Baird and Zulakis, P.C.

Baird and Zulakis, P.C.

Baird & Zulakis, P.C., offers comprehensive criminal defense representation across a broad spectrum of practice areas.

Firm Overview

George Zulakis has successfully represented clients in criminal and juvenile matters for over 30 years. He is a recognized leader in the field of criminal defense and has been nominated by his peers for Lead Counsel Rating in state felonies and misdemeanors and for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (DUI subspecialty, 2009-2016). Mr. Zulakis has experience in many areas of criminal defense, including DUI/drunk driving, domestic violence, assault, breaking and entering, drug crimes, sex crimes, juvenile delinquency, embezzlement, fraud, shoplifting, MIP/minor in possession, and traffic offenses. For more details on Mr. Zulakis's extensive legal experience, honors, and professional associations/memberships, please visit our firm's homepage (

If you have been charged or are being investigated for a criminal matter, it is imperative to obtain representation as soon as possible to ensure the best outcome. At Baird & Zulakis, P.C., you will receive a proactive approach to your defense that includes both aggressive advocacy of your rights as well as helpful interventions to improve your defense position and overall future. Call us for a free phone consultation today!
Main Office
4127 Okemos Road
Suite 4
Okemos  MI  48864
  • (517) 349-5011
  • (517) 349-5013


Free Initial Consultation?
Free Phone Consultation Available
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Services are billed hourly in increments of one-tenth of an hour.
Hourly Rates

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office Manager
Yes; Jennifer Johnson
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?


What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Work done by staff is typically not charged to client. Majority of work is performed by Attorney George Zulakis..

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Attorney Zulakis is a board member of the Ingham County Bar Foundation; the charitable arm of Ingham County Bar Association.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Experience; reputation, and our proactive approach to our cases distinguish BZPC from other law firms.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

We encourage our clients to ask questions and we appreciate any effort they may make, individually, to understand the applicable law and procedures that may apply to their cases. An informed client allows the attorney to focus more specifically on the issues that need to be addressed.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?


Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?


George Zulakis

Baird and Zulakis, P.C., was established in Lansing in 1980 and relocated to its offices to Okemos in 1986. Our firm has long been a trusted resource for parents, students, and others across the cultural spectrum of Mid-Michigan, with attorney George Zulakis becoming the criminal defense lawyer of choice for many elected officials, law enforcement personnel, physicians, business leaders and other attorneys when they, or their family members, are in trouble.

Work done by staff is typically not charged to client. Majority of work is performed by Attorney George Zulakis..

  • Bar Number: P28580
    Michigan , 1978

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