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James R. Samuels has over 30 years of courtroom experience involving criminal law, divorce and custody cases, civil litigation, and drivers license restoration cases. He has served as lead attorney for several U of M Innocence Clinic cases resulting in the exoneration of wrongfully convicted citizens and their release from prison. He served as the president of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan for three years. He has been awarded the "Justice For All" Award from the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan and the Kim Cahill Leadership Award from the State Bar of Michigan.
Stacy Flanery has been family law practitioner for over 10 years. Family Law encoupases a wide variety of legal issues including divorce, custody, child support, and neglect abuse work in addition to guardianships, adoptions, estate planning, preparation of wills, powers of attorney and probating estates. She is a trained domestic relations mediator. Stacy completed the Family Law Certificate program for Family Law sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the State Bar of Michigan. She serves as the treasurer of the Mecosta Osceola Bar Association and on the Legal Studies Advisory Board at Ferris State University.
Erin Carrier Barnhart has practiced law for over 8 years. Her practice has focused mainly on Criminal Defense, Juvenile Delinquency, and Abuse/Neglect proceedings. She recently expanded her practice areas to include Estate Planning, General Civil law and Property Law. She is an active member of Zonta International and is an officer with the local Bar