The Michigan Supreme Courtroom has appointed The Honorary Michael C. Brown as Chief Choose of the First District Courtroom efficient instantly.
Brown has served as a District Courtroom Choose since 2018. Choose Jack Vitale not too long ago resigned as Chief Choose of the First District Courtroom. Vitale will proceed to function a District Courtroom Choose till his retirement on the finish of this 12 months when his time period expires.
“I am resigning the chief choose place to facilitate a clean transition in management,” Vitale stated.
The chief choose is the presiding provide of the court docket. He’s answerable for caseload administration, disposition of judicial workloads, supervision of all court docket personnel, administration of funds and different crucial features.
“It is an honor to be chosen by the Michigan Supreme Courtroom for this place,” Brown stated. “Our court docket did a superb job navigating by way of the challenges of working throughout the COVID pandemic. I look ahead to persevering with the court docket’s progress in implementing new applied sciences, rising effectivity and making the court docket system extra accessible for the general public.”
Brown beforehand served because the Chief Choose Professional Tern of the court docket from 2019 to 2022, and is the Presiding Choose of the Monroe County Veterans Therapy Courtroom. He serves on the Michigan Supreme Courtroom’s Committee on Mannequin Prison Jury Directions, the State Bar Affiliation’s Prison Jurisprudence & Follow Committee and the American Judges Affiliation’s Home Violence Committee.
He’s lively within the group and is a member of Kiwanis, VFW Auxiliary – Publish 1138, Geese Limitless, Buddies of Potter Cemetery, Monroe County Bar Affiliation and Michigan District Judges Affiliation.