Judicial Vacancy–Michigan Supreme Court

Judicial Vacancy–Michigan Supreme Court

Court: Michigan Supreme Court
Vacating Justice: Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack
Deadline: Applications must be submitted electronically and received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022.

To be considered for this position, you must be a State Bar of Michigan member who meets the legal qualifications for this office.

For this vacancy, the Governor's Office is requesting the following supplemental materials in addition to the Judicial Questionnaire Packet:

  1. Please provide three briefs and/or opinions that reflect the strength of your legal analysis and writing ability. If possible, at least one should involve a question of constitutional law, and at least one should be an opinion or brief related to a dispositive motion or an appeal.
  2. Please provide a list of at least five opposing counsels in recent cases, or if you currently serve on the bench, five attorneys that have recently appeared before you. Please include their name, p number, phone number, and the date of your most recent case-related interaction.
  3. Supplemental Questionnaire

Judicial appointment questionnaire, writing samples, resume, and supplemental documents must be submitted using the online portal at www.michigan.gov/appointments and received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022. Additional letters of recommendation can still be submitted after your initial submission to judicialappointments@michigan.gov.

If you have any questions about the judicial appointments process, please send your questions to judicialappointments@michigan.gov.

Posted: September 12, 2022—(Updated: September 20, 2022)