Joe Boedeker is a 39th District Court Judge representing the cities of Roseville and Fraser. Judge Boedeker was elected in 1996, having taken the bench in 1997. He was re-elected in years 2002, 2008, 2014, and 2020. Judge Boedeker served as the Chief Judge of this court for ten years and is presently the Chief Pro Tem.
Judge Boedeker grew up in the City of Roseville and graduated from Roseville Sacred Heart High School. He went on to obtain a Bachelors Degree from Oakland University and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Detroit College of Law. He practiced law for ten years with a local firm which, among other clients, represented the City of Roseville. In 1990, he took employment in Macomb County as a Probate Court Referee and thereafter as Assistant Corporation Counsel. During that same period of time, Judge Boedeker served as a Magistrate of the 39th District Court handling small claims cases at night.
Since taking the bench in 1997, Judge Boedeker has presided over numerous civil and criminal cases, along with running a sobriety court.
Judge Boedeker continues to reside in Roseville. He has been blessed with four children and one grandchild. Judge Boedeker is a member of the following:
State Bar of Michigan
Macomb County Bar Association
Michigan District Court Judges Association
Macomb County District Court Judges Association
Roseville Optimist Club
St. Peter Catholic Church
Knights of Columbus
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