William W. Swor & Associates

William W. SworFirm Profile

William Swor and Associates is a Detroit based law-firm with 43 years of experience  defending Federal and State investigations of controversial issues. We have successfully lead defense cases for Americans accused of terrorism and plotting against the American government.

Our firm has successfully defended international money laundering accusations, parents accused of murdering their children, business men accused of drug trafficking, and Americans accused of terrorism and plotting to overthrow the American government.  Our firm handles matters involving Physicians and Health-care issues, both criminal and administrative. These cases include Licensing and Medicare Disputes. The firm also handles Federal Civil Rights litigation, Immigration Services and Criminal Defense.

Our firm was started by the principal attorney William W. Swor in 1972, and he still actively leads the firm today. With over 43 years of experience defending Federal and State investigations and controversial issues, William Swor and Associates has become a first choice for legal defense across the country.

Attorney Profile William W. Swor

William W. Swor has consistently provided representation consistent with the highest standards of practice. In March of 2015 he successfully defended a Canadian business man falsely accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States. Mr. Swor's client was facing a minimum mandatory sentence of ten years but was acquitted of all charges. In January of 2014, Mr. Swor successfully defended a father accused by the state of Michigan of murdering his 11-month old son. His client was acquitted of all charges.

Mr. Swor has tried many politically charged cases. In He was lead counsel for Arab Americans falsely accused of conspiracy to engage in terrorism following September 11, 2001. He has defended charities accused by the United States government of providing support to terrorism. In 2013 he successfully defended Americans accused of conspiring to overthrow the United States government.

He has authored articles on various aspects of the practices of law and speaks frequently on legal issues in both print and electronic media. He has frequently been invited to speak to lawyers on continuing legal education topics and matters.

Education

  • Wayne State University Law JD - Juris Doctorate 1972
  • Oakland University  BA - Bachelor of Arts 1969

Awards

  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Martindale-Hubbell 2003-2017
  • AVVO Clients Choice Award 2017
  • Criminal Justice Act Recognition United States District Court EDM 2012
  • Legal Professional of the Year American Arab Chamber of Commerce 2010
  • Rodney Thaxton "Against All Odds Award" Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter 2008
  • Bernard Gottfried Award ACLU of Michigan, Detroit Chapter 2006
  • Defender of Justice Award National Lawyers Guild 2005
  • Justice for All Award Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan 2004

Associations

  • Practitioners Advisory Group to the United States Sentencing Committee 1995-present
  • Advisory Board ACLU of Michigan  2011–present
  • Fellow & Board of Governors American Board of Criminal Lawyers  2006–present
  • A Vice President American Bar of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2016-Present
  • Director Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan  2000–present
  • Member American Arbitration Association  1980–present
  • Member Federal Bar Association  1980–present
  • Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  1980–present
  • Member Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association  1976–present
  • Member Macomb County Bar Association  1973–present
  • Member State Bar of Michigan  1972–present

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William W. Swor & Associates

1120 Ford Building

615 Griswold Street

Detroit, MI 48226

Office: (313) 967-0200

Fax: 313-346-5830

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1120 Ford Building

615 Griswold Street

Detroit, MI 48226

Office: (313) 967-0200

Fax: (313) 346-5830

William W. Swor & Associates

William W. Swor