Honorable Martha D. Anderson
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Honorable Martha D. Anderson

  • anderson_martha_05162016.jpgElected to the Oakland County Circuit Court in November 2002; re-elected 2008 and 2014
  • Assignment to Oakland County Circuit Court Civil/Criminal Division, 2010-Present
  • Assignment to Oakland County Circuit Court Family Division, 2003-2009
  • Oakland County Circuit Court Friend of the Court Referee, 1979-2002
  • Member, Michigan Judges Association Executive Committee
  • Chairperson, Michigan Judges Association Criminal Law Committee
  • Appointed Member, Michigan Community Corrections Board
  • Member, Michigan Department of Human Services, Juvenile Justice Competency Legislation Workgroup; and Michigan Department of Corrections, Presentence Investigation Report/COMPAS Workgroup
  • Judicial Team Leader, American Inns of Court – OCBA Chapter
  • Michigan Judges Association Representative, Michigan Legislative Workgroup for Probation & Parole Reforms (2014-2015); and Michigan Legislative Workgroup for People v. Lockridge Sentencing Guidelines (2014-2015)
  • Court Liaison, Oakland County Bar Association Circuit Court Committee (2011-2014)
  • President, Italian American Bar Association of Michigan (2009-2010)
  • Trustee, CARE House of Oakland County Board of Trustees (2003-2009)
  • Director, Women Officials' Network Board of Directors (2005-2009)
  • Family Law Chairperson, Oakland County Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference (2007)
  • Former Board Member, The Referees Association of Michigan Board of Directors; and Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Family and Divorce Board of Directors
  • Former Member, Michigan Supreme Court, Family Division Joint Rules Committee
  • Past Vice-President, Michigan Family Support Council – Southeast Region
  • Past Treasurer, Michigan Family Support Council – State Level
  • Recipient: Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, Distinguished Service Award; Italian American Bar Association of Michigan, President's Award; Italian American Bar Association of Michigan, Honor Banner Award of Distinction; The Honorable Robert E. Weiss, Award for Excellence in Court Improvement; Oakland County Circuit Court - Family Division, Arthur Eugene Moore Champion of Children Award; Dads & Moms of Michigan, Judiciary Order of Merit for Outstanding Judicial Contributions; and Children's Charter of the Courts of Michigan, Inc., Promoting Improved Justice & Services to Children in Michigan Award
  • Member: State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Judges Association, Oakland County Bar Association, Italian American Bar Association of Michigan, American Inns of Court – OCBA Chapter and Women Officials' Network
  • Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation and Oakland County Bar Foundation
  • Graduate of University of Detroit Law School (1977) and Wayne State University (1973)