An Attorney Who Can Provide You With Favorable Results

About Peter C. Samouris

Samouris Law Firm in Lansing, MI is headed by Peter C. Samouris, a 1994 graduate of Western Michigan Law School. He has enjoyed a statewide practice in Michigan and has experienced success in various areas of law, especially in criminal defense, family law, business litigation, and personal injury.


Samouris is admitted to practice in the federal courts of the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan and Northern District of Illinois. He is also a part of several organizations including the following:

  • Michigan Association for Justice

  • American Association for Justice

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

  • State Bar of Michigan

  • State Bar of Illinois

  • Hellenic Bar Association of Michigan

Great Results

In every case, Pete works tirelessly for his client to achieve the best result possible, especially in criminal defense, where he has represented clients in almost every area. The following are but just a few examples of his great outcomes:

  • 1999: Home Invasion First Degree – Dismissed After Preliminary Exam (Wayne County)

  • 2000: Murder – Dismissed Before Preliminary Examination (Ingham County)

  • 2002: Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) II – Not Guilty Verdicts On All Counts (Berrien County)

  • 2002: CSC III– Not Guilty Verdicts On All Counts (Branch County)

  • 2002: Assault With Intent to Murder – Dismissed After Motion Filed (Ingham County)

  • 2003: CSC I – Dismissed After Preliminary Examination (Ingham County)

  • 2003: Resisting and Obstructing – Not Guilty Verdict All Counts (Ingham County)

  • 2004: CSC I – Dismissed After Motions Filed (Livingston County)

  • 2004: CSC I – Parole Violation Hearing – Not Guilty (Jackson County)

  • 2004–2005: Fraud – Dismissed After Motions Filed and Negotiations (U.S. District Court, Flint and Detroit)

  • 2005: CSC IV – Not Guilty Verdict On All Counts (Oakland County)

  • 2005–2006: CSC I and Kidnapping – Hung Jury/No Retrial/11 Not Guilty Votes (Ingham County)

  • 2007-2008: Financial Transaction Device (FTD) Violations – Dismissal (Montcalm County)

  • 2009: Assault With Intent to Murder/Home Invasion/CSC – (Ingham County)

  • 2010: Domestic Violence / Assault and Battery – Two Jury Trials, Two Not Guilty Verdicts (Isabella and Otsego Counties)

  • 2011: CSC I – Dismissed After Hearing and Negotiations (Lenawee County)

  • 2012: Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) I – Not Guilty On All OWI-Related Counts – Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.19 (Ingham County)

  • 2012–2013: Assault and Battery – Not Guilty Verdict (Ingham County)

  • 2014: Accosting and Solicitation – Dismissed After Motions Filed (St. Joseph County)

  • 2014–2015: CSC Multiple Degrees – Dismissal of All Counts After Preliminary Exam and Motion Filed (St. Joseph County)

  • 2015: CSC IV – All Counts Dismissed at P.E. (St. Joseph County)

  • 2016–2017: CSC I Degree, Child Under 13 – Not Guilty Verdict (Lapeer County)

  • 2018: Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) – Dismissed After Preliminary Exam on Constitutional Grounds (Ingham County)

  • 2019: Domestic Violence and Theft Cases – Dismissal on All Counts, Both Cases (Ingham County)

In addition, Samouris has been able to negotiate countless excellent outcomes in the form of significantly reduced charges. For example, in the cases he handled like serious felony charges, which included life offenses, Samouri was able to make it so that the verdict is reduced to misdemeanors.