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Meet the Team

When it comes to providing legal representation, we at Kirsch Daskas Law Group think that it should be honest, ethical, and personal. Your criminal law, sexual assault, or child abuse case is important to us, and we are sincerely proud of and thrilled about our staff. Each member of our team will work hard to ensure that you are well represented throughout the entirety of the process. Clients who have been accused of other misdemeanors, felonies, and the family and educational concerns that come along with these accusations are vigorously defended by our legal team. The Kirsch Daskas Law Group can tailor a case strategy to meet your specific needs in order to get the outcomes you want. We have a combined legal knowledge that spans decades, so we are able to handle the intricate legal problems while you concentrate on the things that are most important.

Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa

Managing Partner/ Chief Criminal Litigator

Representation of adults and juveniles accused of wrongdoing. Specializing in cases involving children where multidisciplinary training in psychology, linguistics, forensic interviewing, suggestibility of children, child abuse, physical injury and the law is applied. Advocate for students at the K-12 and University level in disciplinary proceedings or educational support (IEP/ 504); criminal, expungement, protective services, and criminal proceedings across the State of Michigan.

Hannah Elizabeth Roberts

Hannah E. Roberts graduated law school in 2020 with a concentration in litigation. Throughout law school, Hannah was actively involved. She was awarded the John D. Voelker award and the Leadership Achievement Award upon graduation. (she also received three certificates of merit). Hannah Interned at the William Booth Legal aid Clinic in Detroit and externed with Family Law Assistance Project in Auburn Hills as a student attorney handling her own caseload. Hannah also interned with Honorable Maureen M. McGinnis at 52-4 District Court in Troy. Hannah has a strong interest in Family Law and Criminal Defense.

Steven John Reina

Steve Reina sought to contribute his skills to the best law practice he could identify, a search that soon led him to Lisa Kirsch Satawa. Seeing his long experience and long history of results in criminal law, domestic relations, and civil practice he was immediately made part of a team here to serve you and to give the same passionate commitment they would give were you a member of their family. Kirsch Daskas Law Group: Wherever you come from we’re here to help you get you to where you want to go.

Ben Hall

Ben left the prosecutor’s office and immediately put his past experiences to work for the benefit of his clients. Ben has secured favorable outcomes for his clients, including multiple dismissals, by leveraging his experience as a police officer and prosecutor to pick apart the prosecution’s case. This has allowed Ben’s clients to go from facing years of incarceration or a lifetime impact of a criminal conviction to walking out of court with their freedom.

Terry L. Johnson

Attorney Terry L. Johnson is a graduate of Michigan State University and earned his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley. Shortly after graduating, Terry opened his own practice and began representing citizens who were accused of criminal wrongdoing. Terry is also a firearms instructor with the National Rifle Association (N.R.A.) and the United States Concealed Carry Association (U.S.C.C.A). Terry is a subject matter expert on firearms and is seen frequently on local news stations commenting on shootings and firearms-related issues. Terry also teaches legal classes on the legal use of self-defense to police reserve academies in the Metro Detroit area.

Jim Makowski

Mr. Makowski specializes in criminal defense with an emphasis on firearms law, more specifically on self-defense. He developed the current Concealed Pistol License legal training curriculum for the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) and serves on its Critical Response Team. Mr. Makowski is frequently a guest on various media outlets, both locally and nationally, regarding legal issues relating to firearms. Mr. Makowski also serves as Corporation Counsel for Michigan Gun Owners Inc., as well as a legal advisor to Michigan Open Carry, Inc