Eaton County Circuit Court Judge Janice K. Cunningham Named Lawyer of the Year
Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly selected Janice K. Cunningham, Eaton County Circuit Judge, as their 2019 Lawyer of the Year.
Judge Cunningham was elected to the bench in 2012 and became the first woman elected to the Circuit Court in Eaton County. Prior to that, she had a distinguished career in family law for over 25 years. She also has served as an adjunct professor for Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
In 2018, she was also recognized for her work in family law by being named the 4th recipient of the Marilyn J. Kelly Award for Outstanding Service to the Practice of Family Law. Additionally, in 2018, she received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award from Western Michigan Cooley Law School.