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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Harb to 3rd Circuit Court, Paolucci to the Wayne County Probate Court
October 22, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Adel Harb to the 3rd Circuit Court, Wayne County, and Lawrence Paolucci to the Wayne County Probate Court.
“Adel and Larwrence have demonstrated a commitment to public service throughout their outstanding legal careers,” Snyder said. “I fully expect these capable attorneys to be valuable assets to the Wayne County bench.”
Harb currently serves as the magistrate for the 19th District Court in Dearborn and has a general practice law firm with an extensive practice in civil, criminal and family law. He has served as a board member of the Great Lakes Council of the Boy Scouts and Wounded Warriors of Michigan. Harb earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Western Michigan University and a law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School.
Paolucci has worked as the court attorney for the Wayne County Probate Court for the past 11 years, assisting the probate judges with legal research and writing. He acts as the court alternate dispute resolution clerk, assisting with mediation, along with various other responsibilities with the court. Paolucci earned his bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in Ohio and his law degree from Detroit College of Law.
Harb fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Daniel Ryan. He must seek election in November 2016 for the remainder of the term and again in 2018 for a full term. Paolucci fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Milton Mack. He must seek election in November 2016 for a full term.