Traverse City Lawyer – Patrick S. Fragel

Traverse City Lawyer Specializing in Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense

Patrick S. Fragel, Attorney at Law, P.C.

Awarded a “Distinguished Rating” for Legal Skills and Ethical Standards from Martindale-Hubbell

If your situation is urgent, and you need to talk to a lawyer right away call 24 hours a day: 800-468-7004

Criminal Defense

Attorney Fragel knows that life doesn’t stop at 5:00 p.m. He is equipped to answer urgent inquiries 24/7. When you or a loved one are in trouble, don’t wait for Monday morning. Call Traverse City lawyer, Patrick S. Fragel when the need is urgent.

Attorney Fragel offers phone consultations to explain the criminal law you are charged with, and the court hearings you must attend. As your criminal defense attorney, Patrick develops a strategy based on solid legal defenses. When you are arrested for drunk driving (OWI), ASSAULT, A DRUG CRIME, MEDICAL MARIJUANA OFFENSES, LARCENY, EMBEZZLEMENT, TRAFFIC OFFENSES or any other criminal charge, contact Traverse City lawyer, Patrick Fragel to start your defense.

Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13

If you are having trouble with your finances, Patrick has filed over 2000 bankruptcy cases in Traverse City and Northern Michigan. He can give you reliable advice concerning your qualifications for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. FILING BANKRUPTCY is never easy but as a CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY lawyer, Patrick makes it a stress-free process while you begin your fresh start. As a Chapter 13 Attorney, Patrick can design a strategy to save your home, while eliminating negative debt such as credit cards and medical bills.

Distinguished Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

As a former Prosecutor and experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer, Attorney Fragel has in-depth knowledge of Michigan law and courtroom procedure. Patrick S. Fragel has achieved a “distinguished” rating for ethical practices and legal knowledge from the Martindale-Hubbell independent lawyer rating service. His firm has helped thousands of clients over the past 20 years. Each client receives personal attention and a legal solution designed to fit their particular needs.

Education and Military Service

After earning his B.A. in Advertising from Michigan State University, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Infantry. While on active duty, he climbed the ranks to Captain, and worked as a company commander. His graduate work culminated in an MPA from Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

Patrick S. Fragel, obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Western Michigan University – Cooley Law School in 1993. While in law school he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Sales & Negotiable Instruments. He was selected by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Association of Michigan as an intern where he won several misdemeanor convictions as a second year law student.

After law school, he assumed a full-time prosecutor position where he handled cases involving drug offenses, drunk driving, domestic violence, serious assaults and embezzlement. During his 20 years in private practice, he has obtained several “not-guilty” verdicts in criminal trials throughout Western Michigan.

Patrick S. Fragel’s law practice involves criminal defense and bankruptcy law in Traverse City,  Cadillac, Ludington, Manistee, Petoskey, Gaylord, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Big Rapids, Reed City, Benzie County and the Upper Peninsula. He can be reached at 800-468-7004 or use our CONTACT US page.


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