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Michigan Liquor License Law Attorney

Liquor licenses are essential if you plan on serving or selling alcoholic beverages in the state of Michigan. The selling and serving of liquor is controlled by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission, which manages enforcement and licensing throughout the state.

At White Law PLLC, we can assist clients with acquiring liquor licenses as well as defending against liquor license violations or criminal charges that result from these violations. We can guide you through each step of the process, including the paperwork and resolving disputes as they arise.

Obtaining a Liquor License for Your Business

Whether you own a new or longstanding business, our skilled Okemos liquor license lawyers can help your organization obtain a liquor license to sell or serve alcohol on a temporary or permanent basis. We can also assist clients with liquor license renewals and transfers..

On-Premise Liquor Licenses

On-premise liquor licenses allow for the sales of liquor and consumption of alcohol while on the physical location of the business. Common on-premise licenses are:

  • Class C Licenses
  • Club Licenses
  • Tavern Licenses: Beer and Wine Only

Off Premise Liquor Licenses

Off-premise liquor licenses allow businesses to sell alcohol to patrons but do not allow for alcohol consumption on the property. Common off-premise licenses are:

  • Specially Designated Merchant Licenses
  • Specially Designed Distributor Licenses
  • Brewpub Licenses
  • Microbrew Licenses

Which Liquor License Is Right for My Organization?

There are a variety of Michigan liquor licenses, each with different provisions and allowances for the selling and consumption of alcohol. Our firm can work with you to assess the needs of your company and identify the appropriate liquor license.

White Law PLLC attorneys also assist Lansing & Ingham County businesses with other liquor licenses such as hotel, resort and redevelopment liquor licenses. In addition, our experienced attorneys have helped numerous non-profit organizations acquire liquor licenses for their events over the years.

Call White Law PLLC at (517) 316-1195 today for a free consultation and to learn how our attorneys can assist your business with a liquor license.

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From Previous Clients

  • He got it done and over with in a very timely manner.

    “I am from Chicago Illinois and Jamie didn’t hesitate to take my case. He got it done and over with in a very timely manner and with out me having to make multiple trips to and from Michigan. The outcome of my case was the one I was looking for and I highly recommend this firm!”

  • Mr. White and his staff are second to none

    “Mr. White and his staff are second to none. They are courteous, respectful, and hard working advocates for your defense. Mr. White gave me my life back. You can't put a price on that.”

  • I would highly recommend James White as an attorney!

    “I would highly recommend James White as an attorney! Both him and his staff are extremely professional and if you want an attorney that will fight for you he’s the best!!!”

  • If it wasn't for Mr. White I would have been unjustly put in jail for a very long time.

    “People v. R.R. (2013) - "I was facing a serious criminal charge that I did not commit. I spoke with several other attorneys and all of them had a laid back attitude. I didn't need an attorney with a laid back attitude, I needed an attorney that would aggressively pursue my case and one that knows the law. I got referred to Jamie White of the White Law PLLC and I got exactly what I needed, an aggressive knowledgeable attorney. From our initial conversation to the day I was exonerated, Mr. White worked hard to prove my innocence. If it wasn't for Mr. White I would have been unjustly put in jail for a very long time. Thank you Mr. White." ”

  • He’s the best!!!

    “I would highly recommend James White as an attorney! Both him and his staff are extremely professional and if you want an attorney that will fight for you he’s the best!!!”

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Why White Law, PLLC?

  • Over 60 Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • Experience Handling High-Profile Cases
  • We Use Cutting Edge Technology
  • We've Successfully Resolved Hundreds of Cases
  • We Never Back Down From a Challenge