Michael Horowitz

Criminal and Civil Defense | Trial and Appellate


Michael Horowitz has represented hundreds of individuals and has tried dozens of misdemeanor and felony trials. His cases and trials have spanned the entire spectrum of criminal charges from disorderly conduct and drug possession to kidnapping and murder. Throughout those cases, Michael Horowitz has won numerous not-guilty verdicts, acquittals, and dismissals. He presently accepts criminal cases throughout Northern Michigan in counties such as Grand Traverse, Wexford, Kalkaska, Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, Otsego, and Roscommon.

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Michael Horowitz provides appellate representation in civil and criminal matters. He has appealed numerous criminal convictions and sentences. He has also appealed family and probate court decisions. Michael began honing his research and writing skills at the University of Michigan Law School, where he was awarded the school’s Scholarly Writing Award. He then served a two-year judicial clerkship with the Alaska Court of Appeals where he researched numerous cases and drafted many legal memoranda. Michael presently represents clients in the Michigan and Alaskan appellate courts.

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Drunk Driving


Michael Horowitz has represented many individuals charged with various forms of intoxicated driving. He has won acquittals at the misdemeanor and felony levels and has tried cases involving all sorts of alleged intoxicants, including alcohol, prescription drugs, marijuana, and controlled substances. He has also had numerous cases dismissed or reduced through motion practice.


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The Law Office of Michael Horowitz opened in Kingsley, Michigan in April of 2017. His office is located above Kinglsey Family Vision Care, off the Brownson/M-113 intersection in downtown Kingsley (behind Thirlby Automotive and across M-113 from Subway). 

General Practice

Contract Review

Michael Horowitz selectively offers representation and consultation in other areas. He is not presently accepting new family law cases.

Traverse City

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Michael Horowitz most frequently appears in the 13th Circuit Court in Traverse City, which covers the whole of Grand Traverse County. There, Michael frequently practices in family division and criminal courts. He also appears in the 86th District Court, primarily for misdemeanors.

Traffic Citations


The Law Office of Michael Horowitz provides legal counsel for traffic infractions and citations. Attorney Horowitz has successfully defended offenses such as reckless and careless driving, open container, and license, registration, and insurance issues. Such offenses can have significant license ramifications – some are even misdemeanors with potential jail time.

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Michael Horowitz has appeared as a defense attorney in courts throughout Lower Northern Michigan, including trial courts in Gaylord, Roscommon, Kalkaska, Grayling, and Bellaire. Attorney Horowitz has also represented individuals on appeal and in post-conviction proceedings in Clare, Charlevoix, Mt. Pleasant, Grand Traverse, Wexford, and elsewhere.

"Mr. Horowitz has represented me in at least five different cases across the defense and civil spectrum. I would wholeheartedly recommend him as an effective, honest, and fair attorney for any of your civil, criminal, or family law matters."

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