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Judge Sean F. Cox

Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Room 829
Detroit, MI 48226

Courtroom: Room 817
Chambers Telephone: (313) 234-2650
Chambers Fax: (313) 234-2651
Case Manager: Jennifer McCoy (313) 234-2653
Court Reporter: Marie Metcalf (313) 234-2615
Judicial Assistant: Bonnie M. Zaidel (313) 234-2652

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The Honorable Sean F. Cox was appointed United States District Court Judge on June 12, 2006 and immediately assumed duty. He had previously serviced as a Judge of the Wayne County Circuit Court from 1996 – 2006. Prior to his appointment to the Wayne County Circuit Court, Judge Cox was in the full time practice of law as a partner with the law firm of Cummings, McClorey, Davis and Acho.

He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a graduate of the Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University School of Law).

Judge Cox has sat by designation with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and has served as a visiting Judge for the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

He is a former President of the Livonia Bar Association and served on the State Bar of Michigan Judicial Qualifications Committee from 1992 through 1996. He served as chair of disciplinary panels for the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission and wrote opinions on disciplinary issues.