Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Saginaw County 70th District Court Judge Manvel Trice III to Saginaw County’s 10th Circuit Court. Trice has been a district court judge since he was appointed in July 2016, and has been active in implementing a Sobriety Court. Before becoming a judge, Trice was an Assistant US Attorney with the Eastern District of Michigan from 2015 to 2016. He’s also served in the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s office, where he co-founded the Saginaw Witness Protection Program and was assisgned to the Major Crime Unit Task Force. Trice also previously worked in private practice as a partner at Braun Kendrick law firm.
Trice’s appointment fills a vacancy created by Judge Robert Kaczmarek’s resignation, and will require him to run for election in November.