Conlin sworn in as Circuit Court Judge

Circuit Court Judge Patrick J. Conlin, Jr. was sworn in Dec. 22 as a Judge of the Washtenaw County Trial Court in downtown Ann Arbor, by his father, the Hon. Patrick J. Conlin (retired).

The Rev. Rodrick K. Green gave the invocation, and special guest speakers were attorney Thomas O'Brien, and Rep. David Rutledge.

Two previous investitures for Conlin were held Dec. 18. The first was in the Charter Township of Ypsilanti boardroom, presided over by the Hon. Charles Pope, with an invocation by pastor Victoria James and with Township Supervisor Brenda Stumbo, and Ypsilanti Pro-Tem Mayor Lois Richardson as guest speakers.

Later that day Conlin was sworn in at the 14A-3 District Courthouse Chelsea by his uncle, 14A District Court Chief Judge Richard Conlin; Rev. William Turner from St. Mary Church in Chelsea gave an invocation, and former Chelsea Mayor Ann Feeney and attorney Peter Flintoft, Conlin's law firm colleague at Keusch Flintoft in Chelsea, were guest speakers.

The son and grandson of Washtenaw County Judges, Conlin won the Nov. 4 election to succeed retiring Judge Donald Shelton on the 22nd Circuit Court bench.

Published: Mon, Dec 29, 2014