2016 Hon. Laura Baird-Ingham County

2015 Hon. Colleen O’Brien-Oakland/Court of Appeals

2014 Hon. Stephen D. Gorsalitz-Kalamazoo

2013 Hon. Lita M. Popke-Wayne

2012 Hon. Timothy G. Hicks-Muskegon

2011 Hon. Annette J. Berry-Wayne

2010 Hon. James M. Alexander-Oakland

2009 Hon. Fred Borchard-Saginaw

2008 Hon. Michael F. Sapala-Wayne

2007 Hon. Phillip E. Rogers Jr.-Grand Traverse

2006 Hon. Nanci J. Grant-Oakland

2005 Hon. Robert M. Ransom-Genesee

2004 Hon. Alton T. Davis-Otsego, Crawford, and Kalkaska

2003 Hon. Peter J. Maceroni-Macomb

2002 Hon. Lawrence C. Root-Mecosta

2001 Hon. Kurtis T. Wilder-Washtenaw

2000 Hon. Barry L. Howard-Oakland

1999 Hon. Paul J. Clulo-Midland

1998 Hon. William F. Caprathe-Bay

1997 Hon. Vera Massy-Jones-Wayne

1998 Hon. James C. Kingsley-Calhoun

1995 Hon. Michael G. Harrison-Ingham

1994 Hon. M Richard Knoblock-Huron

1993 Hon. Richard R. Lamb-Kalamazoo

1992 Hon. Roman S. Gribbs-Wayne

1991 Hon. Thomas Q. Brown-Ingham

1990 Hon. James T. Corden-St. Clair

1989 Hon. Joseph R. McDonald

1988 Hon. Maureen P. Reilly-Wayne

1987 Hon. Hilda R. Gage-Oakland

1986 Hon. James S. Thorburn-Oakland

1985 Hon. John X. Theiler-Bay

1984 Hon. James E. Townsend-Ottawa

1983 Hon. Richard R. Dunn-Wayne

1982 Hon. Samuel C. Gardner-Wayne

1981 Hon. George Denewith-Macomb

1980 Hon. Harry McAra-Genessee