MJA announces 2012 officers

Muskegon County Circuit Court Judge Timothy G. Hicks will preside as president of the Michigan Judges Association for 2012.

Hicks was a teacher before beginning his legal career in 1983. He practiced law for 13 years before his appointment to the bench in 1996. Hicks is a former chief judge of the Muskegon circuit and teaches classes for the Michigan Judicial Institute. Hicks has served on the MJA’s executive committee since 1998.

Joining Hicks in MJA’s 2012 leadership positions:

  • President Elect: Judge Lita Masini Popke, Wayne County
  • Vice-President: Judge Stephen D. Gorsalitz, Kalamazoo County
  • Secretary: Judge Paul E. Hamre, Van Buren County
  • Treasurer: Judge Colleen A. O’Brien, Oakland County