Honorable Mary A. Chrzanowski
Judge Chrzanowski received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree, graduating "With Distinction" in 1982 from Wayne State University, and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1985. She was in private law practice since 1987 and is a former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Macomb County. She was elected Circuit Judge in November 1992 and re-elected in 1998 and 2004, and 2010 for full six-year terms. She was featured on NBC's Dateline, and interviewed by Lester Holt in June of 2014. "Scary Mary Presiding" focused on Judge Chrzanowski's life and work with the Warren and Macomb County Juvenile Drug Courts. Judge Mary Chrzanowski was appointed a Federal Administrative Law Judge in January 2016. Visiting Judges will preside over Judge Chrzanowski's docket until a new Judge is elected in November.