About Our Attorney

Highly experienced and qualified in legal matters with a focus on Criminal Defense and Family Law.  Adam K. Wolak has been helping people in Michigan since he was first licensed to practice law in 1996. His experienced, successful and responsive representation of clients in Michigan State Courts, Federal District Court and Federal Bankruptcy Court in legal matters of family law, criminal defense, civil cases and business law have earned him a solid, positive reputation in the legal community.

Adam studied law and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University (Dean's list), where he was a Case Note Editor of the Law Review.  Through successful representation of thousands of clients for over 20 years, he has acquired an exceptional reputation among the legal community.  His active participation in industry peer groups includes Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association, Wayne County Family Law Bar Association, U.S. Federal Bar Association, Federal Bar Association-Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, U.S. Criminal Bar-Criminal section, Michigan State Bar, and the Polish American Legal Society.

Adam has extensive knowledge in legal procedures and has litigated thousands of cases.  His knowledge of trial practices has resulted in countless positive results for his clients in both the criminal and family law arena.

Adam's philosophy for legal representation has always been the following.  Good, competent legal representation should be available to everyone.  No one should be forced to compromise their position or beliefs due to lack of good legal representation.  Everyone should have someone that can effectively and aggressively advocate for them and achieve the result they need.  Adam's grasp of the law is unquestioned.  Let WolakLegal protect your rights and fight for you!


Case Notes

  • State v. Sirbaugh - Not Guilty, Assault

  • U.S. v. Leo Sharp et al - Litigated in the Federal District Court of Eastern Michigan.  National conspiracy and drug trafficking case involving numerous jurisdictions and defendants.  (Case featured in 2018 movie 'The Mule' directed by Clint Eastwood.)

  • People v. Smith - Not Guilty, First Degree Murder


  • The Oakland Press, Pontiac - Teens Charged with Murder 2014

  • The Oakland Press, Pontiac, - Orion members 2014

  • Law Review of Michigan State University, Detroit of College of Law - Ladue v. Galleo 1995


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