Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation




Fink: A Household Name in Detroit

Wade G. Fink is a prominent criminal defense attorney in Southeast, Michigan. He carries on the legacy of famed Michigan criminal defense attorney Neil H. Fink.  The proud son of two highly-respected criminal defense attorneys, Wade spent several years as an attorney at the prestigious Dickinson Wright PLLC after graduating at the top of his law school class and scoring in a high percentile on the Michigan Bar Examination. He practices civil litigation in select cases. Wade has been recognized by both his colleagues and legal publications as a superior in-court advocate. Wade has the law in his blood, having built strong relationships in the legal community, including with law enforcement agencies.

Wade has achieved favorable results in many cases. In the criminal context, Wade has secured “Not Guilty” verdicts at trial, reversed convictions on appeal and in post-conviction proceedings, and secured the release of criminal defendants from prison. His successes have also come in negotiating with law enforcement before charges are brought. Wade has handled wide-ranging types of criminal matters - from murder to public corruption.

Wade also takes on a select number of civil cases, which are lawsuits between parties. Wade has achieved hundreds of thousands of dollars in awards for clients, he has successfully sued large corporations and banks, as well as defended many small businesses. Wade is very proud of one of his early civil cases, winning a jury trial for a Michigan prisoner against three prison guards who abused him.

Wade Fink Law is proud of its law clerks and associate attorneys that assist in serving clients of all needs. Whether you are under investigation by state or federal authorities, have been charged with a crime, are being sued, or have been wronged by another, Wade's practice is dedicated to being both aggressive and practical in an effort to deliver the best result for you and your family.  

If you are facing criminal or civil liability, or are looking to protect your rights in litigation, call Wade today to discuss your goals.

Meet Wade



(248) 712-1054


370 E. Maple Rd., Third Floor, Birmingham, Michigan 48009


Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense

Facing a government or state investigation can be a challenging and anxious period for you and your family, even more so if you are facing criminal charges. Wade's deep understanding of criminal rights, along with the credibility he has with law enforcement, make him a superior advocate to help you defend yourself. Wade has a practical approach to delivering results, but is always ready for a fight when necessary. 

Civil Litigation

If you are being sued, or believe you have a claim against another, Wade is an experienced litigator in the civil arena. Having began his career at Dickinson Wright PLLC, representing large corporate clients facing high exposure, as well as representing individuals and companies who suffered high damages, Wade has learned from some of the best in Michigan. His results speak for themselves.


Whatever result at the trial court level, either in criminal or civil cases, Wade can assist you in navigating through the appellate courts. Wade has handled appeals in front of the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, as well as the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court of the United States. Wade has achieved favorable outcomes for clients ranging from large banks to criminal defendants.


A government of laws, not of men.
— John Adams