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Schlegel runs unopposed in race for the 29th Judicial Circuit

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Posted at 11:45 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 11:45:15-04

LANSING, Mich. — Shannon Schlegel, Clinton County attorney and mediator, is slated to serve as the next Circuit Court Judge for Clinton and Gratiot Counties as she runs uncontested for the position in the 2020 election.

“I am truly humbled and honored by the support I have received to become the next Circuit Court Judge serving Clinton and Gratiot Counties,” said Shannon Schlegel, attorney and Circuit Court Judge candidate. “I look forward to serving the community in this new capacity.”

Schlegel is running to fill the seat of Judge Randy Tahvonen who is aged out of running for another term. The circuit includes all of Clinton and Gratiot Counties.

Schlegel owns her own law practice located in DeWitt where she focuses her practice in business, child welfare, civil litigation, estate planning, and family law. Schlegel also serves as a Case Evaluator for Civil Litigation Cases, and since 2009, has served as Special Prosecutor for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in Child Welfare Cases. She is very active in the community, having served on the DeWitt Township Zoning Board of Appeals and the Clinton County Agriculture Preservation Board. She currently serves on the Clinton County Planning Commission where she has served as the Chair since 2009. Schlegel is active in a variety of other civic and community volunteer organizations, as well.

Schlegel lives in Duplain Township with her husband and daughter.

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