Deadline extended for district court vacancy

The deadline has been extended for those applying for a seat on the Oakland County 50th District Court to replace vacating Judge Michael C. Martinez.

To be considered for this position, applicants must be a State Bar of Michigan member who meets the legal qualifications for this office. To be appointed, applicants must reside within the judicial district.

Judicial appointment questionnaire, writing samples, resume, and supplemental documents must be submitted using the online portal at and received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Additional letters of recommendation can still be submitted after the initial submission to

Anyone with questions about the judicial appointments process can send questions to