Robert W. Larin's mastery of the complex and technical field of DUI law has produced an impressive record of victory throughout Michigan courtrooms for over thirty years. He was the very first attorney in Michigan to make this area of law a specialty when he wrote "The Aggressive Defense in Michigan Drunk Driving Cases" in 1976 and, at the request of the State Bar of Michigan, he co-authored his first book on the subject "Defense of Drunk Driving Cases in Michigan."
In addition to writing several more books and articles about drunk driving defense, Robert W. Larin has spent a great deal of time lecturing fellow members of the legal community on changes in the drunk driving law. His vast wealth of knowledge about the defense of the drinking driver, the current and past laws on the subject and the science behind the criminal investigation make him a very potent adversary for prosecutors and police, often producing extraordinary results for his clients.
Attorney Robert W. Larin is widely regarded as a top expert in this area of law. He holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 representing Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, and has earned the distinguished honor of an AV rating for over twenty-five consecutive years. He has been in private practice for most of his career but has also served as an Assistant Prosecutor at the county level, Assistant U.S. Attorney at the federal level and as an instructor at the Oakland County Police Academy teaching "Search & Seizure" and "Investigating the Drinking Driver."
He is comfortable in any courtroom in the state, and his knowledge and professionalism have earned him the respect of judges, fellow attorneys, prosecutors and police alike, further assisting him in being an effective advocate for his clients. Robert W. Larin's widespread reputation of excellence is a testament to his skill at formulating the most effective defense strategies available for his clients and to holding high the standards of practice in this specialized area of DUI law.
Honors: Peer-reviewed at the highest rating available to attorneys for "Legal Ability & Ethical Standards", AV Preeminent 5 out of 5. Honored with this for over 25 consecutive years.; U.S. News and World Report's Best Law Firms DUI/DWI Defense (2010, 2011, 2012); Best Lawyers in America (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit - DBusiness Magazine (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); Crain's Business Detroit Top Lawyers (2008, 2009, 2010); Shamrock Bar Association Honorable Richard P. Hathaway Distinguished Lawyer Award (2009).