Governor Granholm Announces Judicial Appointment to 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County

Contact: Liz Boyd 517-335-6397

December 26, 2008

LANSING - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced that Linda V. Parker of Detroit, current director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, is appointed judge of the 3rd Circuit Court, which serves Wayne County, for a term expiring January 1, 2011.  She replaces the Honorable Cynthia Stephens who has been appointed judge of the 1st District Court of Appeals.  Parker earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from George Washington University.

This appointment is not subject to disapproval by the Michigan Senate.

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