Hearing Panelist for the Attorney Discipline Board
The Attorney Discipline Board has appointed Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney Loren M. Dickstein as a Hearing Panelist.
Esteemed Hearing Panelist with the ADB
LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Loren M. Dickstein, a firm partner, was recently appointed by the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board as a hearing panelist. The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board is the adjudicative arm of the Michigan Supreme Court to discharge its exclusive constitutional responsibility to supervise and discipline Michigan attorneys. Hearing panelists, such as Mr. Dickstein, conduct trial-level proceedings in cases where the Attorney Grievance Commission has filed a formal complaint alleging that a member of the State Bar of Michigan has committed professional misconduct.
Mr. Dickstein is honored to serve as a hearing panelist. He will bring over two decades of practical experience as a highly respected litigator and a strong sense of fairness to fellow attorneys and the public.
Who is Loren Dickstein?
Loren Dickstein is a respected, experienced criminal defense attorney based in Michigan. He received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School and has practiced law in various courts throughout Michigan and the United States. Dickstein’s expertise includes defending clients against felony and misdemeanor charges in state and federal courts. He is known for his aggressive and effective defense strategies, particularly in complex cases, and is respected by prosecutors and judges. Known for his passionate defense of the falsely accused and mistreated, Dickstein has a strong record of obtaining dismissals and ‘not guilty’ verdicts throughout Michigan His background includes working as a judicial and legal research clerk, which has provided him with valuable insights into the criminal justice system. Dickstein is dedicated to defending the falsely accused and those unjustly treated by judges and prosecutors. His appointment to the Attorney Discipline Board provides valuable insight into the ethical practice of criminal law and extraordinary credibility with judges and prosecutors throughout Michigan.
How an Attorney Becomes an Attorney Discipline Board (ADB) Hearing Panelist
To be considered for appointment as an ADB hearing panelist, a lawyer must have been engaged in the practice of law for at least five years. Additionally, the attorney must have a reputation in their local community for adherence to the highest ethical standards.
An attorney shall not be appointed as a hearing panelist or master on the Attorney Discipline Board if they:
- has ever been the subject of an order that imposes discipline; or
- has been admonished or placed on contractual probation within the preceding five years.
What Makes a Criminal Defense Attorney Great
A great criminal defense attorney possesses a combination of skills and qualities. These include a deep understanding of the law, excellent communication skills, and the ability to think strategically and creatively. They are adept at negotiation and have strong trial advocacy skills. Being empathetic and understanding towards clients, while maintaining a high level of professionalism and ethical standards, is also crucial. A great defense attorney is also committed to continuous learning and adapting to new legal developments. They must be tenacious in defending their clients’ rights and pursuing the best possible outcomes in each case. These are the qualities exhibited in court daily by Loren Dickstein.
A Respected and Distinguished Criminal Defense Attorney
Mr. Dickstein received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University. He has been admitted to practice law in all Michigan state courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. His practice is dedicated to the zealous, fearless, and effective defense of felony and misdemeanor charges in state and federal court.
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