The Michigan Supreme Courtroom has appointed Oakland County Circuit Courtroom Choose Victoria A. Valentine to serve on the bench of the Oakland County Enterprise Courtroom. Created by statute in 2013, enterprise courts dockets in 17 circuit courts statewide “…permit enterprise or industrial disputes to be resolved with the experience, know-how, and effectivity required by the knowledge age economic system.”
Choose Valentine succeeds Choose Martha Anderson and joins Choose Michael Warren on the Enterprise Courtroom bench.
“Between her years of expertise on the bench, her earlier expertise dealing with enterprise litigation, and her glorious popularity amongst her colleagues, Choose Valentine is the fitting selection for the Oakland County Enterprise Courtroom,” mentioned Justice Brian Okay. Zahra, the liaison to enterprise courts. “I’ve little doubt that she’s going to construct on the Courtroom’s report of constant, environment friendly, and well timed justice in crucial enterprise circumstances that have an effect on job creation and the economic system.”
A graduate of the College of Detroit Mercy Legislation College, Choose Valentine was first elected to the bench in 2016. Choose Valentine first had a household court docket docket and now presides over a civil/prison docket. Previous to becoming a member of the bench, she practiced legislation for greater than 17 years with a deal with civil litigation, significantly complicated industrial litigation. She additionally labored with specialists to current on enterprise litigation points and even developed and delivered shopper enterprise litigation seminars, which she referred to as “Valentine College.”
Choose Valentine is a previous member of the Advisory Board for Institute of Transnational Arbitration, and a previous member of the State Bar of Michigan Consultant Meeting.
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