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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Hinnant-Johnson to 36th District Court in City of Detroit

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Adrienne Hinnant-Johnson, of Detroit, to the 36th District Court in the city of Detroit.

“Adrienne Hinnant-Johnson is a hard-working attorney with extensive experience practicing in the 36th District Court,” Snyder said. “Her work ethic and knowledge will be a great asset in this busy court.”

Ms. Johnson has been in private practice since 2006, when she began her legal career in the Detroit area. The focus of her practice has been on criminal law, landlord/tenant and general civil matters.

Johnson serves as the board chair for the Institute for Population Health, Inc. and is a member of the Detroit branch of the NAACP. She earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee and a law degree from Howard University School of Law. Johnson is married to Sean Johnson and they have one son, Joshua.

Johnson fills the seat vacated by Judge Brenda Sanders. She must seek election in November 2016 for the balance of the term expiring January 1, 2021.