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  • ALEXANDER  James.jpgAppointed to the Oakland County Circuit Court by Governor John Engler in August 2001; elected to a second full term in 2008
  • Chief Judge Pro Tem, 2005-2009; Presiding Judge of the Family Division, 2004-2008
  • Michigan Judges Association (President, 2010; Co-Chair-Legislative Committee)
  • Member, Michigan Judicial Council (Chair Elect) 
  • Director-Governor's Southeast Michigan Office, 1999-2001
  • Member: State Bar Judicial Crossroads Task Force (Vice Chair, Court Structure and Resources Committee); Board of State Canvassers, 1991-1999; Electoral College, 1980
  • Recipient of the OCBA Frances Avadenka and Public Servant of the Year awards; OCRC John O'Brien Award
  • Fellow-Oakland County Bar and Michigan State Bar Foundations 
  • Graduate: Miami (0) University and University of Detroit School of Law