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
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.
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.