Honorable Elizabeth Pezzetti
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Honorable Elizabeth Pezzetti

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  • Appointed to Oakland County Probate Court in 2001, serving in the Family Division
    • Chief Probate Judge, 2008-2009 and present
    • Chief Probate Judge Pro Tem, 2004-2007, 2011
    • Presiding Judge Family Division 2010-2013
  • Graduated from Wayne State University Law School Cum Laude
  • Senior Associate Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Order of the Coif, Wayne State University
  • Member of the Bar,  Supreme Court of the United States
  • Member, Michigan Supreme Court, Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member, Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Fellow, Michigan Bar Foundation
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Foundation
  • Former Chancellor, Oakland County Inn of Court, 2007 and 2008
  • Distinguished Public Servant Award, Oakland County Bar Association, 2009
  • Champion for Justice Award, 2009, Common Ground Legal Services, Family Law Assistance Project of Lakeshore Legal Aid, Thomas Cooley Law School
  • Community Hero Award, Oakland Mediation Center, 2012
  • Advocate Award, Oakland Mediation Center, 2013
  • Board Member, Michigan Inter Professional Association
  • Former private practice attorney specializing in employment law, media law, school law, and commercial litigation
  • Former Board Member, Michigan Women's Commission
  • Former Board Member, Oakland Livingston Legal Aid
  • Former member, Oakland County Business Roundtable