Who’s a great judge? Let the state know

The Michigan Judges Association is looking to honor a current or former circuit and/or Court of Appeals judge who demonstrates excellence in trial practice, scholarship, and service to the community and profession.

The inaugural award will be presented at the State Court Administrative Office Fall Conference in Lansing. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of competence in docket management and managing trials, contributions to the profession, contributions to legal scholarship, and/or contributions to the community.

Nominations will be evaluated by a committee consisting of attorneys and both current and former judges.

A nomination form may be downloaded and printed at www.michiganjudgesassociation.org.  Nominations should include the form, nominee’s curriculum vitae/resume, and any supporting letters or information.

Deadline is July 30. Nominations may be faxed to Thomas Oatmen at (231) 724-4587, e-mailed to oatmenth@co.muskegon.mi.us, or mailed to: Thomas G. Oatmen, Law Library, 6th Floor, 990 Terrace St., Muskegon, MI 49442-3357

For more information, contact Timothy G. Hicks at (231) 724-6337 or hicks@co.muskegon.mi.us.

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