Education & Experience
Judge Reincke is a graduate of Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, with a degree in English and a graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she graduated summa cum laude.
She was initially appointed to the bench by Governor Granholm. She won re-election later that same year.
Prior to taking the bench in January,
2006, she was an attorney in private practice with her office in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, practicing primarily in the areas of family law and estate planning. She has also been a high school English teacher and an adjunct professor at Michigan State University and Thomas Cooley Law School
During her time on the bench, Judge Reincke has initiated a domestic violence court for her county and has participated in the existing operating while intoxicated (OWI
)/drug court. Judge Reincke also has a separate mental health specialty docket.
She serves on the Michigan District Judge's Association (MDJA
) Legislative Committee; as well as is a Mentor in the Michigan State University's Extension program STOMP
. While in private practice, she served on the board of directors for the Collaborative Law Institute of Michigan and was active in the Ingham and Eaton County Bar Associations.