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Daniel T. Geherin is a board-certified trial attorney with over 20 years' experience practicing criminal law. Mr. Geherin graduated with honors from Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in Humanities/Pre-Law. He graduated cum laude from law school at California Western in San Diego. In law school, he was an executive editor of his school's law review, and he completed two internships with the San Diego County District Attorney's Office. Upon graduation, he joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted gang offenses, sexual assaults, major narcotics violations, juvenile deliquency and complex white-collar criminal offenses.
As a criminal defense attorney, he has defended nearly every type of crime, 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 all, Mr. Geherin has handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases, juvenile cases and driver license restoration cases. He has completed over 200 criminal trials.
He is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Michigan Bar Association, the California Bar Association and the Washtenaw County Bar Association, where he was chairperson of the Criminal Law Section.
He is a published author on topics including juvenile justice and defending college students charged with sex offenses. He is a frequent lecturer and contributor to the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), where he is on the advisory board for the Criminal Law Section.
Law School: California Western School of Law, J.D.
Law School Honors/Involvement:
Received American Jurisprudence Awards
Intra-School Moot Court Trial Competition
Executive Editor, Law Review
Undergraduate School: Michigan State University, B.S., humanities
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: With honors
Prosecuting Criminal Offenses in Los Angeles as a deputy district attorney
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Federal Bar Association
Washtenaw County Bar Association
Criminal Law Section
Michigan Bar Association
California Bar Association