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Michael Baumgartner

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Michael Baumgartner
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Current Court Information:
34th Circuit Court, Michigan
Title:   Judge
Service:
Active:   1999-2017
Past position:   Judge, Roscommon County Probate Court
Past term:   1986-1998
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Xavier University
Law School:   University of Notre Dame Law School

Michael Baumgartner is a judge of the 34th Circuit Court in Michigan (counties of Ogemaw and Roscommon). He was first elected to this court on November 3, 1998, defeating Michael Matuzak by only 5 votes.[1] He took office the following January 1st and was re-elected in 2004 and 2010.[2] His current six-year term ends on January 1, 2017.[3][4]

Education

Baumgartner received his bachelor's degree from Xavier University in 1968 and his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1974.[5][6]

Career

Baumgartner worked as a Roscommon County Prosecutor from 1977 to 1980 and again from 1984 to 1986. From 1986 to 1998, he was a Roscommon County Probate Court. He was then elected to the Circuit Court in 1998.[5]

2010 election

Main article: Michigan judicial elections, 2010

Baumgartner was re-elected without opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

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