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Press Release - Appointment of Judge Annette Jurkiewicz Berry to the Third Circuit Court’s Business Court

Nov 21, 2022

For Immediate Release

 

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Zenell B. Brown, Executive Court Administrator

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Subject:Press Release Appointment of Judge Annette Jurkiewicz Berry to the Third Circuit Court’s Business Court

 

Detroit, MI – T– The Michigan Supreme Court has appointed Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Annette Jurkiewicz Berry to serve on the bench of the Wayne County Business Court.  ”Judge Berry’s twenty one years of judicial experience, erudite, and excellent reputation among attorneys and her colleagues, will make her an outstanding addition to the Wayne County Business Court,” said Justice Brian K. Zahra, the liaison to business courts. “She has extensive experience in the Civil Division and is extremely effective at efficiently managing her docket. I have no doubt she will strive to maintain the Court’s successful record of moving business and complex commercial litigation cases through the court system more expeditiously, lowering costs for litigants and the court system.”

In responding to her appointment, Judge Berry noted that “I am honored to be selected by the Michigan Supreme Court to join the Business Court in the Third Judicial Circuit Court in Wayne County. As a Judge, I look forward to presiding in a forum that handles some of the most complex litigation in the legal system.”

A graduate of Michigan State University Law School, Judge Berry was first elected to the bench in 2000. Since 2013, Judge Berry has served in the Civil Division having previously served in the Criminal Division. Judge Berry was recognized by The Michigan Supreme Court in a report highlighting the efforts of Michigan trial court judges who are finding ways to make a difference outside the courtroom.

 

 

 

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