First Black judge named to Macomb County Circuit Court bench – Macomb Daily

First Black judge named to Macomb County Circuit Court bench – Macomb Daily

Macomb County Circuit Courtroom has gained its to start with Black judge with the appointment of Teri Lynn Dennings to fill the post to be vacated by a retiring decide.

Dennings, an attorney for Shoppers Electricity Co., was named by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the seat that will be open up future month with the Jan. 7 retirement of longtime Choose Mark Switalski.

“I am very pleased to appoint Teri to the bench in Macomb County,” Whitmer mentioned in a news launch. “She delivers a large selection of specialist working experience and lawful skills to her new part that will enable her serve the community admirably.”

Dennings, a Warren resident, ran for one of two open up seats on the bench in 2016 and concluded third guiding judges Michael Servitto and Rachel Rancilio.

“This appointment is an opportunity to dwell my dream of achieving a justice technique that is honest and accessible to everyone,” Dennngs stated in the release. “I am grateful to Governor Whitmer for picking out me for this incredibly important role. I can’t wait around to begin serving the residents of Macomb County.”

Main Macomb Circuit Choose James Biernat Jr. said”  “On behalf of the entire Circuit Court docket Bench, I want to extend a warm welcome to Choose Dennings.  I consider her legal experience and dedication to an available justice program will provide the citizens of Macomb County nicely.”

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