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2024-05-02 - Press Release - Law Day Third Judicial Circuit May 7 2024

May 02, 2024

For Immediate Release





Michael Scott, Public Information Officer

Phone248-766-9482 or by email at
Subject:Third Judicial Circuit to host Law Day on May 7

Detroit, MI – The Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan, in conjunction with the Barristers Section of the Detroit Bar and the Detroit Bar Association Foundation will host its annual Law Day Tuesday morning, May 7 at Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Building in Detroit.

 This event gives high school students from around the Detroit area the ability to learn more about the court system and its role in society. Students participate in an essay and scholarship contest, and present mock oral arguments before members of the Third Circuit bench during Law Day. Following those arguments, volunteer attorneys, judges, and court staff will have lunch with participating students and discuss the particulars of their profession.

Participating high schools include: Dearborn High School, Detroit Cass Technical High School, Detroit Northwestern High School and Detroit Western International High School.

The Third Judicial Court will host five panels on Law Day. Opportunities remain for lawyers willing to volunteer their time by contacting Antonia Giles at or Blake Padget at

About the Third Judicial Circuit

The Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan is the largest circuit court in the state, with 59 judges and three operating divisions. It has jurisdiction over civil, criminal, and family matters arising in Wayne County. Learn more at

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