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Elizabeth Welch (D)
Justice Elizabeth WELCH, 50,was a Grand Rapids attorney with her own practice for close to 13 years and had practiced law overall for the past 26. She has served since 2013 as a member of the East Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education. Up until last year, she served as a board member and president of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.
Welch was the Vice President of the Steelcase Foundation and is a trustee on the Grand Valley University Foundation. Welch received her law degree from Ohio State University and her bachelor's degree in history from Penn State University.
She is married and has four children.
She earned her seat on the Supreme Court by being the number 2 vote getter in the 2020 general election alongside Justice Bridget Mary McCORMACK.
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