Hon. Lawrence S. Talon, Secretary

  • Elected by State Bar of Michigan
  • Member since January 1, 2016
  • Current term expires December 31, 2018

  • Honorable Lawrence S. Talon is a Wayne County Circuit Court Judge.  He was appointed to the bench in 2010, and elected in 2012 and 2014.   Judge Talon serves in the Court's Criminal Division where he presides over a felony trial docket and a drug treatment court docket.  He is also the chair of the Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program, which provides continuing legal education for lawyers who represent indigent defendants in Wayne County Circuit Court.  Before becoming a judge, he was an Assistant Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney for 25 years.  He also served as a Panel Member and then as a Panel Chair for the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.  Judge Talon was elected to the Judicial Tenure Commission in 2015 and currently serves as its Secretary.