We founded Mas/Stig-Nielsen because there is a need for high-quality, smart criminal defense in Northern Michigan. We are committed to serving the needs of people accused of crimes by the government. Our firm is guided by the words of author, activist and attorney Bryan Stevenson, "each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done." Regardless of what you stand accused of doing, we will help you.
In our experience, we have found that just being aggressive advocates in the courtroom is not enough. Mas/Stig-Nielsen vehemently fights for our clients but more importantly we are prepared, well-researched attorneys who use the law to defend our clients. As former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt famously said, “speak softly and carry a big stick.”
For the past six years we have litigated complex criminal cases in Northern Michigan including: