Shalina D Kumar | Biden Expresses Confidence In Another Indian, Shalina D Kumar Appointed Federal Judge, Joe Biden Nominates Indian-American Shalina D Kumar As Federal Judge
Shalina D Kumar became a federal judge in the US. Photo Oakgov.com
- First woman of Indian origin to become federal judge in Michigan
- Shalina has experience in both civil and criminal matters
- Shalina graduated from the University of Michigan in the year 1993
Washington : US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Circuit Court Chief Justice Shalina D Kumar as a federal judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. In a statement issued by the White House on Wednesday, information was given about this appointment of Shalina. Shalina, who became a district judge at Michigan’s Eastern Court, has served as a judge on the Oakland County Sixth Circuit Court since 2007.
First Lady of South Asian descent
The Michigan Supreme Court appointed him Chief Justice of the Circuit Court in January 2018. The White House says Shalina D Kumar is the first woman of South Asian descent to become a federal judge in Michigan. He has experience in both civil and criminal matters. He worked as a private lawyer from 1997 to 2007 and worked for many reputed organizations and companies.
Graduated from University of Michigan
Shalina graduated from the University of Michigan in the year 1993. After this, in the year 1996, he earned a law degree from the Mercy School of Detroit University. She has also served as a Sixth Circuit judge in Oakland County.
Also served as a judge in Oakland County
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm appointed Shalina as a judge of the Sixth Circuit Court in Oakland County on August 20, 2007, to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Judge Gene Schnelz. After this, Shalina was elected to the court in 2008 and then in 2014 she was again elected to the post of judge.
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