Hon. Shalina Kumar

Shalina KumarChief Circuit Judge

  • Appointed to the Oakland County Circuit Court in August 2007
  • Civil litigation experience in private practice, 1997-2007
  • Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Complex Litigation trial practice, 1997-2007
  • Associate Attorney: Weiner & Cox P.L.C., 2004-2007; Sommers, Schwartz, Silver & Schwartz P.C., 2000-2004
  • Admitted to the Bar in Michigan in 1997
  • Graduate: University of Michigan, 1993; University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law, 1996
  • Member: Oakland County Bar Association, Michigan Association for Justice, Federal Bar Association
  • Sylvan Lake City Council, 1992-1993


In order to better serve the attorneys and litigants appearing in Judge Kumar's courtroom, we have adopted the following guidelines.  Please advise your clients and staff so that there are no misunderstandings.  You can obtain a copy of the Protocol by clicking the highlighted link.