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: 888-399-7979
Fax: 248-356-8901
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
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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, theft offenses, assault charges, misdemeanors, felonies, drunk driving, traffic violations, weapons charges and sex crimes. The Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC also handles family law related matters.

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 or have suffered an injustice. 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.


Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Family Law
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


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

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About Julian Poota

Admitted: 2004, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://pootalaw.com/attorney-profile/


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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Educational Background:

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

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

Phone: 888-399-7979

Fax: 248-356-8901

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Last Updated: 11/27/2020

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