Attorney Profile:

Mr. Brian Kinstler

BK

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, B.A., 1989; University of Iowa, M.A., 1996
Year of First admission:
2001
Admission:
2001, Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
ISLN:
915790171

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 11 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.3/5.0
  • Communication

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    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 01/27/15 in Criminal Defense

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/06/15 in Criminal Defense

    Attorney Kinstler is an astute defense attorney who is skilled at both trial work and appellate/post-conviction work. I have watched him in trial and have worked with hi... Read more

    Attorney Kinstler is an astute defense attorney who is skilled at both trial work and appellate/post-conviction work. I have watched him in trial and have worked with him on appeals and have always been impressed.

    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/06/15 in Criminal Defense

    Brian is an excellent attorney that knows his stuff. Additionally, he has a good heart. If its a criminal defense matter, Brian Kinstler is a really good pick. Read more

    Brian is an excellent attorney that knows his stuff. Additionally, he has a good heart. If its a criminal defense matter, Brian Kinstler is a really good pick.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/06/15 in Criminal Defense

    Top notch legal mind and a great guy. Read more

    Top notch legal mind and a great guy.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 01/06/15 in Criminal Law

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/06/15 in Criminal Defense

    He is one of the finest legal writers I know. He has a brilliant mind. Read more

    He is one of the finest legal writers I know. He has a brilliant mind.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 01/06/15 in Criminal Defense

    Attorney Kinstler is a excellent lawyer and a devoted representative of his clients. His analytical and writing skills are second to none, and his zealous advocacy is alw... Read more

    Attorney Kinstler is a excellent lawyer and a devoted representative of his clients. His analytical and writing skills are second to none, and his zealous advocacy is always ethically pure.

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      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Principal on 01/06/15 in Criminal Appeals

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Principal on 10/21/14 in Criminal Defense

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
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  • 3.6/5.0 by a Member on 01/26/15 in Appellate Practice

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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