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Presiding Judge – Civil/Criminal Division
  • O'Brien, Colleen Picture 10-2014.jpgSixth Judicial Circuit Judge since 1998
  • Graduate: University of Michigan, 1978; Detroit College of Law, 1981
  • Private practice attorney specializing in civil litigation for 17 years prior to being elected to the bench
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan; Oakland County Bar Association
  • Presiding Judge, Oakland Circuit Court Civil/Criminal Division
  • President, Michigan Judges Association
  • Presiding Judge of the Female Adult Treatment Court
  • Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation, Oakland County Bar Foundation
  • Governor’s Appointee to Indigent Defense Advisory Commission
  • Advisory Board: Crossroads for Youth
  • Past President of the Oakland County Women’s Bar Association (1993 to 1994)
  • Adjunct Professor at Cooley Law School
  • Advisory Board of Baker College Paralegal Program