Attorney George Zulakis Lead Counsel Rated

Baird and Zulakis P.C., Attorneys at Law

Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Okemos, MI

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4127 Okemos Road, Suite 4
Okemos, MI 48864

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A criminal charge or state investigation can put your freedom, finances and future on the line. As experienced attorneys, we help students, young adults and people from all walks of life deal with serious problems when facing the legal system. We consistently seek outcomes that create second, and third chances for our clients so they can move forward in life.The stress of wondering what will happen is painful — and waiting to secure legal representation can diminish options.

You can count on caring, creative advice and advocacy when you turn to attorney George Zulakis and the legal team at Baird and Zulakis P.C. Mr. Zulakis is devoted to understanding your concerns and goals, clearly explaining all available options, and targeting the best results through strategic thinking, tireless preparation and decisive action. Don’t lose your job, your license, or your freedom because you failed to act. We put our knowledge of the laws and courts to work fighting for what matters most to you.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Criminal Law

  • Drunk driving (DUI)
  • Traffic offenses
  • Drug offenses, including possession and sale
  • Student crimes such as minor in possession charges
  • Shoplifting and retail fraud
  • Sex crimes related to child pornography, solicitation of a minor and other Internet sex crimes
  • School suspension or expulsion
  • Child abuse or neglect
  • White collar crimes such as embezzlement and fraud
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Domestic violence and other violent crimes

Call Attorney George Zulakis today at 866-368-4638 to arrange your free initial consultation. Representing clients in Lansing and East Lansing, Michigan, and the surrounding communities.

Attorney Profile

Attorney George Zulakis


  • Michigan, 1978


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School,Ann Arbor, Michigan, J.D.,1978
  • Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, B.A., 1972

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Michigan, 1978 - Present (Member in Good Standing)
  • Michigan Association for Justice, formerly Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (Member)
  • State Community Corrections Board, 2004 - April 1, 2012 (Member, Defense Attorney Designee)
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, 2003 - Present (Fellow)
  • Ingham County Bar Association (Member)
  • Ingham County Bar Foundation, 2009 - 2013 (Founder, President)
  • Ingham County Bar Foundation (Founding Fellow)
  • Ingham County Bar Foundation, 2001 - 2009 (Vice President)
  • Ingham County Bar Association Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee, Chair, 2004; Chair, 2008
  • Ingham County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee, 2003 - 2012
  • Ingham County Bar Association (Former President, Vice President, Treasurer)
  • Ingham County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section (Former Co-Chair)
  • Ingham County Bar Association (Board of Directors, Former Member)


  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 1999 - Present 
  • National Registry of Who's Who, Life Member, 1998 - Present 
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America Specialty DWI/DUI defense in the 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013 and 2014 Editions
  • Selected by his Peers for inclusion in Michigan's LEADING LAWYERS, 2014 Edition
  • Life Member Kingston's National Registry of Who's Who for Contribution to the Profession and Community, 2003 Edition
  • Listed in Princeton Who's Who of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs, 2010 Edition


Client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated. Client had this to say about the results obtained: "George was great! He helped me greatly reduce by sentence and probation period.  I thank him very much for his services".

Client was arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct after collapsing onto other fans at MSU football game with an estimated .18 BAC. Client is on significant career track in business that would have been impeded by a criminal conviction. Following negotiations with the prosecuting attorney, the matter was reduced to a non-reportable civil infraction. Client had this to say:
"The staff was very friendly and informative- all my questions were answered. George was always available for contact and kept me in the loop through the whole process. I am extremely pleased with their services; my goals were reached and I would absolutely recommend this office to anyone in need. Thank you very much!"

Client charged with misdemeanor minor in possession of alcohol received a nonreportable, zero-point civil infraction; the parents of the client had this to say about Attorney George Zulakis's representation: "We cannot thank you enough for your efforts on behalf of our son. We appreciate your expert counsel in taking a very difficult situation and getting a great outcome for him. We also appreciate how you interacted with him and warned him about the implications of his choices by telling him about other cases you had handled. If anyone we know has need of an attorney in the Lansing/East Lansing area, we will definitely refer them to you."

Client charged with misdemeanor for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle received nonreportable, zero-point civil infraction. Client had this to say about Attorney George Zulakis's representation: "Mr. Zulakis was extremely thorough in explaining the legal process and all of the possible options and outcomes; he proved to be an effective advocate on my behalf and I would recommend him without hesitation."

We were very happy to have Mr. Zulakis on our team. The office staff knows what's going on at all times and are very helpful. I had all my questions answered very quickly, both by email and phone calls. Thanks, George-- you're the best!!

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