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Richard H. Bernstein (D)

Born: November 9, 1974
Term: January 1, 2023
Phone: 5173732284


Justice Bernstein is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan and obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from Northwestern University School of Law.


Justice Bernstein previously served an eight-year term on the Wayne State University Board of Governors, elected by voters statewide, serving as its Chair from 2009-2010. He also served as an adjunct professor in the political science department at the University of Michigan.

He practiced personal injury law with his family's firm, The Sam Bernstein Law Firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Justice Bernstein is an avid runner and has completed 18 marathons as of January 2015 including eight New York City Marathons.

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