Criminal Defense Attorney
Shannon Smith Law
Bloomfield Hills, MI US
Posted ago
Shannon Smith Law

Are you a criminal defense lawyer looking for a new opportunity?

Shannon Smith Law, PC has a hard-earned reputation for defending some of the most challenging criminal cases brought over the last decade. 

We are looking for an attorney who is excited about making a difference in their community and wants to be part of something bigger than themselves. You will have the opportunity to work on interesting cases, develop your skills, and expand your knowledge. 

We offer a supportive environment where our team members can grow personally and professionally. We are committed to our team’s financial growth and offer competitive compensation and benefits. Our team is focused on your success and we work together to help you reach your goals.

By making the decision to join us, you'll open yourself up to countless possibilities for growth and success. And best of all, you'll be doing work that you're passionate about and that makes a difference in the world. 

If you are confident, independent, decisive, and take responsibility for your actions, then we would love to hear from you.

You may be a good fit if you:

  • Believe in compassionate, empathetic relationships with clients.
  • Enjoy being a part of a team that is doing important work.
  • Understand that our work requires constant problem solving and you enjoy solving problems.
  • Thrive in creating out-of-the-box strategies.
  • Are results-oriented, innovative, and analytical with a drive for creating change.
  • Ability to be self-directed, self-confident, and can enliven, engage and handle a variety of tasks.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills - you are able to inspire, and motivate. 
  • Enjoy a challenge, can learn quickly, and love details.
  • Have a passion for the law, helping people, and finding opportunities in what others might see as problems.

Compensation: $60,000 - $90,000 plus bonuses. (Salary commensurate with experience)


  • Interact and communicate with our clients and team members from a place of compassion while adhering to the firm’s missions, values, and goals.
  • Handling all aspects of a criminal case from investigation through trial and/or sentencing.
  • Strategic thinking in order to zealously advocate for all clients.
  • Drafting motions, pleadings, memorandum, discovery demands, responses, and correspondence, etc.
  • Handling all aspects of litigation.
  • Sound analyst, collaborator, and implementer of trial strategy to accomplish client goals.
  • Ability to creatively research and write creating effective arguments.


  • Admission to the Michigan State Bar
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • At least 3 years of criminal litigation experience either in the public or private sector.
  • Positive attitude and motivational mindset
  • Exceptional customer service with an empathetic attitude to our clients
  • You want to be part of something and be integral to a winning team
  • Strong written communication (consistent, detail-oriented, and professional)
  • Strong verbal communication (personable, customer service oriented, and proactive)


  • Health insurance, including dental and vision available after 90 days.
  • Retirement account with company match after 180 days.
  • Paid vacation and holidays.

$60,000 - $90,000 plus bonuses
About Shannon Smith Law

We protect the rights and the freedom of professionals and parents accused of sex crimes and child abuse.

Shannon Smith Law, PC has taken on some of the most complex criminal cases pursued in Michigan state and federal courts since our founding.

We are a serious law firm for serious charges. We frequently take the most difficult cases. 

Why? Because we believe that a vigorous defense is crucial to keeping ‘justice’ in the criminal justice system.

We work tirelessly, ethically, and relentlessly to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

Our team thrives on the values of integrity and empathy in a team-oriented environment. The firm provides extensive training, supervision, and mentoring to help our attorneys and our support staff develop the skills necessary to provide exceptional representation to our clients.

Join us today and unlock your greatness. Together, we can create change.

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