Judge L. Suzanne Geddis
44th Circuit Court Judge
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About Judge Geddis
Judge Geddis has had an extensive career in the legal field. She started as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Troy for a four-year term and then moved on to her 16-year tenure in the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office as a Senior Trial Attorney and supervisor. In 2004, she made history as the first woman elected to the 53rd District Court in Livingston County, where she served for 14 years. During her time as a District Court Judge, she introduced the county’s first Sobriety Court, which aimed to help people charged with misdemeanors and substance abuse issues through an intensive treatment program. This initiative was the first specialty court in the 53rd District Court.
In 2018, Judge Geddis was elected to the 44th Circuit Court, becoming the first woman to hold this position in Livingston County. As a Circuit Court Judge, she is in charge of the Intensive Treatment (IT) Court, which focuses on providing alternatives to non-violent individuals with diagnosed mental illnesses. Judge Geddis meets with the participants of the IT Court weekly, guiding them towards treatment and support as part of the program.
Judge Geddis handles felony criminal cases, civil cases that involve more than $25,000 in controversy, divorces with children, divorces without children, Personal Protection Orders, Friend of the Court matters, and other areas of law.
Outside of her professional commitments, Judge Geddis is an active member of her community. She is a State Bar of Michigan Fellow and has been involved with several organizations, including ARC of Livingston, 4H, LACASA, United Way, VINA, Hospice, and Forgotten Man Ministries. She is also a life member of the NRA. Judge Geddis has been a Livingston County resident for many years. She and her husband, Bill McCririe, have two adult children, Alex and Billy.