SBM Election Information

SBM Election Information

Nominating petitions for the 2023 State Bar of Michigan election will be available in the Michigan Bar Journal and posted on the State Bar website in March. The June election will include:

  • A non-judicial member of the Judicial Tenure Commission
  • Representative Assembly members in 38 judicial circuits
  • Board of Commissioner seats in four districts
  • Members of the Young Lawyers Section Executive Council in three districts

Candidates must submit nominating petitions to the State Bar of Michigan between Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 30. Send your completed petitions via email to Carrie Sharlow at

All active members of the State Bar will receive their ballots via email by June 1 and ballots must be cast online by 11:59 p.m. June 15, 2023. To ensure you receive a ballot and notifications about the election, please make sure your current email address is on file at

If you have questions, contact Marge Bossenbery at or Carrie Sharlow at

Posted March 9, 2023