Ann Arbor Attorney Daniel T. Geherin is a board-certified trial attorney, and he has been practicing law for over 20 years. He has been rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV-Preeminent, the highest peer ranking available for legal ethics/ability; has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America ; has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine in the field of Michigan Criminal Defense; has been recognized as a "Top Lawyer" by Detroit Business ("DB"Detroit) Magazine; and has been scored 10/10 "superb" by AVVO.com.
Mr. Geherin is licensed to practice law in Michigan and California. In California, he was a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney prosecuting gang offenses, sexual assaults, major narcotics violations, juvenile delinquency, and complex white collar criminal offenses. As a defense attorney, he has defended nearly every type of allegation, including hundreds of criminal sexual conduct offenses, homicide cases, drug cases, domestic violence charges, embezzlement and fraud investigations, home invasion and theft offenses, and countless drunk driving violations. In his civil practice, he has successfully represented thousands of clients in civil/administrative proceedings throughout Southeastern Michigan. In all, Mr. Geherin has helped over 2,000 clients in criminal, civil, juvenile and license cases, and he has completed over 200 trials.
Mr. Geherin is a frequent lecturer and contributor to the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), and a published author. He is member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, where he is the past Chairperson of the Criminal Law Section, and of the Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan.
Mr. Geherin is married to Lisa, another Ann Arbor Attorney, and has two teenage children. He was born and raised in Ypsilanti and continues to live in Washtenaw County. He is an avid Detroit sports fan and also loves music, movies, great restaurants and traveling with friends and family.
- California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
J.D., cum laude
Executive Editor, Law Review
- Michigan State University
B.S., with Honors
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Federal Bar Association, Member
- Washtenaw County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Past Chairperson
- Affiliated Attorney with the Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network
- Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
- Advisory Board Member, LeadingLawyers Magazine
- Advisory Board Member, ICLE Criminal Law Section
Past Employment Positions
- Partner, Simon & Geherin, PLLC
- Prosecuting Criminal Offenses in Los Angeles, California, Deputy District Attorney