Honorable Hala Jarbou

Honorable Hala Jarbou

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  • Appointed Oakland County Circuit Court Judge, October 2015
  • Assigned to Civil/Criminal Division, 2015-Present
  • Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, April 2010–November 2015
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Oakland County Prosecutor's Office, December 1997–April 2010
  • Member, Michigan Judges Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, Michigan Supreme Court Committee on Model Criminal Jury Instructions, 2016-2019
  • Member, Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Judicial Institute Circuit Court & Court of Appeals and District Court Academic Advisory Committee, 2017-Present
  • Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Judicial Institute Benchbook Editorial Advisory Committee, 2018
  • Oakland County Circuit Court, Adult Treatment Court, Presiding Judge (for Male Participants), October 2016-Present
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, 1997-Present
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan Character & Fitness Committee (District I), 2017-present
    • Advisor, State Bar of Michigan Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee, 2015-Present
    • Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Foundation, 2015-Present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association – Detroit Chapter, 2010-Present
    • Member, Federal Bar Association Executive Board, 2013-2018, 2018-2021
    • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee, 2017-Present
    • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association Criminal Practice Committee, 2012-Present
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association, 2015-Present
    • Team Leader, Oakland County Bar Association Inns of Court, 2016-Present
    • Member, Oakland County Bar Foundation, 2015-Present
  • Member, Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, 2017-Present
  • Member, Chaldean American Ladies of Charity, 2000-Present
  • Member, Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan, 2016-Present
  • Member, Federalist Society, 2011-Present
  • Hearing Panelist, Attorney Discipline Board, 2013-November 2015
  • Instructor, The National Advocacy Center, 2012-2015
  • Instructor, Oakland Police Academy, 2001-2008
  • Associate Professor, Paralegal Program, Oakland University, April–July 2005
  • Past Member: The Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Junior Council; The University of Michigan School of Management Board of Governors; Chaldean American Bar Association
  • Recipient: Chaldean American Bar Association's Pillar of Justice Award (6/13/18); 2018 International Women's Day Honoree, ATA National Title Group, LLC (3/8/18)
  • Graduate, Wayne State University Law School (Juris Doctor) and The University of Michigan, with High Distinction (Bachelor of Business Administration)