Honorable Nanci J. Grant

Honorable Nanci J. Grant

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  • Elected to the Sixth Circuit Court in 1996
  • Chief Circuit Judge, appointed November 2009 - Present
  • Past Presiding Judge, General Jurisdiction Division 
  • Member of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission
  • Past President, Michigan Judges Association (representing state's circuit and appellate judges) 
  • Member, Advisory Board of the Michigan Judicial Institute
  • Board Member, Women Officials Network
  • Recipient: State Bar's Champion of Justice Award, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Legal Excellence (Judicial) Award, Oakland County Bar Association Professionalism Award, Wayne State Alumni Association Headliner Award, Oakland County Probate Court Citizens Alliance "Merit Award"
  • Singled out by the Detroit Free Press for exemplary judicial attendance
  • Selected by Crain's Detroit Business as one of "40 under 40"
  • Recognized by a national magazine as one of ten "Women to Watch" 
  • Former member, Michigan State Bar's Representative Assembly
  • Formerly a private practice attorney specializing in commercial litigation

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