Judicial Ethics Committee

Jurisdiction

Prepare written opinions on ethical conduct of judges at the request of the State Bar President, Board of Commissioners, Representative Assembly, Attorney Discipline Board, Attorney Grievance Commission, Executive Director, individual members of the State Bar inquiring about their own contemplated conduct, or on its own initiative.

Recommend amendments to the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct, the Michigan Code of Judicial Conduct and other standards of professional conduct, and review proposed amendments.

Note: The Michigan Judges Association, Michigan Probate Judges Association, Michigan District Judges Association, Michigan Association of District Court Magistrates, and the Referees Association of Michigan shall each nominate one member for appointment to the committee.

2017-2018 Committee Members

Rules of the Committee

Resources

Annual Reports

Includes reports from Ethics, Judicial & Professional Committee, Standing Committee on Professional Ethics, and Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics.

Articles

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