Michigan Immigration & Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Philip C. Curtis

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Our Practice

The Law Offices of Philip C. Curtis was established in 2007 and is located in Jackson, Michigan.  Our practice is focused on U.S. immigration and naturalization law and criminal defense.  Mr. Curtis is passionate about these two areas of law and focusing on just two areas of law allows him to obtain a high level of expertise in what he does.

We represent clients in immigration matters all over the State of Michigan, the United States and the world.  Mr. Curtis represents clients in criminal matters in Jackson, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Ingham and Hillsdale counties.

Mr. Curtis handles a variety of immigration law matters including common non-immigrant visa petitions such as H1B, TN, and L visas.  He also handles family-based immigrant visa petitions, K1 finance visa petitions and naturalization and citizenship cases.  Mr. Curtis's experience includes representing clients in complex family-based immigrant visa or K1 cases that involve issues of inadmissibility or other complex immigration law issues.

Mr. Curtis's criminal defense practice includes representing individuals in a variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases.  Examples of the types of cases we handle regularly include: drunk or drugged driving; felony drunk driving; felony drug crimes; assault crimes; larceny, home invasion, robbery and other theft crimes; forgery and uttering and publishing; and domestic violence.  Mr. Curtis also represents clients probation violation hearings.

Although our practice has become increasingly busy, we continue to ensure that we make time to give each client the personal attention and assistance one should expect from a full service immigration and criminal defense law firm. As a client of our firm you will have a direct and personal relationship with your attorney.



Get in touch

We know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free case evaluations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget. Please call us at 517.745.4160 or click below to schedule an appointment with Philip C. Curtis.

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Philip Curtis

Philip C. Curtis is a solo practitioner who specializes in immigration and naturalization law and criminal defense.  Mr. Curtis was first exposed to the U.S. immigration law system after he married a foreign national and went through the immigration process with his wife.  Since then he has accumulated over 15 years of experience representing families and businesses with respect to U.S. immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters.

Mr Curtis's interest and experience in criminal law began in law school when he volunteered for two non-profit organizations: Legal Services for Women with Children and the East Bay Community Law Center. After graduating from law school and gaining some experience in private practice, Mr. Curtis acted as a volunteer trial attorney for the Washtenaw County Public Defenders Office for several years.  Mr. Curtis also currently acts as a court appointed criminal defense attorney in Jackson County.



University of California-Berkeley
Juris Doctor 2002

Western Michigan University  Bachelor of Arts, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

• State Bar of Michigan, Member in Good Standing
• American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member 2002-Present


Bar Admissions

• Michigan