Practice Areas

Criminal Defense Law

The Law Office of Michael J. Harper handles all types of cases in the criminal and juvenile justice systems including homicide, felonies, misdemeanors, DUIs, internet crimes, probation violations, summary citations, delinquency petitions, juvenile detention, juvenile placement hearings, underage drinking and truancy.

Special Education

The Law Office of Michael J. Harper handles all types of education law cases including special education advocacy, early intervention, bullying, suspensions, expulsions and gifted programs. We help parents understand their child’s rights and a school’s legal obligations including IEPs, IDEA, Mediation, Due Process Hearings and 504 Plans.

Systems Advocacy

Community should help us deal successfully with life’s challenges. Crisis, weakness, sickness and bad choices will happen. Community systems of support must be accessible and effective when it does.