Patrick T. Barone is the founding partner and CEO of The Barone Defense Firm, whose practice is limited to zealously defending citizens accused of State and Federal crimes. The Firm is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, and also maintains offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Barone is an adjunct professor at the Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School and he served on the Faculty Advisory Board for BAC-Tracker International, Inc. Mr. Barone frequently lectures at national and state seminars attended by lawyers, judges, and scientists, and he has provided expert commentary in newspapers, on television and on the radio. In 2010 Mr. Barone accepted a position as a legal skills instructor for the CDAM/Cooley Trial Practice College, and in 2012 he graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College. In addition to “Defending Drinking Drivers,” Mr. Barone is also the author of “Michigan DUI Law: A Citizen’s Guide,” "Entrepreneur's Guide to Michigan Medical Marijuana Law," and "Armed and Educated, Michigan Gun Law." He has also authored chapters in Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2012/2014 eds., and a chapter in Witness Preparation and Examination for DUI Proceedings, 2015 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Understanding the Role of Witnesses in DUI Cases (Inside the Minds) (Aspatore Books). In 2022 Mr. Barone became a Board-Certified Trainer, Educator and Practitioner of Psychodrama; an action method adapted to the courtroom and used by many of the Nation’s top trial lawyers for trial preparation and presentation. No other Michigan lawyer has this distinction. Patrick T. Barone has received much recognition and numerous awards including an “AV” (highest) rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and “Superb” and 10/10 by AVVO.com. Mr. Barone is included in the book “Best Lawyers in America,” and has been consistently named a “Michigan Super Lawyer."