CHIEF JUDGE CARRIE LYNN FUCA

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

2010-present Elected by the people as Judge of 41B District Court.

2011-present Founding/Presiding Judge of the 41B Veteran’s Treatment Court.

2016-present Chief Judge 41B District Court.

2009-2010 Of Counsel with Kitch, Drutchas, Wagner, Valitutti and Sherbrook.  Specialized in litigation including family law, personal injury, residential real estate, criminal defense and criminal prosecution.

2006-present Options Realty, Inc. – broker/owner of real estate company.

2003-2009 Carrie Fuca, PLLC – owned a law practice specializing in personal injury, criminal defense and residential real estate transactions.

1997-2003 Fraser & Souweidane, PC – clerked and then became an associate specializing in personal injury litigation.

1997 Mihelich and Kavanaugh, PLC – clerked in a general practice firm which included legal research and drafting motions and responses.

1996-1997 Wayne County Prosecutors Office – worked in the Child Family and Abuse Division prosecuting personal protection order (PPO) violators.

1996 Clerked for Judge Michael D. Schwartz – conducted legal research, reviewed motions and authored opinions.

1996 Free Legal Aid Clinic – represented clients for family law and landlord tenant matters.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

YLS Imprint Mentoring Program (2001)

Volunteered to educate High School students on Brown v Board Of Education (April 2004)

Guest Speaker at Warren Woods Tower National Honor Society Induction (2002 & 2006)

Participant in Relay for Life – American Cancer Society (2005 & 2006)

Lifetime Member and Former Member of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Macomb County

Annual MTLA Helmet Safety Campaign (2003)

Member of the Clinton Township Optimist Club (2007-Present)

Board member for the Resolution Center in Macomb County (2008-Present)

Member of St. Peters Catholic Church (2008-Present)

Participant of L’Anse Creuse Public Schools  and Chippewa Valley Community Action Coalition Dialogue Days

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the State Bar of Michigan since admission (1998)

Licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2001)

Macomb County Case Evaluator (January 2005 – 2010)

Member of Macomb County Bar Association since admission (1998):

  • 2004-2005 – Chair of the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) if the Macomb County Bar Association;
  • 2003-2004 – Vice Chair of the YLS;
  • 2002-2003 – Secretary of the YLS;
  • 2001-2002 – Treasurer of the YLS;
  • 1999-2001 – Director of the YLS

Member of the Michigan Trial Lawyers (MTLA)

  • Executive Board Member (2005-2006);
  •  Sustaining Member of MTLA (2003-2010);
  •  JPAC Contributor (2003-2010)

Member of the State Appellate Defender Office (2004-2010)

Member of the American Trial Lawyer’s Association (2006-2010)

Member of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (2014-Present)

Member of the Italian Bar Association (2012-Present)

Member of the Legislative Committee for the Michigan District Court Judge’s Association (2016-Present)

Board member for the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals.

ELECTED POSITIONS:

2010 Judge 41-B District Court

2008-2009 Charter Commissioner for the 18th District

 

JUDGE JACOB MICHAEL FEMMININEO, JR.

EDUCATION :

Juris Doctorate- Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan – January 1995
Master of Public Administration, Wayne State University – 2013
B.A., Political Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan – 1991
High School Diploma, De La Salle Collegiate High School, Warren, Michigan – 1988

 

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

Macomb County Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Section Director 1996-1998
    • Secretary 1998-1999
    • Chair-Elect 1999-2000
    • Chair 2000-2001
    • Past Chair 2001-2002
  • Main Board Director 2002-2003
    • Treasurer 2003-2004
    • Secretary 2004-2005
    • President Elect 2205-2006
    • President 2006-2007
    • Past President 2007-2008
  • Served as the youngest President in the now 104 year history of the MCBA.
PUBLIC SERVICE:

Mt Clemens Planning Commission

  • Appointed by the Mayor of Mt. Clemens in 2007-2015

Charter Commissioner – District 17

  • Elected in November 2008.
  • Elected as Charter Commission Chair by the entire Charter Commission.
  • Charter approved by Governor Granholm in July, 2009 and approved by Macomb County Electorate in November, 2009.

Meals on Wheels Driver – 2016 – Present

AFFILIATIONS:
  • Knights of Columbus
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
TRAINING:
  • Domestic Relation Mediation Training in Compliance with MCR 3.216 (March 2009)
  • Domestic Violence Screening (March 2009)

JUDGE SEBASTIAN LUCIDO

EDUCATION:

Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI in January 1996.
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI in December 1989

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

41-B District Court
July 2005- Present – Clinton Township, Michigan
District Court Judge serving Clinton Township, Harrison Township, and Mount Clemens.
Appointed by the Governor in June 2005, elected and re-elected by the voters in November 2006.

Macomb Community College
January 2007 – Present – Clinton Township, Michigan
Adjunct Professor – Criminal Law and Procedure

Private Law Practice
August 1996 – July 2005 – Utica, Michigan
Bankruptcy; personal bankruptcies for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 debtors
Civil debt collection and landlord tenant disputes

Harrison Township
May 2000 – September 2002 – Harrison Township, MI
Assistant Harrison Township Attorney

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court / Honorable Raymond R. Cashen
May 1996 – August 1996 – Mount Clemens, MI
Circuit Court Clerk

Michigan State Senate / Senator Arthur Miller, Jr.
June 1998 – May 1996 – Lansing, Michigan
Legislative Assistant 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
  • Italian American Bar Association Member
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • Macomb County District Judge’s Association
  • Michigan District Judge’s Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
LAW SCHOOL ACTIVITIES:
  • Founder and President of the Thomas M. Cooley Computer Law Society
  • Member of the Thomas M. Cooley Senate representing the Stone Class
  • Member: American Bar Association, Law Student Division
  • Member of the Criminal Law Society
CHARITABLE SERVICES:
  • Ambassador Club Member for Henry Ford Hospital
  • Mount Clemens Lion Club – Former member/board member
  • MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) – Strides for Change

 

MAGISTRATE / DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR
RYAN ZEMKE

EDUCATION:

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Juris Doctor, 2008

Michigan State University (James Madison College)
Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy, 2005

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Zemke Law PLLC (2008-2018)

Internship – Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office (2008)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

State Bar of Michigan

Macomb County Bar Association

American Bar Association

  • Macomb County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • Chair 2016-2017
  • Chair-Elect 2015-2016
  • Secretary 2014-2015
  • Treasurer 2013-2014
  • Director 2012-2013

Macomb County Bar Association Board of Directors

  • State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section
  • Secretary 2016-2017
  • Treasurer 2015-2016
  • Executive Council Member 2014-2016

State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly

State Bar of Michigan Criminal Law Section Council Member

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (2014-2018)

Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals (2014-2018)

Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (2013-2018)

CHARITABLE ASSOCIATIONS

Families Against Narcotics (FAN)

  • Executive Secretary (2017-present)
  • Board of Directors (2015-2017)

Helping Ensure Addicts Live (HEAL)

  • President (2014-2018)
OTHER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
  • Macomb County Substance Use Disorder Oversight Policy Board
    Appointed 2015 by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners
  • Selfridge Base Community Council

JAMES A. McGRAIL

COURT ADMINISTRATOR / MAGISTRATE

j.mcgrail@41bcourt-mi.us

EDUCATION:

Wayne State University Law School
Juris Doctor, 2001

Michigan State University (James Madison College)
Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy, 1998

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Private Practice Attorney specializing in Municipal Litigation – City of Utica Attorney (2013-2017); Assistant City of Utica Attorney (2003-2017); Assistant Harrison Township Attorney (2003-2005)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Michigan Bar Association – November 2001 thru present

Macomb County Bar Association

Macomb County Ethics Board (Vice Chair) – Fall 2014 thru Spring 2017

 

CHARITABLE ASSOCIATIONS

Boy Scouts of America (Cubmaster, Den Leader and Troop Committee Member) Fall 2008 thru present

OTHER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE)

CARLA BROWNLEE

DIRECTOR OF PROBATION

c.brownlee@41bcourt-mi.us

LYNN GUSTAFSON

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

l.gustafson@41bcourt-mi.us

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Hours of Operation

Monday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

(Holidays Excluded)

 

Phone

586-469-9300

Fax

586-469-1651

 

Location

22380 Starks Drive
Charter Twp of Clinton
Michigan 48036