|Judge's Elected Position:||Circuit Court Judge||
|Judge Name:||L. Suzanne Geddis|
|Location:||Judicial Center, Courtroom 5|
204 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843
|Judge's educational background:||Received law degree from T.M. Cooley Law School|
|Judge's prior work history:||Judge Geddis worked in the Livingston County Prosecutor's Office for 16 years as a Senior Trial Attorney and a supervisor.|
|Judge's history on the Livingston County Bench:||Judge Geddis was elected in 2004 to the 53rd District Court, the first woman elected to the District Court in Livingston County. She won re-election in 2010 and 2016.|
While District Court Judge, she started the county's first Sobriety Court, an intensive treatment court of people charged with misdemeanors with substance abuse issues. This was the first specialty court in the 53rd District Court.
In 2018 Judge Geddis was elected to the 44th Circuit Court as a Circuit Court Judge. Judge Geddis was the first female elected Circuit Court Judge in Livingston County. As a Circuit Court Judge, she is the Intensive Treatment (IT) Court Judge. Judge Geddis meets weekly with the participants of the IT Court, individuals who are charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes who have a diagnosed mental illness. This treatment court is designed to find alternatives for non-violent people with diagnosed mental illness to seek treatment as part of the program.
|Judge's professional associations:||Judge Geddis is a State Bar of Michigan Fellow, an organization designed to provide legal assistance to underprivileged individuals.|
Judge Geddis has been involved in many community organizations including ARC of Livingston, 4H, LACASA, United Way, VINA, Hospice, Forgotten Man Ministries, and is a life member of the NRA.
Judge Geddis has been married to husband, Bill McCririe, for 34 years and they have 2 adult children, Alex and Billy.
She is a long time Livingston County resident.