Pelton reappointed to law examiners board

Eric Pelton of Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton PLC, has been reappointed to the State Board of Law Examiners for a five-year term.

The board certifies attorneys for admission to the bar in this state by examination (Rule 2) or, on the basis of admission in another jurisdiction, without examination (Rule 5). The board also recertifies attorneys following periods of inactivity in practice (Rule 8). See generally, Rules for the Board of Law Examiners.

Pelton was renominated by the Michigan Supreme Court. Governor Rick Snyder announced the reappointment earlier this week.

Pelton served on the Michigan Board of State Canvassers from 2002-2005. He currently serves as a member of the labor law section of the State Bar of Michigan, a fellow for the Michigan State Bar Foundation, an executive committee member for the Federalist Society and as a member of the Oakland County Bar Foundation board of trustees.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a master’s degree in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a law degree from Syracuse University.