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Richard N. LaFlamme

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Richard N. LaFlamme
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Current Court Information:
4th Circuit Court, Michigan
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Rick Snyder
Active:   2011-2017
Preceded by:   Chad Schmucker
Past post:   Attorney, private practice
Past term:   1981-2011
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Northern Michigan University, 1977
Law School:   University of Michigan, 1980
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  4th Circuit Court
State:  Michigan
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/6/2012
Election vote:  100%ApprovedA

Richard N. LaFlamme is a judge for the 4th Circuit Court in Jackson County, Michigan. He was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder on Aug. 9, 2011 to replace former Judge Chad Schmucker. His current term expires after Jan. 1, 2017.[1]


LaFlamme received his bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University in 1977 and his law degree from the University of Michigan in 1980.[1]


LaFlamme worked at Dykema Gossett before starting his own law firm in 1989. He specialized in employment, commercial and business law, and civil litigation. He was appointed to the circuit court in 2011.[1]

2012 election

LaFlamme was elected after running unopposed in 2012. He will serve a partial term which expires on January 1, 2017.[2][3]

See also: Michigan judicial elections, 2012

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