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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Judge John Hallacy to 37th Circuit Court

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Judge John Hallacy to the 37th Circuit Court, Calhoun County.

“Judge Hallacy is a respected member of the bench in Calhoun County who has devoted his career to public service both as a prosecutor and as district court judge,” Snyder said. “I am confident that he will serve residents well as a judge on the circuit court bench.”

Hallacy currently is a judge in the 10th District Court where he has served since being elected in November 2008. Previously he served as the Calhoun County Prosecuting Attorney from 2001-2008. As a district court judge, Hallacy has been a leader in establishing an effective sobriety court in Calhoun County.

Hallacy’s community involvement includes active support for the Boy Scouts of America and service on the Board of Trustees of Starr Commonwealth, the Knights of Columbus, and the Cereal City Rotary Club. He is also on the Board of Directors for S.A.F.E. Place Domestic Violence Shelter. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and a law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Hallacy fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Conrad Sindt.

Hallacy must seek election in Nov. 2016 for the remainder of the term and again in 2018 for a full term.