(MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich.) -- Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Michael Carpenter to serve as a Midland County judge.
Carpenter, who is filling a vacancy following Judge John Hart's retirement, has worked as a Midland County prosecutor for eight years. He also has experience in criminal law, family law, and estate planning.
Snyder said in a statement, "Michael has decades of experience in the legal profession, a great work ethic and is active in the community."
Carpenter must seek election in 2014 to serve a two-year term.
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