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Bridget McCormack's Biography

Contact Information

Office

925 West Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48915

Full Name:

Bridget Mary McCormack

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Steven; 4 Children

Home City:

Ann Arbor, MI

JD, Law School, New York University, 1988-1991

BA, Political Science/Philosophy, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1984-1988

Candidate, Michigan State Supreme Court, 2020

Chief Justice, Michigan State Supreme Court, 2019-present

Trial Counsel, Legal Aid Society

Trial Counsel, Office of the Appellate Defender

Justice, Michigan State Supreme Court, 2013-2019

Professor, Criminal Law/Legal Ethics, Law School, University of Michigan, 1998-2012

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Law School, University of Michigan, 2002-2012

Robert M. Cover Fellow, Yale Law School, 1997-1998

Co-Chair, Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration, 2019-present

Member, University Musical Society National Council, 2018-present

Member, American Law Institute, 2013-present

Member, American Bar Association Access to Justice Committee, present

Member, American Bar Association Litigation Journal's Board of Editors, present

Member, Michigan Civil Rights Academy, present

Board Member, Washtenaw County Chapter of Families Against Narcotics, present

Member, Advisory Board, National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts, present

Founder, Entrepreneurship Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Founder, Human Trafficking Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Founder, International Transactions Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Member, Judicial Elections Committee, National Association of Women Judges, present

Member, Justice Committee, American Bar Association, present

Founder, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Founder, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Founder, Mediation Clinic, Law School, University of Michigan

Board Member, National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, present

Member, Planning Committee for Legal Services, State Bar of Michigan, present

Member, Working Group on Pro Bono and Public Service, American Bar Association, present

Member, National Commission on Forensic Science, 2014

Founder, Michigan Innocence Clinic, 2008

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