Randall S. Levine

Managing Partner

Criminal Defense Attorney

As a leading lawyer in West Michigan, Mr. Levine has extensive experience in successfully defending serious federal and state criminal matters, including white-collar crime, such as embezzlement, money laundering, and fraud, as well as, homicide, criminal sexual conduct, and weapons offenses. He has also developed expertise in the defense of professionals whose licenses are threatened by the State, violations of the Open Meetings Act, condemnation, and eminent domain. Mr. Levine also holds a reputation for leaving no stone unturned to protect his clients from convictions, excessive penalties and wrongful prosecutions throughout Southwest Michigan.

Continuously rated AV as preeminent in his field by Martindale Hubbell and recognized by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of “Michigan’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by Best Lawyers in America, Leaders in the Law, and as a Michigan “Super Lawyer,” Mr. Levine is praised for successfully defending hundreds of criminal cases.

When a person is charged with a crime, there is so much at risk. A skilled and zealous advocate like Randall Levine can make the difference between freedom and incarceration.

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Areas of Practice

  • Federal Criminal Defense, White Collar Crimes
  • State Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigations/Securities Fraud Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Securities Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Sex Crimes
  • Computer Crimes

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude – 1979
  • Michigan State University – 1976
    • Honors: With Honors

Representative Cases


  • Crime & the Law, Visiting Instructor , Kalamazoo College, 1991
  • Crime & the Law, Visiting Instructor , Kalamazoo College, 2002 – 2003
  • Constitutional Law, Visiting Instructor, Nazareth College, 1988

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America” for Defense; White Collar
  • Michigan “Super Lawyer” every consecutive year since 2006, 2006 – Present
  • “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, every consecutive year since 2000, 2000 - Present
  • Advisory Board Member; “Leaders in the Law” for Defense; Felonies, Misdemeanors, White Collar Crime
  • Leading Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan Edition, 2017
  • "10 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Kalamazoo" by Expertise, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Life Member
  • Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan – Criminal Law Section, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association, Member
  • Western District of Michigan Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Michigan Attorney General Office, Law Clerk, 1976 – 1979
  • Barry County Prosecutor’s Office, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 1980 – 1982
  • Vlachos, Jerkins, & Hurley, Associate Attorney, 1982 – 1987
  • Levine & Levine, Shareholder & Attorney, 1987 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Southwest Michigan, Former Board of Directors
  • Legal Aid Western Michigan, Former Member
  • Legal Aid Western Michigan, Board of Directors (past)
  • State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on Character & Fitness, 1997 – 2009
Featured in NACDL The Champion
Local News Appearances Attorney Levine Is Regarded for His Legal Expertise
Featured in the Media
  • CNN
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Detroit Free Press
  • WWMT News 3
  • The Detroit News
  • Wood TV8
  • Fox 17
  • CBS This Morning
  • MLive
  • WZZM 13
  • Best Law Firms 2021
  • NBC News
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Kalamazoo Gazette
  • ICLE: Probate and Estate Planning Certificate
  • The News Herald
  • Second Wave Media
  • South County News
  • WKZO
  • WMUK 102.1
  • Wood Radio
  • WWJ News Radio
  • Detroit Legal News
  • Grand Rapids Business Journal
  • Indiana Gazette
  • MiBiz
  • Battle Creek Enquirer
  • Bridge Magazine
  • CBS 62 Detroit
Proof of Our Dedication

Client Testimonials

  • Their Work Ethic Is Unmatched and Their Legal Knowledge & Capabilities Were Unrivaled

    "Levine and Levine has proven to me to be an outstanding law firm."
    Bob S.
  • They Made Me Feel like Family from Day One

    "I have used this firm for both personal and business reasons and they have been great to me."
    Chad H.
  • Dedicated to Bettering the Lives of Their Clients

    "I would not hesitate to put my trust in Levine & Levine again. I would absolutely recommend this firm to everyone."
    Addie M.

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