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Attorney Bio

Birmingham Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Ian A. Caldwell is a criminal defense attorney who focuses on defending people in Michigan who are facing any type of criminal charges. When you are facing charges for an alleged offense, you need experience on your side. The top reasons to choose Attorney Caldwell as your legal advocate include:

  • He worked for the Public Defender's Office
  • He has worked on over a 1,000 cases
  • He is trained in DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
  • He offers a free consultation

You need someone who knows what they are doing in criminal cases. With years of experience in this field of law, Attorney Caldwell is a highly skilled trial lawyer with extensive knowledge of criminal law. He has attended and completed various trial colleges, including the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM) summer Criminal Defense Trial College, as well as numerous other seminars involving successful litigation techniques and trial practice. Some of the most common cases that Attorney Caldwell takes on include:

  • Drug Possession
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Fraud

When it comes to DUI/OWI cases, Attorney Caldwell has an upper hand to other defense lawyers. He has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)/International Association of the Chiefs of Police (IAOCP) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course. This is the same course taught to police officers across the country used to train the officers in the methods and procedures involving drunk driving investigations and arrests.

Before becoming a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Caldwell worked for the Public Defender's Office in Detroit where he handled hundreds of criminal cases and represented people facing various criminal charges. While at the Defender's Office, Mr. Caldwell was exposed to extensive trial work and conducted over sixty trials.

Mr. Caldwell is also a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Law School and Michigan State University. While in law school, Mr. Caldwell worked as a Law Clerk with the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. During his clerkship with the Prosecutor's Office, he conducted trials and was exposed to the Drunk Driving/Traffic Division, Child and Family Abuse Bureau, and Felony Preliminary Exam Division. In addition to his clerkship during law school, he worked as a Research Assistant for one of his highly respected law professors who practiced criminal law.

Although Mr. Caldwell spends most of his time practicing in the District and Circuit courts throughout Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Ingham Counties, he has appeared in various District and Circuit Courts across the State of Michigan. Additionally, he has also appeared in front of numerous Secretary of State hearing boards at various locations in Michigan.

Contact the Law Office of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC for the experience that you need by your side.