August 26, 2003
LANSING – Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced the following two re-appointments to the Michigan Appellate Defender Commission. The State Bar of Michigan made the nominations. The commission is responsible for developing a system of appellate defense services for those who can afford no other representation. They also develop a set of minimum standards to which those services must conform.
Oliver Mitchell, of Franklin, is assistant general counsel for Ford Motor Company. He is re-appointed for a term expiring May 24, 2007.
Edward Smith Scott, of Detroit, is currently a member of the law firm of Dickinson Wright. He is re-appointed for a term expiring May 24, 2007.
These appointments are not subject to advice and consent of the Senate.