To chase, follow or take legal action against someone or something etc in order to catch them, attack them or to get a legal remedy etc.

Pursuing Michigan William Barnwell
William Barnwell

William Barnwell

Experienced Metro-Detroit trial attorney with state-wide results.

7 years of experience

Criminal Law



Bill is one of the only lawyers in the state of Michigan who is also a 15 year experienced leader in the non-profit community, with extensive counseling and public relations experience. His years of experience outside the courtroom and results inside of the courtroom give him respect and a skill set that many other defense attorneys do not possess. Furthermore, it makes him more relatable to clients, better at negotiating with prosecutors and city attorneys, and skilled in making an argument to a judge or jury. Bill is also a former academic, which translates to excellent written skills when drafting motions, arguments, and appeals. As a highly experienced public speaker, Bill has spoken in front of groups of thousands, hundreds, and small groups. Bill's background in social science, counseling and public relations give him skills to ensure fair juros are selected for your trial. His persuasion skills in front of a judge or jury are top-notch and come with proven results. Bill has won numerous misdemeanor and felony trials, and has successfully had many cases dismissed due to insufficient evidence. Bill handles cases large and small. Serious felonies to low-level misdemeanors, in courts all throughout the State of Michigan. Bill has practiced in nearly every part of the state, including in the Eastern Federal District handling federal criminal law cases. Bill also handles estate planning for singles and couples and takes select family law cases. Bill offers professional, dedicated, zealous, and diligent service at a competitive price. View More ›


Credit Cards Accepted

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,


English: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Owner/Lead Attorney
Barnwell Law, PLLC
2015 - Current


Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

J.D. (2015) | Litigation

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School


Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
10 Best
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

Professional Associations

Macomb County Bar Association


2013 - Current

Macomb County Bar Association

Social Media


30130 Gruenburg Dr Warren, MI 48092
Telephone: (810) 394-2952

Remarks & Observations

Please leave remark or observation about this attorney or firm

Free Consultation

Offers Video Conferencing
Contact Us