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Elizabeth Clement (R)

Born: November 9, 1974
Term: January 1, 2027
Phone: 5173733675


Justice Elizabeth CLEMENT holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Michigan State University and a juris doctor degree from the MSU College of Law.  


Justice Clement was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court by Gov. Rick SNYDER on November 17, 2017.  She was named to fill a vacancy created by the departure of former Justice Joan LARSEN who was tapped by President Donald TRUMP to serve on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

At the time, Clement had served as Snyder's Chief Legal Counsel.  She'd also held the post of deputy chief of staff, cabinet secretary and deputy legal counsel.  Earlier in her career she had served the Michigan Senate Majority Policy Office and as legal counsel in the Senate.  She started her legal career at Clement Law PLLC. 

A resident of East Lansing, she's married to Tom CLEMENT and has four children.  

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