Honorable James M. Alexander
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Honorable James M. Alexander

  • ALEXANDER  James.jpgAppointed to the Oakland County Circuit Court by Governor John Engler in August, 2001
  • Currently assigned to the Oakland County Business Court
  • Chief Judge Pro Tem, 2005-2009; Presiding Judge of the Family Division, 2004-2008
  • Michigan Judges Association (President, 2010)
  • Member, Michigan Judicial Council (Chair - 2015)
  • 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; and the Hilda Gage Award from the Michigan Judges' Association
  • Named a 2016 "Leader in the Law" by Lawyers Weekly
  • Fellow-Oakland County Bar and Michigan State Bar Foundations
  • Graduate of Miami University and the University of Detroit Law School