Carole M. Stanyar

Carole M. Stanyar: Attorney with Law Offices of Carole Stanyar


Law Clerk to Michigan Supreme Court and U.S. District Judge Patricia J. Boyle, 1981-1983. Contributing Editor, Gillespie Michigan Criminal Law and Procedure Lawyers Co-Op, 1996. Instructor for: Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program; Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (jury selection in high profile cases); Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (racial profiling), 2002; Institute for Continuing Legal Education (closing argument), 2006. Public Defender, Wayne County, 1983-1987.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Federal Appeals
  • Appellate Practice
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Bank Fraud
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Professional License Defense
  • Professional Discipline
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Section 1983

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
313-819-3953  Phone
University Attended:
Yale University, B.S.
Law School Attended:
Boston College, J.D.
Year of First admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1987 U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1981, Michigan
State Bar of Michigan; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Sustaining Member).
Birth Information:
January 3, 1956
Reported Cases:
DeBoer v. Snyder ("Obergefell"), 576 U.S. ___, 135 S.Ct. 2584 (2015) (counsel of record); Michigan v. Chesternut, 486 U.S. 567 (1988) (counsel of record and argued); Rice v. United State, 545 U.S. 1136 (2005); DeBoer v. Snyder, 772 F.3d 388 (2014) (counsel of record and argued); Couch v. Booker, 632 F.3d 241 (6th Cir. 2011); United States v. Husein, 478 F.3d 318 (6th Cir. 2007); Ege v. Yukins, 485 F3d 364 (6th Cir. 2007); People v. Walter Budzyn, 456 Mich. 77, 566 N.W.2d 229 (1997).

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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