Marijuana Attorney

Since the passage of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in 2008, patients and caregivers in Michigan have routinely found themselves on the wrong side of the law. Shyler Engel has dedicated his legal career to making sure that patients and caregivers get the respect they need and deserve.

For Business

Shyler works on the following issues:

Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Act Licensing
Detroit Medical Marijuana Caregiver Center Licensing
Municipal Representation
Zoning, Permits, Special Uses
Corporate Formation

For Patients and Caregivers

Shyler defends those charged with the following crimes:

Possession of Marijuana
Improper Transportation of Marijuana
Operating Under the Influence of Marijuana
Operating With the Presence of THC
Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Manufacture of Marijuana
Delivery of Marijuana

What Others Are Saying

“I have used him two times this year and he killed it! Do NOT let his age set you back as his knowledge is UNREAL!!!! 110% THE BEST!

– Gina

“My complicated business grows every year, and with each year comes new challenges. Shyler is always accessible and well informed seemingly with any question that comes up.“

– Haittam Grieb, Owner and Founder of Prestige Worldwide Logistics

“We want to let you know that without you we would not be where we are today being able to continue our family together. All the extra time and attention you put into our case is greatly appreciated and we will never be able to thank you enough.“

– V.M & J.M.

“Shyler helped me get my startup off the ground. I am forever grateful for his clear advice, and dedicated and entrepreneurial work ethic.“

– Kolin Karchon, Owner and Founder of

Latest Results

March 29, 2017

A Shyler Engel, PLLC client was charged with violation of the Improper Transport statute. However, in People v Latz, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that patients registered with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program cannot be successfully prosecuted through the Improper Transportation statute. Our client came to us after he had been arraigned by the judge, […]

October 5, 2016

A Shyler Engel, PLLC client was arrested along with two other people after less than one gram of marijuana found in a car that our client was sitting in. No admissions were made to the police, and our client denied that the marijuana was his, and that he did not even know that the marijuana was […]

September 20, 2016

A Shyler Engel, PLLC client was charged with Improper Transportation after the police stopped our client in a parking lot for “suspicious activity.”  Our client had forgotten to place his medical marijuana in a case in the trunk of his car.  We filed a motion to dismiss the charges for a lack of probable cause […]

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