Stephen G. Meads

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Mr. Meads is a Shareholder in the firm and has specialized in municipal law and prosecution for over 25 years. He spent the first five years of his legal career at the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office. While there, he handled all aspects of state law prosecutions and attended and graduated from the intensive National College of District Attorneys Career Prosecutor Program. He ascended to the level of Senior Felony Trial Attorney before deciding to enter private practice in 1992.

Since that time, Mr. Meads has handled all aspects of municipal law at the District and Circuit Court levels. He has successfully defended both municipal and private clients in trial courts throughout the State of Michigan.

In addition to defending the interests of his clients in the courtroom, Mr. Meads has been a guest speaker for the Farmington Hills Police Department's Legal Update Series, guest lecturer for the Oakland County Bar Association regarding criminal practice in District Court, speaker for the Law Enforcement Record Managers Association, mentor for the Farmington Hills Student Government Day, and Mentor for the District Court in High Schools Program. Mr. Meads has also been appointed as a Special Prosecutor in the Oakland County Circuit Court.

Contact Information

Farmington Hills Office

Phone:  (248) 489-4100
Fax:  (248) 489-1726

Practice Areas

Education

  • BA - Albion College - 1982
  • JD - Thomas M. Cooley Law - 1986
  • National College of District Attorneys Career Prosecutor Course

Professional Activities / Memberships

  • Oakland County Bar Association - Criminal and District Court Practice Committees
  • State Bar of Michigan - Criminal Law and Public Corporation Law Sections, District Character and Fitness Committee
  • Citizen's Crime Prevention Advisory Committee for Farmington Hills.
  • Admitted to practice U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.
  • Farmington Hills Domestic Violence High Risk Response Team
  • Graduate of Adult Drug Court Planning Initiative from the National Drug Court Institute

 Awards

  • DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyer
  • "AV" ranking with Martindale-Hubbell since 2001, the highest level of professional skill and integrity
  • Farmington Hills Police Department Chief's Citation
  • Appointed Special Prosecutor in the Oakland County Circuit Court 
  • Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame

Publications / Presentations

  • Guest Lecturer for the Oakland County Bar Association on criminal practice in District Court
  • Speaker for the Law Enforcement Record Managers Association
  • Speaker for the Farmington Hills Police Department Legal Update Series and Courtroom Testimony