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

COVID-19 Court Protocols

COVID PROTOCOLS for Judge Kumar will continue in effect through May 29, 2020.  However, if the Governor, Legislature, or the Supreme Court issue an order requiring an extension of existing shelter at home requirements, these protocols will continue until such an extension terminates.

During the duration of this order, the court will not conduct in-court, personal, proceedings. The COVID-19 Court Protocols takes precedent over the below protocol.

Protocol

DUE TO THE CURRENT EMERGENCY PLEASE REVIEW COVID-19 PROTOCOL FOR PROCEDURAL CHANGES

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.