Scott P. Hill-Kennedy
|Scott P. Hill-Kennedy|
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|Current Court Information:|
|49th Circuit Court, Michigan|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Jennifer Granholm|
|Preceded by:||Lawrence Root|
|Past post:||Chief Governmental Relations/Legal Officer, Ferris State University|
|Undergraduate:||Michigan State University|
|Law School:||University of Arizona College of Law|
|Candidate for:||49th Circuit Court|
|Election information 2012:|
|Primary date:||August 7, 2012|
|Election date:||November 6, 2012|
Scott P. Hill-Kennedy is a judge for the 49th Circuit Court, 77th District Court and Mecosta/Osceola County Probate Court in Michigan. He was appointed to the Circuit Court by then-Governor Granholm on April 28, 2005 to replace retired Judge Lawrence C. Root. On November 7, 2006, he was elected to a full 6 year term that ends on January 1, 2013.
Hill-Kennedy is running unopposed for election to the court in the primary and general elections in 2012. 
Hill-Kennedy received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law (now James E. Rogers College of Law).
Hill-Kennedy taught emotionally impaired students in Arizona prior to receiving his law degree. He worked for Ferris State University for over 13 years, serving as chief government relations and legal officer until he was appointed to the Circuit Court in 2005.