Hon. Preston G. Thomas

​Judge Preston G. Thomas​Judge Preston G. Thomas was elected to the bench of the 50th District Court in November of 1998 as Chief Judge, Pro-Tempore. Judge Thomas was formerly employed as Deputy City Attorney for the City of Pontiac and Legislative Auditor for the Pontiac City Council. He is a 1982 graduate of Wayne State University Law School.

Judge Thomas is a member of the National Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Judges Association, Wolverine Bar Association, Associated Trial Lawyers of America, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Phi Alpha Theta Fraternity.

Having raised his children in the Pontiac area, he stays connected to the community. To engage and educate students about our justice system, he takes his courtroom to area high schools where actual court proceedings are conducted. By the students experiencing the process first hand, they gain a better understanding and respect for the law.