The Michigan Judges Association is pleased to welcome Hon. Pamela Lightvoet as its President for 2019. Also welcoming President Elect Hon. Jon Van Allsburg, Vice President Hon. Martha Anderson, Secretary Hon. Christopher Yates, and Treasurer Hon. Michelle Rick. Please click HERE to read more about our 2019 Officers.
Click on the "Upcoming Events" tab to view the MJA 2019 calendar including Executive Board Meeting dates and times and the 2019 Conference dates and location.
The long awaited 2018 Annual Conference begins today! Please click on the picture below to access all the information you will need for this year's Conference. Please note that not all materials for the presentations are available online, as this year hard copies will be distributed to you.
Our very own MJA Board Member and Bylaws Committee Chair Judge Janice Cunningham was recently featured in an article in "Benchmark", the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Alumni Magazine. Titled "A Catalyst for Change", the article discusses Judge Cunningham's background and judicial philosophy and is a "must-read"! Read More
Everything you wanted to know about the 2018 Annual Conference is now available on the Conference Page of the website. Click on the picture above or from the options on the main menu to access materials such as the Conference Registration form, the Grand Hotel reservation form, the Conference FAQ Guide, and information about [...]
MJA President Judge Tracey Yokich would like our membership to be aware that the Senate Judiciary Committee will be taking up SB 973 which expands the penal code to include threats to judges, staff, and family members with the intent to interfere with the legal process. Judge Yokich and other members of the MJA [...]
The agenda and other materials for the upcoming meeting on May 15, 2018 are available by accessing the MEMBER'S AREA or by clicking on the picture below.
Please click on the picture to read this interesting article by Ottawa County Circuit Judge and MJA Outreach Committee Co-Chair Hon. Jon Hulsing. Please look for more articles each month from members of the Outreach Committee!
The agenda and other materials for the upcoming meeting on April 17, 2018 are available by accessing the MEMBER'S AREA or by clicking on the picture below.
The internet and social media can provide a medium for the rapid dissemination of incorrect or misleading information about a judge personally or about decisions a judge has made in a particular case. Social media can also provide a vehicle for harassment or even threats against a judge or the judge's family. Click HERE [...]