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Megan K. Cavanagh (D)
Justice Cavanagh was elected in November 2018 and began her tenure on the high court Jan. 1, 2019.
She's a life-long Michigan resident who grew up in East Lansing and lives in metro Detroit.
Cavanagh is a graduate of the University of Michigan College of Engineering and Wayne State University Law School.
Prior to joining the court, Justice Cavanagh had over 15 years of experience as one of MIchigan's top appellate attorneys and was a shareholder at Garan Lucow Miller P.C. in Detroit.
She's served as Chair of the Appellate Practice section of the State Bar of Michigan; as a council person for the Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan among other professional roles.
Justice Cavanagh is the mother of two daughters, Georgia and Eloise.
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