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Judge of District Court, District 54B, 6-year term

Judge of District Court, District 54B, 6-year term, vote for 1

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  • Richard D. Ball

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Biographical Information

Describe your legal experience prior to assuming judicial office, including the name of any law firm or organization that employed you.

Describe the three most recent trials you presided over and list the names of the attorneys who appeared before you in each of those cases.

Describe the most recent instance in which one of your decisions was overturned by an appellate court.

Under what circumstances, if any, would you feel obligated to disclose to opposing counsel that a lawyer appearing before you had donated to your election campaign?

Have you ever been admonished, reprimanded, suspended or otherwise disciplined by attorney or judicial disciplinary authorities in Michigan or any other jurisdiction? If yes, provide details.

Please list organizations or political action committees that have endorsed your candidacy or asked their members to donate to your campaign.

What factors would you consider in deciding what sentence to hand down in a criminal case?

If you observed a party in your courtroom being poorly represented by counsel, how would you address the situation?

List any corporations and/or organizations in which you have served as an officer in the last 10 years.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? If so, explain.

Have you ever filed for personal bankruptcy? If so, explain.

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