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Michael Becker

Michael Becker

30 years of winning trials - call 702-333-1600
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Family Law ...
  • California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada
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Biography

Mike leads a 6-lawyer "dream team" that was awarded the gold medal for the LVRJ's "Best of Vegas" best criminal defense firm for 2017, 2018, and 2020 and best DUI lawyer for 2020. Known as one of the premier criminal and DUI defense lawyers in the nation, Mike has been helping clients fight--and beat--their criminal and DUI charges for 30 years.

Attorney Michael Becker has taken more than 100 criminal cases to trial, securing dozens of "not guilty" verdicts and hung juries. He has achieved acquittals and/or dismissals in numerous serious felony cases, including murder, child abuse, rape, drugs and prostitution.

Even the police turn to Michael Becker for criminal defense representation when one of their officers gets accused of a crime: NAPSO (Nevada Association of Public Service Officers) is a client of Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC.

As a Las Vegas DUI lawyer, Mr. Becker has helped countless clients get charges dismissed, reduced to reckless driving, and avoid drivers license suspensions.

Attorney Michael Becker is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to administer field sobriety tests in connection with roadside DUI investigations. Mr. Becker is also a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    White Collar Crime
    Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Colorado
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Florida
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Nevada
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC
Current
2009 - Current
Partner
Colorado Legal Defense Group
- Current
Partner
Law Offices of Michael L. Becker
- Current
Attorney
Law Offices of Peter L. Knecht
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Intern
American Civil Liberties Union
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Intern
United States District Court, Central District of California
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Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (1992) | Law
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University of Southern California
B.A. (1989) | Political Science
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Awards
Verified
Lead Counsel
2009-2011, 2017-2023
10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
2015-2019
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys
Three Best Rated
2019
Client Champion - SILVER
Martindale-Hubbell
2021
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
2017
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Gold Best Criminal Defense Lawyer
Best of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
2017, 2018
Mountain States Super Lawyer
SuperLawyers
Gold Best DUI/DWI Lawyer
Best of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Top 3 Criminal Defense Firm in Las Vegas
Three Best Rated
Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer (Nevada)
National Trial Lawyers
2015
Top 100 Lawyers of the Year
MY VEGAS Magazine
Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
100 Law Points (the only perfect score in the U.S.)
Lawyer.com
Top Lawyer - Criminal Defense
Desert Companion Magazine
Professional Associations
Clark County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
- Current
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member
- Current
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American Civil Liberties Union
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Ask a Lawyer
MYVEGAS magazine
Hire the Law Firm That Nevada Cops Themselves Use
MYVEGAS magazine
Speaking Engagements
DUI Arrests in the Las Vegas Valley, KVBC Las Vegas NBC News
Drug Defense, Defending the Modern Drug Case
Medical Marijuana, Nevada Medical Cannabis Symposium
Sexual Assault Defense, Defending the Unthinkable: Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault and Child Victims Cases
Marijuana Laws, The Morning Blend
Certifications
Field Sobriety Testing & DUI Investigations
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police
Websites & Blogs
Website
Las Vegas Defense Group - Criminal Defense
Website
Las Vegas Defense Group - Personal Injury Law
Website
Las Vegas Defense Group EN ESPAÑOL
Blog
Shouse Law Group
Videos
Biographical video Michael L. Becker, Esq. — Top Nevada criminal defense lawyer in Las Vegas

Biographical video

Listen to Michael Becker deliver winning oral argument at the Nevada Supreme Court that resulted in the defendant's attempt murder conviction being reversed and remanded. ATTEMPT MURDER CONVICTION REVERSED & REMANDED: Winning oral argument at Nevada Supreme Court

Listen to Michael Becker deliver winning oral argument at the Nevada Supreme Court that resulted in the defendant's attempt murder conviction being reversed and remanded.

Legal information on probation violating hearings in Nevada How do I win my "probation violation hearing" in Nevada?

Legal information on probation violating hearings in Nevada

Legal information on juvenile crimes in Nevada My kid's been arrested in Las Vegas ... should I hire a lawyer?

Legal information on juvenile crimes in Nevada

Legal information on avoiding jail for Nevada DUIs Can I avoid jail for a first-time DUI conviction in Nevada? Plea negotiations & defenses

Legal information on avoiding jail for Nevada DUIs

Legal information on Nevada DUI dismissals Can I get a Nevada DUI case dismissed? Getting charges dropped

Legal information on Nevada DUI dismissals

Legal information on winning DUI trials in Nevada Can I win a Nevada DUI case at trial? Odds of a "not guilty" verdict

Legal information on winning DUI trials in Nevada

Legal information on Nevada theft law When does a Nevada "larceny" become a "robbery" in Nevada? Theft laws & penalties

Legal information on Nevada theft law

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses whether assault weapons are legal in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation at 702-333-1600.... Are assault weapons legal in Nevada? 3 things to know

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses whether assault weapons are legal in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation at 702-333-1600....

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses what you should know about arrest warrents in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense/warrants/arrest-warrant/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation... Arrest warrants in Nevada - 3 key things to know

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses what you should know about arrest warrents in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense/warrants/arrest-warrant/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation...

Top Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer discusses what blood alcohol content triggers DUI charges in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/dui/laws/bac-limit/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation... Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) – What’s The Nevada DUI Limit?

Top Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer discusses what blood alcohol content triggers DUI charges in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/dui/laws/bac-limit/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation...

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses whether DUI is a deportable offense. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/dui/immigration-consequences/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation at 702-333-1600. DUI... Can I be deported for DUI in Nevada? 5 situations when it can happen

Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses whether DUI is a deportable offense. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/dui/immigration-consequences/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation at 702-333-1600. DUI...

Top Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer discusses whether Nevada casinos allow concealed carry of firearms. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/blog/misdemeanor/nevada-casino-ccw/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a FREE consultation at... Concealed carry in a casino? Is it legal in Nevada?

Top Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer discusses whether Nevada casinos allow concealed carry of firearms. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/blog/misdemeanor/nevada-casino-ccw/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a FREE consultation at...

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Top Las Vegas criminal defense attorney discusses federal DUI laws in Nevada. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense/federal/dui/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free consultation at 702-333-1600. FEDERAL DUI... Federal DUI in Nevada? What you NEED to know

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Top Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer discusses how to fight Nevada charges of impersonation of an officer. More info at https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/defense/nrs/199-430-impersonating-an-officer/ or call Las Vegas Defense Group for a free...

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