Written by National Association of Women Judges|January 06, 2021|News
The Honorable Michelle Rick is a judge-elect of the Michigan 4th District Court of Appeals. She assumed office on January 1, 2021.
Rick ran for election for judge of the Michigan 4th District Court of Appeals. She won in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Rick is a former judge for the 29th Circuit Court in Michigan. She was appointed by Governor Jennifer Granholm on April 21, 2007, to replace former Judge Jeffrey Martlew, and served until her election to the Michigan 4th District Court of Appeals.
Judge Rick is a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and American Bar Foundation. Judge Rick teaches "Access to Justice" at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School and previously served as an adjunct law professor at MSU Law and Cooley Law School. Judge Rick is the current NAWJ District 7 Director.