Matt Newburg is an experienced criminal defense attorney. His criminal defense practice has a unique focus on Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act and he has represented individual patients and caregivers in every level of Michigan Courts including the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court. Although Matt’s office is in Lansing he has been fortunate enough to litigate cases in counties all over the state of Michigan and in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
When Matt is not defending medical marihuana patients and caregivers, he is defending those accused of high severity felonies. Matt has represented those accused of murder, criminal sexual conduct (rape), numerous violations of the Controlled Substances Act. Through this work, Matt has gained valuable experience in presenting high level criminal defense in all phases of trial.
Matt also represents small to midsize entreprises throughout the state of Michigan. As the founder of Newburg Law, Matt understands the special dedication, drive and confidence necessary to build a business. He uses his experience to guide Michigan entrepreneurs and business throughout the state.
Matt has appeared multiple times in local, state-wide and national publications including the Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal and MSNBC. Matt is also the President-Elect of MarketLansing, sits on the board of Eaton County’s Priority Drug Court, and has previously served as a Director on the Eaton County Bar Association.
Matt is licensed to practice in all Michigan Courts and the Western District of Michigan Federal District. Matt is married and has two sons, Maddox and Braylon.
Education: Juris Doctor, 2009, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
Bar Admissions: Michigan, Western District of Michigan
Eric Misterovich represents businesses and individuals in all areas of commercial and civil litigation including employment discrimination, contract disputes, property disputes, land use and zoning regulations, mortgage issues, constitutional violations, claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other consumer law claims. Eric also specializes in appellate representation and has practiced in the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Eric also represents businesses as in-house counsel across the state of Michigan through the firms’ innovate pricing and communication model. In this role, Eric regularly advises small to medium sized enterprises on a wide range of issues including contracts, human resources and employment, collections, mergers and acquisitions, administrative regulations, and intellectual property matters.
Eric also represents criminal defendants. With a specialized focus in Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act, Eric has defended patients and caregivers throughout the state. Eric is the primary author of Newburg Law’s popular blog: On Medical Marijuana.
Eric and his wife Marian live in St. Joseph, Michigan. He is actively involved in the arts community and serves on the Board of Directors for the New Territory Arts Association and the Krasl Art Center. Outside the office Eric enjoys where he enjoys cooking, sports, politics, and throwing a stick over and over and over again for his dog, Winnie Cooper.
Education: Juris Doctor, Michigan State University College of Law, 2009, East Lansing, Michigan.
Bar Admissions: Michigan, Western District of Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
John Di Giacomo is an experienced business, intellectual property, and litigation attorney practicing in the areas of general business law, startups, venture capital and corporate financing, copyright, trademark, domain name disputes, contracts, defamation, Internet law, and commercial law.
John has litigated intellectual property, business, and commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the United States, including in front of courts of appeals, international arbitration bodies, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization, National Arbitration Forum, and the South African Instituted of Intellectual Property Law. He has been published and interviewed concerning Internet Law, business law, and intellectual property issues by various media outlets, including Intellectual Property Magazine, Canadian Public Radio, and newspapers across the country.
John lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife Brooke and dogs Leia and Grimace. He is a board member of the Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, the Traverse City History Center, and the Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Antrim Bar Association. He is a member of the Independent Game Developers Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Copyright Society of the USA. When not practicing law, John enjoys sailing, fly fishing, backpacking, and, of course, spending time with his wife.
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