bar Association, President, 2007
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Western District of Michigan, Member
  • F.B.I. Agents Association, Member
  • Constitutional Warrior, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
  • Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys, Member
  • National College of DUI Defense (NCDD), Member

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Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, B.A.(with distinction),1995 , 1995

Industry Groups

  • ABA
  • Council Member For Litigation Section State Bar Of Michigan
  • Federal Bar Association Western District Of Michigan
  • Mason County Bar Association
  • Member Of National College For DUI Defense
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Newaygo County Bar Association
  • Oceana County Bar Association
  • White Collar Crime Section; Board Member For Criminal Defense Attorneys Of Michigan
Office Location for Gary K. Springstead

15 Ionia Ave. S.W.
Suite 520
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616-458-5500

Fax: 616-458-6007

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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