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Mar 2013
March 01, 2013

Snyder appoints Viviano to court

Gov. Rick Snyder announced his appointment of Macomb County Circuit Court Judge David Viviano to the Michigan Supreme Court last week.

“Judge Viviano has a distinguished record of judicial integrity and innovation,” Snyder said in a statement. “His deep respect for the judicial branch of government and his commitment to the rule of law will serve Michigan well. I have every confidence that he will be a compassionate, principled justice. He is an outstanding addition to the Michigan Supreme Court.”

He fills the seat vacated by ex-Justice Diane Hathaway, who resigned at the beginning of 2013 following a scandal over the short sale of her home in Grosse Pointe.

“I have not had the privilege of appearing before him myself,” said Matt Nelson, an attorney with Warner Norcross. “I know him by reputation, and my colleagues who do practice in front of him regularly from our Macomb County office are very complimentary of him.

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Source: Grand Rapids Business Journal

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