Attorney Judith S. Gracey

          Judith S. Gracey has spent over twenty-eight (28) years as a sole practitioner in Michigan. She is currently an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School at the Auburn Hills, Michigan campus. She formerly served as a part-time Magistrate for the 48th Judicial District Court in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for over 8 ½ years. She is a former Assistant City Attorney for the City of Flint, Michigan. In addition, Ms. Gracey was formerly an adjunct professor at Oakland University and Madonna University teaching Introduction to Law, Family Law and Research & Writing.



  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • A.B., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Active member of the following professional organizations:

  • State Bar of Michigan

           Former Associate Member, Standing Committee for Character and Fitness

           Law Day Committee

  • Oakland County Bar Association

           Past President, 2004-2005

           Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee

  • Appellate Defenders Commission

           Appointed as Commissioner by Governor Jennifer Granholm

           Re-Appointed as Commissioner by Governor Rick Snyder

  • Advisory Commission for Indigent Defense in the State of Michigan

           Appointed by Governor Rick Snyder

  • Member, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM)
  • Circuit Court Bench/Bar Committee

Former member of the following professional organizations:

  • Member Circuit and District Court Committees
  • Charter Member and Secretary, Oakland County Inns of Court
  • Task Force Member, Criminal Justice Task Force Committee
  • Committee Member, Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
  • Committee Member, Pro Bono Advisory Committee
  • CD-ROM Advisory Board, West Publishing Company
  • Board Member, Oakland/Pontiac Visiting Nurses Association Board of Directors
  • Board Member, Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Michigan