Joseph S. Hughes, Attorney at Law

West Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney


If you have been arrested and criminally charged, you must be proactive in protecting yourself. The most important action you can take is to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to safeguard your interests. From murder allegations to a drunk driving arrest, we can help.

Joseph S. Hughes, Attorney at Law is a West Michigan lawyer committed to defending clients against criminal convictions. Our firm has been serving the legal needs of clients throughout West Michigan for more than 10 years. We have developed a strong eye for defense strategies that can help reduce or dismiss felony and misdemeanor charges. Protecting your rights is our highest priority. 

Firm founder Joseph S. Hughes has close to 20 years of criminal defense experience. He has defended a wide range of charges, including:

Drunk Driving / DUI

Drug Crimes

Violent Crimes

Weapon Charges

Demestic Violence


Sex Crimes

Theft / Robbery

Juvenile Crimes

Probation Violations



Aggressively Defending Your Rights!

When your liberty is at stake, nothing is more important than building a solid defense. We have a comprehensive understanding of every facet of criminal defense, from evidence gathering to trial. An FBI National Academy graduate serves as our private investigator. He uses nearly 30 years of criminal investigation experience to evaluate the alleged crime scene and uncover flaws in the prosecutionís case.

Strong and successful representation starts with an aggressive and experienced criminal defense lawyer. Call Joseph S. Hughes, Attorney at Law for more information.


Contact Us for a FREE Initial Consultation


If you have been criminally charged, your future depends on the quality of your defense. With Joseph S. Hughes, Attorney at Law, you will get a lawyer whose highest priority is zealously defending your rights. Call us today for a free initial consultation. For your convenience, evening and weekend appointments are available by request.


Criminal Defense Attorney, Joseph S. Hughes, located in† Berrien County, Michigan defends the rights of clients throughout Western Michigan in such counties as Van Buren, Cass, Allegan, St. Joseph, Kalamazoo, Ottawa and Kent.



Law Office of Joseph S. Hughes
500 North Case
P.O. Box 83
Berrien Springs MI 49103
Telephone: 269-473-2370
Fax: 269-912-5944