Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2019
Gov. Whitmer Makes Appointments to 3rd Circuit Court
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today announced the following appointments to the 3rd Circuit Court.
"Helal Farhat and Noah Hood are qualified legal professionals with an abundance of experience," Whitmer said. "I have full confidence that they will perform their duties with due diligence and respect."
Helal A. Farhat of Dearborn, is an attorney with Farhat & Associates, PLLC in Dearborn. Mr. Farhat is appointed to succeed former Judge Vonda Evans for a term expiring at twelve noon on January 1, 2021.
Noah P. Hood of Detroit, is an assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Michigan. Mr. Hood is appointed to succeed former Judge Connie Marie Kelley for a term expiring at twelve noon on January 1, 2021.
The appointments are not subject to advice and consent of the Senate.