Keeley D. Blanchard
Keeley D. Blanchard is a highly rated Grand Rapids criminal defense attorney who has been practicing criminal defense with Blanchard Law since 2005. She has successfully represented clients in criminal matters throughout the state of Michigan.
Keeley prides herself on providing the best representation to each and every one of her clients. She focuses primarily on defending serious felonies, including criminal sexual conduct, child pornography, child abuse, and assaultive crimes. A significant part of her practice focuses on defending those accused of sex crimes involving allegations by a child.
Navigating the journey through the criminal justice system when you are charged with a crime can be incredibly difficult, and Keeley ensures that her clients will have access to her for thorough answers to the tough questions that they are facing. Additionally, Keeley has no fear of the courtroom. Unlike many lawyers who are simply looking to work out a plea agreement and get out of the case as quickly as possible, Keeley doesn’t run from the courtroom. She is a seasoned, tough trial attorney who is unafraid of trial and has extensive trial experience. She devotes herself to obtaining the best possible result in each and every case, for each and every client.
Keeley maintains a low caseload in order to ensure that she is able to provide the attention to detail to her clients' cases that have led her to success after success in the courtroom. Keeley takes the time necessary to develop relationships with her clients, and truly cares about them and their well being.
Keeley Blanchard is a Grand Rapids criminal defense attorney who is able to handle cases in every state court in Michigan, along with federal court in the Western District of Michigan. She is admitted to practice in Michigan, as well as the Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan. She has extensive trial experience, having tried cases in counties all across Michigan, as well as in federal court.
Keeley Blanchard is an active member of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, including being a former member of the Board of Directors and a featured speaker at their annual training event and an instructor in their Evidence Boot Camp program. She is also a three-time graduate of the CDAM Trial College.
Keeley is also a graduate of the prestigious Trial Lawyer’s College in Dubois, Wyoming. As part of her training, she spent the month of July in 2011 at the secluded Thunderhead Ranch, where she studied advanced trial techniques under the direction of Gerry Spence and some of the country’s best trial lawyers. In 2016, Keeley was invited to join the faculty of the Trial Lawyers College, and travels throughout the United States teaching other lawyers advanced trial skills.
Keeley has also been recognized for her excellent work in the area of criminal defense, being named in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars in the area of criminal defense in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
If you are charged with a crime anywhere in the State of Michigan, Keeley Blanchard is available to fight for you. When you have been charged with a criminal offense, it is important that you speak with an attorney as early in the process as possible so that you can fully protect your rights.
To contact Ms. Blanchard, please call our office at (616) 244-2234.