WASHTENAW COUNTY <br>TRIAL COURT

Washtenaw County Trial Court
101 E. Huron St., PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
(734) 222-3270
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Honorable Donald E. Shelton

Honorable Donald E. Shelton

Washtenaw County Trial Court, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8546
Email: sheltond@ewashtenaw.org
Telephone: (734) 222-3399

Hon. Donald E. Shelton

Personal

  • Resides in Saline, Michigan
  • Born June 28, 1944, in Jackson, Michigan
  • Married to Marjorie K. Shelton

Education

Professional Background

  • Circuit Judge, 22nd Judicial Circuit, Washtenaw County Trial Court, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February, 1990 - present ; Chief Judge, 2010-present; Chief Judge Pro Tem, 1992-1996, 2004-2009;  Presiding Judge,   Civil/Criminal Division, 1997 - 2009 
  • Washtenaw County Probate Court, Chief Judge, 2010-present; Chief Judge Pro Tem, 2004 -2009
  • Supervising Judge, Washtenaw County Juvenile Court , 2001 - present
  • Washtenaw County Probate Court, Chief Judge, 2010-present; Chief Judge Pro Tem, 2004 -2009
  • Partner in law firm of Bishop and Shelton, P.C., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1978 -1990
  • Partner in law firm of Forsythe, Campbell, Vandenberg, Clevenger & Bishop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1974 - 1978
  • Attorney, Litigation Division, United States Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., 1973 - 1974
  • Attorney, Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army, Third Infantry Division, Germany, 1970 - 1973

Public Offices and Positions

Teaching Positions

Books and Book Chapters

Articles and Research Papers

Presentations

Media Interviews and Appearances

Honors and Awards

Memberships and Activities

Military Service

  • Lieutenant, United States Army, 1966 - 1969
  • Captain, United States Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps, 1969 - 1974
  • Honor Graduate, The Judge Advocate Generals School, 1969
  • Meritorious Service Medal, United States Army, 1974

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