ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paul began his legal career with the law firm of Garretson & Santora in Chicago, Illinois where he practiced insurance defense litigation. He returned to his home state of Michigan in 1989 and was appointed as an assistant prosecutor in Oakland County, representing the People of the State of Michigan for 11 years. As an assistant prosecutor, Mr. Stablein tried over 150 cases to verdict, primarily as a member of the Special Narcotics Unit and then as chief of that unit from 1997 to 2000.
Since entering private practice, Mr. Stablein has represented clients in federal courts throughout the Midwest, including the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the Northern District of Illinois. He has tried cases in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Iosco, Branch and Leelanau Counties. Mr. Stablein has also handled criminal appeals
for his clients, having argued before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Michigan Court of Appeals published the case
of People v Dixon, 263 Mich App 393 (2004), where Mr. Stablein was successful in overturning his client's conviction and 25-year sentence.
Mr. Stablein is a member of the American Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and is licensed to practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of Illinois, the Sixth Circuit Court
of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Illinios 1987, Michigan 1989
United States District Court Northern District of Illinois 1987
United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan 2003
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 2004
United States District Court Western District of Michigan 2007
United States Supreme Court 2008
IIT Chicago Kent College of Law
University of Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
Federal Bar Association
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
Oakland County Bar Association
2013 - Present: Paul Stablein, PC
2003 - 2013: Partner, Flood Lanctot Connor Stablein PLLC
2000 - 2003: Law Offices of Paul J. Stablein PLLC
1989 - 2000: Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor
1987 - 1989: Garretson & Santora