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Bernard Jocuns
Bernard Anthony Jocuns & Associates, PLLC
152 West Park Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
United States
About Me: 
Bernard Jocuns is a trial attorney from Lapeer, Michigan focusing on criminal defense and Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army Bernard received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Pennsylvania State University and Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Bernard’s law practice encompasses criminal defense with an emphasis on Medical Marijuana and DUI defense. Bernard is an active member of the following organizations: Chair and founding member of the Marijuana Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Michigan OWI Defense Attorneys, National College for DUI Defense, National Lawyers Guild, American Association for Justice, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (lifetime member), Lapeer County Historical Society (lifetime member), Lapeer County Democratic Party Executive Committee, Lapeer County Equal Rights Alliance, Veterans of Foreign Wars (lifetime member), Iraq Veterans Against the War, American Legion (lifetime member), NORML Legal Committee (lifetime member), Michigan NORML Legal Committee (Chair & Lifetime Member), Legal Counsel for Michigan NORML,Walk for Warmth, Justice Caucus for the Michigan Democratic Party (board member)State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly, City of Lapeer Zoning Board of Appeals (Vice Chair)Marijuana Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (Chairperson & Founding Member), Cannabis Patients United, Americans for Safe Access, American Civil Liberties Union, Lapeer Area Chamber of Commerce, National Cannabis Industry Association, National Cannabis Bar Association (Founding Member) and the Michigan Democratic Party. Bernard’s former elected and appointed positions include the North Branch Library Board, Mid-Michigan Library Cooperative and Vice Chair for the Lapeer County Democratic Party.


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