David Cripps

Partner, Criminal Defense Attorney, David Cripps, practices in the state of Michigan and has tried over 1000 criminal cases at all levels.

Partner, Cripps & Silver Law

There is no question that David Cripps loves a challenge. In the last 30 years, Cripps has conducted more than 1000 criminal defense (capital and non-capital) jury trials, each time providing aggressive, relentless representation, going after the best outcome for his clients.

Mr. Cripps’ clients feel highly satisfied that he did “everything possible.” The prosecution knows that Cripps will never “settle;” he is always prepared for the fight and, as a result is able to secure better outcomes for his clients.

After graduating from the University of Michigan, Mr. Cripps attended Detroit College of Law (now known as Michigan State Law School). In 1983 he earned his J.D. and passed the Michigan State Bar; Cripps has put his heart and soul into every case since.

It is Cripps’ perseverance, incredible work ethic and brilliant strategizing that has earned him the respect of peers, opposing counsel and clients alike.

Mr. Cripps serves on the Board of Directors for the National Lawyers Guild and is a sought after criminal defense legal consultant.

David is a marathon runner and has competed in the Detroit Free Press, Boston, NYC and Chicago marathons as well as countless other races locally and nationally.

Member of:
The State Bar of Michigan, criminal law section, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM), National Lawyers Guild and the Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association.
He has been nominated by his peers and recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2008.