MI Supreme Court justice announces return to private practice

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Justice Mary Beth Kelly

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Supreme Court announced Monday that Justice Mary Beth Kelly will be leaving the court to return to private practice, effective October 1, 2015.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to have served on our state’s highest court,” said Justice Kelly in a press release. “I leave the Supreme Court knowing that our judicial system is better equipped to help families and children.”

“Justice Kelly has written important opinions and made her presence felt on this bench,” said Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. “In particular, my colleagues and I have appreciated the experience and insights she brought from leading the state’s largest circuit court. Justice Kelly is a good friend, and I will miss her presence on the Court. I wish her well in the next phase of her career.”

Justice Kelly was elected to the Supreme Court in 2010.

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