Michael Callahan

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Michael Callahan
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Current Court Information:
3rd Circuit Court, Michigan
Service:
Active:   1991 - 1/1/2015
Past position:   Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Wayne County
Past term:   1987 - 1990
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Sacred Heart Seminary
Law School:   Wayne State University Law School
Grad. School:   Catholic University of Louvain



Michael James Callahan is a judge of the 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County, Michigan. He was elected to the bench in 1990 and took office in 1991.[1][2] He was re-elected in 1996,[3] 2002[4] and 2008.[5][6] His current 6-year term ends on January 1, 2015[7]

Biography and Education

Callahan received his B.A. degree from Sacred Heart Seminary in 1965, his M.A. degree from the Catholic University of Louvain in 1969 and his J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1975. He also studied canon law at the Catholic University of America, receiving his J.C.L. in 1979. In addition to his legal career, he also worked as a Catholic priest until he got married.[1][2]

Career

Callahan began his career in 1979 as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of St. Clair County, MI. He then became a sole practitioner in 1981, specializing in criminal defense and the employment division until returning to the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in 1987, this time for Wayne County. He worked in that capacity until he was elected to the Circuit Court in 1990.[1]

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