Judge Jane Markey

(Grand Rapids)
Court of Appeals District 3
Michigan Hall Of Justice, 925 West Ottawa Street, PO Box 30022
Lansing, MI  48909

Biographical Information

Born: May 17, 1951 in Saginaw
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Curt Benson
Children: Caitlin and Robert
Education: Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University, law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Employment/Military Record: prehearing attorney/law clerk for Court of Appeals, hearing panelist for Attorney Discipline Board and member of State Bar Grievance Committee, private practice attorney
Community Activities: American Bar Association, State Bar Association, American Judges Association, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan and other groups

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Other Offices: Member of Court of Appeals (elected in 1994), former district court judge (1991-1995)

Elections and Political Participation

Court of Appeals3rd District 2020
General Vote: 733,880 of 1,435,291 (51%)
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Court of Appeals3rd District 2014
General Vote: 416,394 of 823,726 (50%)
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Court of Appeals3rd District 2008
General Vote: 652,158 of 1,250,459 (52%)
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Court of Appeals3rd District 2002
General Vote: 437,580 of 866,570 (50%)

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