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James Liggins Jr. Appointed to State Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee

September 29, 2017

Miller Canfield litigation attorney James Liggins Jr. has been appointed to the State Bar of Michigan Judicial Qualifications Committee. He will serve a three-year term, ending in 2020.

The Committee is responsible for rating judicial nominees for potential gubernatorial appointments to the judiciary. The Committee is also participating in the implementation of the recommendations of the Bar’s 21st Century Practice Task Force.

“The firm thanks James for his willingness to serve the greater legal community through service on this Committee,” said Miller Canfield CEO Michael McGee.

Licensed to practice in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana, Liggins’ practice focuses on complex cases that include contract disputes, construction litigation, personal injury defense, premises liability, and property and real estate. He works closely with municipal clients in matters including civil and criminal statutes, ordinances and codes, housing code enforcement and property disputes.

Liggins is deeply committed to community service and diversity, serving on various non-profit boards of directors and committees, such as the Bronson Healthcare Board of Directors and the Greater Kalamazoo United Way Campaign Cabinet. He is the founder and past president of the Judge Charles A. Pratt Bar Association and is a member of the American Bar Association and National Bar Association.