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Farah reappointed to Board of Law Examiners

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Judge Joseph Farah, of Flint, to the Board of Law Examiners.

The Board of Law Examiners is responsible for the investigation and examination of anyone applying for admission to the state bar. The board may adopt suitable regulations, subject to approval by the state Supreme Court, concerning the performance of its functions and duties. Board members are nominated by the court and appointed by the governor for terms of five years.

"Judge Farah has been an outstanding board member and I look forward to his continued service," Snyder said.

Farah is the 7th Circuit Court judge assigned to the civil/criminal division. Previously, he worked as the 7th Circuit Court judge for the family division and was a lawyer in private practice. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Genesee County Bar Association, and the Michigan Judges Association. Farah holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University and a degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Farah's term will expire June 30, 2018, and his appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.