Criminal Defense and Family Attorney
Brief info

As a trial attorney, Harry Mihas focuses primarily on trial and appellate work within his areas of practice. He has a passion for defending the falsely accused, and those treated unfairly by the authorities. His knowledge and background are invaluable in breaking down the barrier of false accusations and misleading evidence.



Criminal Defense and Family Attorney
Harry D. Mihas is a highly respected expert in criminal defense and family law, both trial and appellate courts.  For almost 20 years he has built a reputation of dedication to his clients that includes a mastery of the law and the facts of his case, and a passion for defending those falsely accused and unfairly treated.  As a part of Smith Mihas PLLC, he and Nicole work together as a team to help our clients through the legal system, and readjust their lives to a new norm.

Special Training
  • Federal Defender Trial Skills College 2012
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College 2011
  • University of Michigan Law School, Journal of Law Reform, Executive Editor
  • Staff Attorney to Hon. Gerald W. Heaney, United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Law Clerk to Hon. John Feikens, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Law Clerk to Hon. George Caram Steeh, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Law Clerk to Hon. John Corbett O’Meara
  • Previous career as a television news producer and writer at WXYZ and WDIV in Detroit
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member of Criminal Law and Family Law Sections
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Board of Directors
  • Wayne County Criminal Bar Association, Member
  • Hellenic Bar Association, Former President (2015-2018)
  • Downriver Bar Association, Member
  • University of Michigan Law School, Juris Doctorate  (Cum Laude)  2002
  • Clemson University,  Master of Arts in Civil Rights History  (Cum Laude)  1998
  • Clemson University, Bachelor of Arts in History and Biology  1992
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2002
  • United States Eastern District of Michigan, 2005
  • United States Northern District of Ohio, 2013
  • United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • United States Supreme Court, 2006


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