Pending Public Complaints and Recent Supreme Court Decisions

Filings relating to the pending and recently resolved public or consent proceedings may be obtained by clicking on the documents below.  Arrangements for viewing and obtaining copies of public materials concerning these and other complaints can be made by contacting the Commission. As attendance at public proceedings is not currently restricted, the Commission is not livestreaming or posting those sessions. 


 Complaint No. 104, Hon. Paul J. Cusick, 3rd Circuit Court

The complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The petition to the Michigan Supreme Court for the appointment of a Master may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court's order appointing a Master may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's answer to the complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's amended scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's motion to amend the scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary counsel's answer to the motion to amend the scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's motion to compel production of witness statements may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary counsel's answer to motion to compel production of witness statements may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's reply in support of motion to amend scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's order addressing respondent's motion to amend the scheduling order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's order addressing respondent's motion to compel production of witness statements may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's order addressing the Master's referral of respondent's motion to compel production of witness statements may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's order addressing respondent's motion to compel production of witness statements may be accessed by clicking here. The order refers to a document that is under seal and will not be posted on this website.

Respondent's motion in limine to exclude Judge Kenny's statements may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's motion in limine to exclude Komorn's secret jury-room recording may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's motion in limine to exclude Brandy Loggie's former testimony may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's combined response to respondent's motions in limine may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's motion for summary disposition based on "sentencing deal" may be accessed by clicking here. This link is to the combined motion and brief. As the exhibits are lengthy, they are not posted but can be accessed by contacting the Commission office. 

Respondent's motion for summary disposition based on multiple grounds may be accessed by clicking here. This link is to the combined motion and brief. As the exhibits are lengthy, they are not posted but can be accessed by contacting the Commission office. 

Disciplinary Counsel's combined response to motions for summary disposition may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's reply to Disciplinary Counsel's response to summary disposition motions may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's notice of withdrawal of motion in limine to exclude Komorn's secret jury-room recording may be accessed by clicking here.

An amended complaint may be accessed here.

The Commission's order extending the period for the Master to file a report to September 1, 2023, may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law may be accessed by clicking here

The Master's report may be accessed by clicking here. Counsel can submit briefs in support of, or objecting to, the report under MCR 9.240, after which the Commission will schedule a hearing for oral arguments. 

The Commission has granted Disciplinary Counsel's request for an extension of the period for counsel to file briefs addressing the Master's report. The order may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's motion to exceed page limits may be accessed here.

Respondent's response to motion to exceed page limits may be accessed here.

The Commission's order granting motion to exceed page limits may be accessed here.

Disciplinary Counsel's brief objecting to the Master's report may be accessed here.

Respondent's brief in support of the Master's report may be accessed here.

The notice of hearing before the Commission may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's reply to respondent's brief may be accessed here.

Respondent's reply to Disciplinary Counsel's brief may be accessed here.

Disciplinary Counsel's corrected reply to respondent's brief may be accessed here. A list of corrections may be accessed here.

The Commission's decision in this proceeding may be accessed here. A concurring/dissenting decision may be accessed here.


 Complaint No. 105, Hon. Demetria Brue, 36th District Court

The Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

A petition to the Michigan Supreme Court for appointment of a Master may be accessed by clicking here.

An Amended Complaint (to correct a typographical error) may be accessed here.

Respondent's answer to the complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court has appointed Hon. Alexander Lipsey, retired from the 9th Circuit Court in Kalamazoo, as Master in this proceeding. The Supreme Court's order may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to Amend the Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Brief in Support of Motion to Amend the Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Reply to Respondent's Objections to Motion to Amend the Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Response to Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to Amend FC 105 may be accessed by clicking here.

The first amended complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Answer to First Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to Consolidate Hearings for FCs 105 & 106 may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Brief in Support of Motion to Consolidate Hearings on FCs 105 & 106 may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Motion for Adjournment/Stay may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Response & Brief in Opposition to Respondent's Motion to Adjourn the Hearing may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Reply to Disciplinary Counsel's Response to Respondent's Motion to Adjournment/Stay of Hearing may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Surreply to Respondent's Reply to Answer to Motion to Adjourn Hearing may be accessed by clicking here.

Motion of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (BWLAM) for Leave to File an Amicus Curiae Brief may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Objection to Motion to File an Amicus Brief by Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (BWLAM) may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order Denying the Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan's (BWLAM) Motion to File an Amicus Curiae Brief and Order Granting Respondent's Motion to Adjourn the Hearing may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Scheduling Order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order regarding Modification of the First Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's regarding the Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (BWLAM) and Respondent's Motion to Adjourn may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion for Reconsideration may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Motion Seeking Authority to Respond to Disciplinary Counsel's Motion for Reconsideration may be accessed by clicking here.

Master's Order Denying Reconsideration may be accessed by clicking here.

Master's Order Denying Consolidation may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Status Update may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Status Update may be accessed by clicking here.

Master's Order regarding Adjournment may be accessed by clicking here.


 Complaint No. 106, Hon. Debra Nance, 46th District Court

The Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

An Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

A petition to the Michigan Supreme Court for the appointment of a Master to preside over this matter, and FC 105, may be accessed here.

Respondent's Answer to the Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court has appointed Hon. Alexander Lipsey, retired from the 9th Circuit Court in Kalamazoo, as Master in this proceeding. The Supreme Court's order may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to File Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Brief in Support of Motion to File Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Objection and Response to Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to File a Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Reply to Respondent's Objection to Motion to Amend the Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Response to Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Motion to Bar Consolidation Including Scheduling FC 105 & FC 106 Together may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Motion for Dismissal and Brief in Support of Motion may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to Consolidate Hearings for FC 105 & FC 106 may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Brief in Support of Motion to Consolidate Hearings on FC 105 & FC 106 may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Response & Brief in Opposition to Respondent's Motion for Dismissal may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Emergency Motion for Adjournment to Seek and Retain Substitute Counsel may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Answer to Respondent's Request for Adjournment to Retain Counsel may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Response to Disciplinary Counsel's Reply to Motion for Adjournment, Affidavit & Supporting Factors may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Scheduling Order may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order on Respondent's Motion to Bar Formal Consolidation Including Scheduling FC 105 & FC106 Together and Disciplinary Counsel's Motion to  Consolidate Hearings FC 105 & FC 106 may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order on Respondent's Emergency Motion for Adjournment to Seek and Retain Substitute Counsel may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's Order on Respondent's Oral motion for Adjournment/Stay Pending the Outcome of an Independent Audit may be accessed here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Motion for Reconsideration may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Response to Disciplinary Counsel's Motion & Brief for Reconsideration & Brief in Support may be accessed by clicking here.

Master's Order Denying Reconsideration may be accessed by clicking here.

Master's Order Denying Consolidation may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Status Update may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Status Update may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's Supplemental Motion for Dismissal & Brief in Support may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's Reply to Respondent's Supplemental Motion for Dismissal may be accessed by clicking here.


 Commission Recommendations
Pending Before the Michigan Supreme Court

The Commission's Decisions and Recommendations in the respective cases may be accessed above.

There are no pending Commission matters in the Michigan Supreme Court.